Whiskey & Hamantaschen Tasting Hosted by Jewish Arts & Soul Project

When the Jewish People were saved from Haman’s evil edict, Mordecai proclaimed there be “days of drinking and rejoicing” (Esther 9:22). Celebrate Purim with an educational whiskey tasting led by Gamlin Whiskey House’s spirits expert. Sip unique batches of scotch, bourbon and rye paired with artisanal, locally baked hamantaschen by Alana Umansky Minoff. Join the fun on Tuesday, March 7, from 7:00-9:00 pm at the Gamlin Whiskey House (236 N Euclid Ave, St. Louis). Registration is $30 and includes five whiskey samples and three hamantaschen flavors, including salted caramel! Register TODAY to reserve your spot by going to jccstl.com or contact Shira Kraft, Jewish Arts & Soul Project Coordinator, at 314-442-3111 or skraft@jccstl.org. (Presented by the Ruth and Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life. Generously Funded in part by the Jewish Federation of St....

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Fiber Art Mask Making for Purim

The Jewish Arts & Soul Project has the solution for your Purim costume woes. Create wearable artwork using dry-felting and wool painting techniques with fiber artist and sculptor Kim Wilson. Participants build on self-portraits to sculpt imaginative masks using prefelts, wool roving and recycled sweaters. Explore what this medium has to offer and try on a new skill. All supplies and refreshments provided. This workshop takes place at the J’s Staenberg Family Complex, Arts & Education Building, on Wednesday, March 1, from 6:30-9:30pm. Register online TODAY at jccstl.com or by contacting Shira Kraft, Program Coordinator, at skraft@jccstl.org or 314-442-3111. (Presented by the Ruth and Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life. Generously Funded in part by the Jewish Federation of St....

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Thirteen Washington University Students and their Deep Dive into the Study of the Holocaust

Exhibit at the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center February 2 – March 15, 2017 This exhibit offers reflections and images from Washington University (WU) students, faculty, and staff who traveled across Germany, Poland, and Lithuania in May 2016. The trip took place after a year of intensive study of the Holocaust as part of the WU FOCUS programs for first-year students. The exhibit encompasses critical perspectives on the history, memory, and representation of the Holocaust alongside students’ first-person reflections. A video recording of interviews with students and faculty accompanies the exhibit. An opening reception with a panel of participants will be held Thursday, February 2, 2017, 7:00-8:30...

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Jewish Student Association at Saint Louis University Hosting First Ever Holocaust Week

The Jewish Student Association at Saint Louis University will be hosting a first ever Holocaust week.  We will being the week with a Traveling Exhibit from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum titled Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945.  This powerful exhibit examines the Nazi’s regime attempt to eradicate homosexuality using 32 panel structures that feature photographs, documents, artworks, and archival materials.  The exhibit will be open from January 23-26 from 12 pm-8 pm and will be featured in the lower level of the Cupples House with an accessible entrance from outside.  The exhibit is open to all ages and there is a suggested donation of $5 to help support a growing Jewish community at Saint Louis University to allow us to host more events for our...

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JBS now on DIRECTV Ch 388 in St. Louis

JBS (Jewish Broadcasting Service) is now in St. Louis on DIRECTV CH 388. JBS, patterned after public television, is a non-profit, educational and cultural Jewish channel. JBS’s programming includes: News & News Analysis Feature Interviews with major Jewish figures Extensive Event Coverage (addresses, conferences, performances) 92nd Street Y programs Jewish Studies (Talmud, Hebrew, Jewish 101) Children’s Programming (twice daily) Live Call-in programs Live Friday Evening and High Holiday Services for anyone unable to attend a synagogue Rabbi Mark S. Golub, founding president and executive producer of JBS, explained the goal of the channel simply, saying, “We hope to give all Americans, Jews and non-Jews, a window into ‘all things Jewish.’ We want our viewers to get to experience the wonder of the State of Israel, the genius of the Jewish Tradition and the loveliness of the Jewish...

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Love & Chocolate!

Love is in the air! (Or is that cocoa powder?) Celebrate Tu B’Av, the Jewish holiday of love, with a truffle-making workshop. Chocolatier Rachelli Zachary teaches how to whisk, roll and dip chocolate into endorphin-packed delicacies. Bring a loved one or treat yourself. These truffles are so tasty, you may not want to share! Wine will be provided to cleanse the palate. Thursday, August 18, 2016 7:00-9:00pm Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd. Creve Coeur , MO 63141 $15 Only a few spots remain! Register today by visiting http://jccstl.com/jewish-life/jewish-arts-soul-project/ or contacting Shira Kraft at 314-442-3111 or skraft@jccstl.org. (A program of the J’s Jewish Arts & Soul Project presented by the Ruth and Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life. Generously Funded in part by the Jewish Federation of St....

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