United Hebrew Congregation, 13788 Conway Road, St. Louis, MO 63141 | 314-469-0700

Schedule of Online Offerings

Schedule of Virtual Offerings at United Hebrew

Last updated July 20, 2021

Friday, July 23

1:00 p.m. – Erev Shabbat Meditation
Prepare your mind and spirit for Shabbat by sitting down and meditating with Rabbi Bellows on Fridays prior to Shabbat Evening services.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

6:00 p.m. – Shabbat Evening Service 
Join us for our weekly Shabbat service.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Saturday, July 24

9:00 a.m.—Torah Study
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/456135243
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 456 135 243

10:30 a.m.—Shabbat Morning Service 

6:00 p.m. – Next Week Now
Introduction to the coming week’s parashah including music and ending with Havdalah.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Friday, July 30

1:00 p.m. – Erev Shabbat Meditation
Prepare your mind and spirit for Shabbat by sitting down and meditating with Rabbi Bellows on Fridays prior to Shabbat Evening services.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

6:00 p.m. – Shabbat Evening Service 
Join us for our weekly Shabbat service.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Saturday, July 31

9:00 a.m.—Torah Study
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/456135243
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 456 135 243

10:30 a.m.—Shabbat Morning Service 

6:00 p.m. – Next Week Now
Introduction to the coming week’s parashah including music and ending with Havdalah.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Monday, August 2

2:30 p.m. – Chair Exercise with Joyce Hochberg
Join us for an exciting and fun 50-minute movement class on Zoom with Joyce Hochberg, who will lead an EASY and safe chair exercise routine to upbeat music. No experience is necessary, just wear comfortable, easy-moving clothes and closed-toe shoes. RSVP to Angie Klenke for the zoom link and for more information.

7:00 p.m. – Book Discussion: ISRAEL: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth
Join us on Zoom to discuss Israeli American actress, producer and Israel activist Noa Tishby’s, ISRAEL: A Simple Guide to The Most Misunderstood Country on Earth. Through bite-sized chunks of history and personal stories, Tishby chronicles her homeland’s evolution from biblical times to today, tackling popular misconceptions with an abundance of facts to provide critical context around headline-generating controversies.
Register here.

Tuesday, August 3

11:00 a.m. – Book of Judges
Join Rabbi Bellows in reading through and discussing the entire Book of Judges. Meet the characters that could just as easily be found in a Marvel Comic Book. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.  Participants must register to attend via Zoom.

Wednesday, August 4

10:30 a.m. – Weekly Talmud Class
Together with Rabbi Bellows, you will explore Talmud (commentaries by ancient rabbis), learn about various rabbinic literature and explore the question of what relevance our ancient rabbinic literature holds today. Contact Esther Olson to register. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.

Thursday, August 5

10:00 a.m. – LGBTQ+ and Judaism
On the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month, Rabbi Bellows will delve into our sacred texts to explore what Judaism has to say about issues surrounding gender and sexuality. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually. Register here for the Zoom link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
11:30 a.m. – Amateurs of the Great Assembly
Cantor Eichaker’s weekly “round table” discusses topics of Jewish content and thought. This month we are beginning to meet both in person and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/889563550?pwd=VTU0b3pVTE1JdjB0ZVlPNjc3T05sUT09
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 889 563 550
Password: UHAGA
1:30 p.m. – UH Book Club
UH Book Club meets on the first Thursday of the month. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually. This month’s book is The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. RSVP to Angie Klenke for the zoom link and for more information.

Friday, August 6

1:00 p.m. – Erev Shabbat Meditation
Prepare your mind and spirit for Shabbat by sitting down and meditating with Rabbi Bellows on Fridays prior to Shabbat Evening services.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

6:00 p.m. – Shabbat Evening Service 
Join us for our weekly Shabbat service.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Saturday, August 7

9:00 a.m.—Torah Study
This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/456135243
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 456 135 243

10:30 a.m.—Shabbat Morning Service 

3:30 – Plato & The Talmud II
Saturdays, August 7, 14, 21 & 28, Spielberg Chapel & on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
This four-week course led by Cantor Eichaker will explore the book by Professor Jacob Howland, “Plato and the Talmud.” The discussions will focus on stylistic comparisons and determining how the Socratic style of dialogue may have influenced Talmudic  exegesis. Professor Howland offers excellent examples that we will study, chart and discuss. This course is more about how we think and how this method provides a  foundation for functioning in our daily lives. Registration is required. Registrants are encouraged to purchase the book through Amazon Books or the Kindle platform.
Register

6:00 p.m. – Next Week Now
Introduction to the coming week’s parashah including music and ending with Havdalah.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Sunday, August 8

