Juli-Ann, Joshua, Gabriel & Adam Felsher in honor of Jonty Felsher’s 40th birthday.

Sean, Sheera, and Yonatan Hirschhorn in honor of the 25th anniversary of their parents, Roz and David.

Sidney and Rita Bresler in honor of their new great-grandchildren.

Young Israel of St. Louis




Friday, August 1st

Candle lighting                                                  7:53 pm

Mincha /Ma’ariv                                               7:00 pm

Saturday, August 2nd

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:36 am

Mincha                                                             7:45 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:52 pm


Eruv                                                                UP

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday & Thursday                                        6:30, 8:00 am

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday                         6:40, 8:00 am


Mincha & Ma’ariv                                            7:50 pm


Kiddush:sponsored by friends of Harris and Melissa Perlman to wish them farewell and much success in Chicago.


Seudah Shlishit: sponsors needed




Mazel Tov to Meira and Danny Riemer on the birth of a daughter. Mazel tov to the grandparents, Murray & Eva Gail Bresler and Sandy & Paula Riemer. Mazel tov to the great-grandparents, Sidney & Rita Bresler, and Mildred Weisel.

Mazel tov to Howard and Jackie Oppenheimer on the birth of a grandson.  Mazel tov to the parents, Mandy and Danny Silverman, to Uncle Max and to great-grandfather, Eric Oppenheimer.

Mazel tov to Debby and Ethan Schuman on the recent birth of a grandson. Mazel tov to the parents, Aliza and Dov Sassoon of Great Neck, NY.

Mazel tov to Rena Biel on winning 1st place in the Shepard Writing Contest. Mazel tov to her parents, Stan and Leila Biel.

Mazel tov to Chaim (and Bracha Bienenfeld) Sendic upon his receiving semicha from RIETS.


·                                                                                                                                             Gershon Yitzchak ben Matil Tziril

·                                                                                                                                             Rafael Dovid Grunberger (ben Bracha)

·                                                                                                                                             Ruven Kirshner (ben Tovah Chaya)

·                                                                                                                                             Zev Eliezer (ben Chaya Shaindel)

·                                                                                                                                             Malka (bat Chaya)

·                                                                                                                                             Erna Waltuch (Esther bas Rachel Leah)


·                                                                                                                                 Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit

Membership Forms: By now you have received the updated membership form. Please complete and return it to the office as soon as possible. If you did not receive a form, please contact Judy in the office.

Ball game: The 2nd annual Young Israel Night at the Ball Game is approaching fast. Come see our St. Louis Cardinals take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, August 19th. First pitch is at 7:15 pm. Tickets are $26.00 each and they’re going fast. RSVP to Rachel Lubchansky at 314-726-2163 or Mincha/Maariv will also be held at the Stadium.

Young Israel Picnic:  September 7th! It’s our 2nd annual, and it will be great for all.  Save the date!

Thank you: to Jimmy & Elana Fendelman and to Ron & Donna Fredman for maintaining hallway decorum this Shabbat.

Thank you: The Perlman family would like to thank the entire community for six wonderful years here. They hope you will visit them in Chicago.

Women’s Shiur: Come and welcome our new TMK shlicha, Merav Possick, who will be giving the shiur this Shabbat, at Young Israel, at 4:30pm. It promises to be a wonderful afternoon.

Speaker: On Sunday, August 3, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. you are invited to attend a program to commemorate Sarah Adelman's 2nd yahrtzeit. The guest speaker will be Yocheved Schacter, CSW, who will speak on the topic "Can we talk?  Biblical and Psychological Responses to Conflict."  Minimum donation requested is $18.00 per family. The Special Sponsors luncheon is scheduled at 11:45 a.m. for those who have already made reservations.

PIZZA: NHBZ is having another pizza night during the 9 days. It will be Wednesday Aug 6th from 5pm-7pm. All you can eat pizza, pasta, salad & bread for just $10. Kids 6-12 are $6.00 and under 5 are free.

Please Help: With the Yom Tovim rapidly approaching, many communications have and will be sent by email. Please call Judy in the office if you do not have email access, so we can get the documents to you via US Mail or hand delivery.

Save the Date: The Women’s Division will have its opening event on Sunday, September 21st, at Young Israel, from 10:30 am-12:30 pm. The program will be flower arranging. It is open also to all girls age 12 and up. Light refreshments will be served.

Lost & Found: A brown Sephardic siddur was lost in the shul recently. Anyone with information, please contact Jonathan Douek or the Shul office.

SHOW ME THE HOLIDAYS! The long awaited sequel to the Young Israel cookbook is under way. With all of the Yom Tov cooking coming up, we know you are going to be pulling out your best recipes and we want you to share them with us. We are looking for people to contribute their favorite holiday recipes, as well as people to taste, type and edit recipes. Recipes can be emailed to, and anyone interested in any of the other jobs can contact either Vicki Isakow via or 314-862-5661, or Bonnie Drazen via, or 314-727-3967. When submitting recipes, please let us know to what holiday your recipe pertains and whom to credit. Our goal is to have 200 recipes by August 15th. Recipes can also be dropped off at the Shul office.

Women's Tehillim Group: Will meet at Bobbi Gibli’s home on Delcrest Court-Bldg #2, Apt #204 at 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call (314) 504-5593. The new telephone number for the Tehillim hotline is (314) 995-7119.

The St. Louis Jewish Community Listserv (STLJCL) To sign up for the Listserve, e-mail

Get involved and make a difference! Tomchei Shabbos is asking for your help to support their ongoing efforts to ensure our community members have special food for Shabbos. Here’s how you can help: Drop off food any SUNDAY or MONDAY and place in bins under the deck at the Hartstein’s home at 8115 Delmar. Do not make drop-offs any other day of the week, and leave food in the secured plastic bins. Requested items: canned veggies (most important), fruit, soup, desserts, and anything else that you wish to contribute (non-perishables only). Please do not put perishable food or monetary donations in the bin.

To make a monetary contribution, please contact Rachel Lubchansky at 314-726-2163. For any other questions, call Merle Hartstein at 314-469-7142.

We appreciate your ongoing support and thank everyone who has contributed thus far!


We welcome our new Israeli shlichim, Merav and Chaim Possick.

Chaim invites everyone to join his weekly shiur on the parsha, 8:00 am at Young Israel.

Mishnat Pinchas (parent/child learning) has been postponed until further notice.

The TMK Beit Midrash for Women: Merav Possick will begin teaching this Beit Midrash August 20th.

Save the date: August 16 in the afternoon for Seudah Shlishit at the Oberlanders, 8347 Cornell, to bid farewell to Shany Batit and Eliana Smith before they return home to Israel.



"Come Let us Go Up" will be presented at 4:50pm, prior to Mincha, on, Sunday August 10th.  The free screening shows a recent Chodesh Av when Rabbi Chaim Richman of the Temple Institute ascended the Temple Mount in accordance with Jewish halachic law. Rabbi Richman takes the viewer on a tour of the holiest site on earth. The film will be introduced by Rabbi Shulman with a follow-up discussion prior to Mincha at 7:20 pm .


Shul Office Hours:  Mon-Fri 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM.

Deadline for announcements:  Noon on Thursday & for  Mazel Tovs 10 AM on Friday

Rabbi Shulman’s email is  Rabbi Shulman can also be reached at his home study during hours when the office is closed, at 725-6130.

Young Israel Web-site:

To sponsor a weekly Shul Announcement, email Judy ( or call the Shul office (727-1880).  Minimum suggested

donation is $36.