Kabbalah course offered

Award-winning author and storyteller Howard Schwartz will teach a three-session mini-course on Kabbalah at Congregation Kol Am. The class will meet on Sundays, Sept. 9, 16 and 30, from 10-11 a.m. at the synagogue, which is located at 1023 Chesterfield Parkway East.

The cost for the class is $18 per person, which includes a bagel nosh each morning.

In addition to being an award-winning author of children’s books and of collections of Jewish folktales, Schwartz is a professor of English at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

For more information or to register for the upcoming class at Kol Am, contact Jenny at Congregation Kol Am at 636-519-0082 or [email protected].

Brodsky event set

The Saul Brodsky Library and the JCC’s Helene Mirowitz Department of Jewish Community Life will offer a new program for children ages 1-5 and a caregiver. “Once Upon a Time…” is an interactive mix of storytelling with librarian Barbara Raznick and Rabbi Brad Horwitz. The program is free. It will be Friday mornings Sept. 7, Oct. 12, Nov. 2, and Dec. 7, 9:30-10:15 a.m. in the Brodsky Library, 12 Millstone Campus Dr. For more information call 314-442-3268 or email [email protected].

OACAP board meeting will feature Lieberman

OACAP, (older) Adult Community Action Program, will feature Denise Lieberman at its Sept. 26 open board meeting. Lieberman, a St. Louis lawyer specializing in constitutional law, civil liberties and civil rights, is an adjunct professor at the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis’ Department of Political Science. Previously, she served eight years as the Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri. Among other timely issues, Lieberman will discuss voting rights and voting machines vs. paper ballots. The meeting will be held at Crown Center, 8350 Delcrest, 63124, and begins at 10 a.m. with a short business meeting, followed by the guest speaker. The meeting is open to the general public as well as OACAP members. Refreshments will be served. For more information email [email protected] or call 314-993-5181.

Next session of ‘Living With Loss’ starts Sept. 26 at TI

Temple Israel is holding the next session of Living With Loss, starting Sept. 26. The group provides a weekly discussion with others adjusting to the loss of a loved one. The group will meet weekly through Dec. 5 (except for the Wednesday before Thanksgiving) Wednesdays at 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Congregation Temple Israel. Call 314-432-8050 for more information.

Volunteers needed to help deliver meals in U. City

People interested in making a difference in the lives of Jewish older adults are needed as volunteer drivers to deliver hot kosher dinners to the homebound in the University City area. Volunteers are needed for approximately one hour on various days of the week. Organizers are interested in speaking with individuals, families or organizations who may wish to “adopt a day” to deliver dinners. For more information please contact Florence Schacther, director of social services at Crown Center for Senior Living. Call 314-991-2055, or email: [email protected].