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"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 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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

All Events
  • Thursday
    Jan  23
     
     
    Parshat Hashavua at Crown Center

    Thursday, Jan 23rd 11:30a to 12:30p
    All are invited to join Rabbi Garth Silberstein for a weekly class on Parshat Hashavua (the weekly Torah portion) at Crown Center for Senior Living, 8350 Delcrest.

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  • Friday
    Jan  24
     
     
    Scholar in Residence Shabbat with Professor Michael A. Helfand

    Friday, Jan 24th (All day)
    Friday Night—“The Mohel, the Baker and the Eruv-Maker: What Does Religious Discrimination Look Like” Mincha and Maariv….4:55 pm with dinner and talk to follow. Dinner—$15/adult, $10/student, $10/child (under 12 years), $50 family limit. Sign up on the website or by contacting the synagogue office. Deadline to register for dinner is Tuesday, January 21. Shabbat Lunch and Learn— “From Torture to Contract: How the ‘Jewish Prenup’ Works.” There is no cost to attend the lunch and learn. If you would like to help sponsor the Scholar in Residence Weekend, please be touch with the synagogue office. Professor Michael A. Helfand is Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and Professor of Law, Caruso School of Law, Pepperdine University, He is an expert on religious law and religious liberty with a particular emphasis on clashes between religion and commerce. Professor Helfand is a frequent author and lecturer, focusing on how U.S. law treats religious law, custom and practice.  

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  • Saturday
    Jan  25
     
     
    Scholar in Residence Shabbat with Professor Michael A. Helfand

    Shabbat, Jan 25th (All day)
    Friday Night—“The Mohel, the Baker and the Eruv-Maker: What Does Religious Discrimination Look Like” Mincha and Maariv….4:55 pm with dinner and talk to follow. Dinner—$15/adult, $10/student, $10/child (under 12 years), $50 family limit. Sign up on the website or by contacting the synagogue office. Deadline to register for dinner is Tuesday, January 21. Shabbat Lunch and Learn— “From Torture to Contract: How the ‘Jewish Prenup’ Works.” There is no cost to attend the lunch and learn. If you would like to help sponsor the Scholar in Residence Weekend, please be touch with the synagogue office. Professor Michael A. Helfand is Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and Professor of Law, Caruso School of Law, Pepperdine University, He is an expert on religious law and religious liberty with a particular emphasis on clashes between religion and commerce. Professor Helfand is a frequent author and lecturer, focusing on how U.S. law treats religious law, custom and practice.  

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  • Sunday
    Jan  26
     
     
    Judaism 101 with Rabbi Silberstein

    Sunday, Jan 26th 10:00a to 11:30a
    The class will meet weekly on Sunday mornings at Bais Abe from 10-11:30am, beginning January 5, 2020, except on Jewish holidays, the day before Jewish holidays, or on civil holiday weekends. This class is for anyone who wants to make up for the Jewish education they didn't get growing up. It is appropriate for those interested in conversion to Judaism, for those who are curious to learn more about Judaism, and for Jews who simply want to deepen their understanding of the Jewish tradition. Students will gain the knowledge of Jewish beliefs, history, culture and practice necessary to be able to participate fully in the life of the Jewish community. Enrollment in and completion of this course do not indicate or guarantee acceptance as a conversion candidate by Rabbi Silberstein or by any other rabbi or Beit Din. For more details, see the course description. If you have additional questions, please email rabbi@baisabe.com

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  • Thursday
    Jan  30
     
     
    Parshat Hashavua at Crown Center

    Thursday, Jan 30th 11:30a to 12:30p
    All are invited to join Rabbi Garth Silberstein for a weekly class on Parshat Hashavua (the weekly Torah portion) at Crown Center for Senior Living, 8350 Delcrest.

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  • Sunday
    Feb  2
     
     
    Judaism 101 with Rabbi Silberstein

    Sunday, Feb 2nd 10:00a to 11:30a
    The class will meet weekly on Sunday mornings at Bais Abe from 10-11:30am, beginning January 5, 2020, except on Jewish holidays, the day before Jewish holidays, or on civil holiday weekends. This class is for anyone who wants to make up for the Jewish education they didn't get growing up. It is appropriate for those interested in conversion to Judaism, for those who are curious to learn more about Judaism, and for Jews who simply want to deepen their understanding of the Jewish tradition. Students will gain the knowledge of Jewish beliefs, history, culture and practice necessary to be able to participate fully in the life of the Jewish community. Enrollment in and completion of this course do not indicate or guarantee acceptance as a conversion candidate by Rabbi Silberstein or by any other rabbi or Beit Din. For more details, see the course description. If you have additional questions, please email rabbi@baisabe.com

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  • Monday
    Feb  3
    Gokul Night
    Monday, Feb 3rd 6:00p to 8:00p
    Come shmooze with the Bais Abe community while supporting Gokul and listening to Klezmer and Yiddush music with Will Soll and friends! Join us on the first Monday of the month from 6-8 pm. Bring a friend or come by yourself!

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  • Thursday
    Feb  6
     
     
    Parshat Hashavua at Crown Center

    Thursday, Feb 6th 11:30a to 12:30p
    All are invited to join Rabbi Garth Silberstein for a weekly class on Parshat Hashavua (the weekly Torah portion) at Crown Center for Senior Living, 8350 Delcrest.

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  • Sunday
    Feb  9
     
     
    Judaism 101 with Rabbi Silberstein

    Sunday, Feb 9th 10:00a to 11:30a
    The class will meet weekly on Sunday mornings at Bais Abe from 10-11:30am, beginning January 5, 2020, except on Jewish holidays, the day before Jewish holidays, or on civil holiday weekends. This class is for anyone who wants to make up for the Jewish education they didn't get growing up. It is appropriate for those interested in conversion to Judaism, for those who are curious to learn more about Judaism, and for Jews who simply want to deepen their understanding of the Jewish tradition. Students will gain the knowledge of Jewish beliefs, history, culture and practice necessary to be able to participate fully in the life of the Jewish community. Enrollment in and completion of this course do not indicate or guarantee acceptance as a conversion candidate by Rabbi Silberstein or by any other rabbi or Beit Din. For more details, see the course description. If you have additional questions, please email rabbi@baisabe.com

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  • Sunday
    Feb  9
     
     
    Tu B'Shevat Program

    Sunday, Feb 9th 4:00p to 5:30p
    Fun for all ages! More information coming soon. Hosted by Bais Abraham Congregation, the Israeli-American Council, and Shevet Keshet Israeli Scouts

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