Kol Rinah Trivia Night – March 2

Gather your friends and join Kol Rinah for Trivia Night. Soft drinks and snacks will be provided and you can bring your own food and drinks. Event will be held at Temple Israel off of Ladue Road. Doors open 6:30, play begins 7:00 P.M.

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Sh’ma Listen! and Congregation Temple Israel Present: Praying the Bible: How Bible Quotations in Prayers Explode Meanings, End Boredom, and Make Each Praying Experience Unique

Join the community at Congregation Temple Israel for a special Shabbat evening with Author and Kansas City religious leader, Rabbi Mark Levin. Friday, February 1, 2019 Hosted at Congregation Temple Israel (#1 Rabbi Alvan D. Rubin Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141) 6:00 pm Pre-Oneg with appetizers and Shabbat wine in honor of Rabbi Levin 6:30 pm Shabbat Services & D’var Torah by Rabbi Levin 7:30 pm Desserts, meet & greet and book signing, and Q&A with Rabbi Levin Rabbi Levin’s book will be available that evening for a suggested $20 donation. This event is open to the community. Everyone is welcome to join! For more info, visit: www.ti-stl.org/Levin This program is part of Jewish Federation of St. Louis’s Sh’ma Listen! Speaker Series. About the Book: In this book, Praying the Bible: How Bible Quotations in Prayers Explode Meanings, End Boredom, and Make Each Praying Experience Unique, Rabbi Mark H. Levin explores, explains, and brings new meaning to the Jewish prayerbook by connecting Jewish history, contemporary living and you—the praying person. He shows how Jewish prayer implants history, values, and stories within you, within your soul, to call on whenever you need them to help with your life. When engaged with these insights, Jewish prayer can help you define a clearer destiny for you and for those whose lives you touch. “Lovely… A beautiful blend of anecdote and insight… Recommended for all who wish to pray but are not sure why they should or even if they can.” -Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, Ph.D About Rabbi Levin: Rabbi Mark H. Levin, D.HL., served as Rabbi of Congregation Beth Torah in Overland Park, Kansas from 1988-2014. Prior to that, he served at Congregation B’nai Jehuda from 1976-88. As an active religious figure in his community, Rabbi Levin answers religious questions for McClatchey newspapers, which includes the Kansas City Star; serves part time as Chaplain for Jewish Family Services; volunteers at Village Shalom, a continuing-care retirement community; Co-Chairs Project Chai, a program reacting to trauma in the Jewish Community; co-leads grief support groups; and teacher Shabbat morning services at Congregation Beth Torah, just to name a few. Rabbi Levin has authored two books: Praying the Bible: How Bible Quotations in Prayers Explode Meanings, End Boredom, and Make Each Praying Experience Unique; and To Hear, To Learn, To Teach and To Do: Sermons 1988-1996, which he self-published. He has also served on many boards including the Board of Research Psychiatric Hospital, the Advisory Committee to the AIDS Council, Jewish Federation, Jewish Family & Children’s Services, and more. Rabbi Levin resides in Kansas City,...

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Writer’s Workshop

Work, share and learn together at the Jewish Writers Workshop held at Kol Rinah. Get help with ideas, give and receive feedback and learn and grow as writers together. This will be an ongoing workshop that meets the second and fourth Wednesday s of the month at Kol Rinah. The first meeting to get organized is this Wednesday, Dec. 12th at 2:00 P.M. Contact Daphne Drohobyczer at daphnekoalabear@gmail.com or Max Brown at darthzayday@gmail.com to RSVP or if you have any...

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Dinner Featuring Benjamin Hochman

Annual Sports Dinner at Kol Rinah featuring Post-Dispatch writer Benjamin Hochman Presented by the Kol Rinah Men’s Club Sunday, Nov. 18th at 6:30PM Spaghetti Dinner, Sports Talk, Q & A, Raffles and Prizes. RSVP by Nov.12 $18 Adults, $12 Men’s Club Members, $5 for Children 18 and Under. At the door: $20 all adults, $6 Children 18 and Under. Vegetarian or gluten free requests can be made with RSVP. Kolrinahstl.org or 314-727-1747

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Howard Schwartz to Speak Nov. 17 at Shir Hadash

Howard Schwartz will discuss “A Palace of Pearls and Other Fantastic Places,” at Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community’s monthly Third Shabbat learning program on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the J’s Staenberg Family Complex Arts & Education Building, 2 Millstone Campus Dr., St. Louis, MO 63146. The event is free and open to the public. Schwartz is professor emeritus of English at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and an internationally celebrated and award-winning writer and poet. He won the National Jewish Book Award three times and was also a winner of the Koret Jewish Book Award. He has written and edited dozens of works in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. His discussion will focus on his newest book, A Palace of Pearls: The Stories of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav. RSVP to Carol Wolf Solomon, stlshirhadash@gmail.com. For more information, visit...

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Lazer Lloyd in Concert

Israeli singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist Lazer Lloyd brings his unique blend of roots and blues rock, folk and Americana with psychedelic spice back to the iconic Blueberry Hill Duck Room in St. Louis for a special evening of music backed by local stars Rob Lee on drums (Mike Zito) and Chris Turnbaugh on bass and special guest on keys! Saturday, August 4th GA $15adv / $20 door Doors 8PM / Cody Pusifull opens at 8:30PM / Lazer Lloyd 9:30PM to midnight Age Restrictions: All Ages $2 Minor Surcharge at Door Lazer Lloyd is reaching people around the world with a message of healing and unity through music. His 124,000 strong Facebook community enjoy clips from concerts when he plays everywhere from New York to Toronto, Nashville to Miami, Mammoth Lakes to Austin, as well as his weekly personalized live feeds from his back porch overlooking the Jerusalem mountains. Please join us for an evening of inspiration, storytelling and down-home groove! Event Link: https://m.facebook.com/events/170542513776379 Website: www.lazerlloyd.com “Esquecas do Mundo (Forget the World)” (viral guitar instrumental) YT: https://youtu.be/WwmAB8Wx6DY (1.6 million) “Backstreets” 600,000+ streams on Spotify FB: https://tinyurl.com/ybj7ac8x Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/y95zr82z Youtube:...

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