Community Calendar St. Louis Jewish events

USCJ executive will speak at Shaare Zedek

Michael Landy, newly appointed executive director of the Mid-Continent Region of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, will present the “break program” between services at 3:30 p.m. on Yom Kippur, Oct. 2, at Shaare Zedek Synagogue, 829 North Hanley Road in University City. For more information, contact Shaare Zedek at 314-727-1747 or [email protected] Zedek.org.

Witness will discuss war experiences

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St. Louis native Carol Hellman, who recently made aliyah and was in Israel during the beginning of the war, will speak at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at Southwest Bank, 10911 Olive Blvd. There will also be a silent auction featuring Rams tickets, 18 holes of golf at Westwood Country Club for four and restaurant gift certificates among other items. R.S.V.P.s are requested by Sept. 29 to Jennifer Barry at 314-205-3400.

CAJE offers class on Passion story

Sheldon Enger will lead a six-week class starting Thursday, Oct. 5, on “The Passion Story, a Jewish Perspective.” Enger reconstructs the most probable events surrounding Jesus’ crucifixion in an effort to create understanding as a basis for building mutual respect between the Jewish and Christian traditions. The class will be taught 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Dr. For more information or to register contact Esther Zimand at [email protected] or by telephone at 314-442-3754.

Editorial cartoonist will address singles

R.J. Matson, editorial cartoonist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, will speak to the Reform Jewish Singles 60’s+ Group at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, on his work for the newspaper and his life in St. Louis. His talk will be preceded by dinner at Shaare Emeth Congregation. The cost to attend both dinner and the discussion is $8.50 per person. For reservations, send a check payable to RST to Ken Schwartz, c/o United Hebrew Congregation, 13788 Conway Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63141 by Oct. 13. For more info, call Ruth at 314-432-4247.

Torah Prep will host parade, celebration

Torah Prep will host a parade and celebration to welcome our newly written Torah to its home in our boys’ building. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at 609 North and South Rd.

Expert will lecture on medical ethics

Dr. Fred Rosner will lecture on Jewish Medical Ethics at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at Washington University’s Danforth Campus, Homes Lounge. Rosner is director of the Department of Medicine, Queens Hospital Center; professor of medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and internationally renowned authority on Jewish bioethics. For more information, call Sara Bromberg at 314-812-9366.

Class for non-Jews with Jewish children

The Helene Mirowitz Department of Jewish Community Life at the Jewish Community Center will offer The Mothers Circle, an eight-month class for non-Jewish women raising Jewish children. The course provides hands-on education in Jewish rituals, practices and ethics. Tuition and childcare are free; no prior Jewish knowledge is required. The course will start January 2007. Registration is beginning now. To register, to refer someone for the course, or for more information contact Marci Boyer at 314-432-5700 ext. 3304 or [email protected]