Young Israel of St. Louis





Friday, January 27th

Candle Lighting                                                                    4:58 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    5:00 pm

Saturday, January 28th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:00 am

Shacharit                                                                               8:45 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:42 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                                                 no shiur this week

Bnei Akiva                                                                            4:50 pm

Mincha                                                                                  4:50 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       6:00 pm



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                                                                    5:05 pm






8:45 am - TMK Tanach for Teens - Rabbi Assi Gastfraind

9:00 am - Tanach: Kings & Prophets - Dr. Mitch Wolf

8:45 am - Shiur for grades 6-8 - Rabbi M. Rovinsky


9:15 am - Tanach (Shoftim) - Rabbi Shulman

12:45 pm - TMK Women’s Beith Midrash (@ Newman’s) – Yael Shachak

7:30 pm - Talmud (Rosh Hashanah) - Rabbi Shulman

8:00 pm - Beit Midrash


11:30 am - Parsha (Women) - Rabbis Shulman/Mintz

7:15 pm - Talmud (Sotah) (Men) - Rabbi Rosenbloom


12:00 pm - Sifrei Halacha - Dr. Joe Feder

12:45 pm - TMK Women’s Beith Midrash (@ Newman’s) – Yael Shachak

8:00 pm - Tanach (Shoftim) - Rabbi Shulman


7:15 pm - Talmud (Brachot) - Dr. Norman Katz

8:30 pm – Beit Midrash/Mishmar


8:00 am - Parsha –Rabbi Boaz Shachak

Following Hashkama - Dr. Joe Feder

5 min into Kiddush - Mishnat Pinchas Parent/Child Learning

Pre-Mincha - Parsha / Topical - Rabbi Shulman

After Mincha - Girls grades 8-12, Rabbi Rovinsky


Joe Miller                                                                                יוסף בער בן אסתר חיה

Yehoshua Sommer                                                                  יהושע בן זהבה

Teddy Zeffren                                                                        תנחום טוביה בן פייגעל

Dr. Noah Susman                                                                    נח בן אסתר רייזל

Dr. Lester Zeffren                                                                   יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

Avraham Chalamish(Gilat Gastfraind's father)                      אברהם אלטער בן לאה

Moe Sonnenwirth                                                                   משה יוסף בן רייזא

                                                                                                ישראל יחיאל צבי הכהן בן חיה

                                                                                                דוד הלל בן יוכבד

                                                                                                מלך זושא בן שרה

Beth Zwick                                                                             אלישבע מרים בת שרה גיטל

Rachel Adler                                                                           רחל בת אסתר

Sarah Leah Carman                                                                 שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

Julie Iken                                                                                 יהודית בת לאה

Shira Starr                                                                               שירה פייגא בת מאירה ליבא


Mazal Tov to Sidney & Rita Bresler on the birth of a great-granddaughter, Avital Yehudit, born to Dr. Yechiel & Geulla Gellman of Jerusalem. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Dr. Yisrahel & Beth Gellman.

Mazal Tov to David & Roz Hirschhorn on the upcoming marriage of their son, Sean, to Tara Ratz this weekend.

Mazal Tov to Teddy & Shirley Zeffren on the recent marriage of their granddaughter, Rivkah Polsky, daughter of Shana & Simcha Polsky, to Hershel Kleinman.


Our deepest condolences to Baila Shulman on the passing of her mother, Sonja Robinson, in Australia. The funeral will be in Australia on Monday. Baila will remain there for shiva and we hope to have contact numbers for you at the beginning of the week. May the family be comforted amongst the mourners of Zion & Jerusalem.


RABBI'S CLASSES: The Rabbi will returning from Australia February 9th. Please note that all of his classes between now and then are cancelled, except for the Tuesday Parsha class, which will be taught by Rabbi Mintz.

WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING: Our Motzei Shabbat parent/child learning for children grades K-5 continues this week at 7:00 pm. Sponsorships $36 are available.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Ron & Donna Fredman who are the ushers for the youth groups.

DESSERT AND DIALOGUE SERIES: The Dessert & Dialogue that was scheduled for Motzei Shabbat, January 28th, has been cancelled. Save the dates for the rest of the series: Saturday, February 25th and Sunday, March 25th.

ANNUAL YOUNG ISRAEL DINNER – FEB 12TH 2012 honoring Dr. Mitch and Shelly Wolf, and Distinguished Service Awardee, Howard Oppenheimer, with renowned performing artist, Shlomo Simcha, featuring "Songs of Jerusalem Now is the time to submit your ad for the journal and make your reservation for the dinner. Please contact the office by Monday.

ROSH CHODESH PROGRAM FOR WOMEN: A night of Israeli dancing and interactive study of Torah on Tuesday, January 31st, 8:00 pm, in the Young Israel social hall.


The letters for the Birthday/Anniversary/Yahrtzeit Calendar have been sent. Please respond as soon as you can. The deadline is February 1st.You can see a sample page in the glass case in the lobby. For more info, contact Bonnie Drazen at 314-727-3967.


Zvi & Anita Feigenbaum have moved to: 8116 Amherst Ave, 63130. (314) 256-1434.


SHECHITA CLASS: A new series of classes for men will be offered in the laws of Shechita -- ritual slaughter according to Jewish dietary law. The classes, held at NHBZ, will be led by Rabbi Chaim Loike, a Rabbinic Coordinator with Orthodox Union (OU) Kashruth Division. Rabbi Loike is widely-recognized for his vast expertise in the kashruth of animals. The class goal is to learn and possibly qualify as a shochet! For more information call Dr. Ethan Schuman at 314 791-2951.

VOLUNTEERS DRIVERS NEEDED FOR CROWN CENTER: Volunteers are needed to deliver hot kosher dinners in the University City area. If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of Jewish older adults, and available approximately 1-2 hours a week, we’d like to speak with you. We are seeking individuals, families or organizations who may wish to “adopt a day” to deliver dinners. For more information please contact Florence Schachter, Director of Resident and Community Services, Crown Center for Senior Living, 314-991-2055,

“Workshop: Creating a Financial Plan for Your Family”: The Epstein Hebrew Academy has announced that this workshop has been postponed. A future date will be announced soon.

AISH LECTURE SERIES: The Rabbi Noah Weinberg Memorial Lecture will be Wednesday, February 1st, at the Aish Firehouse, (457 N Woods Mill Rd) at 8 pm. The guest speaker will be Rabbi Yerachmiel Milstein and his topic will be: "Realizing Your Full Potential: The Five Levels of Free Will". $10 suggested donation. For more info, call Aish at 314-862-AISH (2427).


Mishnat Pinchas: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Beit Midrash for Women: Mondays and Wednesdays at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford at 12:45 pm.

Beit Midrash Learning: Mon. @ Young Israel 8 - 9:30pm

Mishmar learning: Thursdays at Young Israel at 8:30 pm.

Bnei Akiva: For children in grades 2-8, beginning the same time as Mincha. For more info, contact Yaara at 570-3052 or Efrat at 825-9836.

Ruth Fredman Mother and Daughter Bat Mitzvah Progam: Closing program to be announced. Contact Suzanne Sundy for more info at 727-6083.


Shul Office Hours:  Mon-Fri 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM.

Deadline for announcements:  Noon on Thursday

Deadline for Mazal Tovs 10 AM on Friday

Rabbi Shulman’s personal contact info:, 314-725-6130 (home study)

314-313-3120 (cell)

Young Israel Web-site:

To sponsor a weekly Shul Announcement, for $36, email Judy ( or call (314-727-1880)