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Welcome to the Bais Abraham Website!

During this time of social distancing, we have a wide array of programs and classes to serve and strengthen our community.

IF YOU ARE NEW TO ST. LOUIS, “Bais Abe” may be the synagogue you are looking for! 

To contact our rabbi, or for more information about him, please click here

Services and programs are held either outside under tents or inside the shul building. Under the guidance of our Infectious Disease specialists, we made upgrades to our ventilation and filtration systems to make sure our physical space is ready for use. See a schedule of services here. See here for Bais Abraham Congregation's Covid-19 Policy.

Click here for a list of our Zoom offerings.

Click here for the current edition of The Shmooze, our lively weekly e-newsletter.

Certain Bais Abe programs and services may be livestreamed here.

 

"Bais Abe" is a warm, welcoming, inclusive modern Orthodox synagogue led by Rabbi Garth Silberstein 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 oases 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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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  • Thursday ,
    AugAugust  12 , 2021
     
     
    Sacrifice, Sorrow, & Salvation: An in-depth look at the Torah reading for Rosh Hashanah

    Thursday, Aug 12th 2:00p to 3:00p
    In this two-part series at the Mirowitz Center, Rabbi Garth Silberstein, Rabbi of Bais Abraham Congregation in University City, will examine the biblical narratives of the banishing of Ishmael and the binding of Isaac, to try and understand why these stories are associated with the Jewish New Year liturgy, and what they can teach us about the meaning of the holiday. The Mirowitz Center is a place where adults can engage and connect with a variety of programs! To register, call ☎️ 314-733-9813, e-mail Judi at joliver@mirowitzcenter.org or online at https://schedulesplus.com/covplace/kiosk/dspschedules.do

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  • Saturday ,
    AugAugust  14 , 2021
     
     
    Niggun Swap and Seudah Shelishit (Exact Time TBD)

    Shabbat, Aug 14th (All day)
    We'll gather at Bais Abe during the waning hours of Shabbat to sing together, revisiting familiar favorites and learning new tunes as well. Everyone is encouraged to bring a favorite Shabbos or Chaggei Tishrei tune to share with the group. If you don't want to teach a tune, you can also come to sing along or even just listen, and all will enjoy Seudah Shelishit together, followed by Maariv. Hope to see you there!

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  • Tuesday ,
    AugAugust  17 , 2021
     
     
    The Torah of Letting Go: Spiritual Preparation for the Sabbatical Year

    Tuesday, Aug 17th 7:00p to 8:30p
    The Torah of Letting Go Spiritual preparation for the Sabbatical Year Elul 5781 August 17, 24 and 31 from 7-8:30pm In each of three sessions, we will study and discuss the meaning and laws of Shemitah, the Sabbatical year, and engage in a reflective writing exercise that will help us prepare for the upcoming holidays and for Shemitah.

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  • Thursday ,
    AugAugust  19 , 2021
     
     
    Sacrifice, Sorrow, & Salvation: An in-depth look at the Torah reading for Rosh Hashanah

    Thursday, Aug 19th 2:00p to 3:00p
    In this two-part series at the Mirowitz Center, Rabbi Garth Silberstein, Rabbi of Bais Abraham Congregation in University City, will examine the biblical narratives of the banishing of Ishmael and the binding of Isaac, to try and understand why these stories are associated with the Jewish New Year liturgy, and what they can teach us about the meaning of the holiday. The Mirowitz Center is a place where adults can engage and connect with a variety of programs! To register, call ☎️ 314-733-9813, e-mail Judi at joliver@mirowitzcenter.org or online at https://schedulesplus.com/covplace/kiosk/dspschedules.do

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  • Tuesday ,
    AugAugust  24 , 2021
     
     
    The Torah of Letting Go: Spiritual Preparation for the Sabbatical Year

    Tuesday, Aug 24th 7:00p to 8:30p
    The Torah of Letting Go Spiritual preparation for the Sabbatical Year Elul 5781 August 17, 24 and 31 from 7-8:30pm In each of three sessions, we will study and discuss the meaning and laws of Shemitah, the Sabbatical year, and engage in a reflective writing exercise that will help us prepare for the upcoming holidays and for Shemitah.

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  • Sunday ,
    AugAugust  29 , 2021
     
     
    Elul Hike: Nature, Art and Spirituality

    Sunday, Aug 29th 10:00a to 11:30a
    Led by Maxine Mirowitz with words of Torah from Rabbi Garth Silberstein Meet in Parking area of Laumeier Sculpture Park

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  • Tuesday ,
    AugAugust  31 , 2021
     
     
    The Torah of Letting Go: Spiritual Preparation for the Sabbatical Year

    Tuesday, Aug 31st 7:00p to 8:30p
    The Torah of Letting Go Spiritual preparation for the Sabbatical Year Elul 5781 August 17, 24 and 31 from 7-8:30pm In each of three sessions, we will study and discuss the meaning and laws of Shemitah, the Sabbatical year, and engage in a reflective writing exercise that will help us prepare for the upcoming holidays and for Shemitah.

    MORE INFO

 

Sat, July 31 2021 22 Av 5781