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Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex

2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
314-432-5700

August 2015

Jewish Arts & Soul Project: Upcycling for the Holiday Table

August 26, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$15

Make your own Rosh Hashanah table setting with creative reuse non-profit, Perennial! Founder and Director, Jenny Murphy, teaches simple ways to craft flourishes for a beautiful holiday table. With the New Year approaching, this workshop focuses on renewal by upcycling leather belts, wine corks, salvaged fiber and more into objects for your festive meal. All materials will be provided. Wine and Rosh Hashanah-themed snacks will be served. For more information on Perennial, go to http://perennialstl.org/.

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November 2017

Open Play

November 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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Free

Where creativity and imagination meet! Open up to a world of new friends and new families where you and your child play and use your imaginations as you play and have fun in a relaxed, non-structured environment – our inviting indoor play space. Snack included. Open to children 5 years and younger with their adult. Open all non-holiday weeks.

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January 2018

Simply Shabbat

January 26, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$10

Celebrate Shabbat at the J with the music of Rhythm 'n' Ruach, crafts perfect for little hands, and delicious Shabbat dinner, all while learning how to make Shabbat special at home. Vegetarian meals are available. Jewish dietary laws observed. $10 per adult. Kids eat free. For families with children 5 and under (siblings always welcome!). Please RSVP by 1/17 to Leah Frankel at Lfrankel@jccstl.org.

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The Fourth Trimester

January 29, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until March 5, 2018

Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$100

This special class gives mothers a place to connect meaningfully with one another. Share information, ask questions, and learn in a supportive environment. Special topics include infant attachment and bonding, postpartum mood, self-care, changing relationships and more. The class is led by Leah Frankel, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Lactation consultant and will be joined by some special guests throughout the series. The class will conclude with a family brunch. Registration includes a free 30-minute session of breastfeeding support…

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August 2018

Third Shabbat Learning

August 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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Free

Join Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community for its next Third Shabbat monthly learning program. James Redfield, PhD, assistant professor of Biblical and Talmudic literature at St. Louis University, will discuss “How the Bible was Composed: A Primer on Contemporary Research.” Since the nineteenth century, biblical scholars have spilled much ink trying to identify the distinguishing features, worldviews, and interactions among sources in the Tanakh. New methods focus more on the creativity of oral and scribal transmission, challenging the model that the…

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Dancing Under the Stars

August 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$1 – $10

NORC: Dancing Under the Stars August 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Dancing Under the Stars Please join us for an evening of friendship, music, dancing and refreshments. Thursday, August 24, 2017 | 6:30-8:30 pm The J’s Staenberg Family Complex 2 Millstone Campus Drive Entertainment by Gateway City Big Band. $5 per person early bird. $10 per person after 8/1. Transportation available for non-driving St. Louis NORC members. Hors d’oeuvres and dessert will be served; dietary laws observed.…

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September 2018

Lynnie’s Light for Life

September 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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The family of Lynnie Isaacs Palan z"l, Nishmah and the J invite you to commemorate the life of an inspiring woman and celebrate the day Lynnie loved most…her birthday. Join us in a spectacular display of love and hope in honor of Lynnie and our commitment to those in need. We will be lighting up the field with hundreds of wish lanterns in a fundraising effort to support our community facing cancer. Lynnie was a pioneer and leader of both…

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October 2018

Finding Ourselves in Torah with Rabbi Jessica Shafrin

October 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Begins Tuesday, October 9, and continues on the 3rd Tuesday of the month through May
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$36

Nishmah invites you to delve deep into the words of Torah, gleaning insights to influence our lives. Starting at Bereshit, from the very beginning, we listen to the voices of female Torah scholars and our own, joining classic wisdom with modern life. Women of all ages and denominations are welcome to this open space for communal learning.

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November 2018

St. Louis Jewish Book Festival Presents Angela Himsel

November 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$20

How does a woman who grew up in rural Indiana as a fundamentalist Christian end up a practicing Jew in New York? Angela Himsel is the seventh of eleven children from a family that belonged to an evangelical branch of Christianity, the Worldwide Church of God. In search of the Holy Spirit, Angela decided at nineteen to study at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. But instead of strengthening her faith, she was introduced to a thrilling new world. And she…

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Shabbat Discussion with Howard Schwartz

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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Free

Howard Schwartz will discuss “A Palace of Pearls and Other Fantastic Places,” at Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community’s November Third Shabbat learning program. 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…

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December 2018

Banot Buddies Hanukkah Together!

December 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$12

Banot Buddies celebrates Hanukkah with exciting holiday games, crafts and creative snacks. Girls in 2nd-4th grade meet their buddies from Nishmah’s Teen Banot Board, who have planned a fun-filled afternoon. Take home handmade items to use on the last night of Hanukkah and for years to come. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate.

