St. Louis Jewish resources for students

St. Louis has two eruvim – the one pictured above, which encompasses part of the Washington University campus, and another in Chesterfield. Call 314-863-1811 after 12:30 p.m. on Fridays to check on the status of the eruv, or visit Map image last updated in 2020.

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Jewish Community Center (JCC)

Where: Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive, near Creve Coeur and Marilyn Fox Building, 16801 Baxter Road, Chesterfield

The 411: Both campuses offer state-of-the-art fitness and aquatic centers as well as a full range of programming. The Staenberg complex also has the Arts & Education Building, which is home to the New Jewish Theatre.

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Jewish Federation of St. Louis

Where: 2 Millstone Campus Drive, near Creve Coeur

The 411: Jewish Federation is the St. Louis Jewish community’s central philanthropic, planning and community building organization. Federation’s Annual Community Campaign is the St. Louis Jewish Community’s major fundraising effort, supporting local, national and international organizations, programs and services for people of all ages, backgrounds and religions at each stage of their lives. YPD (Young Professionals Division) is one of Federation’s “affinity groups,” connecting people by gender, age, common interests and profession.

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Holocaust Museum and Learning Center

Where: 2 Millstone Campus Drive, near Creve Coeur

The 411: The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center contains a permanent collection of educational exhibits on the Holocaust including artifacts, photographs, text and audiovisual displays. The museum, located on the I.E. Millstone Jewish Community Campus in Creve Coeur is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Docent led tours by appointment.

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Arts and Culture


From the country’s largest Jewish book festival to a world-class Jewish film festival to a renowned Jewish theater company, St. Louis has much to offer to the Jewish community – including students – when it comes to culture and the arts.

33rd annual Jewish Book Festival

This year’s 33rd annual Jewish Book Festival will take place Nov. 6-16 and include more than 30 authors, comedians, journalist and world figures. The festivities will include keynote speaker Alan Arkin, Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor and author of “An Improvised Life: A Memoir.”

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New Jewish Theatre

Established in 1997, the New Jewish Theatre presents theatrical shows that examine universal themes and issues filtered through the lens of the Jewish experience.  NJT will stage five shows during its 2011-2012 season. They are:

• “End Days,” Sept. 8-25

• “The Last Night of Ballyhoo,” Dec. 1 – 18

• “Way to Heaven,” Jan. 26-Feb. 12

• “The Value of Names,” March 15-April 1

• “Jacob and Jack,” May 3, May 20

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Agudas Israel of St. Louis

8202 Delmar Boulevard

St. Louis, Mo. 63124


email: [email protected]

Rabbi Menachem Greenblatt

Bais Abraham Congregation

6910 Delmar Boulevard

St. Louis, Mo. 63130

Tel 314-721-3030

email: [email protected]


Rabbi Hyim Shafner

Congregation Bais Menachem – Chabad

8124 Delmar Boulevard

St. Louis, Mo. 63130


email: [email protected]


Rabbi Yosef Landa

U.City Shul – Beth Hamedrosh Hagodol Sha’arei Chesed Shul

700 North and South Road

St. Louis, Mo. 63130


email: [email protected]


Rabbi:  Rabbi Elazar Grunberger

Congregation B’nai Amoona

324 S. Mason Road

St. Louis, Mo. 63141-8029


email: [email protected]


Senior Rabbi: Carnie Shalom Rose

Cantorial Soloist: Sharon Nathanson

B’nai El Congregation

11411 North 40 Drive

Frontenac, Mo. 63131


email: [email protected]


Spiritual Leader/Music Director: Dan Brodsky

B’nai Torah

1701 St. Peters-Howell Road

Mailing address: P.O. Box 595

St. Peters, Mo. 63376



Rabbi Dale Schreiber

Brith Sholom Kneseth Israel (BSKI)

1107 E. Linden Avenue

St. Louis, Mo. 63117

Phone: 314-725-6230


Rabbi Mordecai Miller, [email protected]

Rabbi Emeritus Benson Skoff

Central Reform Congregation

5020 Waterman Boulevard

St. Louis, Mo. 63108


email: [email protected]


Rabbi Susan A. Talve

Rabbi Randy Fleisher

Neve Shalom

1240 Dautel Road

St. Louis, Mo. 63146


email: [email protected]


Rabbi James Stone Goodman


Nusach Hari B’nai Zion

8630 Olive Boulevard (will move Aug. 28 to 650 N. Price Road in Olivette)

St. Louis, Mo. 63132


email: [email protected]


Rabbi Ze’ev Smason

Chazzen Dr. Ethan Schuman

Congregation Shaare Emeth

11645 Ladue Road

St. Louis, Mo. 63141


School: 314-569-1273

Preschool: 314-569-0048


email: [email protected]

Rabbi James Bennett

Rabbi Andrea Goldstein

Rabbi Emeritus Jeffrey Stiffman

Cantor Seth Warner

Shaare Zedek Synagogue

829 North Hanley Road

University City, Mo. 63130

phone: 314-727-1747


Rabbi Mark Fasman

Hazzan Joanna Selznick Dulkin

Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community

6300 Forsyth Boulevard

St. Louis, Mo. 63105

Phone: 314-775-7780

email: [email protected]


Rabbi Lane Steinger

Temple Emanuel

12166 Conway Road

St. Louis, Mo. 63141


email: [email protected]


Rabbi Justin S. Kerber

Rabbi Emeritus Joseph R. Rosenblum

Congregation Temple Israel

#1 Rabbi Alvan D. Rubin Drive

Ladue Road at Spoede

St. Louis, Mo. 63141

Phone: 314-432-8050

email: [email protected]


Rabbi Amy Feder

Rabbi Michael Alper

Rabbi Mark L. Shook, Emeritus

Tpheris Israel Chevra Kadisha

14550 Ladue Road

Chesterfield, Mo. 63017


Rabbi Aaron Winter

Traditional Congregation

12437 Ladue Road

St. Louis, Mo. 63141


email: [email protected]


Rabbi Seth D. Gordon

United Hebrew Congregation

13788 Conway Road

St. Louis, Mo. 63141


email: [email protected]


Rabbi Howard G. Kaplansky

Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg

Rabbi Roxanne J.S. Shapiro

Cantor Ronald Eichaker

Cantor Emeritus: Murray W. Hochberg

Young Israel of St. Louis

8101 Delmar Boulevard

St. Louis, Mo. 63130


email: [email protected]


Rabbi Moshe Shulman