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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...

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...

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...

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