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Families and Youth at Kol Rinah

Families with children of all ages are welcome at Kol Rinah! We offer learning programs for parents and families as well as parents nights out, social action opportunities, and Shabbat morning family programming. We would love to welcome you to our growing community! For information on upcoming family programming or to get added to our email list, please email families@kolrinahstl.org. For information about Kol Rinah Religious School,...Read more...

November 2019 Families and Youth

If you were in shul on Rosh Hashanah, you witnessed the beautiful sight of dozens of young families flooding the sanctuary to hear the Shofar, and delight in the New Year! It was joyful to see so many children and their parents, and a good sign for the coming year. Our young families were invited to participate in interactive programs about the sights and sounds of Rosh Hashanah, and we will continue with new activities on Yom Kippur. Earlier...Read more...

May 2019

March was truly filled with an abundance of joy and happiness, as its Hebrew month equivalent, Adar, dictates. We started off March with a special edition of First Friday Night for Families. About a dozen families joined us to make guitars out of tissue boxes, have dinner together, and jam out at Friday night services with...Read more...

March 2019

So many of our families came together on January 21st to celebrate Tu BiShvat and MLK Jr. Day. It was a great opportunity to combine the themes of both holidays of doing good for our world by being kind and welcoming to others and respectful to our planet. Kids enjoyed fun holiday themed activities and snacks, sing alongs with Ms....Read more...

January 2019 

At our community-themed Tot Shabbat at the end of October, our tots learned to welcome in new people by scooching back, smiling at our new guests, and showing them the space we have just created for them to join. It has been so nice to use that new skill to continually welcome new people. In fact, we have been welcoming so many new...Read more...

November 2018

It has been a busy time for young families this High Holiday season! On Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur our families enjoyed engaging with fun stations that allowed them to learn about the holidays in a kid friendly manner. We also enjoyed celebrating our world’s 5779th birthday by discussing our wishes for the world, eating some birthday cake, and singing happy birthday on the second day of Rosh Hashanah. Over a dozen families...Read more...

September 2018 Families Article

I love summer. I love the heat, and I don’t even mind the humidity; I love the long days, the flexibility to get away for a bit, and not feeling as tied to a schedule. And this was a great summer for families at Kol Rinah, with three Shabbats in the Park on Friday nights, the historic groundbreaking at our new home (complete with hard hats, sand, and trucks), and a wonderful pool party hosted by Brett and Jada Fox (thank you!).

But...Read more...

January 2018 

I am so excited to be filling the role of Family Programming Coordinator, on an interim volunteer basis. I am honored to continue to build on the tradition of strong family programming at Kol Rinah, and I am thrilled that a growing number of families are choosing Kol Rinah as their spiritual community. Currently, I am focusing on developing and coordinating social and educational events for parents and families. (And I am very excited that...Read more...

Sun, November 17 2019 19 Cheshvan 5780