Young Israel of St. Louis

SHABBAT, MARCH 17th, 2012 – FRIDAY MARCH 23RD, 2012




Friday March 16th

Candle Lighting                                                                    6:51 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    6:50 pm

Saturday, March 17th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     10:09 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Rabbi Sholom Tendler                     5:40 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                                            5:40 – 6:40 pm

Mincha                                                                                  6:40 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       7:52 pm


How the Night of Pesach

Insures the Survival of the Eternal Nation

Kiddush: Sponsored by Jerry Esrig, Joe Feder, Joel Garbow, Charles Lefton, Barry Needle, and Mitch Wolf in memory of Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein, author of the Aruch HaShulchan, on the occasion of his yahrtzeit.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsors invited.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                                           6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                                    6:55 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


11:00 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. Lester Zeffren                                                                   יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

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

Dr Maurice Sonnenwirth                                                        משה יוסף בן רייזא

Sanford Gubernik                                                                    שמעיה בן פייגא

                                                                                                ישראל יחיאל צבי הכהן בן חיה

                                                                                                דוד הלל בן יוכבד

                                                                                                יוסף ליפא בן פרידא

                                                                                                מלך זושא בן שרה

                                                                                                שרה רחל בת חנה

                                                                                                מאירה בת שרה

                                                                                                יהודית בת 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 Al Adelman and Ed & Jan Adelman on the birth of a great-grandson and great-nephew, born to Chani & Moishe Luftig, of Golders Green, London.

Mazal Tov to Rabbi Jeffrey & Yocheved Bienenfeld on the birth of identical twin boys, born to Rabbi Chaim & Bracha Tova Sendic (their second set of twins) in Israel.

Betty & Andy Epstein invite everyone to a L'Chaim to celebrate the engagement of their son, Aryeh, to Hadas Modde of Omaha, Saturday night, March 17th, at NHBZ, 650 N Price Rd, 9-11 pm.


Our condolences to Selina& Rabbi Michael Rovinsky on the passing of their mother and mother-in-law, Geraldine (Gigi) Soldinger. Selina will be sitting shiva at her home, 8001 Gannon, through Monday with shiva visiting hours of 10 am-12 noon, 1:30-4:00 pm, and 7:00-9:00 pm. (There will not be minyanim at the shiva house.) She gets up from shiva next Tuesday morning. Charitable donations in memory of Gigi can be made to Tomchei Shabbos, the Harvey Kornblum Food Pantry, or a worthy charity of your choice.


RABBI'S MONDAY NIGHT CLASSES: will be cancelled this week only because of the program with David Makovsky at the JCC.

RABBI'S PESACH CLASS: Tuesday, March 27th, 7:30 pm.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Zvi & Angela Tennenbaum who are the ushers for the youth groups.

THANK YOU: to our volunteers who joined us last Sunday to help beautify the shul. We sincerely appreciated your time, company and positive energy!!

SCHNITZI NIGHT FOR CHAI LIFELINE: Help support Chai Lifeline and our Jerusalem Marathon runner, Josh Goldmeier, by attending "Schnitzi" Night at Young Israel, March 25th, 5-7 pm. Cost is $9.99 WITH RESERVATIONS BY MARCH 22ND, and $14.99 at the door. To reserve, contact Bonnie Goldmeier at 434-9900 or

LOST AND FOUND: In our effort to continue to clean for Pesach, we have taken unclaimed items left in the Shul to the lost and found section of the coat rack downstairs. The donation date for anything not claimed is the morning of Thursday, March 29th.


GIRL SCOUT SHABBAT: This week is Girl Scout Shabbat. This year they celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting. Our Girl Scouts held a community-wide food drive at Thanksgiving for Tomchei Shabbas Food Pantry and look forward to many more important projects. Our St. Louis Scouts: The Junior Girl Scouts (4th grade--Angela Tannenbaum) are: Sophie Chervitz, Tali Feen, Elisheva Greene, Meytal Hamm, Lily Kennon, Mushka Novack, Kayla Rosenblum, Hava Shafner, Shira Tannenbaum, Chana Wachstock, and Shoshana Wolfe. The Daisy Girl Scouts (K-1st--Sara Greene) are: Sophia Douek, Shoshana Greene, Galit Shulman, Sienna Yazdi, Ayelet Zeff, Layla Kline, Mushkie Landa, and Sophia Rosenblum.

Girl Scout cookies are still available at $3.50/box. If you like more cookies, you can contact Sara Greene at 726-6255 or or Angela Tannenbaum at (802-7710) or

KOLLEL EXPO: The St Louis Kollel presents its pre-Pesach "Princess with Pride" – Women's and Teen's Shopping Event, Sunday, March 18th, 4:00-8:30 pm, at Young Israel. Also, if you ordered a take-out chicken dinner, the pickup is at Young Israel, 4-6 pm.

LECTURE AT JCC: David Makovsky will be speaking at the JCC's Carl & Helene Mirowits Performing Arts Center on Monday, March 19th, 7 pm. His topic will be – Iran: Implications for Israel, the Middle East and the World. You can still RSVP to Diane at 314-442-3190 (leave a message) or

AIPAC ST LOUIS EVENT: The 2012 St. Louis Annual AIPAC Event - In the Eye of the Storm: Israel and the New Middle East – Featuring: Ambassador Dore Gold, President, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, will be on Thursday, March 29th, 2012, 7:00 p.m. Community Program and Dessert Reception, at The Ritz Carlton, $36/per person. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. For questions and additional information, contact Tali Jubelirer at 312-253-8984 or

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Meets at the home of Bobbi Gibli, 2 Delcrest Court, #204, Sundays @ 9:15 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 504-5593. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is 995-7119.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: Many are still in need of our help. Please bring your non-perishable donations to the Shul. The collection bin is downstairs near the office door.

MOAS CHITIM: The Rabbi Sholom Rivkin Tzedakah/Moas Chitim Fund is once again asking for your help to assist families in our community in celebrating Pesach. For more information, you can contact Merle Hartstein or the Vaad.


Jr Oneg Shabbat: For grades 5-8, at the Kent home, 7727 Blackberry Ave, 9:30-10:30 pm.


Mishnat Pinchas: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

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

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

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

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


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)