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See Shaare Emeth at These Upcoming Events

Looking for a joyful Jewish community? Shaare Emeth invites you to explore our vibrant Reform congregation in Creve Coeur! We have lots happening in August and September to show you what Shaare Emeth is all about. These events are open to all. Shaare Emeth staff and lay leadership will be there to welcome you. For more information, contact Beth Kodner or Emily Cohen.

Boker Tov Shabbat + Bubble Bus

Saturday, August 19 at 9:30 a.m.

Share the joy of Shabbat with a musical service designed for 0-5-year-olds and their families, followed by breakfast and tons of bubbles from the Bubble Van!

Making Mensches: Pack Rosh Hashanah Care Packages

Wednesday, September 6 at 5:45 p.m.

Bring your children or grandchildren to engage in g’milut chasadim, acts of loving kindness, by putting together Rosh Hashanah bags for our homebound seniors and those in senior living facilities. These bags let our seniors know how much we care and think about them at the New Year. Pizza dinner will be served.

Religious School Opening Day & Community Dan Nichols Concert

Sunday, September 10 
Religious School Begins at 9 a.m.
Community Concert at 10 a.m.

No RSVP is required, contact Rabbi Lori Levine with questions

Check out our joyful learning community by joining us for our opening day of religious school. There will be activities for the whole family with our awesome staff, and we will wrap up the day with a Dan Nichols concert!

Rosh Hashanah Challah Bake

Sunday, September 10 at 11 a.m.

Join us for this fun intergenerational program to make one challah to take with you and one challah that will go in our Rosh Hashanah Caring Bags for our seniors. Gluten-free dough will be available. A light lunch (pizza and salad) will be served while the challah is baking.

Elul Torah Study: Preparing for the Days of Awe

Saturday, August 26
Continental Breakfast at 9 a.m. • Study at 9:30 a.m.

Join Shaare Emeth’s clergy for a special study session focusing on the traditions, texts, and liturgy of the High Holidays. No prior learning necessary; all are welcome.

No RSVP is required, contact Beth Kodner with questions

Mindful Movement with Dani Glassman

Monday, August 28 at 7 p.m.

Experience the spiritual themes of the High Holy Days in the body (compassion, hope, renewal, and more) in this gentle movement class open to all. An offering of Shaare Emeth’s Jewish Mindfulness Center of St. Louis.

Selichot with Dan Nichols

Saturday, September 9
7:15 p.m. Dessert Reception • Simcha Center
8 p.m. A Contemplative & Inspiring Selichot Service • Stiffman Sanctuary
9:30 p.m. Conclude in Silence

As we prepare for the High Holidays, openings to holiness can feel elusive, but with moving words, stirring melodies, and prayers of inspiration, we each can find entrances to holiness. Join special musical guest Dan Nichols and the Shaare Emeth Clergy for this stirring and meaningful service. This service will premiere several pieces by Dan Nichols commissioned by Cantor Warner in memory of his parents. The service ends in quiet candlelight.

No RSVP is required, call 314-569-0010 with questions

Audience Guide

Best for ages 0–5 and their grown-up(s). Siblings welcome!

Best for ages 6–12 and their grown-up(s).

Best for adults and ages 13 and older.

Great for everyone!

Winter Weather: January 14, 2024

Religious School Canceled

Due to the predicted weather forecast for Sunday, January 14, all Sunday Religious School programming has been canceled. We appreciate your understanding and support. The temple offices and our religious school will reopen on Tuesday, after the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.