Adam Lubchansky in honor of his wife, Rachel, & their three children, Amalya Shoshana, Yael Bayla & Aryeh!


Young Israel of St. Louis



Friday, February 20th

Candle lighting                                                  5:27 pm

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                5:25 pm

Saturday, February 21st      

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:30 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur – NO Shiur this week.         

Mincha                                                             5:20 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:28 pm


The Eruv –..Call the hotline @ 863-1811!

Kiddush: Sponsored by Ariel’s grandparents, Sheila & Maurie Pickard and Charles Baron, in honor of her Bat Mitzvah.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Jerome & Rachel Colton, in memory of Rachel's father Eliyahu (ben Shmuel) Winkler and Jerome's sister Sarah Rivka Riva (bat Yoel) Koschitzky.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday         6:30 am

Friday                                                              6:40 am


Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                5:30 pm

Rosh Chodesh Adar: Tuesday & Wednesday

February 24th & 25th



Mazel Tov to Ariel Baron on her Bat Mitzvah. Mazel Tov to her parents Lisa & Dugie and grandparents, Sheila & Maurie Pickard and Charles Baron. We welcome the out-of-town relatives visiting from Chicago, Washington DC, Atlanta, Highland Park, Deerfield, Glencoe, Dallas, Denver, and San Francisco.

Mazel Tov to Rachel & Adam Lubchansky on the recent birth of triplets: Amalya Shoshana, Yael Bayla, and Aryeh.

Mazel Tov to Joan Heber on the Bat Mitzvah of her granddaughter, Sara Heber, daughter of Yosi & Yitti Heber of Detroit.


·                                                                                                                                             Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


·                                                                                                                                              Amalya Shoshana bat Rachel Esther

·                                                                                                                                              Yael Bayla bat Rachel Esther

·                                                                                                                                              Aryeh ben Rachel Esther

·                                                                                                                                             Gershon Yitzchak (ben Matil Tziril)

·                                                                                                                                             Rafael Dovid Grunberger (ben Bracha)

·                                                                                                                                             Ruven Kirshner (ben Tovah Chaya)

·                                                                                                                                             Zev Eliezer (ben Chaya Shaindel)

·                                                                                                                                             Erna Waltuch (Esther bas Rachel Leah)

·                                                                                                                                             Alan Green(Avraham Menachem Mendel ben Tzivya

·                                                                                                                                             Zivi Pearl (Zehava Ortal bat Zippora)

·                                                                                                                                             Michael Harris (Moshe ben Rivka)

Text Box: ANNUAL DINNER ---Café Rimonim will provide delicious food, wonderful café elegance and a terrific social time for us all.  Be sure to get your journal ads and dinner reservations in to Judy, in the office.  Join us as we honor Charles Landy and Uriah and Vardit Teperberg on Wednesday night, March 4th!  

Café Rimonim and our journal are key fund raising initiatives.  Let’s all give our all!  Please invite your community friends to join us for dinner and also support the journal with creative and fun ads.  We happily JJJ invite us all to make this event memorable, honorable and profitable.  Make your reservations!  And submit your ads now!


Mazel tov to Rabbi Amiel & Dr Izzy Rosenbloom on the engagement of their son, Avi, to Tova Lavenda of Cincinnati


Our condolences to Roz and Sanford Neuman on the passing of Roz’s mother, Ruth Farris. Shiva will be at the Neuman home, 848 S Meramec, through Monday morning, Feb 23rd. Minyan on Sunday will be at 8:00am and 5:15pm, and Monday morning at 7:00am.

THANK YOU: The shul would like to thank Bonnie Drazen for coordinating the Spruce up the Shul Day, and everyone who worked so hard: Angela Tannenbaum, Danny and Sara Wachstock and Family, Sidney and Kathy Machefsky. Barbara and Marty Ast, Jackie and Allen Gerson, Debby Schuman, Shelly Wolf, Judy Hellman, Natalie Sukhodolsky, Erich, Amanda and Eliot Drazen.

LUBCHANSKY TRIPLETS: Volunteers Needed!p

Judy Taylor is helping the Lubchanskys coordinate volunteers to help with the babies. If you are interested, please contact her by email (first) at or on her cell (if you have no email access) at 314-456-5315.

PURIM IS COMING: And so is Esther’s Express. The Womens Division is once again sending Mishloach Manot packages for you. For $150, you can send a beautiful gift package to the entire shul. Other options are available. For more information call Leah Horowitz at 314-721-3967. Orders must be in by February 23rd.

AND PURIM DOESN’T END: This year Young Israel is having a Shushan Purim Party after your Purim Seudah on Tuesday night, March 10th from 8 - 10 pm. There will be music, finger food, a Purim Shpiel and lots of fun. No reservations are needed. The cost is $10/person at the door.

YES-IT’S ALMOST PESACH: And it’s time to order shmura matza. Price lists have been sent out and orders MUST be received and paid for by February 22. The orders will be submitted first thing Monday morning. Extra forms are available in the lobby and in the office.

TRIBUTE CARDS: Giving Tzedakah is the perfect way to commemorate a simcha or remember a loved one. The Women’s Division has tribute cards for just this purpose. Contact Matilda Zeffren at 862-3809 for more information


NEW SEFER TORAH: Chabad is dedicating a new Sefer Torah on Sunday, Feb 22nd, at the Lazaroff Chabad Center, 8124 Delmar, at 12noon. Young Israel and our Sefrei Torah will be there for the festivities. Everyone is invited.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: For information regarding the Barbara Mendelson Tomchei Shabbos Fund, please call Merle Hartstein at 469-7142, and for tribute cards please call Jackie Gerson at 997-7257.

ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE:The St. Louis Community is truly fortunate to have various organizations available to help us in this time of flux and uncertainty. Under the leadership of the Jewish Federation, the Jewish Family & Children's Service, MERS/Missouri Goodwill Industries, the JCC, and others have professional staff to help and advise those who are in need of employment, financial assistance, adult day programs, or any other issues. Please refer to the flyer in the lobby and take advantage of these wonderful resources.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Will meet at Bobbi Gibli’s condo, on Delcrest Court-Bldg #2, Apt #204 Sundays, 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.

TOVELING: The Girls’ School of BYHS is having a Chesed fundraiser. They will tovel your dishes for you for just $18 per trip. Please contact Sheera Hirschhorn, Gabi Mankowitz, or Leah Wachsstock.


Mishnat Pinchas, the TMK parent/child learning begins 5 minutes after the start of Kiddush.We are studying Perek 5 of Pirkei Avot.

Beit Midrash for Women, with Merav Possick, at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford, Wednesdays at 9:00 am.

The Ruth Fredman Bat Mitzvah Program is every Sunday, from 7 pm-8:30 pm. The next session will be about Esther. For more info, contact Merav Possick at 420-3696.

Bnei Akiva. Beginning March 7th, Bnei Akiva groups will be held downstairs in Young Israel Synagogue. The "start time" each Shabbat afternoon is 1 hour before Mincha (70 mins before that week's candle-lighting time). Contact Chaim (420-8080) or Merav (420-3696) for details.



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 personal contact info:, 314‑725‑6130 (home study) Young Israel Web-site:  To sponsor a weekly Shul Announcement, email Judy ( or call the Shul office (727-1880).  Minimum suggested donation is $36.