Chabad plans nine outdoor services around STL


Rabbi Yosef Landa, director of Chabad of Greater St. Louis, sounds the shofar. Photo: Bill Motchan

To help ensure that every Jew in St. Louis who wants to celebrate Rosh Hashanah this year can do so, Chabad of St. Louis has launched a region-wide initiative that includes nine outdoor services across St. Louis.

The free, 30-minute services will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 7 and each will include the sounding of the shofar, as well as a tashlich service in most locations. The locations are:

  1. Creve Coeur/Olivette| Jewish Community Center Staenberg Family Complex | 5 p.m.
  2. University City/Clayton| Morris & Ann Lazaroff Chabad Center and Regional Office | 3:30 p.m.

3 & 4. Central West End | Forest Park at the Tercentenary Monument | 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

  1. Chesterfield| Central Park | 6 p.m.
  2. St. Charles County| Veterans Tribute Park | 5:30 p.m.

7, 8 & 9. Wash U. Area | Joseph Adams Park at 2 p.m. | Kingsbury and Kingsland at 3:30 p.m. | Carondelet Plaza at 5 p.m.

For more information and to RSVP visit: SHOWMECHABAD.COM/HIGHHOLIDAYS

Each center will also be hosting Rosh Hashanah programs on Wednesday, Sept. 8, the second day of the holiday.