Bryna & Alan Kandel in honor of their anniversary.

Eldad Bialecki to wish Danielle a very happy birthday, which is today.

Young Israel of St. Louis



Friday, March 20th

Candle lighting                                                  6:56 pm

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                6:55 pm

Saturday, March 21st

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 10:06 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           5:50 pm

Mincha                                                             6:50 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   7:56 pm


To be announced

The Eruv – Please check the eruv hotline at


Kiddush: Sponsored by Joel Garbow, Joe Feder, Larry Gornish, Charles Lefton, Barry Needle, and Mitch Wolf in memory of Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein, author of the Aruch HaShulchan, on the occasion of his yahrtzeit.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                7:00 pm


Rosh Chodesh Nisan                                        Thursday, March 26th




Mazel tov to Al Adelman on the birth of a great-granddaughter, Freda, in Yerushalayim. Mazel Tov to Freda’s parents, Sholom & Dena Adelman.

Mazel Tov to Bob & Judy Hellman on the engagement of their son, Jeremy, to Maggie Schnall of Queens, NY. Mazel Tov to Maggie’s parents, Alan & Rena Schnall.

Mazel Tov to Jerry & Marcia Esrig on the recent marriage of their daughter, Tova, to Meshulam Twersky.


·                                                                                                                                           Rabbi Sholom Rivkin (הרב שלום בן נאכא פייגא)

·                                                                                                                                           Amalya Shoshana (עמליה שושנה בת רחל אסתר)

·                                                                                                                                             Gershon Yitzchak (גרשון יצחק בן מאטל צירל)

·                                                                                                                                             Rafael Dovid Grunberger (רפאל דוד בן ברכה)

·                                                                                                                                             Ruven Kirshner (ראובן בן טובה חיה)

·                                                                                                                                             Zev Eliezer (זאב בן חיה שיינדל)

·                                                                                                                                             Erna Waltuch (אסתר בת רחל לאה)

·                                                                                                                                             Alan Green (הרב אברהם מנחם מענדל בן צביה)

·                                                                                                                                             Zivi Pearl (זהבה אורטל בת צפורה)

·                                                                                                                                             Michael Harris (משה בן רבקה)


·                                                                                                                                             Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit

MORE THANKS: Thank you to the Women's Division for their hard work on Esther's Express Mishloach Manot. The fundraiser was a big success and everyone in the shul received beautiful mishloach manot, including the homebound. Thank you to all the volunteers and all of the sponsors. We hope you will all participate in this wonderful fundraiser next year! Thanks to Tanya Fredman for her beautifully designed Purim cards and the effort she put into delivering them to us all the way from Rwanda. To help support Tanya in her work teaching art to children in Israel & Rwanda, please visit Thank you also to Elliott Franklin and Danny Wachsstock for taking pictures at the Annual Dinner and on Purimand for posting them on the Shul’s website.

SHABBAT HaGADOL: In two weeks, Rabbi Shulman will be giving his annual Shabbat HaGadol drasha at 5:30 pm, before Mincha.


SAVE THE DATE: The Pre-Pesach class with Rabbi Shulman will be held Monday, March 30th, in the Beit Midrash at 7:30 pm. Come and learn what’s new on the market and how to “get through” the preparations for Pesach.


MEMORIAL DONATIONS FOR SHERI RASKAS: Sheri Raskas was a passionate reader, devoted to children, and committed to EHA. We wish to memorialize Sheri’s vitality, gracious spirit, and the years she and Stanley raised their family in St. Louis, and their involvement in the community, by enriching the Children’s Library Corner at the Epstein Hebrew Academy with materials and furnishings dedicated to her memory. If you would like to join in this effort, please make your check out to Epstein Hebrew Academy BUT mail it to Jackie Gerson, 8323 Cornell, St Louis, MO 63132. We will, of course, send you a proper acknowledgment and notify Stanley Raskas and family of your donation.

AIPAC LECTURE: The American Israel Public Affairs Committee invites you to attend the second lecture of the St. Louis Lecture Series, “The Challenges Facing Israel in 2009,” with featured speaker Bini Zomer, AIPAC Deputy Director for Policy and Government Affairs, Thursday, March 26, 2009 @ 8:00 pm, Young Israel of St. Louis, 8101 Delmar Blvd. Admission is $10 to the general community and no charge to Young Israel congregants. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP at or by contacting St. Louis Area Director Melody Mokhtarian at (312) 253-8986 or via email at You can also contact Judy in the office by phone, 727-1880 or email

ISRAEL TRIP: St. Louis philanthropists Ron and Pam Rubin are offering a FREE 10-day trip to Israel for those who have never been to Israel before, on the 2009 Rubin Israel Experience, departing October 22nd and returning November 1st. Download the application at Deadline: March 31, 2009. For details or more information contact Margo Schwartz at 314-442-3865 or

MOAS CHITIM: Pesach is approaching fast and there are families that need our help. Please give generously to Moas Chitim fund this year from the Vaad to help others enjoy Pesach. Send checks to: Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis, #4 Millstone Campus, St. Louis, MO, 63146.

OHR ATID’S FAMILY WALK & BBQ: Supporting the "Include Me" program that benefits children with special needs in our Day Schools. Sunday, March 29, 2009, JCC Wohl Building Weinberg Biblical Playground. Registration @ 10:30 am, 1K walk at 11 am, BBQ 11:30am-2:00pm. Cost $5/plate. Register online,, or at the event. Sponsorship forms and email letters to send to friends and family are available @ For more information please call 314-862-3745 or email

JEWISH UNITY LIVE: The St Louis Kollel presents its 18th Anniversary Celebration on March 22nd at the Roberts Orpheum Theater, 416 N 9th Street, honoring Mayer & Esther Klein, and featuring guest artist, Avraham Fried. Doors open at 6:45 pm and the program begins at 7:15 pm. Cost: General Admission-$25, Students-$15. Tickets will be available at the door.

TOVELING: Buying something new for your Pesach kitchen??? Let the Block Girls take it to the mikvah to tovel for you. It’s just $18 per trip and all of the money goes to tzedakah. For pickup and drop off, call Sheera Hirschhorn at 314-610-4248 for U City, and Gabi Mankowitz at 314-495-6931 for Chesterfield.


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. For more info, contact Merav Possick at 420-3696.

Bnei Akiva. Bnei Akiva groups will be held downstairs in Young Israel Synagogue. The "start time" each Shabbat afternoon is 1 hour before Mincha.  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.