10 a.m. – Becoming Whole This Season
Sundays, August 8, 15, 22 & 29, Spielberg Chapel and on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
Becoming Whole this Season: This four-part series led by Rabbi Bellows will explore different ways we can become whole again this High Holy Days Season.
Class 1: Healing the Self—Self-care in a Jewish context
Class 2: Healing Relationships—Forgiveness in Judaism
Class 3: Healing Community—Civil discourse & community healing after a major event
Class 4: Healing the Jewish People—Similarities and differences among the Jewish people worldwide
Register and view a detailed class description

Monday, August 9

1:00 p.m. – Virtual Senior Program
Info coming soon.

2:30 p.m. – Chair Exercise with Joyce Hochberg
Join us for an exciting and fun 50-minute movement class on Zoom with Joyce Hochberg, who will lead an EASY and safe chair exercise routine to upbeat music. No experience is necessary, just wear comfortable, easy-moving clothes and closed-toe shoes. RSVP to Angie Klenke for the zoom link and for more information.

Wednesday, August 11

10:30 a.m. – Weekly Talmud Class
Together with Rabbi Bellows, you will explore Talmud (commentaries by ancient rabbis), learn about various rabbinic literature and explore the question of what relevance our ancient rabbinic literature holds today. Contact Esther Olson to register. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.

Thursday, August 12

10:00 a.m. – Angels and Demons
On the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, Rabbi Bellows will delve into our sacred texts to explore what Judaism has to say about issues surrounding gender and sexuality. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually. Registration coming soon.
11:30 a.m. – Amateurs of the Great Assembly
Cantor Eichaker’s weekly “round table” discusses topics of Jewish content and thought. This month we are beginning to meet both in person and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 889 563 550
Password: UHAGA

Friday, August 13

1:00 p.m. – Erev Shabbat Meditation
Prepare your mind and spirit for Shabbat by sitting down and meditating with Rabbi Bellows on Fridays prior to Shabbat Evening services.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

6:00 p.m. – Shabbat Evening Service 
Join us for our weekly Shabbat service.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Saturday, August 14

9:00 a.m.—Torah Study
This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/456135243
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 456 135 243

10:30 a.m.—Shabbat Morning Service 

12:30 p.m. – Mussar for the Holy Days
Saturdays, August 14, 21, 28 &  September 4, Spielberg Chapel & on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
Mussar is a 1,000 year-old tradition that draws on Jewish values and wisdom to guide individuals towards developing character traits which enhance spiritual growth and personal well-being. The month of Elul leading up to the High Holy Days, provides a unique opportunity to focus on the habits and attitudes that we are encouraged to pay attention to at this time of year. In this Mussar class, led by Rabbi Rosenberg, we will look specifically at these traits:
Samayach B’Chelko/Contentment with one’s lot
Makir et Mekomo/Knowing One’s Place
Netzach/Perseverance/Endurance
Hakarat HaTov/Gratitude
Register

3:30 – Plato & The Talmud II
Saturdays, August 7, 14, 21 & 28, Spielberg Chapel & on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
This four-week course led by Cantor Eichaker will explore the book by Professor Jacob Howland, “Plato and the Talmud.” The discussions will focus on stylistic comparisons and determining how the Socratic style of dialogue may have influenced Talmudic  exegesis. Professor Howland offers excellent examples that we will study, chart and discuss. This course is more about how we think and how this method provides a  foundation for functioning in our daily lives. Registration is required. Registrants are encouraged to purchase the book through Amazon Books or the Kindle platform.
Register

6:00 p.m. – Next Week Now
Introduction to the coming week’s parashah including music and ending with Havdalah.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Sunday, August 15

10 a.m. – Becoming Whole This Season
Sundays, August 8, 15, 22 & 29, Spielberg Chapel and on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
Becoming Whole this Season: This four-part series led by Rabbi Bellows will explore different ways we can become whole again this High Holy Days Season.
Class 1: Healing the Self—Self-care in a Jewish context
Class 2: Healing Relationships—Forgiveness in Judaism
Class 3: Healing Community—Civil discourse & community healing after a major event
Class 4: Healing the Jewish People—Similarities and differences among the Jewish people worldwide
Register and view a detailed class description

Tuesday, August 17

11:00 a.m. – Book of Judges
Join Rabbi Bellows on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month in reading through and discussing the entire Book of Judges. Meet the characters that could just as easily be found in a Marvel Comic Book. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.  Participants must register to attend via Zoom.

