St. Louis Jewish Events Community calendar

Family picnic on Monday

Congregation Shaare Emeth will hold a congregational family picnic in honor of the Jewish holiday Lag B’Omer at 5:45 p.m. Monday, May 15, at 11645 Ladue Road (Ladue at Ballas). Participants are asked to bring their own dinners. Reservations are requested. Contact Ronnie Brockman at 314-569-0010 or [email protected] for more information.

Award winners honored

Thirty-two winners of the fifth annual Art and Writing Contest, sponsored by the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, will be recognized at an awards ceremony and reception at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 17, at the HMLC theater, Jewish Federation Kopolow Building. For information, call 314-442-3714.

Lieberman gives lecture

Dr. David Lieberman, a psychologist from New York, will deliver the annual Rubin Feldman Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza. For more information call, 314-862-AISH (2474).

Streetcar musical plays

Trolley to De Baliviere, a musical play commemorating the 40th anniversary of the last streetcar service in St. Louis, will be presented at 8 p.m. May 17, 18, 19 and 20 and at 2 p.m. on May 20 at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. Reservations may be made by calling 314-361-9017 or visiting

JUJ meeting announced

Jews United for Justice will hold a membership meeting from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at Bais Abraham Congregation, 6910 Delmar Blvd. To ask questions or submit ideas for topics call 314-853-2544.

Memory Project set

A model workshop will be held from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at HMLC in the Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive for Holocaust survivors who think they might be interested in the Memory Project, a writing workshop. The project will be held at the Museum from 1-4 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month beginning July 12. Pre-registration is required. Call 314-442-3714 or email [email protected] to register or for more information.

NA’AMAT campaign

NA’AMAT USA St. Louis Council will launch its Spiritual Adoption Campaign on June 4 with a phonathon. The campaign focuses on children of economically disadvantaged families in Israel to assure them a place in one of NA’AMAT’s daycare centers. For more information, call 314-993-3033.

Senior University set

“Health and Healing for Body and Soul,” Congregation Shaare Emeth’s Senior University, will take place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, June 5, at 11645 Ladue Road (Ladue at Ballas). The cost is $10. Reservations are required by May 22. Checks, payable to Shaare Emeth Seniors, should be sent to 11645 Ladue Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63141.

Israeli inventions to be topic

“Born in Israel, Used by You!” a program on products developed in Israel and now in general use, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at the Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Blvd. The event is free and open to adults in their 20s and 30s. RSVP at For information, contact Margo Schwartz at 314-442-3865, [email protected]. or Galia Wolff at 314-442-3770, [email protected].

Mammograms offered

The Jewish Federation of St. Louis will host the St. Luke’s Hospital Mobile Mammography Unit from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, June 20. Cost of the exam is $180. To schedule an appointment, please call 314-205-6565, or outside the St. Louis area 1-888-357-3432.