Young Israel of St. Louis




The Zimbalist families of Philly & Chicago in special recognition of the extraordinary work of their father and grandfather, Stuart Zimbalist, and his exceptional Eruv team: Alan Haber, Joel Garbow & Mickey Ariel.

Mazel Tov on the 15th anniversary of the Eruv.

Young Israel, to thank the women who have been providing home-baked goodies for our kiddushes

Friday December 4th

Candle lighting                                                  4:22 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:20 pm

Saturday December 5th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:28 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur–Rav Boaz Genut*                 3:25 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       4:05 pm

Mincha                                                             4:10 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   5:22 pm



Ethics and Morality in Gaza: The Goldstone Report from a Halachic Perspective

Kiddush: Sponsors invited.

Seudah Shlishit: Co-sponsored by Judy Haber to commemorate the yahrtzeit of her mother, Edna Krombach and by Charles and Lorraine Landy to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Charles’ mother, Phillis Landy.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:25 pm

The Eruv –UP



Mazel Tov to Stuart & Betty Ozar on the birth of a granddaughter, Rochel Malkah, to Sam & Rivka Goldenhersh. Mazel Tov to grandparents, Del & Phyllis Goldenhersh and all of the great-grandparents: Roseline Sonnenwirth, Tammy Goldenhersh and Dr. Milton and Marilyn Ozar.

Mazel Tov to Amy & Joshua Brickel on the recent birth of a son. Mazel Tov to the grandparents: Dr Isaac & Isabel Boniuk and Jackie Brickel. The shalom zachor will be at the Brickel home, 915 Golf Course, at 8:00pm.


Rabbi Sholom Rivkin                                          הרב שלום בן נעכא פייגא

Rebbetzin Paula Rivkin                                      פעסיא בת הינדא ברכה

Gershon Yitzchak                                              גרשון יצחק בן מאטל צירל

Rafael Dovid Grunberger                                   רפאל דוד בן ברכה

Ruven Kirshner                                                 ראובן בן טובה חיה

Zivi Pearl                                                          זהבה אורטל בת צפורה

Vita Naiman                                                     וויטא בת גיטל

Herbert Baron                                                   יעקב שמואל בן אסתר מרים

Ellen Pinnas                                                      חוה בת פייגא

Noa Buchman                                                   נעָה מלכה בת טובה רבקה

Chaya Basya Herber                                         חיה בתיה בת אלטא נחמה

Bess Pearl                                                        בתיה רחל בת חיה ציביה

Diane Fredman                                                 דבורה פריידא בת יענטא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit



Dinner like “Shnitzi’s” in Israel, 5:30-7:30 pm

Magic show for kids, Bnei Akiva-run chesed projects

Dine-in or take-out

SUN JAN 24TH 2010 – YI ANNUAL DINNER: We are pleased to announce this year’s honorees: Drs. Stan Biel and Leila Redlich, and recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, Jackie Gerson. The dinner will feature Chicago’s musical sensation, a cappella group, ‘LISTEN UP!’ (for more info on them, see )


Monday AM and Wednesday AM – Cancelled

Monday PM Ethics class and Tuesday AM ladies parsha class will take place as usual.


·                                                                                                                                             Shabbat morning drasha

·                                                                                                                                             Pre-Mincha shiur

·                                                                                                                                          Saturday night: Melaveh Malka @ Goldmeier’s, 7:30pm, featuring a short Israeli film with a discussion lead by Rav Boaz


WEST COUNTY WINTER MINYAN: At the Heart Care Institute, 1020 N. Mason, 2nd floor, Monday-Thursday, 12:45 pm.

HANUKKAH HUGS 2009: PLEASE REMEMBER THESE KIDS WHEN YOU SHOP. A blue box is outside the office for new unwrapped toys, books, etc. Volunteers are also needed to do the packing. Call Kelly Mueller at 314-812-9386.

TRIVIA NIGHT: Sunday, December 6th, Ohr Atid's 3rd Annual Trivia Night! @ "The Heights", 8001 Dale Avenue, Richmond Heights. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the games begin at 7:00 pm.

BYHS OPEN HOUSE: Monday, Dec 7th, for prospective students at 8:00pm at the Block Girls School. Meet students, parents, and teachers; tour our facilities. For seventh and eighth grade students and their parents, as well as any high school students who are interested. 1146 North Warson St. Louis, MO 63132 (314) 872-8701.

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE CHANUKAH PARTY: Sunday, December 13th from 1 to 4 pm. Food, kid’s activities and fun. Suggested donation: $6 per adult and $3 per child. People who would like to attend must RSVP to Kimberly Jurosiesky at 314-877-9660 or YOU CAN NOT ENTER THE BASE WITHOUT RSVPing. We would also like some kids to come and sing the opening Star Spangled Banner and Hatikvah again for us.

EHA's "BE OUR GUEST OPEN HOUSE” Monday, Dec 14th from 9:00 am-12:30 pm. Prospective Families, you are invited to see our classrooms in action, meet our talented and caring teachers, and have a lovely lunch with our principal, Rabbi Shmuel Kay. Discover first-hand how we work tirelessly so each of our precious students reaches his or her unique potential to achieve excellence in both General and Judaic Studies. Please RSVP by calling 314-994-7856 or email us at

CANDLES: BYHS is selling Shabbat candles – box of 72 for $5. Call Debbie or Orli at 314-872-8701.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Meets at Bobbi Gibli’s condo on Delcrest Court-Bldg #2, Condo #204, Sundays @ 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call (314) 504-5593. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is (314) 995-7119.


·                                                                                                                                             A LIGHT to Remember” – Come enjoy an evening of fine dining and entertainment at the Jewish Student Union’s First Annual Gala, including a special tribute to Judy Haber for her tireless efforts on behalf of the youth of our community for over two decades. Featuring Hypnotist/Mentalist, Ron Baras. Saturday night, December 12th, beginning at 7:30 pm at the Staenberg Family Complex JCC, 2 Millstone Campus Drive Covert $180/couple. Seating limited. For information/reservations, contact Bonnie Goldmeier, 314-863-1881 (, or Daniel Lefton 314 989-0363 (


·                                                                                                                                             Winter Conclave - is fast approaching for SR NCSY, grades 9-12, December 24th-28th. For info or to register, contact Rabbi Mike Rovinsky at 314-498-6279 or at


·                                                                                                                                             Training Program: The Bnei Akiva madrichim and MIT's (madrichim-in-training) recently attended a leadership training program at Camp Wyman in Eureka, MO led by the Possicks and the Gastfrainds of theTorah MiTzion Kollel and the b’not sherut, Sara & Tova. The program, which included an Israeli style kumsitz, night hike, and outdoor training workshop, encouraged each madrich to develop his/her leadership potential and become a contributing member of the group.


Mishnat Pinchas: Mishnat Pinchas continues on Shabbat starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Beit Midrash for Women: TMK Beit Midrash for Women is at the home of Faye Newman (7916 Stanford), on Wednesdays at 9 am.

Ruth FredmanMother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program. The program continues Sundays at the shul at 6:45pm

Family Seudah Shlishit – December 19th after 4:00 mincha.


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, for $36, email Judy ( or call (727-1880).