Community Calendar Jewish St. Louis events

Nuremberg exhibition to open at museum

Pursuing Justice: Nuremberg’s Legacy, a new exhibition at the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center, will open on Sunday, Sept. 10, in the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building with a kickoff event from 2-4:30 p.m. Attorney Whitney R. Harris, author of Tyranny on Trial who served as a prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials, will give brief remarks. The exhibition will run through Dec. 29. Call 314-442-3829 for more information.

Israel’s deputy consul will give briefing


Dr. Andy David, deputy consul general of Israel to the Midwest, will give a briefing on the crisis in Israel at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 11, sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council and hosted by Shaare Emeth and its Israel Committee, 11645 Ladue Rd. The event is free and open to the public.

Free trip to Israel offered to students

Chabad on Campus will be facilitating a trip to Israel this winter break for college students and their peers. This program is free and is a gift of Taglit-birthright israel organized by Mayanot. Registration for the program will begin Sept. 12 at The trip is offered to all Jewish young adults between the ages of 18 and 26 who have never been to Israel on an organized peer trip. The program includes airfare from New York, all hotels and tours, and most meals. Participants will need to provide a refundable $250 deposit to reserve a space. For more information and to see a video of previous trips please visit

Nadah sets meeting

The regular meeting of Nadah will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the JCC. Call Sylvia Covitz at 314-997-2518 for more information.

Transplants discussed

Adinah Raskas, president of the Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library and board member of the St. Louis Jewish Light, will speak on organ transplants” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the library, which is in the Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. In February, Raskas received a kidney transplant. Rabbi Hyim Shafner, rabbi of Bais Abraham Congregation, will join in the discussion. Admission is free to members of the Friends of the Brodsky Library and $6 per person for others. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, Sept. 12. To make a reservation or for information call the library at 314-442-3720 or e-mail [email protected].

WINGS will present program on Selichot

The Jewish Family & Children’s Service WINGS Program will present a program on Selichot at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Rabbi James Stone Goodman will help welcome the Jewish holiday season through stories and song at Congregation Neve Shalom, 1240 Dautel Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63146. Refreshments will be served. Suggested donation $3. For more info or to RSVP, call Ellen Rosenbaum at WINGS at 314-812-9367.

Aish presents holiday service

The Aish HaTorah Center for Jewish Studies is presenting an abbreviated high holiday service free of charge in University City and in Chesterfield. The services will take place from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Call 314-862-2474 for reservations. To help sponsor any of these programs, or to make a special Rosh Hashana contribution to support Aish HaTorah call Aish or e-mail [email protected]

Professor to speak on 2006 elections

Dr. Steve Puro, professor of political science at St. Louis University , will discuss the 2006 U.S. elections at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at Traditional Congregation. A light breakfast will be served at 10 a.m. RSVP by calling 314-576-5230.