Chanukah Jewish Literacy Lunch. For staff of all faiths. For information or to RSVP, contact Marci Mayer Eisen at MEisen@JFedSTL.org or 314-442-3810.
Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer is the President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and a leading thinker and author on the meaning of Israel to American Jews, the value of the Jewish past to the Jewish present and questions of leadership and change in American Jewish life.
The Yom Kippur War: A Battalion Physician’s Experience of a War that Shaped Israel and the Middle East
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. Itzhak Brook, M.D., served as a battalion physician during the Yom Kippur War and recounts his personal experiences during that time in his book In the Sands of Sinai: A Physician’s Account of the Yom Kippur War.
Please join us for a special community service opportunity to enhance the holidays for our community members living in care facilities. We will be making care packages to be delivered to these individuals for Hanukkah.
As witnesses to the Holocaust near the ends of their lives, it becomes even more important to seek a coherent explanation of why the Holocaust occurred and to educate a new generation about the horrors inflicted by the Nazi regime.
Knowledge Through Experience is designed to build leadership skills for young Jewish adults to network and improve opportunities for growth in the local community.