All sessions are free but registration is required!
Register for each class individually with the link provided.
Friday, December 11, 12:00 p.m.: Rabbi Lane Steinger, Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community
“Some Hanukah Halakhot (Laws) for Folks Who Aren’t Halakhic”
Saturday, December 12, 9:30 a.m.: Rabbi Rachel Bearman, Congregation Shaare Emeth
An exploration of Judah and Judith, two leaders that the Jewish tradition associates with the holiday of Chanukah.
Sunday, December 13, 7:00 p.m.: Rabbi Garth Silberstein, Bais Abraham Congregation
"The Secret Origins of Chanukah: the universal themes that underlie Chanukah's celebration of the fight against assimilation."
Monday, December 14, 5:00 p.m.: Rabbi Carnie Rose, Congregation B'nai Amoona, and Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg, United Hebrew Congregation
“Fresh Eyes on our Chanukah celebrations...Join us for a fascinating exploration of the inner meanings of the Festival of Lights”
(This session is offered in partnership with the Z3 project. Learn more at www.z3project.org.)
Tuesday, December 15, 12:00 p.m.: Rabbi Elizabeth Hersh, Temple Emanuel
From Persia to Tunisia, Moscow to Israel we will explore various traditions of Chanukah. We will proclaim the miracle and shine our lights in various lands throughout time. I look forward to our virtual, virtual travels!
Wednesday, December 16, 12:00 p.m.: Rabbi Mark Shook, Temple Israel
“Hanukkah: The holiday the Rabbis Could Not Delete.”
Thursday, December 17, 12:00 p.m.: Rabbi Karen Bogard, Central Reform Congregation
“Poetry and Light: Finding Inspiration at the Darkest Time of Year”
Friday, December 18, 12:00 p.m.: Rabbi Janine Schloss, Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community, and Rabbi Noah Arnow, Kol Rinah
“Healing Lessons of Hanukkah: Miracles, War, and Light”
WHO WE ARE
The St. Louis Rabbinical and Cantorial Association is a forum for area rabbis and cantors to engage in learning, collegiality, and professional development. The association serves to teach and inspire the greater St. Louis Jewish community, embodying Jewish values and ideas through learning, tzedakah, community building, interfaith dialogue, and support for Israel.