Whether you are looking for spiritual worship, meaningful celebrations of lifecycle events, comfort in times of need, adult learning opportunities, religious and Hebrew education, early childhood education, child care, youth groups or just to come together with your friends, United Hebrew is the place to be.
Please use the roadmap below as your navigational guide to the countless opportunities for engagement in our warm congregational community.
Kids and Teens
Young Adults (18-26)
While this is a comprehensive list of offerings, additional programs, classes and events will spring up during the year.
Learning opportunities are offered throughout the year including sessions on the Bible, Hebrew, current events, cooking and more.
Amateurs of the Great Assembly (AGA)
Discuss topics of Jewish content and thought at this dynamic round table. Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. in the Millstone Library.
UH provides weekend meals for students in need at Hanna Woods Elementary School. Volunteer to stuff backpacks each week or make food or monetary donations.
Baker’s Delight Oneg
Volunteer to bake a dessert for our monthly oneg after the Shabbat service. Third Friday of every month.
Birthday and Anniversary Blessings
Adult birthday and anniversary blessings take place on the third Friday of each month. Birthday blessings for children take place at Shabbat Alive! and family services, typically on the first or second Friday of the month.
Camp Rainbow Dinner
Fundraising dinner to benefit Camp Rainbow hosted by our UH teens in NFTY/UHTYG.
Camp Saul Spielberg
Summer camp for children, preschool age through entering first grade, held at UH’s Saul Spielberg Early Childhood Center.
Small groups of congregational members with similar interests, who get together on their own to create bonds of friendship.
Dinner and a Movie
Join us on four Saturday evenings during the school year 2016-17 for a movie, preceded by dinner based on the theme of the movie. Sept. 10, Dec. 3, Feb. 4, March 18
Focus Israel UH
This committee plans programs to help UH members connect with the larger community on issues concerning Israel.
UH Golf Tournament at Persimmon Woods. August 21, 2017
Jewish & Muslim Day of Community Service
Join us at this annual event for a mini Mitzvah Day at UH as part of the community event, sponsored by JCRC and the Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis. December 25
Come join us for a wonderful Shabbat experience just right for our little ones. Services are held during the school-year, either on Friday night in the Spielberg Chapel or Saturday morning in the Jablon Youth Lounge, for families with children ages zero to six. Sept. 16, Dec. 3, Feb. 11, April 21
Louis and Mary Millstone Religious School
Religious school begins with kindergarten and extends through high school.
Matinee Film Series
Join us on the second Wednesday of each month for lunch, followed by a movie. Adults of all ages welcome.
Tzedakah and tikkun olam are translated into actions both to assist members of the UH community in times of need and to better the world one task at a time.
Join us for a day of service projects benefiting charitable organizations in the St. Louis community. April 30, 2017
Passover Second Night Seder
Celebrate Passover with your UH family at our Second Night Seder. April 11, 2017
Purim Carnival & Shpiel
Enjoy the Purim Carnival activities, dinner and silent auction, followed by the Purim shpiel and reading of the megillah. March 5, 2017
“Pursuing Justice: Becoming a Community of Action.”
UH is one of a dozen URJ North American congregations exploring what it means for our community to engage more actively in the work of social justice. This community of practice is led by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism with a grant from the United Nations Foundation.
Rabbi Jerome W. Grollman Hebrew School
Hebrew study for b’nai mitzvah preparation begins in 3rd grade and continues through 6th grade.
Saul Spielberg Early Childhood Center
The SSECC offers preschool education, child care and summer day camps for children ages 6 weeks through 6 years. The center is open year-round, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Customize options to meet your individual family’s needs.
Join us for lunch, followed by a speaker, musical entertainment or an interactive activity. Fourth Monday of each month, except holidays.
Join us as we celebrate Shabbat with the Shir Atid Youth Choir, Cantor Eichaker and UH Artist-in-Residence, Rick Recht, during our lively Shabbat Alive! services. Rick is one of the most celebrated Jewish artists of our time playing family concerts, religious school concerts and teen concerts throughout the United States and abroad.
2016-17 dates: August 26, November 4, February 3, April 7 and May 5
Shabbat Lunch ‘n’ Learn
Several times during the year Lunch ’n’ Learns are held to discuss a current event or relevant topic, accompanied by a light lunch. Saturdays at 12:30 p.m.
Celebrate Shavuot in the outdoors! Join us for a morning hike, some blessings and the opportunity to appreciate nature and the world around us. May 31, 2017
Enjoy a scoop of ice cream, compliments of UH, to celebrate Shavuot. May 31, 2017
Shir Atid Youth Choir
Choir for K-6th grade, providing individual and group song leadership opportunities including participation at Shabbat Alive! and other services and programs.
A free playgroup for children up to age 3 and a parent, grandparent, or caregiver! Tuesdays, 10 a.m. September 1 – May 17, 2016, except holidays and school breaks.
Torah Study with UH Clergy
Explore the weekly Torah portions. No prior knowledge of the Torah or Hebrew is necessary. Shabbat mornings, 9:00 a.m., breakfast at 8:45 a.m.
UH Book Club
Each session discusses a different book. First Thursday of every month at 1:30 p.m. in the Millstone Library at UH.
Brotherhood provides a wide variety of services to UH, including ushering at Shabbat services, presenting prayer books to each bar and bat mitzvah and scholarships for camp, as well as social programs throughout the year.
18-26 year olds receive information on what is happening at UH and various opportunities available through the Reform Movement, such as Shabbat programs, special holiday programs, Birthright Israel trips, alternative spring break options, Washington, D.C. advocacy seminars and more. UH sends letters and holiday packages to students in college and hosts social events when students are home on breaks.
UH Music Circle
All voices and instruments are welcome. Content covers a wide variety of Jewish themed music, offering opportunities for musicians to learn or rehearse music for services and programs throughout the year. Meets most Thursdays from 7-8 p.m. in the Spielberg Chapel.
Join fellow UH’ers and others in the St. Louis Jewish Community and march together in the St. Louis Pride Parade, in support of the LGBT community. June
Unique Treasures Gift Shop
Offers a wide selection of Judaica, gifts and books for all occasions, as well as ritual items for holidays and lifecycle events. Open to the community.
Welcome Home Shabbarbeque
Annual welcome home picnic and Shabbat service. August 25, 2017
Women of UH
Connect with other women at social and learning programs throughout the year, such as the annual Women’s Seder. The Women of UH also maintains the Messing Garden.
Worship, study, eat and engage with other UH women. March 3-4, 2017.
Celebrate Passover with the Women of UH, family and friends at this annual Seder. March 30, 2017.
Share in the fun with our youth groups for K-12 grade. K1Ducks for Kindergarten and 1st grade, 23Ducks for 2nd and 3rd grade, Club45 for 4th and 5th grade, UHJYG for 6th and 7th grade, U8 for 8th grade and UHTYG for 9th-12th grade.