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"Bais Abe" is a warm, welcoming, inclusive modern Orthodox synagogue led by Rabbi Hyim Shafner located in the University City area of St. Louis, close to Washington University. The community combines observance, passionate prayer and deep Torah study with creativity, openness and activism. Surrounded by stately, quiet neighborhoods and adjacent to the Delmar Loop, one of the most exciting urban oasis in the country, Bais Abe is the perfect balance of urban energy and suburban calm.     Individuals and families of all backgrounds and levels of observance are welcome.  For more information on upcoming events click HERE.


  • A Bais Abe Farewell for the Shafner Family
    Sunday, Jul 23rd 3:30p to 5:30p
    All are invited as we thank Rabbi Hyim and Sara for their many contributions to Bais Abe and the larger St. Louis community over the past 20 years. Join us as we wish them well on their upcoming move. There is no cost to attend but RSVPs are appreciated: www.baisabe.com/farewell. Donations in honor of the Shafner family can also be made on the event page.


Fri, June 23 2017 29 Sivan 5777