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

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

Why we are kvelling over John Burroughs senior Emily Kantrovitz

Why we are kvelling over John Burroughs senior Emily Kantrovitz

Jordan Palmer October 26, 2021

When 6-year-old Emily Kantrovitz picked up a tennis racket for the first time, it did not take long before her parents and coaches began to see something special in that swing. As a child, she started playing with lower compression tennis balls...

Why were kvelling over Whitfield senior Ellior Rose

Why we’re kvelling over Whitfield senior Ellior Rose

Jordan Palmer, Digital Director October 21, 2021

There’s nothing that can compare to the feeling of winning a state title as a high school athlete. Add to that, being the first one from your school to win in your sport, and you can only imagine what Ellior Rose is feeling right now. Rose, a...

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