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 were kvelling over Jake Brown coming home

Why we’re kvelling over Jake Brown coming home

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished January 10, 2022

Landing that first real job is never easy, especially in the world of sports, which is why we’re “kvelling” for Jake Brown. Like millions of kids growing up in St. Louis, Brown probably dreamed of one day playing for the hometown Cardinals. In...

Why we are kvelling over John Burroughs senior Emily Kantrovitz

Why we are kvelling over John Burroughs senior Emily Kantrovitz

Jordan PalmerPublished 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 DirectorPublished 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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