Community Calendar Events

Melton registration opens

Registration is open for classes at The Florence Melton Adult Mini-School. Sponsored by the Central Agency for Jewish Education, The Florence Melton Adult Mini-School offers a rigorous but accessible course of Jewish study taught with a pluralistic approach. Classes begin the week of Sept. 11. For more information and for class schedules, contact Esther Zimand at 314-442-3754; [email protected] or visit our website at

Shoebat to speak Aug. 30

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Ex-PLO terrorist Walid Shoebat, will speak on world and Middle East events after the St. Louis premiere showing of the Award-winning documentary Obsession, at the Frontenac Hilton Hotel at 7 p.m., Aug. 30, sponsored by Citizens for a Just and Lasting Peace. Call 314-854-1328 for more information.

Hadassah sets mission

Hadassah will be hosting a special four-day mission to Israel, leaving Aug. 7 from New York. The mission will have high-security escorts, and will include a visit to the town of Haifa in Northern Israel. The cost is $1,000 which includes airfare from New York, hotel and most meals. If you would like more information on this trip, please contact [email protected]

JWV is seeking bowlers

The Jewish War Veterans bowling league, established over 50 years ago, is looking for bowlers to join our league. The league is open to both men and women. Teams and individuals are welcome. Our season starts Sunday, August 20 at Strike & Spare Lanes, 1309 N. Lindbergh at 9 a.m. Bowling fees are $12 per week. The season is 30 weeks long, split into two fifteen-week halves with a championship roll off and season ending awards presentation. For more information, call league secretary Allen Novack at 314-993-2506.

Foundation elects members

Joel Iskiwitch, senior vice-president of Reinsurance Group of America, has been elected president of The Scholarship Foundation board of directors. Newly elected members of the Board of Directors include: Todd Brand, President of Brand Asset Management Group; Ann Divine, executive dean of St. Louis Community College-Meramec; Latriece Kimbrough, finance, accounting and real estate professional; Ahn Chun Min, educational and community volunteer; Juli Niemann, executive vice president for Research and Portfolio Management for Smith, Moore & Co; Ellen Schapiro, director of the Ethical Society Nursery School; and Jennifer Tyus, attorney in general business lititgation with Lashly & Baer.