St. Louis Jewish events Community Calendar

Jazz star to perform

Erin Bode, a jazz singer, will perform for Jewish Federation’s Young Professionals Division’s

Night of Brilliance at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at The Plaza

in Clayton, 150 Carondelet Plaza. The “ticket” to attend

is a $100 minimum gift to Jewish Federation’s 2006 Annual Campaign. RSVP to or contact Margo Schwartz at 314-442-3865 or [email protected].

Theater sets reading

First Run Theatre will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, June 24, with a staged reading of The Jewish Dating Cycle at De Smet Jesuit High School, 233 New Ballas Rd., Creve Coeur. The reception begins at 7 p.m. and the reading at 8 p.m. A minimum donation of $30 is suggested. For more information contact First Run Theatre at 314-352-5114, e-mail [email protected] or visit

Chai Circle to meet

The Jewish Women’s Chai Circle will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 25 at 14309 Ladue Rd., Chesterfield. Cost is $10. To register e-mail Chanala@ChabadOf For further information visitwww.Chabad or call 636-778-4000.

Toddler group opens

The Helene Mirowitz Department of Jewish Community Life at the JCC is offering Tot Chavurah (Toddler Friendship Group) for toddlers aged 18-26 months. Tot Chavurah features simple crafts, gym games, singing, story time, a Jewish curriculum, and snacks. The program will be held Tuesdays and/or Thursdays beginning Sept. 21 at the Marilyn Fox Building in Chesterfield. For fees and more information contact Marci Diamond at 314-442-3454 or [email protected].

‘Sunshine’ at S.E.

Congregation Shaare Emeth will offer “Summer Sunshine Special” summer activities. Participants will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, at Olivette Lanes, 9520 Olive Boulevard, for an evening of bowling. The cost of $7 per person. Reservations are requested by July 8. Contact Ronnie Brockman at 314-569-1273 or rbrockman@ for more information.