Community Calendar St. Louis Jewish events

Memorial service set

Rabbi Daniel Plotkin of Temple B’nai El will conduct a memorial service in the mausoleum chapel at the New Mt. Sinai Cemetery, 8430 Gravois Rd., Affton, at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24. The service is open to the public without charge. Following the service, Esley Hamilton, an historian and member of the Design and Planning Department of the St. Louis County Division of Parks and Recreation, will speak at a brief ceremony commemorating the selection of New Mt. Sinai as a National Historic Site. For additional information, call Bennett Lerner at 314-353-2540.

JCA to hold luncheon


The Auxiliary, JCA will have a luncheon at noon Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Plaza Building at the Cedars at the JCA, 13019 South Outer Forty Rd. Vicki Newton, co-anchor of KMOV-TV News, will speak. A kosher box lunch will be served. The cost is $10. Make your check payable to the Auxiliary, JCA and send it to Jean Payuk, 550 Coeur de Royale Drive, Apt. 106, St. Louis, Mo. 63141-6943. For more information call Ruth Cohn at 314-878-5187.

WINGS schedules Sukkot luncheon

Jewish Family & Children’s Service WINGS Program will have their Annual “Sukkot luncheon” in the Temple Israel Sukkah from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at Temple Israel, Ladue Road at Spoede Roads. A $4 donation is suggested. To RSVP or for information call Ellen Rosenbaum at 314-812-9367 by Oct. 4.

Flu shots offered at Kopolow Building

Flu shots will be provided at the Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Dr., from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1. The cost is $20 per shot. Please contact Gary Fallert at 314-442-3810 or [email protected] to schedule an appointment. Medical experts recommend the shots for people who are 55 or older, have long-term health problems like heart disease, lung disease or diabetes, will be at least 3 months pregnant during the flu season (November – April), suffer from long-term illness that keeps them from fighting infections, live with or take care of any people like those above, or wish to reduce the likelihood of becoming ill from influenza.

JCC hosts Maccabi event

On Sat., Sept. 30, the Jewish Community Center will host a Maccabi Club Kick Off event for Jewish middle-school aged teens in grades 6-8 at 8 p.m. at the Sky Zone Recreation Center in the Chesterfield Valley. Call 314-442-3423 for more information.