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Introduction to Judaism: St. Louis

Introduction to Judaism: St. Louis

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Registration is open for the new class that begins February 16, 2016. Click here to register.

Tuition: $250/individual

Length: 16 weeks, Tuesday nights, 7 - 9 PM  at Central Reform Congregation, 5020 Waterman at Kingshighway in the Cental West End. 


A course for anyone interested in exploring Judaism—interfaith couples, those considering conversion and Jews looking for adult-level basics—to the fundamentals of Jewish thought and practice. Topics include Jewish holidays and life cycle events, theology and prayer, Israel, history and Hebrew.



About the Coordinator

Steve has worked in the nonprofit sector his whole adult life, in the fields of public health, environment, consumer rights, campaign management, and Jewish community relations. He has served as an advocacy and community relations consultant to many national and local nonprofit organizations, and currently serves as the Administrative Director for the St. Louis Rabbinical Association.

Steve was born and raised in St. Louis, and has lived there all of his life except for his college years, when he received a BA in Urban Affairs from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He is married and has a son aged 20 and a daughter age 16. His outside interests include oldies music and the St. Louis Cardinals.

General Information

Intro I and Intro II classes available

$250/individual or $275/couple

16 weeks
Steve Sorkin



"This course challenged me to continue learning more about the Torah and the Jewish community."