Kol Rinah offers a wide range of programs for adult education and, more broadly, community learning. Our ongoing classes welcome new members and include: Tuesday mornings at 8:00, The Observant Life, an ongoing readalong facilitated by Ron Fagerstrom and Dr. Jerry Cohen Saturday mornings during Torah service, Torah Talk, a parshat hashavua discussion led by…

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Rabbi Asher Memorial Lecture October 18, 2018

Rabbi Arnold Asher Memorial Lecture Series in Honor of his 40th Yahrzeit Rabbi Shai Held “What is Love?” • October 18-20 Thursday, October 18, at the Federation 7pm  “The God of Judaism Is a God of Love” Is the God of the Bible a God of vengeance or mercy, a God of anger or love?…

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2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

For the VERY first time, our Jewish Community will be walking as a team for the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Our team is called, ‘Jews Walking for a Cure’ and every synagogue and temple is recruiting participants and each has a team captain. Kol Rinah’s team captain is Jan Goldman. The Walk is on…

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Rabbi Dr. Pamela Barmash Saturday, November 3 “Toward greater spiritual awareness: Birkat Hamazon, a Berakhah for how we eat today.”

Kol Rinah Community Learning presents Rabbi Dr. Pamela Barmash Saturday, November 3 at 12:30 pm We will explore why Birkat Hamazon, Grace After Meals, is a powerful spiritual tool, prompting us to sense gratitude and be more mindful. We will also study how Rabbi Barmash’s recent teshuvah, “Birkat Hamazon and Zimmun for Meals that Do…

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The Authority of the “Law” Sunday, Nov. 4 • 3 pm

The Authority of the “Law” Adult discussion group at Kol Rinah Sunday, Nov. 4 • 3 pm Stephanie Graff-Yaffee’s residence For more information or to RSVP: ralph.graff@health.slu.edu On Sept. 16th, in keeping with Gillman’s suggestion to do one’s own Theology, Margaret Israel, Richard Gavatin, Marvin Marcus and Ralph Graff described different ways that individuals react…

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American Witnesses: Eyewitness Film Footage at Liberation

The Museum’s new American Witnesses exhibition presents selections from unofficial films taken by American soldiers who documented the effects of persecution and Nazi atrocities in liberated areas of Europe with their personal movie cameras. Lindsay will discuss how such amateur films complicate, contradict, and add nuance to the official film canon which has defined how…

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Annual Sports Dinner featuring POST-DISPATCH SPORTS WRITER Benjamin Hochman Sunday, November 18 at 6:30 pm

Presented by the Kol Rinah Men’s Club Cost in Advance: $18 Adults, $12 Men’s Club Members, $6 Children 18 and under Cost at the Door: $20 Adults, $6 Children 18 and Under RSVP by November 12, kolrinahstl.org or 314-727-1747 Vegetarian or gluten free requests must be made when you RSVP SPAGHETTI DINNER & SPORTS TALK…

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SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 – WEEKLY MESSAGE RABBI ARNOW

Dear Kol Rinah Family, I know for many of us, we have been riveted by the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearings yesterday and today, and that people are having significant emotional and intellectual responses to the testimony, and the reactions to it. As a rabbi, I feel called right now to highlight one piece of all…

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