St. Louis Jewish events Community Calendar

Hillel plans barbecue

St. Louis Hillel is kicking off their summer programming with a kosher barbecue at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 18 at St. Louis Hillel. College students who are in St. Louis for the summer are invited. RSVP to [email protected]

Speaker from Jerusalem


Mrs. Sara Yoheved Rigler, lecturer, teacher and author, will speak at the St. Louis Kollel at 8 p.m. Monday, June 19, on achieving happiness in difficult situations. Her talk will be based on her own life and the life of Rebbitzen Chaya Sara Kramer, subject of her new book, “Holy Woman.” The cost is $5. To RSVP and for information, call Yael Kula at 314-726-6047.

Doctors’ Lounge revived

Jewish Federation’s Maimonides Society will revive the Doctors’ Lounge during a three-part members’ series 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 25, Aug. 6 and Oct. 29. The first session, on stem cell research, will be held at the Jewish Community Center, Wohl Building in Creve Coeur. For details and to RSVP, contact [email protected] or 314-442-3830.

Watermarks to be shown

The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center monthly will present the St. Louis premiere of Watermarks at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 25, in the Holocaust Museum theater at the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building. This documentary chronicles the champion women’s swim team of the legendary Vienna sports club, Hakoah — spanning the women’s heyday as national celebrities, their escape from the Nazis, to their lives today. This program is free; reservations are not required. For additional information, call 314-442-3715.

Rubin will speak at BSKI luncheon

Brith Sholom Kneseth Israel will host a 60+ luncheon and program featuring David Rubin speaking on “Israel in the News” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20. Cost is $6. Call 314-725-6230 for more information.