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Recent posts from Morethodoxy.org a blog co authored by Rabbi Shafner

There’s Enough Room in the Heart. by Yosef Kanefsky
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 08:30:48 +0000 - I know it’s an absurd question.  So I’ll only entertain it for a moment. The eighth verse of Eicha (Lamentations) simply and plainly states that the Jews of Judea were themselves responsible for the Destruction of Jerusalem and the Exile from the land.  “Jerusalem sinned grievously, and therefore became an abandoned outcast”. This assertion is […]
IRF Supplement for Tisha B’Av 5774/2014
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:15:13 +0000 - IRF Supplement for Tisha b’Av 5774/2014 Guide to the observance of the fast with reflections on the day’s meaning from our friends at the IRF
Pew, Continuity and Conversion – Guest Post by Prof. Zvi Zohar
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:20:17 +0000 - Precis The findings of the recent Pew survey teach us, that the Jewish community in the United States as a whole is in a state of crisis (aka she’at ha-dhaq) with regard to the simple – but crucial – issue of numeric continuity. This fact has halakhic consequences: we can (and should) apply be-di-avad rules, follow […]

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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