Music From Broadway

Luncheon and Broadway Musicals presented by Kol Rinah Women’s Social Group Wednesday, April 25 at Noon. Burton Boxerman presenting an enjoyable afternoon of songs from Broadway musicals, including little known anecdotes about the Broadway composers and their music. Cost $8.00 Make your reservations now to attend this wonderful program and delicious lunch. Everyone is welcome. RSVP to Nancy: (314) 727-1747 by April 20th. Vegetarian option available upon request.

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Noah Aronson Makes St. Louis Debut with Free Concert at Shaare Emeth

Noah Aronson and his band will perform a free concert that is open to the public at Congregation Shaare Emeth on Saturday, December 16, at 5:30 p.m. Noah is an energetic and soulful composer and performer whose unique style has propelled his music into communities across North America, Israel and Europe. “There are those rare musicians who sing and compose from the soul,” says Cantor Rachelle Nelson of Temple Beth Am in Miami, Florida. “Noah Aronson is one of those artists. He captures the essence of music – not just its notes but its colors and shades. With his knowledge and love of Judaism, Noah takes us on a musical and spiritual journey that fills us with a sense of completeness and wholeness.” Noah released his first solo Jewish album in May 2011, and the title song “Am I Awake” was a winner in the New Voices song competition at New CAJE in 2011. Noah’s album “Left Side of the Page,” released in 2013, has received widespread acclaim for its musical settings of poetic selections from the Mishkan Tefilah Prayer Book. Noah is currently serving as the Creative Director of Sacred Music NY, a nonprofit organization he helped to create that organizes concerts around New York City, bringing together spiritual musicians from diverse backgrounds to inspire interfaith dialogue and social change. Noah’s music is now sung in progressive communities and summer camps worldwide and has been included as part of the Cantorial curriculum at the Hebrew Union College’s Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music in New York City where he currently...

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Unity Concert Featuring Jewish Singer/Songwriter Lazer Lloyd

Roots rock, country blues, Americana, folk musician Lazer Lloyd will be performing a Unity Concert at the U City Shul on Saturday, September 9 at 9 pm. This event is free and open to the community. No RSVP required. Combining virtuoso guitar work with master storytelling and inspirational lyrics, Lazer Lloyd spreads encouragement in life’s worst moments and joy in life’s best. Lloyd uses personal stories, a positive message and sincere concern to build bridges and create community in a divided world. Plus he puts on a rockin’ good show! Lazer Lloyd lives in Israel and tours internationally. He has performed in such iconic concert spaces as The Cutting Room in NYC and The Blueberry Hill Duck Room in STL. He has played sold out shows at The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and The Old Town School of Folk Music, as well as headlined at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago. Lloyd is currently recording an album in Nashville with twice Grammy-nominated producer Eric Paul (Townes Van Zandt, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson). Please join us for a fun, joyful evening of unity and community. Website: http://www.lazerlloyd.live Event Link: https://m.facebook.com/events/337551163334498? Cigar Box “Burning Thunder”: https://business.facebook.com/lazerlloyd/videos/1854850058091847/ “World Fallen”:...

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Annual Congregation B’nai Amoona Craft & Vendor Fair October 22, 2017

We invite you to join us on Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Wolff Auditorium at Congregation B’nai Amoona for our annual Craft & Vendor Fair (formally known as Congregation B’nai Amoona’s Chanukah Bazaar). This event is your “One-Stop-Shop” for clothing, jewelry and accessories, handmade gifts, home decor, children’s items, and much more. Congregation B’nai Amoona’s Craft & Vendor Fair is also a fundraising event for our Youth Department, so you will be able to take home lots of goodies while supporting a great cause! If you have any questions or would like to request a vendor registration form, please email...

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Ceramic Kiddush Cups Workshop Hosted by the Jewish Arts & Soul Project

Local artist James Ibur returns for a two-week workshop fabricating Kiddush cups in clay. In the first session, participants learn hand-forming techniques to mold their Kiddush cups. In the second class, participants glaze and complete their work. This workshop meets on two consecutive Wednesdays. All materials and light refreshments provided. 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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St. Louis Jewish Film Festival June 4-8

22nd Annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival Begins June 4 Enjoy a Global Film Feast The 22nd Annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival opens with two exciting films on Sunday, June 4 at the Landmark Plaza Frontenac Cinema. The first, On the Map (4pm) After beating a dynamic Soviet basketball team, Israeli team captain, Tal Brody, exclaimed in American-accented Hebrew, “We are on the Map, we are staying on the Map, not only in sports, but in everything.” That phrase and the Maccabi Tel Aviv team, a combination of NBA also-rans and Israeli players, rallied a nation in its David-and-Goliath pursuit of the 1977 European Championship. It is the pulse-pounding action of a high-stakes game combined with an incendiary political situation. The 7pm screening of Fanny’s Journey- A Suspenseful, compelling, moving film set in 1943. Here is the true story of exceptional bravery and survival against overwhelming odds. As war is raging in Europe, 13-year-old Fanny and her two younger sisters are sent by their parents to a foster home for Jewish children in the French countryside. As the Germans advance, Fanny unexpectedly finds herself in charge of a group of 11 young children. Now she must do the impossible and lead her little group to the Swiss border in order to save all their lives. The St. Louis Jewish Film Festival continues through Thursday, June 8 with its celebration of Jewish life through 18 documentary and feature films. While all films depict a slice of the Jewish experience, the films are universal and meant to be appealing to all, regardless of faith. Historical figures ( Ben Gurion, Epilogue), ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, a child heroine ( Fanny’s Journey), musicians ( Bang- The Bert Berns Story , Joe’s, Violin, an Oscar nominated film and Maestro , Films are brought to life in comedy( The Pickle Recipe), dramas (Past Life and The Women’s Balcony), mysteries ( A Grain of Truth) and documentaries ( Monkey Business about the creators of Curious George). Features originate from Belgium, France, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Germany, Poland, and the United States. All films will screen at the Landmark Plaza Frontenac Cinema (Lindbergh & Clayton Road). Ticket prices vary. An Opening Day feature ticket costs $15 each or purchase the double feature for $25. Tickets for weekday films are $12 in advance and $13 at the door. Or, purchase a four-pack of weekday films for $44. Student tickets (age 16 and under) are $8 for weekday films and $10 for opening day. Purchase tickets by phone 314 442-3179 or online at brownpapertickets.com View the complete Film Festival schedule at stljewishfilmfestival.org This year’s Jewish Film Festival co-chairs are Marilyn Brown and Jeffrey Korn. The Jewish Film Festival is a program of the Jewish Community...

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