Theatre Chaverim scheduled to present musical show

The Jewish Community Center’s (JCC) Theatre Chaverim will present Disney’s Aladdin Junior at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, and at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Carlyn H. Wohl building, 2 Millstone Campus Drive in Creve Coeur. Tickets are $6 per ticket for JCC members and $8 per ticket for non-members. To purchase tickets or for more information, call Donna Northcott at 314-442-3239.

Jewish Prison Outreach plans open forum at JF &CS

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Jewish Prison Outreach will hold an open forum from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at Jewish Family & Children’s Service, 10950 Schuetz Road. The session will discuss needs, concerns and options and will gather suggestions for future programs from anyone who has been incarcerated or who has a loved one incarcerated. For more information contact Rabbi James Goodman at 314-863-4366 or e-mail [email protected].

Hanukkah celebration scheduled at Schnucks

A Hanukkah singing presentation and storytelling for children will be featured at the annual Hanukkah Celebration to be held 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at Schnucks Ladue Crossing shopping center, I-170 at Ladue Road. The event is free and will take place at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers. The celebration is free and open to the public. For more information, call Solomon/Turner at 314-205-0800.

Modern genetics and Jewish genealogy to be topic

A Lunch and Learn at noon Dec. 16 following Shabbat services at Bais Abraham Congregation will feature Bryce Mendelsohn, researcher and M.D./Ph.D. candidate in genetics. RSVP to the Bais Abraham office at 314-721-3030 or e-mail to [email protected] or pay on the web at

Learner’s Shabbat prayer service set for Bais Abraham

Bais Abraham will present a new learners’ service from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on the third Shabbat of each month beginning Dec. 18. Rabbi Hyim Shafner will lead the service.

Jewish Community Center will hold auditions

The Jewish Community Center’s Theatre Chaverim group will hold auditions for its upcoming shows on Sun., Jan. 7 from 2 to 5 p.m. Auditions will be held at the Marilyn Fox Building, 16801 Baxter Road, Chesterfield. Students in grades six through eight can try out for Disney’s High School Musical. Students grades three through five can audition for Treasure Island. For more information, call Donna Northcott at 314-442-3239.

Adult education program scheduled

Rabbi Ephraim Zimand will partner with Rabbi Joshua Taub of Temple Emanuel for this year’s Adult Education Presentations. Rabbi Zimand will give presentations at Temple Emanuel on Maimonides on Character, on Monday evenings, March 5, 12 and 19. Rabbi Taub will give presentations at Traditional Congregation on Sex in the Text: Sexuality in the Biblical Narrative on Wednesday evenings, April 11, 18 and 25.