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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

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Impressive lineup for Jewish Film Fest

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light June 1, 2011

The Jewish Community Center's 16th Annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival, "A Journey in Film: Jewish Life and History from Around the World," will showcase 13 films from around the world (plus a bonus film, "La Rafle," on Aug. 4). The festival will include...

Hank Greenberg is among the baseball greats included in “Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story,”which opens this year’s St. Louis Jewish Film Festival held by the Jewish Community Center.

Film portrays Jewish love for America’s favorite pasttime

By Burton A. Boxerman, Special to the Jewish Light June 1, 2011

Did you know that Lipman Pike was the first Jew to play professional baseball, or that Barney Pelty (the Yiddish Curver) was the first Jew to have his picture on a baseball card, or that Mose Solomon was nicknamed the "Rabbi of Swat?" Information such...

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