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Upcoming Events

There’s always something going on at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. Check out upcoming events on our community calendar below and join us.

You’ll find that there’s something for everyone, from Jewish holiday celebrations to educational speaker series to philanthropic events. Plus, our programs for families with young children and young adult engagement opportunities are always a good time. Click through each event listed below to find the details and RSVP.

Upcoming Events on the Calendar

The Annual Mark Raiffie Memorial Lecture with Rivki Silver

Rivki Silver loves to create and connect. She has a degree in music performance, which she has used to teach, perform, and compose across a wide variety of genres, always looking for new opportunities as the needs of her family evolve.

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum Bus Trip

Newly renovated Soldiers Memorial Military Museum that honors military service, veterans, and their families. Self-guided tour. Payment is due at time of RSVP. $10/person. Advance reservations required. RSVP to Laura at 442-3255.

Classic Film Viewing of Gone with the Wind

At The Gathering Place. Enjoy the 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted by Margaret Mitchell’s 1937 Pulitzer prize winning novel of the same name. Film will be shown in two parts.

Mysteries of Life, Death, and the World Beyond: A Shabbat and Shavuot Experience with Reb Simcha Raphael

Reb Simcha Raphael, Ph.D., is Founding Director of Da’at Institute for Death Awareness, Advocacy, and Training, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Religion and Theology at LaSalle University, and works as a psychotherapist and spiritual director in Philadelphia. Ordained by Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi as a Rabbinic Pastor, he is a member of the Rabbis Without Borders Network, and author of numerous publications including the groundbreaking classic Jewish Views of the Afterlife.

West County Congregations and the CJL present Tikkun Leil Shavuot

A night of study, prayer, music, community, schmoozing, and noshing facilitated by the clergy and education staff of B’nai Amoona, Shaare Emeth, Shir Hadash, Temple Emanuel, Temple Israel, Traditional Congregation, United Hebrew, and the Center for Jewish Learning. With a special presentation by Reb Simcha Raphael, Founding Director of Da’at Institute for Death Awareness, Advocacy, and Training.

Monthly Film Series: Ken Burns presents Mark Twain

Part 2 pf 4. At The Gathering Place. Ken Burns presents Mark Twain. This film tells of Twain’s life full of adventure, success, defeat, comedy, and tragedy.

Joy Ladin Explores the Torah through the Lens of Transgender Experience

The Center for Jewish Learning presents Community Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Joy Ladin for a trio of events to discuss her poetry, her most recent book “The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective,” and to facilitate a learning session entitled “Reading Torah Through the Lens of Transgender Experience.”

More St. Louis Jewish News

For more St. Louis Jewish news and upcoming events, visit the website of our beneficiary agency the Jewish Light.