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Traditional Congregation

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12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
3145765230

March 2017

OU Bars Female Clergy

March 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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Free

Join Rabbi Seth Gordon for a tish in which he discusses the recently released OU statement barring female clergy. Shabbat services begin at 9:00 AM, followed by kiddush lunch (meat) and tish. No charge, all are welcome. To familiarize yourself with the issues, please see: https://www.ou.org/assets/OU-Statement.pdf https://www.ou.org/assets/Responses-of-Rabbinic-Panel.pdf

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September 2017

Open Door Shabbat

September 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
Free

Never been to Traditional?  Don't know what our service is like, or how friendly our congregants are?  Join us on Shabbat, September 9 and meet Traditional Congregation!  Services begin at 9:00 AM, and will be followed by a meat kiddush luncheon (vegetarian option available).  No charge, just come and check us out!  Plenty of parking, handicap accessible.

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Selichot Reflections

September 16, 2017 @ 8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
Free

Enter the new year by seeing and discussing the film “Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story.”  He was a convicted gun runner, Las Vegas visionary, newspaper publisher, target of the Watergate burglars, and a hero of Israel’s War of Independence—among other remarkable things.   Join us at 8:15 PM for refreshments, the movie and discussion at 8:30, and Selichot services at 10:45 PM.  All are welcome, no charge.

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October 2017

Jewish Current Events

October 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$170

Explore the news and events of the day through a Jewish lens and enjoy a spirited discussion

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November 2017

First Friday Shabbat Experience

November 3, 2017 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$18.00

First Fridays are back at Traditional! Join us at 5:45 PM for Kabbalat Shabbat services, followed at 6:30 PM by a delicious, full-course, kosher Shabbat dinner in a relaxing atmosphere. There is no charge for first-time visitors to Traditional or kids under 6 (if you've been here before, cost is $18/person). RSVP by 10/30/17, 314-576-5230, tradcong@sbcglobal.net or online at www.traditional-congregation.org.

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Jewish War Veterans: Past, Present and Future

November 12, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$6.00

A Knosh & Knowledge Program at Traditional Congregation. Dennis Cohen, Commander of Jewish War Veterans St. Louis, will facilitate an engaging discussion on the history and current role of JWV. Meet other veterans spanning World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars. They will share how they maintained a Jewish identity while in the military service. Join us for a delicious kosher brunch beginning at 9:45 AM (suggested donation $6.00 per person) followed by the talk at 10:45. For…

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December 2017

Fry Up Some Hanukkah Fun with Banot Buddies

December 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$16

Cook and enjoy latkes and donuts! Create a craft project with our Teen Banot Board! Take home new recipes! Sunday, December 3 2:00 – 4:00pm $16 per mother-daughter pair Registration deadline is November 30 Traditional Congregation (12437 Ladue Rd, 63141) Contact: Simone Picker, 314.442.3166, spicker@jccstl.org Please bring new toys to be donated locally.

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Vodka & Latkes Chanukah Celebration!

December 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$20.00

Raise a glass, chap a latke!! Yummy treats and non-alcoholic beverages as well. Entertainment! The fun begins at 7:00 PM. Bring your chanukiot. $20/person. RSVP to tradcong@sbcglobal.net or 314-576-5230 or register online at www.traditional-congregation.org

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Chinese & A Movie!

December 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$20.00

What to do on December 25th?? Chinese and a movie, of course! Yummy kosher Chinese cuisine (meat; veggie option available) followed by a screening of "The Lunchbox" (PG; a sweet story about a mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system that connects a young housewife to a man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together). $20 pp/age 14 & up; $10 pp/kids 6-14; no charge/kids under 6. RSVP by 12/15.

