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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

Meet Michael Perelman, the numbers guy for the St. Louis Blues

Meet Michael Perelman, the “numbers guy” for the St. Louis Blues

Bill Motchan, Special For The Jewish Light January 30, 2022

Like it or not, numbers are as much a part of professional sports as the play on the field, diamond, or ice. While most credit MLB for initiating the move to bring statistical analytics to how sports teams play the games and build their organization,...

Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo parades the Stanley Cup down Market St. Photo by Kayla Steinberg.

Our Cup Runneth Over!

JEWISH LIGHT EDITORIAL June 20, 2019

Glory-Us!  No matter how hard it may be to believe, the St. Louis Blues have the Stanley Cup!  Every sports cliche for an outstanding come-from-behind season applies to our Blues, who rose from last place in all of the National Hockey League in January...

As his mitzvah project, Ethan Aaranson organized a fundraiser for the Disabled Athlete Sports Association.

Ethan Aaranson, Congregation Shaare Emeth

August 13, 2012

Ethan loves playing hockey and he wanted to share his love of this sport with those less able. Son of Rochelle and Randy Aaranson of Chesterfield, Ethan volunteered with the Disabled Athlete Sports Association (DASA) for his mitzvah project.  In particular,...

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