Shaare Emeth builds community for every stage of life. Recognizing the diverse needs of young adults in their 20s and 30s, our program strives to create a range of opportunities that address the spiritual, religious and social needs of this population. Much like the populations it serves Shaare Emeth’s young adult program is constantly evolving. Please feel free to contact Rabbi Jonah Zinn at [email protected] with any questions or to learn how you can get involved.
B’Yachad Spiritual Shabbat Experience
The B’Yachad Shabbat Experience includes an interactive and participatory peer-led service and communal dinner. B’Yachad meets in creative venues throughout St. Louis that are located in areas popular with young adults. B’Yachad is made possible by a grant from the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/byachadstl
B’Yachad Jewish Learning Experiences
Through the year B’Yachad Jewish Learning Experiences provide young adults with opportunities for meaningful Jewish learning with their peers. These programs include a communal dinner and discussion around a central question, using both primary and secondary sources. Past session have included, “Should I fast on Yom Kippur?”, “What should I do on Christmas?”, and “Why is God missing from the Megillah?” These sessions were hosted in partnership with other Jewish young adult organization such as Next Dor and Moishe House. For more information on B’Yachad, visit our Facebook page at the link above.
Couples Nights Out
Couples Night Out is an initiative for couples in their 20s and 30s to connect and build community. The program is for newcomers and not so newcomers, couples with young children and those without children, who are looking to connect with other couples in a similar stage of life. For more information, contact Rabbi Jonah Zinn at [email protected].
Concierge for Young Adults
Are you looking to connect with the young adult Jewish community but not sure how to get involved? Rabbi Zinn works with young adults to help them find opportunities to connect with Jewish life both through Shaare Emeth and the wider Jewish community. Contact Rabbi Jonah Zinn at [email protected].to set up a time to chat.