Young Israel of St. Louis




Benjamin Zeff, in honor of Team Young Israel's placing 15th of 451 teams in the St. Louis Marathon Relay.

Friday April 9th

Candle lighting                                                  7:21 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday April 10th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:42 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       6:10 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           6:10 pm

Mincha                                                             7:10 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:22 pm



Pirkei Avot: The Worldviews of Our Sages and the Historical Context from which They Emerge.

Kiddush: Sponsors invited.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsors invited


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday – Yom HaAtzmaut                           6:30 am

Wednesday, Friday                                          6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:25 pm






Mazel Tov to Jonathan & Naomi Shanker on the recent birth of a son. Mazel Tov to the grandparents, Gary Shanker of St Louis and Dr & Mrs Matthew Burman of Detroit, and to great-grandmother, Ruth Shanker. The shalom zachor will be at the Goldmeier home, 219 Topton Way, beginning at 9:30pm. The brit milah will be Thursday morning, after davening, at NHBZ.

Mazel Tov to Mitch & Shelly Wolf on the bat mitzvahs of their twin grandsons, Naom & Eitan Wolf, sons of Joseph & Mireet Wolf in Israel.

TEHILLIM: We will be saying Tehillim for the son of Candy & Davey Sommer, grandson of Rene and Hilton Price, and Meira Riemer, and the other cholim of our community, at the Price home, 8124 Cornell Court, Motzei Shabbat at 9:30 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

Yehoshua Sommer                                            יהושע בן זהבה

                                                                        יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

                                                                        נעכא אסתר בת שרה

                                                                                                חיה מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit



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 Marc & Vickie Chervitz who are downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

TEFILLAH CHAGIGIT: Our Yom HaZikaron/Yom HaAtzma’ut commemoration and celebration will be Monday night, April 19th, 7-9 pm., presented by Young Israel and Torah MiTzion Kollel, and featuring the Flag Ceremony by the students of Epstein Hebrew Academy. The community is invited. There will be a Mincha minyan at 6:45 pm and Maariv after the event. Sponsored by Young Israel, Bais Abraham Cong, NHBZ, NCSY, TMK and Bnei Akiva.

LUNCH & LEARN: At Young Israel with TMK next Shabbat, April 24th, after davening. Cost: $15/adults and children 12 & up, $7/child under 12 or a family max of $50. We know the time is short, but PLEASE RSVP to Judy soon, so we can make the appropriate plans.

‘HAVERIM' BOOK CLUB: Our next meeting is scheduled for Shabbat afternoon, May 1st, 4:30pm, at the home of Jacob and Natalie Sukhodolsky. We will discuss "Now You See Me ." by Rochelle Krich.

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK:This year, the Shakespeare Festival presents Hamlet. Join us for this beloved St. Louis summertime tradition, in Shakespeare Glen at Forest Park, on Sunday, May 30th. The Green Show Entertainment begins at 6:30 pm and the play at 8:00 pm. The evening is free, but RSVPs are encouraged so we can get picnic tables for dinner before the play.


CALLING ALL COOKS: The 4th Annual Shavuot Take-Out Restaurant is being planned. You cook the food (dairy dishes), we prepare the online ordering and then the members of the shul enjoy your delicacies for Shavuot. Please contact Vicki Isakow at 862-5661 or


SPECIAL WORKSHOP: Sunday, April 18th at Young Israel, 1- 4:45 pm. Members and potential members of the Ahavas Chesed Society are invited to a workshop given by Rabbi Elchonon Zohn, entitled: ‘An Explanation & Review of the Tahara Process’.

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 of the Chevra Kadisha and Vaad HaRobbonim of Queens, as well as the Association of Chevros Kadisha.. Cost: $30/person. For more information, please call Lynda Cohen at 862-0025.

BYHS ANNUAL DINNER: Will be Sunday, May 2nd at the Coronado Ballroom. Reception, 5:15pm and Dinner, 6:00pm. Honoring Rabbi Gideon Nitsun and Mrs Tod Moses, and Special Teacher Recognition to Mr Master for 25 years of service to Block Yeshiva High School. Please call the girls school office at 872-8701 to make your reservations and place ads.


Rav Kook Series: A video lecture series of four classes about Rav Kook and his teachings, will take place between Pesach and Shavuot, Tuesday nights, 8:00 pm—9:00 pm at the following locations:

April 20th at the home of Debby and Ethan Schuman, 8258 Groby - Rabbi Dr. J. J. Schacter.

April 27th at the home of Phyllis and Jack Shapiro, 7100 Cambridge - Rabbi Chaim Wasserman.

May 4th at the home of Ruth and Andy Koshner, 7941 Gannon by - Rabbi Dr. Yehudah Mirsky.

May 11th at the home of Earl and Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford by -Rabbi Yosef Blau.

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.

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:

To sponsor a weekly Shul Announcement, for $36, email Judy ( or call (727-1880).