November 2017 – Adult Ed News

Adult Ed Adult Education Committee presents: Jews, Past, Present and Future  Our Committee (re)presents a program but with partially new content. Jews, Past, Present and Future will address the evolving definitions of “who is a Jew?” We will discuss Jewish Law, some DNA concepts and, predominantly, discuss what factors contribute to how we look at…

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July 2017 – Adult Education News

In case you didn’t see it, below is an article from the St. Louis Jewish Light describing the Jewish response to the Forward Thru Ferguson report. If you are interested in joining Jews United for Justice in this important work, contact David Lander at info@jujstl.org. JUJ was formed in St. Louis to provide a progressive…

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St. LOUIS JEWS AND WORLD WAR I By Henry Berger

On April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war on Germany. “The world,” he argued, “must be made safe for democracy,” an assertion which would surely have been news to the millions of people under French, British, Italian, Belgian and Russian as well as German and Ottoman Turkish colonial rule, not to…

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March 2016 – Adult Education News

Adult Ed Building on the past for the Future How did we get from the biblical Abraham to the Judaism of today? The Jewish People have had an evolving relationship with God and God’s Law which has been recorded through the millennia. Analysis of post TaNaK writings and their authors reveals a blend of tradition…

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January 2016 – Adult Education News

We will be having two Scholar-in- Residence programs in the next 6 months. On February 12-14 Rabbi Joey Weisenberg of New York will be the SIR and emphasize music in community building (joeyweisenberg.com). On May 20, 2016, Rabbi Elianna Yolkut, native St. Louisan and family member of the Belskys, will be talking about LGBTQ inclusion…

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May 2015 – Adult Education News

On Sunday, May 17 at 2pm, we will be visited by the Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Israel, Rabbi Mark Leslie Shook. He will speak of his book, The Ezra Scroll. The event will take place in the Mirowitz Auditorium on the lower level.  There is an elevator to assist those who need it. I have…

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March 2015 – Adult Education News

The Adult Education committee has just come down from the high of hosting the Scholar-in-Residence weekend with Rabbi Bradley Artson. Our high expectations were met and exceeded. Thanks to all who helped make this weekend a success. As you probably can imagine, a weekend like this is not just happening because people snap their fingers…

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February 2015 – Adult Education News

Scholar-in-Residence Weekend……. and so much more We hope you all are as excited about the upcoming Scholar-in-Residence weekend as we are. Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, of the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, one of the most sought after speakers, will be ours for an entire weekend. Read about all the thrilling events, one after…

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January 2015 – Adult Education News

A memorable weekend of learning In a few short weeks, your Kol Rinah Adult Education Committee is treating you to an extraordinary weekend of learning, and we guarantee, fun. Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, a world-renowned scholar and speaker, will be our guest for the weekend of Feb 13–15. That is the President’s Day weekend including…

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