Vol. 24  Issue 4            Nov. 11, 2017            Parshas Chayei Sora
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This Week's Dvar Torah:
"Marriage That Endures"
Historically, the family has been considered the basic unit of society. Certainly in Judaism, the strength of the  mishpacha  is said to be a major factor in Jewish survival. In the general population, the family has suffered serious casualties. One out of three children in the US lives in a single parent home. The statistics in the Jewish population are not as grim, but whereas divorce used to be a rarity, it is now commonplace, and the fragility of the family unit certainly has an effect on the children.
   Many relationships begin with two people falling in love. While this seems to be perfectly logical, listen to what George Bernard Shaw said:
AMUD Insights 
Brachos 19b
"People's Feelings Matter"  
Rabbi Yaakov Berkowitz 
In this week's amud we learned about human dignity and respect we are obligated to show others.
Weekly Halacha:  Are pets muktzeh on Shabbos and Yom Tov? 

Morning Parenting Workshop
by Yael Kula, LCSW
The trials and triumphs of raising
preteen and teenage children.
Recommended for moms of kids
5th grade and older.
Wednesdays at 9:30 am
November 15th, 29th, December 13th
Hosted by Shaindy Lefton 933 Golf Course Drive
Suggested Donation: $15 for three sessions
"Chizuk For Today's Times" (For Women and Girls)
Wednesday, Nov. 15th    
St. Louis Kollel Conference Room
Rabbi Paysach Krohn    
Rabbi Jonathan Rietti    
Rebetzin Tehila Jaeger
Suggested Donation $10 (Benefits Aniyei Eretz Yisrael) For more info call Lynda Cohen 314 862-0025 schultzy31@gmail.com
Tomer Devorah

Lunch & Learn
With Rabbi Gidon Nitsun
"Following The Leader:
Walking In The Ways Of Hashem"
Starts This Monday, November 13th ~1PM
Class Meets Every Other Monday
U City Shul
Join us for a study of the famous work of Rabbi Moshe Cordovero,  a 16th century kabbalist from Safed, Israel...An intriguing text in the mussar tradition, with a focus on the individual cultivation of character. If you would like to order lunch, please call (314) 314 726-6047 or email office@stlkollel.com no later than Sunday evening. No charge for admission but donations and sponsorships are welcome.
Save The Date!
Tuesday, November 14th   8pm   Young Israel
Rabbi Shlomo Goldberg
Licensed Facilitator of Stephen Covey's
"7 Habits Of Highly Effective Families"
St. Louis Boys' Choir is back!
(For boys in 4th grade and up)
Sing in a professional recording studio,
perform in music videos and at concerts!
To schedule an audition and for more information call or text Avraham Klein at 314 603-0920
Did you know??????
St. Louis Kollel's Newest Division
Senior Kollel
Is Up & Running
If you're 50 or above, Senior Kollel is for YOU!
Jewish Learning ~ Memory Strengthening ~ Wellness Programs
Classes, programs and events to nurture your Mind, Body & Spirit
*   Mussar and Gemara for Men Monday thru Thursday mornings with Rabbi Nitsun 10:15am to 12:15pm
*   "What If?" Contemporary Jewish Issues of the day for
Men and Women with Rabbi Nitsun Tuesdays 1pm to 2pm
*   Monthly Two Tablets Medical Ethics at St. Mary's
*   Private Text-Based Learning Opportunities for Women
Have an idea for a program? Would like us to add your name to our Senior Kollel mailing list and email list?
Call 314 726-6047 or email office@stlkollel.com
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