Wednesday, August 18

10:30 a.m. – Weekly Talmud Class
Together with Rabbi Bellows, you will explore Talmud (commentaries by ancient rabbis), learn about various rabbinic literature and explore the question of what relevance our ancient rabbinic literature holds today. Contact Esther Olson to register. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.

Thursday, August 19

10:00 a.m. – LGBTQ+ and Judaism
On the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month, Rabbi Bellows will delve into our sacred texts to explore what Judaism has to say about issues surrounding gender and sexuality. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually. Register here for the Zoom link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
11:30 a.m. – Amateurs of the Great Assembly
Cantor Eichaker’s weekly “round table” discusses topics of Jewish content and thought. This month we are beginning to meet both in person and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 889 563 550
Password: UHAGA

Friday, August 20

1:00 p.m. – Erev Shabbat Meditation
Prepare your mind and spirit for Shabbat by sitting down and meditating with Rabbi Bellows on Fridays prior to Shabbat Evening services.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

6:00 p.m. – Shabbat Evening Service 
Join us for our weekly Shabbat service.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Saturday, August 21

9:00 a.m.—Torah Study
This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/456135243
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 456 135 243

12:30 p.m. – Mussar for the Holy Days
Saturdays, August 14, 21, 28 &  September 4, Spielberg Chapel & on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
Mussar is a 1,000 year-old tradition that draws on Jewish values and wisdom to guide individuals towards developing character traits which enhance spiritual growth and personal well-being. The month of Elul leading up to the High Holy Days, provides a unique opportunity to focus on the habits and attitudes that we are encouraged to pay attention to at this time of year. In this Mussar class, led by Rabbi Rosenberg, we will look specifically at these traits:
Samayach B’Chelko/Contentment with one’s lot
Makir et Mekomo/Knowing One’s Place
Netzach/Perseverance/Endurance
Hakarat HaTov/Gratitude
Register

3:30 – Plato & The Talmud II
Saturdays, August 7, 14, 21 & 28, Spielberg Chapel & on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
This four-week course led by Cantor Eichaker will explore the book by Professor Jacob Howland, “Plato and the Talmud.” The discussions will focus on stylistic comparisons and determining how the Socratic style of dialogue may have influenced Talmudic  exegesis. Professor Howland offers excellent examples that we will study, chart and discuss. This course is more about how we think and how this method provides a  foundation for functioning in our daily lives. Registration is required. Registrants are encouraged to purchase the book through Amazon Books or the Kindle platform.
Register

6:00 p.m. – Next Week Now
Introduction to the coming week’s parashah including music and ending with Havdalah.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Sunday, August 22

10 a.m. – Becoming Whole This Season
Sundays, August 8, 15, 22 & 29, Spielberg Chapel and on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
Becoming Whole this Season: This four-part series led by Rabbi Bellows will explore different ways we can become whole again this High Holy Days Season.
Class 1: Healing the Self—Self-care in a Jewish context
Class 2: Healing Relationships—Forgiveness in Judaism
Class 3: Healing Community—Civil discourse & community healing after a major event
Class 4: Healing the Jewish People—Similarities and differences among the Jewish people worldwide
Register and view a detailed class description

Wednesday, August 25

10:30 a.m. – Weekly Talmud Class
Together with Rabbi Bellows, you will explore Talmud (commentaries by ancient rabbis), learn about various rabbinic literature and explore the question of what relevance our ancient rabbinic literature holds today. Contact Esther Olson to register. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.

Thursday, August 26

10:00 a.m. – Angels and Demons
On the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, Rabbi Bellows will delve into our sacred texts to explore what Judaism has to say about issues surrounding gender and sexuality. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually. Registration coming soon.
11:30 a.m. – Amateurs of the Great Assembly
Cantor Eichaker’s weekly “round table” discusses topics of Jewish content and thought. This month we are beginning to meet both in person and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 889 563 550
Password: UHAGA

Friday, August 27

1:00 p.m. – Erev Shabbat Meditation
Prepare your mind and spirit for Shabbat by sitting down and meditating with Rabbi Bellows on Fridays prior to Shabbat Evening services.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

6:00 p.m. – Shabbat Evening Service 
Join us for our weekly Shabbat service.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Saturday, August 28

9:00 a.m.—Torah Study
This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/456135243
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 456 135 243

