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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

Mobile mammography unit returns to the J on Feb. 12

Mobile mammography unit returns to the J on Feb. 12

February 1, 2021

The St. Luke’s Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Jewish Community Center near Creve Coeur on Friday, Feb. 12 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This service provides 3-D screening mammograms for women age 40 and older.   St. Luke’s is adhering to all...

Jonathan Gordon, at left,  and Jonty Felsher, founded RPI Therapy Services. Photo: Bill Motchan 

Originally from South Africa, physical therapists built company after meeting in St. Louis

BY BILL MOTCHAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT January 19, 2020

A few months ago, Michelle Goldstein and her husband were preparing for a trip to Portugal. They planned a lot of walking, knowing they’d encounter countless stairs. There was just one problem: Michelle’s knee began hurting weeks before the trip.“I...

Vicki Atlas Israel

Reducing stress is within our power, author says

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light April 25, 2019

Vicki Atlas Israel wants parents and children to know they have the power to stress less. “I call it your inner power, your superpower,” the Congregation Shaare Emeth congregant said. “That can help us with making decisions. That can help us just...

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.

Longtime J instructor shares tips on keeping fit

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light November 25, 2018

Not too many people have both bodybuilding awards and a microbiology degree in their collection of momentos but Cathleen Kronemer isn’t just any person. Now age 57, the longtime fitness instructor at the Jewish Community Center didn’t even get into...

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