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Hidden meanings in the Passover Seder by Rabbi Hyim shafner
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:40:25 +0000 - In a few days the Jewish people will celebrate the holiday of Passover. The central observance of Passover is the seder meal with matza (unleavened bread), maror (bitter herbs), a festive meal, four cups of wine, readings related to the Biblical exodus from Egypt 3500 years ago, and above all, dialogue including questions, answers and […]
IRF Passover Supplement 5774
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:10:00 +0000 - With Contributions by Rabbi Yitz Greenberg, Rabbi Barry Dolinger, Rabbi Jon Kelsen, and Rabbi Menashe East https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1xGwp0vdYtgTnhzTXdfd3kxckFvUk0tQ1hXczV3dWZHTk9z/edit?usp=sharing
Israel Meir Kin is a Threat to all Jewish Women, by Yosef Kanefsky
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:31:11 +0000 - A little over a thousand years ago, Rabbenu Gershom of Mainz, the leading scholar of Ashkenazi Jewry, enacted bold legal measures to protect Jewish women from abuse. Last week a fellow named Israel Meir Kin poked his finger in Rabbenu Gershom’s eye, and now every Jewish woman is at risk. In his day, Rabbenu Gershom […]

04/13: Rabbi Shafner comments on the experience of LGBT Orthodox Jews in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Bais Abraham fundraiser welcomes Rabbi Marc Angel

Bais Abraham welcomes noted historian for talk on archaeological discoveries

Bais Abraham, Torah MiTzion offer family learning series

God, with Training Wheels: Rabbi Hyim Shafner has been blowing his shofar for weeks now.

Bais Abraham's Purim Seudah A Success

Bais Abe focuses on feminism and Orthodox Judaism

First woman president of a St. Louis modern orthodox synagogue

Orthodoxy and Diversity: How Open Should Our Communities Be?

A Passover message from Rabbi Shafner

Bais Abe offers Hebrew language immersion Sunday School

Aliyah Schneider, a former St. Louisan and participant in the 'WUJS: Land, Language, and Society' program in Israel, was recently interviewed by the St. Louis Jewish Federation. When asked what she misses about St. Louis, she had this to say:
"Bais Abe. A shul like Bais Abe doesn't exist in Jerusalem. It's diverse; it's out-of-the-box. It's me."

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Bais Abraham hosts Midwest JOFA Conference

Bais Abraham alumna in Israel remembers her unique Shul

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