B’nai B’rith holds bus tour of Jewish St. Louis

B’nai B’rith St. Louis is coordinating a tour of Jewish St. Louis, led by acclaimed guide Linda Koenig. Koenig, who owns Gateway Tours, annually conducts 150 educational tours for local and national groups, and was recently featured in the St. Louis Jewish Light’s Simcha magazine. The air-conditioned bus will depart Temple Israel’s parking lot promptly at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21. During the four-hour tour, participants will visit the original locations of several Jewish temples and synagogues, as well as various buildings, monuments and geographic sites with a Jewish history.

The tour is open to anyone age 10 years and older. Families are encouraged to make this a multi-generational experience. The cost is $35/person, and includes all fees, driver gratuity and on-board snacks and beverages. For more information or to RSVP, please call 314-569-4122 or visit www.bnaibrithstl.org to download the registration form.

Nishmah holds young women’s program

On Tuesday, Sept. 23, Nishmah’s Young Women’s Group is hosting “Adding Dimension to the High Holidays; Reflection, Forgiveness and Opportunities.” The Young Women’s group is a social network of women in their 20s and 30s who are interested in relating with other young women for the purpose of relationship building, spiritual enrichment and connecting to the Jewish community. Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg, associate rabbi at Congregation United Hebrew will facilitate the program. The event will take place at Borders Books and Music on Brentwood Blvd., from 7:30-9 p.m. There is a $10 participation fee. RSVP requested to Ronit Sherwin at Nishmah at 314-862-2777 or via e-mail to [email protected].

NHBZ holds teen High Holiday services

Nusach Hari B’nai Zion will hold Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Teen Services for teens in 8th grade through high school on the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Tuesday, Sept. 30 and Yom Kippur, Thursday, Oct. 9. Services are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days. There will be a teens-only Kiddush following the Rosh Hashanah service. Services will be led by Rabbi Chaim Possick of Torah MiTzion Kollel and Avrumi Smason, Youth leader of Nusach Hari B’nai Zion Congregation. Teens are encouraged to bring friends with whom they would like to attend services. Services will be held at the NHBZ Educational Building (located behind the synagogue’s main building, 8630 Olive Blvd). Call 314-991-2100, ext. 2 for information.