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St. Louis Jewish Light

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

Cathleen Kronemer, NSCA-CPT, Certified Health Coach, is a longtime fitness instructor at the Jewish Community Center. She is also a member of the St. Louis Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

Re-thinking the seder

By Cathleen Kronemer, NSCA-CPT April 5, 2012

As the season of Pesach approaches and households are busy eliminating all traces of chametz from the shelves and replacing it with matzah, it seems reasonable to be thinking of how we plan to embrace the traditions that await us on Friday at sundown. ...

IDF soldiers raise a glass at a model seder on their base.

Israel’s army gears up for one of its biggest operations: Passover

By Marcy Oster, JTA April 4, 2012

JERUSALEM—With Passover nearing, the Israeli army is embarking on one of its biggest operations of the year.Whether in the field, on a base or with family living abroad, “every last soldier has everything he needs for seder night,” asserts Capt....

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