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This page is full of opportunities both to give and get help in our Kol Rinah Community. If you are looking to start a new interest group, are a committee looking for volunteers or have a special project that isn't an "Event", fill out our Want Ad form here.

Engagement/ Programming Coordinator
This part-time position will serve as a highly visible, warm, and friendly liaison to all segments of our community, with special attention to our young families. The Coordinator will also work with the Director of KoREH, the congregational religious school, in an assistant administrative position.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to
Youth Advisor
This part-time position oversees all Kol Rinah Youth Groups including weekly “lounge nights”, organized chapter events, working with teen and pre-teen leaders to create community through programming and outreach within the synagogue and out-of-town regional events with Kol Rinah (“KR”) chapter members. The Youth Group Advisor also provides direct supervision to the USY President to assist in and support all activities and events.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to

Tech Helpers for Zoom Presentations
Needed: Tech Helpers for Zoom Presentations
Purpose: handle the Tech side so the Presenter can focus on presentation
Description: Ability or willing to learn how to- help presenter share screen as needed, monitor and facilitate attendee entrances to meeting, mute and unmute attendees as needed, record meeting to the KR Zoom cloud account, monitor the message board
Time Commitment: the duration of the meeting and possibly a rehearsal.
Support: Training available. Meir sends the Zoom link and can give account access.
Benefit to you: opportunity to learn Zoom and help presentations run more smooth and professional.
Contact/Coordinator: Micki Kingsley,, 314.727.1747

The New Jewish Thinker
Purpose: share The New Jewish Thinker.   
Board of Trustees: A Five Person Board is overseeing the site. 
Description: The New Jewish Thinker ( is a site created by Kol Rinah member, Daphne Drohobyczer.
It provides an place for writers of all stripes to publish their work. Genres include Jewish Studies, Poems & Short Stories, opinion pieces, travel logs and much more.  Currently approx. 90 pieces published. Most, but not all,  contributors are Kol Rinah members.   
Expectations: Submission of a proofread final copy that has a Jewish theme.
Benefit to you: Here's a chance to have your writing published for wider audience to read!
Articles are to be submitted to Richard Gavatin,
Young Families Picnic Blanket Fundraiser
Buy your own reversible water resistant picnic blanket. They come with a cute little bag and carrying strap.  Since we have many outdoor events this summer, they will get a lot of use!
Proceeds go toward programming for Kol Rinah Young Families.
Cost is $36.00.  Order form below.
This 70" x 50" blanket is made with 260 gram brushed fleece on one side and water resistant coated gray nylon on the reverse side. It comes with a 13" x 17" x 2" gray nylon carrying bag with a zipper and black strap for easy carrying.

Our next task for the Memorial plaques is to sort by family groups. We could use your help!
Description: sign up singly or with a teammate to sort from a list into labeled boxes.
Time Commitment: 2 hour shifts
Contact/Coordinator: Until further notice, Stacey Hudson 314.727.1747 or Gary Kodner
We will soon be working on Stage 2 of our project, grouping by family names.
If you have any questions please contact Stacey Hudson at 314.727.1747 or Gary Kodner

Note: due to the ECC construction, access to the lower level is by the stairs from the Community Hall and parking is on Linden.


Buy Chumash, Siddur or Machzor
Buy a Siddur, Machzor or Chumash through Kol Rinah and proceeds will help our Ritual Committee maintain our ritual objects. If you need help with the cost, contact Rabbi Arnow.
Borrowing is also available.
Purchase of Siddurim and Humashim supports the Ritual committee 

Sat, July 2 2022 3 Tammuz 5782