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March 2018

Friday Friday Shabbat Experience

March 2, 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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Kabbalat Shabbat services and a delicious kosher dinner in a relaxed atmosphere—all for just $18/person - BUT no charge for first-time visitors to TradCong!! Bring your friends, bring your family. On-line registration at: http://www.123formbuilder.com/form-3157757/First-Friday-Shabbat-Experience; or mail payment to Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd, STL MO 63141

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April 2018

Knosh & Knowledge Brunch

April 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$6.00

“Big Differences in How History May Be Taught: The Immigration Act of 1924” with Dr. Warren Solomon. Dr. Solomon is a native of UCity and taught in various schools in the St. Louis area as well as Missouri University College of Education.  Join us for a delicious brunch beginning at 9:30 AM, and Dr. Solomon’s presentation at 10:30 AM, where he will focus on the Immigration Act of 1924—a timely topic even today—as an example of differences in the way…

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December 2018

“Helping Refugee Families: My Act Two”

December 2, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$6.00

Stan Shanker chairs the Jewish Coalition for New Americans (JCNA), a committee of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of St. Louis. Last year, Stan was instrumental in starting a day camp coordinated by JCNA and held at the International Institute for refugee children. For this work, Stan received a 2017 St. Louis Jewish Light Unsung Heroes Award. Come meet Stan and hear his inspirational story of finding his post-retirement "Act Two" in helping refugee families new to St. Louis…

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Vodka & Latkes 2.0!! Chanukah Celebration

December 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$20.00

We had such a great time last year, we're doing it again! Latkes your bubbe never heard of, vodka/wine/non-alcoholic beverages, sweet treats! Great date night! $20/person, registration required: https://www.123formbuilder.com/form-4392038/Vodka-Latkes-2018

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Vodka & Latkes 2.0!! Chanukah Celebration

December 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$20.00

We had such a great time last year, we're doing it again! Latkes your bubbe never heard of, vodka/wine/non-alcoholic beverages, sweet treats! Great date night! $20/person, registration required: https://www.123formbuilder.com/form-4392038/Vodka-Latkes-2018

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Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

December 14, 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$25

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, renowned rabbi, scholar and bestselling author is Traditional Congregation's 2018 Scholar in Residence. Join us at 5:45 PM for Kabbalat Shabbat services, followed by a catered Shabbat dinner and Rabbi Telushkin's presentation: "The 50 Best Jewish Jokes and What They Say About the Human Condition." $25/person; $18/students. Registration required by 12/3 (any received after that will be wait-listed): https://www.123formbuilder.com/form-4353429/Rabbi-Joseph-Telushkin

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Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

December 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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Free

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, renowned rabbi, scholar and bestselling author is Traditional Congregation's 2018 Scholar in Residence. Join us for Shabbat services and Rabbi Telushkin's presentation: "Words that Hurt, Words that Heal: How the Words You Choose Shape Your Destiny." The conversation continues at kiddush following services. No charge but please register at https://www.123formbuilder.com/form-4353429/Rabbi-Joseph-Telushkin

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Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

December 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$12.00

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, renowned rabbi, scholar and bestselling author is Traditional Congregation's 2018 Scholar in Residence. Join us on Saturday evening for his presentation: "On Being a Good Person in a Morally Complicated World: On Forgiveness, Self Esteem and Why It is So Hard to Change." A dessert reception will follow. Registration is required by 12/3 (any received after that will be wait-listed): https://www.123formbuilder.com/form-4353429/Rabbi-Joseph-Telushkin

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Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

December 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$12.00

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, renowned rabbi, scholar and bestselling author is Traditional Congregation's 2018 Scholar in Residence. Join us for breakfast at 9:30, followed at 10:45 by Rabbi Telushkin's presentation: "The 21st Century: A Jewish Vision, One Day at a Time." $12/person, registration required by Dec. 3 (any received after that will be wait-listed), https://www.123formbuilder.com/form-4353429/Rabbi-Joseph-Telushkin

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August 2019

Hat & Jewelry Exchange

August 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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Free

Swap the accessories you’re done with for new-to-you hats & jewelry! Start combing through your collection and set aside the items you’d like to swap. 3:00 - 4:00 PM bring in items and set up; 4:00 - 6:00 PM swap and enjoy refreshments! Bring your friends/daughters/mothers! No charge to swap. Minor jewelry repairs available on-site for a small donation to TradCong. (We will provide disposable caps for trying on hats and alcohol wipes for trying on earrings.)

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September 2019

Chinese Shabbat Dinner

September 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$20.00

Chinese Shabbat Dinner honoring our volunteers who have made many meals for us. Dinner will be prepared by "Chef" Rabbi Gordon and his sous chefs, featuring Chinese, "regular Shabbat" and vegetarian options. Kabbalat Shabbat begins at 6:30 PM, followed by dinner. Registration required, $20/person pd by 8/26; after 8/26, $23/person. $10/age 7 & under.

