Hebrew National Salvage Concert with Hankus Netsky

Concert of Eastern European Jewish music, which is part of the Hebrew National Salvage project founded by New England Conservatory professor Hankus Netsky, who has made it his mission to rescue extraordinary Jewish musical treasures and bring them out for compelling musical performances.

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Dr. Jonathan Brent, YIVO

Dr. Jonathan Brent, Executive Director and CEO of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

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Fred and Elsie Deutsch Scholar-in-Residence Weekend with Jeanette Kuvin Oren and Dan Oren

Artist Jeanette Kuvin Oren and Author Dan Oren will be our guest scholars. Jeanette designed and made the Torah covers at Congregation Shaare Emeth and has created and installed more than 350 different ritual pieces for houses of worship, schools, community centers and camps around the world. Dan recently published The Wedding Photo, which tells the story of his twenty-year search to solve a mystery after a visit to an abandoned Polish Jewish cemetery.

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ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR- Marie Benedict, TWO LEGENDS- Hedy Lamarr & Clementine Churchill, AND A DELICIOUS BREAKFAST!

YOU’RE INVITED! ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR- Marie Benedict, TWO LEGENDS- Hedy Lamarr & Clementine Churchill, AND A DELICIOUS BREAKFAST! On Thursday, January 16, 2020, Meet Me Saint Louis presents New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Marie Benedict in a breakfast event featuring her latest two historical novels, THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM (about Hedy Lamarr), and LADY CLEMENTINE (about Clementine Churchill.) The event will be hosted by the B’nai Amoona Sisterhood at Congregation B’nai Amoona (324 S. Mason Road, 63141) and is open to the public. The event includes: a continental breakfast, beverages, door prizes, the presentation by author Marie Benedict, an audience Q&A, free parking, and a book signing. All of Benedict’s books will be available for purchase at the event. Doors open at 9:00am for seating and breakfast. The author presentation will begin at 9:30am. Tickets are $10 if purchased BEFORE Friday, January 10th and $12 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online at www.bnaiamoona.com OR by calling 314-576-9990. Tickets and registration are required and space is limited. Join us for a delicious continental breakfast and the captivating life stories of two strong intelligent women whose achievements, while overlooked by history, have proven highly important to modern life. Hedy Lamarr – the glamorous, 1940’s Oscar-nominated movie star who was born in Austria, and escaped the Nazis for a life filled with Hollywood stars, international intrigue, and scientific invention, including the technology leading to our modern day cell phones, Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth. Clementine Churchill – the brilliant and ambitious wife of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, whose unsung influence helped shape two World Wars, advanced the women’s suffrage movement, and left a lasting impact on women in politics today. Marie Benedict’s books deliver well-researched, fictionalized biographies of incredible women that have found their places on bestseller lists and into book clubs everywhere. Benedict’s previous titles include: THE OTHER EINSTEIN and CARNEGIE’S MAID. Meet Me Saint Louis is a 501C-3 organization, presenting entertaining and educational authors, with a portion of ticket sales from each event going to local charities. For more information, go to www.meetmestlouis.org Books for the event’s book signing are provided by Left Bank...

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Wise Aging

Session Dates: Mondays – 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9. Cost: $50 (cost includes book). Wise Aging is a six-session program which enables participants to discover the possibilities for living the years ahead with joy, resilience, and spirit. Wise Aging combines Jewish texts and practices with poetry, secular writings, and heartfelt dialogue, to challenge participants to develop their own sense of what it means to “number their days” and “grow a heart of wisdom.” This program is facilitated by Sharon Weissman and Debbie Bram and co-sponsored by the Jewish Mindfulness Center of St....

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