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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

Plenty of Jews on the ice at Beijing Olympic games

Plenty of Jews on the ice at Beijing Olympic games

Irv Osterer, The ForwardPublished February 3, 2022

This story was originally published on Feb. 2 by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from the Forward delivered to you each morning. Looking over the U.S. men’s Olympic hockey rosters, one certainly sees some familiar hockey names...

Linoy Ashram

Linoy Ashram snags gold for Israel, Russia “outraged”

Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21cPublished August 8, 2021
22-year-old athlete is the first Israeli woman to win an Olympic gold medal, Israel’s second in the Tokyo Games.
Aly Raisman shows support for former teammate Simone Biles: “Athletes are human”

Aly Raisman shows support for former teammate Simone Biles: “Athletes are human”

Alec Baris, Digital Engagement AssociatePublished July 29, 2021

Early Wednesday morning, news broke here that U.S. gymnastics superstar and defending Olympic champion Simone Biles had removed herself from the women’s individual all-around final, citing mental health concerns. This decision came in the wake of Biles...

Israel’s baseball team heads to Olympics with made-in-America talent

Israel’s baseball team heads to Olympics with made-in-America talent

Louis Keene, THE FORWARDPublished June 23, 2021

This article originally appeared at forward.com. Reposted with permission In 2017, a ragtag bunch of Jewish minor leaguers, retired pros and semi-pros competing as Team Israel made a miracle run at the World Baseball Classic, winning its first six...

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