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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

Alexandra Aly Raisman performing a leap on the balance beam at the 2010 World Championships.

Aly Raisman, Jason Lezak shine for Team USA

By JTA Staff July 31, 2012

While both took to the podiums in London this week to receive medal, 18-year-old Aly Raisman’s Olympic star was rising as 36-year-old swimmer Jason Lezak’s appeared to be setting.Raisman, of Needham, Mass., helped Team USA take the women’s team...

Jason Lezak likely closes Olympics career with a silver medal

By Charlotte Anthony, JTA July 31, 2012

Four-time gold medalist Jason Lezak, competing in likely what is his final Olympics, helped the American swim team qualify for the 4x100-meter freestyle relay finals. Lezak swam in the morning preliminaries on Sunday but did not compete that evening in...

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