9:00 a.m. – Shabbat Morning Service

10:30 a.m.—Shabbat Morning Service 

12:30 p.m. – Mussar for the Holy Days
Saturdays, August 14, 21, 28 &  September 4, Spielberg Chapel & on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
Mussar is a 1,000 year-old tradition that draws on Jewish values and wisdom to guide individuals towards developing character traits which enhance spiritual growth and personal well-being. The month of Elul leading up to the High Holy Days, provides a unique opportunity to focus on the habits and attitudes that we are encouraged to pay attention to at this time of year. In this Mussar class, led by Rabbi Rosenberg, we will look specifically at these traits:
Samayach B’Chelko/Contentment with one’s lot
Makir et Mekomo/Knowing One’s Place
Netzach/Perseverance/Endurance
Hakarat HaTov/Gratitude
Register

3:30 – Plato & The Talmud II
Saturdays, August 7, 14, 21 & 28, Spielberg Chapel & on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
This four-week course led by Cantor Eichaker will explore the book by Professor Jacob Howland, “Plato and the Talmud.” The discussions will focus on stylistic comparisons and determining how the Socratic style of dialogue may have influenced Talmudic  exegesis. Professor Howland offers excellent examples that we will study, chart and discuss. This course is more about how we think and how this method provides a  foundation for functioning in our daily lives. Registration is required. Registrants are encouraged to purchase the book through Amazon Books or the Kindle platform.
Register

6:00 p.m. – Next Week Now
Introduction to the coming week’s parashah including music and ending with Havdalah.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

8:30 p.m. – Selichot Service
Millstone Sanctuary, Livestream & Facebook
On the Saturday evening preceding Rosh Hashanah we begin Selichot – penitence.
This evening, we set the mood and tone for the coming Days of Awe. We change the covers of our Torah scrolls from beautiful blues and vibrant colors to the symbolic white covers of the season. The Selichot service introduces us to the melodies and prayers of the season and concludes with the sounding of the shofar.

Sunday, August 29

10 a.m. – Becoming Whole This Season
Sundays, August 8, 15, 22 & 29, Spielberg Chapel and on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
Becoming Whole this Season: This four-part series led by Rabbi Bellows will explore different ways we can become whole again this High Holy Days Season.
Class 1: Healing the Self—Self-care in a Jewish context
Class 2: Healing Relationships—Forgiveness in Judaism
Class 3: Healing Community—Civil discourse & community healing after a major event
Class 4: Healing the Jewish People—Similarities and differences among the Jewish people worldwide
Register and view a detailed class description

Wednesday, September 1

10:30 a.m. – Weekly Talmud Class
Together with Rabbi Bellows, you will explore Talmud (commentaries by ancient rabbis), learn about various rabbinic literature and explore the question of what relevance our ancient rabbinic literature holds today. Contact Esther Olson to register. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.

Thursday, September 2

10:00 a.m. – LGBTQ+ and Judaism
On the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month, Rabbi Bellows will delve into our sacred texts to explore what Judaism has to say about issues surrounding gender and sexuality. This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually. Register here for the Zoom link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
11:30 a.m. – Amateurs of the Great Assembly
Cantor Eichaker’s weekly “round table” discusses topics of Jewish content and thought. This month we are beginning to meet both in person and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 889 563 550
Password: UHAGA
1:30 p.m. – UH Book Club
UH Book Club meets on the first Thursday of the month. We are meeting both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually. This month’s book is Paris Never Leaves You by Ellen Feldman. RSVP to Angie Klenke for the zoom link and for more information.

Friday, September 3

1:00 p.m. – Erev Shabbat Meditation
Prepare your mind and spirit for Shabbat by sitting down and meditating with Rabbi Bellows on Fridays prior to Shabbat Evening services.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

6:00 p.m. – Shabbat Evening Service 
Join us for our weekly Shabbat service.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.

Saturday, September 4

9:00 a.m.—Torah Study
This month we are beginning to meet both in person, in the Spielberg Chapel, and via Zoom for those who wish to join us virtually.
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/456135243
Join via telephone: +1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 456 135 243

12:30 p.m. – Mussar for the Holy Days
Saturdays, August 14, 21, 28 &  September 4, Spielberg Chapel & on Zoom
Free for members / $40 for non-members
Mussar is a 1,000 year-old tradition that draws on Jewish values and wisdom to guide individuals towards developing character traits which enhance spiritual growth and personal well-being. The month of Elul leading up to the High Holy Days, provides a unique opportunity to focus on the habits and attitudes that we are encouraged to pay attention to at this time of year. In this Mussar class, led by Rabbi Rosenberg, we will look specifically at these traits:
Samayach B’Chelko/Contentment with one’s lot
Makir et Mekomo/Knowing One’s Place
Netzach/Perseverance/Endurance
Hakarat HaTov/Gratitude
Register

6:00 p.m. – Next Week Now
Introduction to the coming week’s parashah including music and ending with Havdalah.
Livestream on our website or watch on the UH Facebook page.