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Making Media Literacy Everybody’s Business

September 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$6.00

Join media literacy proponent/educator Jessica Brown as she discusses the challenges and the joys of being media literate...because media literacy intersects with media messages about so much that concerns us...our health, science, public policy, social justice, entertainment.....and faith. Being media literate connotes a certain amount of savvy when it comes to discerning the myriad media messages we digest daily. But becoming and staying media literate is hard work. Are you up to the task? How do we deal with bombarding…

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October 2019

Wing It In The Sukkah!

October 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$18.00

We're serving up wings in our parking lot sukkah! Join us for wings, sides, drinks and a great time for all. $18/person, age 7 & under $10. Families welcome, please register by 10/2: https://123formbuilder.com/form-4981338/Wing-It-In-The-Sukkah-2019

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December 2019

JFAN/CJL Cooking Event

December 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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Special cooking event through the Center for Jewish Learning for JFAN (Jewish Federation Alumni Network) members.

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January 2020

Stop the Bleed – Free Training

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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Free

Conducted by a trauma nurse from Mercy, participants will learn techniques of managing hemorrhage from injuries, particularly from gun shot trauma. This program was developed by the American College of Surgeons in response to the plague of gun violence affecting our country. It is known that the number of fatalities from gunshot injuries could be reduced if uninjured persons were present who could manage and prevent ongoing hemorrhage, particularly from extremities, until professional responders arrive. The class will last approximately…

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A Taste of Soup!

January 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$12.00

Everyone’s favorite annual dinner! Meat soups, veggie soups, bread for dunking and dessert—come warm up with us! $12/person, under 5 are free, $48 household max with advance payment. Walk-ins $14/person. Send payment with names attending to Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd, St Louis MO 63141 or register online at https://www.traditional-congregation.org/events

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February 2020

Scholar in Residence with Kulanu.org

February 21 @ 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
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Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$25.00

Join us for a fascinating weekend with representatives of Kulanu.org, which supports isolated, emerging and returning Jewish communities around the globe. Our guest speakers are Rabbanit Bonita Nathan Sussman, Rabbi Jerry Sussman and Rabbi Capers Funnye, who will discuss their volunteer work with emerging Jewish communities and black Jews in the US and around the world. Fri. 2/21: Kabbalat Shabbat services at 5:45 PM followed by dinner and welcoming the Sussmans. $25/person, no charge age 6 & under. Shabbat, 2/22:…

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Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$25.00

Join us for a fascinating weekend with representatives of Kulanu.org, which supports isolated, emerging and returning Jewish communities around the globe. Our guest speakers are Rabbanit Bonita Nathan Sussman, Rabbi Jerry Sussman and Rabbi Capers Funnye, who will discuss their volunteer work with emerging Jewish communities and black Jews in the US and around the world. Fri. 2/21: Kabbalat Shabbat services at 5:45 PM followed by dinner and welcoming the Sussmans. $25/person, no charge age 6 & under. Shabbat, 2/22:…

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Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$25.00

Join us for a fascinating weekend with representatives of Kulanu.org, which supports isolated, emerging and returning Jewish communities around the globe. Our guest speakers are Rabbanit Bonita Nathan Sussman, Rabbi Jerry Sussman and Rabbi Capers Funnye, who will discuss their volunteer work with emerging Jewish communities and black Jews in the US and around the world. Fri. 2/21: Kabbalat Shabbat services at 5:45 PM followed by dinner and welcoming the Sussmans. $25/person, no charge age 6 & under. Shabbat, 2/22:…

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Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141 United States
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$25.00

Join us for a fascinating weekend with representatives of Kulanu.org, which supports isolated, emerging and returning Jewish communities around the globe. Our guest speakers are Rabbanit Bonita Nathan Sussman, Rabbi Jerry Sussman and Rabbi Capers Funnye, who will discuss their volunteer work with emerging Jewish communities and black Jews in the US and around the world. Fri. 2/21: Kabbalat Shabbat services at 5:45 PM followed by dinner and welcoming the Sussmans. $25/person, no charge age 6 & under. Shabbat, 2/22:…

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