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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.

Hail to the hummus to celebrate Israel’s 71st anniversary

By Cathleen Kronemer May 9, 2019

Independence Day commemorates the establishment of Israel as an independent Jewish state. This inspirational declaration was announced on May 14, 1948 by the Jewish leadership, led by future Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. Israelis take great pride...

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Unity walk, Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration planned for April 22

BY ERIC BERGER, STAFF WRITER April 11, 2018

Linda Spitzer Gavatin’s motivation for helping organize a celebration marking the 70-year anniversary of Israel’s founding comes from her love for the Jewish State.And that love comes in part from something that occurred 50 years ago this summer.That’s...

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