Adult Education

We offer a variety of adult learning opportunities throughout the year -- from ongoing classes to individual programs and guest speakers. Everyone is welcome to join us; open to the community.

Upcoming offerings by day of the week include: 


Exploring Life's Journey
What is your purpose in life? Do God and spirituality play a role and how do you fit into the larger universe? Join us for this exciting group discussion and connect with Judaism, your spirituality, and transform into your highest self. The group is facilitated by Jan Nykin, LCSW, a psychotherapist in private practice with a Para-Rabbinic certification.

Third Tuesday of each month: February 18, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Temple Israel
Participation is free and open to the Jewish community



Saturday Morning Bible Study
Led by Rabbi Emeritus Mark L. Shook
Saturdays, September 21 through Saturday, April 25, 2020
9:15 am – 10:45 am in the Board Room
Complimentary continental breakfast will be served.

Topic: The “Minor” Prophets Were Anything But Minor
The class will commence the study of the twelve prophetic books known as the Minor Prophets, beginning with Hosea and concluding with Malachi. No previous Bible Study Experience is necessary. Participants are asked to bring their own Bibles.
Questions? Contact Rabbi Shook at or 314-432-8050.



Interested in classes at TI?
If there is a class topic that interests you, but you don't see it offered above, please contact Rabbi Alper to discuss your interests and/or for more information about all adult learning opportunities.


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Congregation Temple Israel

#1 Rabbi Alvan D. Rubin Dr.
(Ladue @ Spoede Road)
St. Louis, MO 63141-7670

Office: (314) 432 - 8050
Fax: (314) 432 - 8053
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Hours of Operation

Temple Israel Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Preschool Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

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