Young Israel of St. Louis




Debby & Ethan Schuman and family in commemoration of the 9th yahrtzeit of Marvin Fredman

Friday April 30th

Candle lighting                                                  7:34 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday May 1st

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:31 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       6:25 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           6:25 pm

Mincha                                                             7:25 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:35 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, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:40 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                                         ברכה חיה בתיה בת אלטא נחמה

Laura Sagerman                                                אהובה בת חוה

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

                                                                        שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

                                                                                                חיה מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


Mazel Tov to Michael & Karen Zeffren on the recent birth of a grandson to Yehudah & Devorah Zeffren of Teaneck. Mazel tov also to grandparents, Gary & Bashie Shulman of Los Angles and to the great-grandparents, Ted & Shirley Zeffren and Paul & Nancy Freidman.


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 Ephraim & Hester Fass who are downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

‘HAVERIM' BOOK CLUB: Our next meeting is scheduled for Shabbat afternoon, May 1st, 4:30 pm, 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 – LAST CALL: 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. We plan to go live on the Young Israel website on Monday night. Please contact Vicki Isakow at 862-5661 or if you would still like to be one of our chefs.


BYHS ANNUAL DINNER: Will be Sunday, May 2nd at the Coronado Ballroom. Reception, 5:15pm and Dinner, 6:00 pm. Honoring Rabbi Gideon Nitsun and Mr Tod Moses, and Special Teacher Recognition to Mr. Joseph Master for 25 years of service to Block Yeshiva High School.

LOOKING AHEAD – SAVE THE DATE: On Sunday June 13th the Barbara Mendelson Tomchei Shabbos Fund will be having their anniversary brunch celebrating their 2nd year of serving the St. Louis Community. Details to follow.


·                                                                                                                                             Lag B’Omer Hillula: (come and find out what that is.) Motzei Shabbat, May 1st, 9:45pm – Hayride, Bonfire & BBQ – at the Old Halls Ferry Stable located at 15310 Old Halls FerryRoad. Cost is $10 and there is still room on the wagon. In the event of rain, contact Rabbi Mike at 498-6279 or Merav at 420-8080.

·                                                                                                                                             Jr NCSY Streeeeetch Limo Road Rally: Sunday, May 2nd, 1-3:00pm, drop off at NHBZ and pick up at Maggie Moos (Ladue Crossing). Cost $15.

·                                                                                                                                             Jr Regional Convention: Next weekend, May 6th-9th, at Camp Chi in the Wisconsin Dells. For more info, contact Rabbi Mike at 314-498-6279 or


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:

May 4th at the home of Earl and Fay Newman, 7916 Stanford by - Rabbi Dr. Yehudah Mirsky.

May 11th at the home Ruth and Andy Koshner, 7941 Gannon 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:

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