Young Israel of St. Louis


SHABBAT MIKETZ                                     SHABBAT MEVORCHIM

ANNOUNCEMENT SPONSORS: Saara & Moishe, Avi, and Ariella in honor of Yossi’s Bar Mitzvah

Friday, December 3rd  

Candle lighting                                                   4:22 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                  4:20 pm

Saturday, December 4th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                  8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                     9:27 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                            3:25 pm

Mincha                                                             4:10 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                        4:10 – 5:20 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                    5:22 pm


* Topic

Chanukah Minhagim: Dreidels & Chanukah Gelt?


Kiddush: Sponsored byYossi Rovinsky’s grandparents in honor of his Bar Mitzvah.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsors invited

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, - Thursday (Chanukah)                        6:30 am

Friday                                                               6:40 am

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                4:25 pm

Rosh Chodesh Tevet: Tuesday/Wednesday, Dec 7/8




פעסיא בת הינדא ברכה

ברכה חיה בתיה בת אלטא נחמה

אהובה בת חוה

מרים בת בתיה

ביילה יענטא בת חיה

נעכא אסתר בת שרה

שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

דבורה קעניא בת פייגא לאה

רות בת שרה

יהודית בת בריינא

רבקה לאה בת חוה צביה

חיה מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא

הרב שלום בן נעכא פייגא

גרשון יצחק בן מאטל צירל

רפאל דוד בן ברכה

ראובן בן טובה חיה

זאבאליעזר בן חיה שיינדל

אלכסנדר בן שרה רבקה

יהושע בן זהבה

יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

דוד הלל בן יוכבד

KIDNAPPED CHAYAL:                               Gilad (ben Aviva) Shalit


Mazal tov to Rabbi Michael & Selina Rovinsky on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Yossi. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Shirley & Erven Rovinsky, GG Soldinger, and Paul Epstein. We welcome Robyn, Richard, Mollie & Josh Mirsky of Dallas, Rabbi Shalom & Esti Tendler and Devora Garfinkel of Los Angeles, and Ephraim & Cheryl Weinstein of Monsey.

Mazal Tov to Don & Judy Makovsky on the birth of a great-grandson, born to Eli & Tziona Schreibman in Israel. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Rabbi Bryan & Lori (Makovsky) Goldfarb and Ephraim & Pepy Schreibman.

Mazal Tov to Neil & Judy Weintraub on the birth of a granddaughter, born to Miriam & Yaakov Pollak. Mazal Tov to great-grandparents, Herbert & Phyllis Sunshine and Sybil Carmen.

Mazal Tov to the Adelman and Kandel families on the brit milah of Yedidya Yisrael, son of Paul & Shani Kandel.

Mazal Tov to Murray & Eva Gail Bresler on the engagement of their daughter, Michal to Alex Pudles of Lakewood. Mazal Tov to Alex’s father, Steven Pudles and grandparents Sidney & Red Bresler. The community is invited to a L’chaim at the Bresler home Sunday, Dec 5th, between 12:30pm and 3:00pm, 7934 Stanford.


Condolences to Betsy Zimbalist on the passing of her sister, Martha May, of Bartlesville, OK. Betsy will be sitting shiva at her home, 8124 Amherst through Monday morning. May she be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


AIR MILES WANTED: We need air miles for the Shul Dinner! We have an amazing band from NY lined up, but we need to get them here! If anyone is able to donate air miles (in 25,000 mile increments - we need 100,000 total) please contact Judy immediately at the shul office. Miles should be either AA or generic

ONEG SHABBAT: For teens (grades 10-12) together with the visiting teens from Yokneam, Israel at the Possick home 7925 Delmar at 8 pm.

SHABBAT GROUPS: Now begin at 10:00 am.

THANK YOU: to Bernard & Kimberly Juroviesky who are downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

PARENT/CHILD MOTZEI SHABBAT LEARNING: At Young Israel in the Beit Midrash, for grades 1-8, 6:30 pm.

MONDAY NIGHT LEARNING: Our Beit Midrash learning on Monday nights continues at 8:00 pm every week and concludes at 9:30 pm with Ma’ariv.

RABBI’S MONDAY MORNING TANACH CLASS: Will not take place this week, but will resume next week on schedule.

RABBI FRANK & ADELE HOFFMAN SHABBAT CHINUCH: Shabbat Chinuch will be next Shabbat, December 11th. We ask that each family send in a photo of your child/grandchild via email to Sara Greene at The photos will be used to decorate the social hall. Sponsorships for the kiddush are available and welcomed. We have lists from EHA, Torah Prep, and Solomon Schechter. Please let the office know if you have a child or grandchild in another school, so that he/she can be included.

TORAH UMESORAH SHABBAT CHINUCH: Next Shabbat, coinciding with our Shabbat Chinuch, is a community-wide Shabbat Chinuch from Torah Umesorah.  Young Israel is fortunate to host Rabbi Dovid Nojowitz, National Director, for a Dvar torah Shabbat morning, and Rabbi Shmuel Klein for the pre-mincha shiur and Seudah Shlishit.

ATTENTION BLOOD DONORS: Our annual Community Blood Drive will be on Sunday, January 16th. SAVE THE DATE!!!

YOUNG ISRAEL DINNER: We are pleased to announce that Dr Robert & Barbara Strashun will be our honorees for the Shul dinner, February 13, 2011.

BOOK CLUB: We are reading “Future Tense” by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. The next meeting TBA.



CALENDAR: The 2011 Women's Division Calendar is now underway.  Please respond to the letters ASAP. The deadline is December 10th.  Don't wait until the last minute to get your listings in! If you have any questions please contact Barbara Strashun at 314-721-3341 or at


ST LOUIS KOLLEL CHANUKAH MINI GOLF:Sunday morning, Dec 5th at The Putting Edge at the St. Louis Mills Mall. There will be unlimited glow in the dark miniature golf and glow in the dark face paint, 10am till 1pm. Cost of admission is $6 a person

BYHS CHANUKAH BOUTIQUE: Sunday, December 5th, at the girl’s school, 1146 N Warson Rd, 10 am-2 pm.

TASTE OF KOSHER: At EHA, 1138 N Warson, Dec 23rd at 5:30 pm. Adults-$15 in advance, $18 at the door. Children (under 13)-$8 in advance, $10 at the door. Raffle drawing that night. For more info, call 994-7856.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: Tomchei Shabbos has a beautiful, newly-designed donation card. Minimum donation is $5 per card. Call Jackie Gerson at 997-7257.


A Light to Remember: JSU’s "A Light to Remember" evening of dining and entertainment, honoring Harvey & Dorit Daphna-Iken with a special tribute to Alice Fasman, the Clayton High School JSU Facility Advisor. December 18th, 7:30 pm at the Performing Arts & Education Center at the JCC. For reservations contact Rabbi Mike at or 314-498-6279. or Rachel Lubchansky at 314-726-2163.


TMK Gala: There is still plenty of room and lots of good food, so if time got away from you and you forgot to make a reservation for our Gala Fundraising Event this Saturday night, please have no reservation about joining us without a reservation. It will be very special to celebrate the 4th night of Chanukah together with the Torah MiTzion family. Join us at 7:30 pm at the Cedars at the JCA..

Mishnat Pinchas: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush

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

·                                                                                                                                             Ulpan: Mondays and Tuesdays. For more info, contact Gilat at or call 609-1951.

·                                                                                                                                             Bat Mitzvah Program: The Ruth Fredman Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program - Sundays at 6:45pm.


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).