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Wizard of Oz: presented by The J’s Youth Theatre Program

December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - December 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$8 – $12

Come enjoy this classic tale presented by The J's Youth Theater Students. Fun for the whole family. December 12th and 13th at 7pm and December 16th at 11am and 3pm. Tickets $10 Adv or $12 at the door. Children 12 and under $8. Call the Box Office at 314-442-3175 or jccstl.com/youththeatre

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May 2019

Planning for the Future with your Family

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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Free

Sherri Frank Weintrop, President of Wealth Management Advisors, Inc., will discuss "Planning for the Future with your Family" at Shir Hadash's May Third Shabbat Learning program. She will focus on “Five Wishes,” a complete approach to discussing and documenting one’s care and comfort choices. Topics will include everything from living wills and legacy gifts to how everyone in a family – parents, children, siblings, etc. – should plan to take care of one other. Free and open to the public.…

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October 2019

Finding Ourselves in Torah with Rabbi Jessica Shafrin

October 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Class dates are October 28, November 25, December 16, January 27, February 24, March 23, and April 27. All classes are 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$36

Nishmah's women's Torah study class. Together we delve deep into the words of Torah, gleaning insights to influence our lives. We listen to the voices of female Torah scholars and our own, joining classic wisdom with modern life. Women of all ages and denominations are welcome to this open space for communal learning.

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November 2019

Taking the Slower Path

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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Free

Join Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community for “Taking the Slower Path,” our next Third Shabbat learning program. Travel is often the thing we do to get from “here” to “there,” but is there value in the journey itself, the time we spend traveling? What if we don’t really know where “there” is? We’ll explore journeys, both biblical and present day, and examine the value of our own journeys. All are welcome. RSVP to Carol, stlshirhadash@gmail.com. For more information, visit www.shirhadashstl.info.

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Finding Ourselves in Torah with Rabbi Jessica Shafrin

November 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Class dates are October 28, November 25, December 16, January 27, February 24, March 23, and April 27. All classes are 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$36

Nishmah's women's Torah study class. Together we delve deep into the words of Torah, gleaning insights to influence our lives. We listen to the voices of female Torah scholars and our own, joining classic wisdom with modern life. Women of all ages and denominations are welcome to this open space for communal learning.

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December 2019

Finding Ourselves in Torah with Rabbi Jessica Shafrin

December 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Class dates are October 28, November 25, December 16, January 27, February 24, March 23, and April 27. All classes are 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$36

Nishmah's women's Torah study class. Together we delve deep into the words of Torah, gleaning insights to influence our lives. We listen to the voices of female Torah scholars and our own, joining classic wisdom with modern life. Women of all ages and denominations are welcome to this open space for communal learning.

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January 2020

Finding Ourselves in Torah with Rabbi Jessica Shafrin

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Class dates are October 28, November 25, December 16, January 27, February 24, March 23, and April 27. All classes are 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$36

Nishmah's women's Torah study class. Together we delve deep into the words of Torah, gleaning insights to influence our lives. We listen to the voices of female Torah scholars and our own, joining classic wisdom with modern life. Women of all ages and denominations are welcome to this open space for communal learning.

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February 2020

Finding Ourselves in Torah with Rabbi Jessica Shafrin

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Class dates are October 28, November 25, December 16, January 27, February 24, March 23, and April 27. All classes are 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$36

Nishmah's women's Torah study class. Together we delve deep into the words of Torah, gleaning insights to influence our lives. We listen to the voices of female Torah scholars and our own, joining classic wisdom with modern life. Women of all ages and denominations are welcome to this open space for communal learning.

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March 2020

Ilene Joseph Salon Series

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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Free

Nishmah’s Salons are intimate, open, facilitated discussions about topics of interest to us as Jewish women. The Salon Series is named in memory of Ilene Joseph (z”l), one of Nishmah’s founders and a passionate supporter of the series.

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Finding Ourselves in Torah with Rabbi Jessica Shafrin

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Class dates are October 28, November 25, December 16, January 27, February 24, March 23, and April 27. All classes are 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$36

Nishmah's women's Torah study class. Together we delve deep into the words of Torah, gleaning insights to influence our lives. We listen to the voices of female Torah scholars and our own, joining classic wisdom with modern life. Women of all ages and denominations are welcome to this open space for communal learning.

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April 2020

Finding Ourselves in Torah with Rabbi Jessica Shafrin

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Class dates are October 28, November 25, December 16, January 27, February 24, March 23, and April 27. All classes are 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Arts and Education Building, The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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$36

Nishmah's women's Torah study class. Together we delve deep into the words of Torah, gleaning insights to influence our lives. We listen to the voices of female Torah scholars and our own, joining classic wisdom with modern life. Women of all ages and denominations are welcome to this open space for communal learning.

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