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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

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

Laura K. Silver

The tastiest way to learn math

By Laura K. Silver, Special to the Jewish Light March 9, 2012

If you’re looking for a way to make math a fun part of your kid’s daily life, let me suggest baking. Of all the ways to get fractions to make sense, this one is the easiest and by far the most delicious. Last year, my first graders proudly announced...

Bagels regain bread status in Ireland

JTA February 9, 2012

DUBLIN -- Bagels have been granted equal status with soda bread in Ireland following a government decision to reclassify the traditionally Jewish favorite as ordinary bread for the purposes of taxation. Now bagels and other 'ethnic' breads such as naan,...

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