St. Louis Kollel
St. Louis Kollel is an independent, not-for-profit community organization created for St. Louis-area Jews. The purpose is for rabbis who live in St. Louis to strengthen the quality of Jewish education throughout the region. They teach classes in a variety of settings, from synagogues to Starbucks. The center offers classes about the Torah and Judaism to the young and old, from every level of religious observance. People from all over the community take classes at St. Louis Kollel, from teens and seniors to businessmen and stay-at-home moms.
- Fax: 314-863-0820
- Hours: The rabbis are available during lunchtime, on evenings or on weekends for teaching and outreach programs.
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Founding Date: 1991
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of students: 100
- Religious affiliation: Jewish
- Number of faculty: 12 rabbis
- How engaged is the school with the community?: The facility offers classes in Jewish thought and classic texts. The faculty of rabbis provides educational opportunities for all Jews in St. Louis.
- Denomination: Jewish, Jewish - Conservative, Jewish - Orthodox, Jewish - Reform
- Services: Study groups
- Mission: The purpose of the St. Louis Kollel is to allow rabbis to advance the study of Torah and to teach Jewish education to men and women in the community.
- Annual dues: Most of Kollel's funding is through private donations