A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

St. Louis Public Library

Hidden gems in rare books & manuscripts

May 6, 2021

Join Renee Jones, research manager of rare books and manuscripts, St. Louis Public Library, from 10 to 11 a.m. as she provides an exciting discussion and overview of the history of the written word from around the world. She will discuss Sumerian cuneiform...

Khalia Collier. Photo: https://www.stlcitysc.com/meet-khalia/

NCJW Coffee talk with Khalia Collier

May 6, 2021

From 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., grab your coffee or favorite morning beverage and join this fun and ever-changing monthly coffee talk with Susan Katzman, National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis’ immediate past president, and Lisa Gubernik, vice president...

Dale Sharon

Longtime art museum docent to discuss money and art

May 6, 2021

The art market today is an enterprise estimated to be in excess of 70 billion dollars. From 10 to 11 a.m., join Dale Sharon, a 25-year docent at the St. Louis Art Museum and an exhibited artist, as she looks at the history of money through the lens of...

Evyatar Shachar

Why was Israel’s COVID vaccination plan so successful?

May 6, 2021

Join TI’s Shinshin, Evyatar Shachar, for a virtual discussion at noon (held via Zoom) about about Israel’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts and how the country was able to implement their vaccination plan so quickly and effectively. This D’var Israel...

Rosalind Franklin with microscope in 1955. Photo: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, from the personal collection of Jenifer Glynn. Wikimedia Commons (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rosalind_Franklin.jpg)

Kol Rinah ‘Jews in Science’ series looks at Rosalind Franklin

May 6, 2021

Kol Rinah’s monthly educational series “Jews in Science” continues with a look at Rosalind Franklin, an outstanding Jewish female scientist, who came up with the basis for DNA’s double helix structure before Jim Watson and Francis Crick, who would...

“11 in 11: A Hometown Hero, La Russas Last Ride in Red, and a Miracle World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals,” by Benjamin Hochman

Author discusses miraculous 2011 Cardinals World Series victory

May 6, 2021

The St. Louis Cardinals’ 2011 World Series victory stands out as something magical. In his new book, “11 in '11: A Hometown Hero, La Russa's Last Ride in Red, and a Miracle World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist...

Mirowitz Center event focuses on The Fabulous Fox

Mirowitz Center event focuses on The Fabulous Fox

May 6, 2021

More than 15 million people have passed through the doors of the Fabulous Fox to see Broadway shows. An iconic landmark of St. Louis, its story has mirrored the changing fortunes of its neighborhood. From 2 to 3 p.m., join Aleece Vogt, director of guest...

Lisa Mandel

Lunch & learn: Housing inequality in St. Louis

May 6, 2021

From noon to 1 p.m., join National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis’ lunch and learn. Watch and discuss “Segregated by Design,” a video that details how local, state and federal governments segregated metropolitan areas, including St. Louis. Explore...

File photo of Bais Abraham Congregation in University City. 

A celebration of Torah learning

May 6, 2021

Bais Abraham Congregation and Kol Rinah invite the community to celebrate Shavuot with thought-provoking classes and teachers. Come to Bais Abraham in University City at 8:45 p.m. for a maariv service, followed by dinner at 9:15 p.m., featuring pre-packaged...

Online tour of Missouri Historical Society’s ‘Gateway to Pride’ exhibit

Online tour of Missouri Historical Society’s ‘Gateway to Pride’ exhibit

May 6, 2021

Join on Zoom from 7 to 8 p.m. for a guided tour of St. Louis’s LGBTQ story with Missouri Historical Society presenters Sharon Smith and Ian Darnell. If you love St. Louis history and want to learn about the LGBTQ community’s rich local stories, join...

Crown Center for Senior Living in University City.

Crown Center celebrates Shavuot

May 6, 2021

At 11 a.m., celebrate the holiday of Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the Torah to the Jewish people on Mt. Sinai. Join Rabbi Amy Feder of Congregation Temple Israel to examine the unusual and entertaining customs of Shavuot, from all night learning...

Rabbi Zeev Smason

Jewish wisdom vs. secular knowledge

May 6, 2021

Is there a difference between the Jewish wisdom and the secular knowledge that we have acquired throughout our lives? Nusach Hari B’nai Zion Rabbi Ze'ev Smason discusses this question at 7 p.m. This Zoom presentation is part of his weekly series "Starting...

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