Young Israel of St. Louis




Alan and Bryna Kandel in honor of Benjamin's engagement to Yehudit Fischer.

Wishing a Happy Birthday and Mazel Tov to Bella Adler on turning 12 and becoming a Bat Mitzvah! With love, Mom, Dad, Tamar, JJ, and Avi.

Friday April 2nd

Candle lighting                                                  7:08 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday April 3rd

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit (note earlier time)                           8:45 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:54 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       No Bnei Akiva this week

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Moshe Hus                        6:00 pm

Mincha                                                             7:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:09 pm

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored Rabbi Avraham Cohen & family and Charles C Cohen, Esq., to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Nathaniel Hart Cohen.



Sunday, April 4th – Chol HaMoed

Shacharit                                                          8:00 am

Sunday Night, – Seventh Night Pesach

Candle Lighting                                                 7:11 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Monday, April 5th – Seventh Day Pesach

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:52 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Alex Ozar                          6:10 pm

Mincha                                                             7:10 pm

Monday Night – Eighth Night Pesach

Maariv                                                             7:55 pm

Candle Lighting                                                 not before 8:11 pm

Tuesday, April 6th –Eighth Day Pesach

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit (note earlier time)                           8:45 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:52 am

Drasha & Yizkor                                              10:30 am

Women’s Shiur – Devorah Wolf                       4:55 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Benjamin Kandel               6:10 pm

Mincha                                                             7:10 pm

Shuir – Yechiel Shulman                                   after Mincha

Yom Tov Ends                                                 8:12 pm

Times for Wednesday –Friday:

Wednesday Shacharit                                       6:40 & 8:00 am

Thursday Shacharit                                           6:30 am

Friday Shacharit                                               6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv – Wednesday & Thursday        7:15 pm




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

Zev Eliezer Wolff                                              זאבאליעזר בן חיה שיינדל

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

Laura Sagerman                                                אהובה בת חוה

Gene Koshner                                                   יהודה בן לאה מאשא

Betty Resnick                                                   בשי בת חיה ביילא

Sender Axelbaum                                              אלכסנדר בן שרה רבקה

Joe Miller                                                          יוסף בער בן אסתר חיה

                                                                        יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

                                                                                                מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא

                                                                        עזרא ברוך בן יוספה מאשא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


Mazel Tov to Elliott & Shirley Franklin on the engagement of their nephew, Yaakov Cohen, to former St Louisan and BYHS graduate, Sarah Jampolsky.

Mazel Tov to Elie & Jocelyne Bensoussan on the recent birth of a granddaughter to Michel & Linda Bensoussan in Paris.


Since Sunday is Easter, Schnucks and Dierbergs will be closed. Schnucks is open Saturday night until 11 pm and Dierbergs until midnight. Trader Joes will be open on Sunday from 8 am-5 pm.


YOUTH GROUPS: 10:30 - 11:30 am every Shabbat until summer vacation. Groups are for 2 yr olds – pre-k, k - 2nd, 3rd - 5th boys, and 3rd - 5th girls. In addition, parents will supervise the halls during group time. Children must be downstairs behaving in groups or with their parents in Shul and at 11:30 am everyone will go into Shul for the end of davening.

THANK YOU: to Buddy & Ruth Adler who are downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

RABBI’S CLASSES: The Rabbi’s classes will resume Wednesday, April 7th.

YOM HaSHOAH PROGRAM: At Young Israel, April 12th, 7:30 pm, featuring Dr Steven Lefrak, Professor of Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine. He will speak on, "Wegener's role in the Holocaust, and the Nazi approach to psychiatric illness".


COMMUNITY YOM HaSHOAH PROGRAM: Will be at BSKI on April 11th, 4-5:30pm.The program is entitled, “Resistance. Defiance. Courage,” and will feature testimony by St. Louis Survivors, children of Survivors, and other speakers.

AHAVAS CHESED SOCIETY DINNER: The Annual Zayin Adar Dinner will be held on Sunday, April 18th, 6:00 pm at Agudas Israel, 8202 Delmar. Guest speaker will be Rabbi Elchonon Zohn, Director & founder of Chevra Kadisha Vaad HaRobbonim of Queens. Cost: $30/person. RSVP by April 11th to Lynda Cohen at 862-0025.


Mishnat Pinchas: No Mishnat Pinchas this week.

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

Camp Derech Eretz: July 26th-August 13th. To register, call 314-420-7880 or email:


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:

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