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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 2020 Families and Youth

Though we can’t physically be together, our Young Families have worked hard to continue to build a community during this complicated time. Being together on Zoom for Havdallah and some fun High Holiday services were certainly highlights in an uncertain time. Karen Kern brought her guitar and beautiful voice to both Young Family services and Elementary services for both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. When we gather together online, we see the...Read more...

September 2020 Families and Youth

Young Families has been making the best out of being apart! We finished our Discovering Differences program virtually, and we learned a lot of great skills from our friends at WeStories. We are grateful to the Jewish Federation of St. Louis for their funding, and we are continuing this great work this coming year!  Families have also continued to meet each Sunday morning for a quick Havdalah and check-in with one another, via Zoom. We talk...Read more...

July 2020 Special - Families and Youth

Click here for the entire July 2020 Special Voice edition When I came for my first interview at Kol Rinah, one thing stuck out to me. This community was making a commitment to the future. The leadership and staff of this congregation took a look at the resources they have, and decided that it was important to them to make a commitment to young families. But they took it a step further by creating a position that recognizes the fact that it’s...Read more...

March 2020 Families and Youth

January and February were wonderfully busy for Kol Rinah families. Saturday mornings are abuzz with music from Rhythm and Ruach and Tot Shabbat. Families are loving the variety of singing, dancing, and Shabbat friendly crafts.

Kol Rinah also had the honor of hosting Discovering Differences this month. Together with PJ Library, We Stories, and the ADL, parents of young children are invited to explore our differences and help our...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...

Sat, December 5 2020 19 Kislev 5781