Each of the breakout session workshops will be offered during both Session #1 and Session #2. For most of the workshops you can choose the morning of the event. However, the artist workshop is limited to 12 people per session. If you are interested in the art session, please reserve your spot by checking that box on the registration form.
A Dialogue about the Issues Facing the Jewish People with Three Generations of Jewish Leaders with Bob Cohn, Editor Emeritus of the St. Louis Jewish Light; Rabbi Jim Bennett; and Rabbi Jonah Zinn
Bring your questions and enjoy a lively discussion about Jewish Peoplehood through the lens of a Baby Boomer, a GenX’er and a Millenial.
Jewish Peoplehood Through Art with local Jewish Brazilian fabric artist Berta Goldgaber
Learn how art connects to the Jewish people while making your own beautiful fabric wall hanging to take home. A hands-on experience you will remember!
A Recap of the Jewish Community Study with Greg Yawitz, Shaare Emeth President, and Susan Scribner, Manager of the St. Louis Jewish Community Study at Jewish Federation of St. Louis
How many Jews are there in St. Louis? How many children are they having? How many Jewish seniors live in St. Louis? What is their financial situation like? And what do all these numbers mean for us? Susan and Greg will explain the results of the recent Jewish demographic study and lead a discussion about how we can use these numbers to strengthen our Jewish community.
A Jewish Music Sampler: Discussion of Music, Prayer and Practices from Around the World with Cantor Seth Warner
An interactive and fun experience delving into Jewish music and how it has developed, changed and been influenced by the ages. We’ll listen to Eastern and Western music and try to make sense of aesthetics different from what we appreciate. We’ll study why practices in synagogues vary across borders, time zones and continents.
Race, Religion and What It Means to Us with Volunteers from Cultural Leadership
Cultural Leadership is an innovative organization that brings together Jewish and African American teens to learn how to fight for social justice, inclusion and an end to discrimination. Their volunteers will lead a discussion about current events through the lens of racial equality, shared experiences among Jews and African Americans, and Jewish identity.