Kol Rinah Men’s Club

Kol Rinah Men’s Club is a service organization to the shul, the community, and the members of Men’s Club. Its objectives are to support the growth of the Conservative movement, grow individually, and partner with the youth as they grow.

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Come and be counted: Our Men’s Club has pledged to draw 30 wrappers to the FJMC’s World Wide Wrap.
Celebrate the Mitzvah of Tefillin with us.
There will be extra sets and personal trainers to help you through the process.
Stay for a fabulous bagel breakfast (and more),
as we will discuss “Wrapping Yourself Up with God.”

Men’s Club Presents
Super Sunday, February 3 • 9:30 am
in the Chapel

Light breakfast will be served.

RSVP: mensclub@kolrinahstl.org

KolRinahSTL.org • 829 N. Hanley Road • St. Louis, MO 63130 • 314-727-1747

Members of Kol Rinah Men’s Club and
special guests, Meshorim will lead a meaningful and spiritually enriching service.
A delicious Kiddush will follow the service.
If you would like to participate in the service
or help make this event more special,
please contact Max Brown. darthzaydah@gmail.com

KolRinahSTL.org • 829 N. Hanley Road • St. Louis, MO 63130 • 314.727.1747
Building Inclusive Community

Happy Secular New Year!

2018 is now a thing of the past, but the aftermath of 2018’s weather disasters and fires in California remain to remind us of nature’s fury and human suffering. We may not be able to overcome the fury, but we can assuage the human suffering through volunteerism and tzedakah. Let us start 2019 with a vision of what we can do to help make things better.

For example, the American Red Cross through its Disaster Cycle Services program provides training and opportunities for volunteers to respond to disasters. Doctors Without Borders is a not for profit group that provides, “Medical aid where it’s needed most — independent, neutral, impartial.” NECHAMA – Jewish Response to Disaster, is a 501(c)(3) volunteer organization providing clean-up and recovery assistance to homes and businesses affected by natural disaster. Jewish World Service provides immediate humanitarian aid after a disaster. Through the magic of Google, you can find many opportunities to volunteer or to offer tzedakah for disaster relief.


Our SPORTS DINNER was a hit. We were fortunate to have as our guest speaker St. Louis native and Post-Dispatch sports writer, Benjamin Hochman. Hochman spoke about his experiences with the Cardinals and his new book “ST. LOUIS CARDINALS, THE BIG 50,” meaning the all-time top 50 players in Cardinals history. The 70-plus attendees enjoyed a scrumptious spaghetti dinner with all the traditional trappings, followed by drawings for great Cardinals and other baseball memorabilia prizes.

Our experience with 2018’s Sports Dinner has guided the Men’s Club to include in the future babysitting and entertainment for the younger set while parents and older kids can enjoy the dinner and presentation.


February 3, 2019 – World Wide (Tefillin) Wrap

February 23, 2019 – Men’s Club Shabbat

March 10, 2019 – Man and Youth of the Year Luncheon

May 3, 2019 – Shabbat in Mexico, Kabbalat Shabbat and Mazon HaOlam dinner

More information on each event as the date approaches.




Sponsored by Kol Rinah’s Sisterhood and Men’s Club

with Master of Ceremonies and “Trivia Maven” Burton Boxerman.

LOCATION: Temple Israel, 1 Rabbi Alvan D. Rubin Dr. (Ladue & Spoede)

Doors will open at 6:30pm. Play will begin at 7:00pm.

$ Cash Prizes for first 3 winning tables $

Soft drinks and snacks provided. Feel free to bring your own food.

Tables for teams of 8 are $200 each
Individual entry fee is $25 per person

Additional fun for the evening includes: 50/50 raffle, “dead or alive” contest
and Mulligans available for purchase.

Contact Burton Boxerman at babox@mindspring.com

Be a Sponsor: Table $100, Round $36
RSVP to Kol Rinah Office or online

Fill out my online form.

KolRinahSTL.org • 829 N. Hanley Road • St. Louis, MO 63130 • 314-727-1747

I was beginning to fear that cooler weather would never arrive. But it’s here at last — what a relief for those of us who can’t tolerate the heat. Before moving on to November and December activities, I’d like to express the Men’s Club’s appreciation for the tremendous support for our annual Steak and Scotch in the Sukkah. More than 70 Kol Rinah members and friends enjoyed their choice of 12-ounce rib steak or salmon or grilled stuffed portobello mushroom, along with a giant baked potato and crisp salad. And of course there was the Scotch tasting following dinner.

However, before we could dine in the Sukkah, we had to build it. Pictures (on the back page) show the Men’s Club Sukkah Crew as they built it in 90-degree weather.

We are truly excited to bring back our SPORTS DINNER, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. We are fortunate to have as our guest speaker St. Louis native, Benjamin Hochman. Hochman, a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, is a sports columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Hochman has received six national honors from the Associated Press Sports Editors, the “APSEs,” are considered the “Oscars” of sports writing. He will talk about his experiences with the Cardinals and his new Book “ST. LOUIS CARDINALS, THE BIG 50.”

Tickets include dinner, Q&A, raffles. You can make your reservation by going to Kol Rinah’s home page (kolrinahstl.org), scroll down to the Sports Dinner poster and click on the poster. You will be taken to the page for making reservations.


November 18 – Sports Dinner with Benjamin Hochman of the St. Louis Post Dispatch

December 2 – Build Your Own Hannukia

December 9 – Poker, Dreidel and Games Night

February 2019 – Men’s Club Shabbat

March 10, 2019 – Man & Youth of the Year

May 3, 2019 – Shabbat in Mexico, Kabbalat Shabbat and Mazon HaOlam dinner

More information on each event as each date approaches.