UPCOMING LOCAL BRIEFS

Nadah Women set lunch

The Nadah Women will hold their June luncheon at 11:30 a.m., June 12 at Culpeppers at I-270 and Olive. Call Sylvia Covitz at 314-997-2518.

Booktalk with Borow slated

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On Monday, June 11, 2007 at 11:30 a.m., former St. Louisan, Pearl Borow, visiting from Israel, will discuss three novels of Biblical woman, the Canaan Trilogy by Marek Halter — Sarah; Zipporah, Wife of Moses and Lilah: A Forbidden Love, a People’s Destiny at a lunchtime booktalk. The program will be held at the Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library, located in the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. Bring a sack lunch. Coffee and dessert will be furnished. Admission is $7 per person and free to Friends of the Library. Reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, call 314-442-3720 or email [email protected]

Gender issues to be topic

“Gender Disparities in the Modern Medical Practice” will be addressed in a special “Doctors’ Lounge” for men and women at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, at United Hebrew Congregation, 12788 Conway Rd. The event is co-sponsored by Jewish Federation Maimonides Society and Women’s Connection. Featured panelists are Deborah C. Rubin, M.D., professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine; Deborah Zimmerman, M.D., chief medical officer Mercy Health Plans, and Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg, United Hebrew Congregation, who will present a Jewish perspective. Series Chair is Marc Bernstein, M.D. Maimonides Society Chairs are David Katzman, M.D., and Norman Druck, M.D. Marcia Sokol-Anderson, M.D., is event chair. Women’s Connection Chairs are Lynne Palan and Pearl Serota, M.D. RSVP to Stella Bilbrey: [email protected] or 314-442-3818.

Senior University offered

June 4 is the date for this year’s Senior University at Congregation Shaare Emeth. Students at this one day symposium will have the opportunity to take two classes of their choosing as well as learn about Jewish music from Cantor Seth Warner and about the history and contributions of Jewish musicians and patrons in the world of jazz from Don Wolff. After a 9 a.m. registration and light breakfast, the class day will begin with a keynote address by the cantor who will speak on “Songs of our People”. After two class sessions and a lunch catered by Orlando’s, everyone will come together again for Class Session 3, Jews and Jazz. Don Wolff will share his expertise about Jews and jazz. He will include audio and video footage. Cost for the entire day, including breakfast and lunch is only $10. Participants must fill out a registration form which can be obtained from Susan Murray in the Temple office. Call 314-569-0010 for more information.

Block Yeshiva High School will hold Sports Award Dinner

The Block Yeshiva High School 15th Annual Sports Award Dinner will be held at the Airport Marriot Hotel on June 7, at 6 p.m.

The cost is $42 per person (in honor of Jackie Robinson, #42!)

The emcee for the event will be Daniel Lefton. Bernie Miklasz, columnist and ESPN talk show host, will be the speaker.

Sports coaches will present awards for all varsity sports.

RSVP to Bais Yaakov at 314-872-8701.

Send your check to Block Yeshiva High School, 1146 N. Warson Road, St. Louis, Mo 63132

Participants can support sports with sponsorships: $100 Fields and Lights, $150 Referees and Umpires, $360 Equipment, $500 Incredible Coaches, $1,000 Season Sponsor, $5,000 All Sports Sponsor Hero! Call 314-726-1218 for more information.

Chai Circle to host ‘The Sound of Joy’ event

The Jewish Women’s Chai Circle will host a musical event entitled “The Sound of Joy: An Evening of Magical Moments” on Sunday, June 10 at 7 p.m.

The event, which is open to the public, will take place at the home of Olga Gorodetzky, 1131 Wildhorse Meadows Drive in Chesterfield.

The for-women-only interactive musical event will feature world renowned singer and musician Rivkah Krinsky in concert. A native of Australia, Rivkah is the talented heir to a great tradition of music and song.

Her repertoire includes a wide range of Jewish music, including contemporary and classical, and she accompanies herself on the guitar. Participants are encouraged to bring and introduce a friend or family member.

The Women’s Chai Circle is a project of Chabad of Chesterfield. Designed with the contemporary Jewish woman in mind, its goals are to provide creative Jewish events and activities to bring together Jewish women in the Chesterfield area.

Tickets for “The Sound of Joy” are on sale now and may be purchased at The Source Unlimited or by email to [email protected] Chesterfield. The tickets, which are limited, may be purchased in advance for $20 or at the door for $26.