Young Israel of St. Louis




Al Adelman, in honor of the recent births of great-grandchildren Yehuda (London), Miriam (NY), Menachem (Israel), Shimon(Israel), and the visit by Hila (Dallas).

Friday May 4th

Candle Lighting                                                                    7:39 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm

Saturday, May 5th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – Rabbi Motti Klein                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:28 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur *                                                              6:30 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                                            6:30 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:40 pm


* Shiur Topic:

Pirkei Avot: Ethics of Our Fathers

The Worldview of our Sages and the Historical Context from which they Emerge


Kiddush:Sponsored by Danny & Sara Wachsstock in honor of Liora's Bat Mitzvah.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsors invited.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                                           6:40 am



Mincha/Maariv during the week                                       7:40 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


8:00 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

Dr Maurice Sonnenwirth                                                        משה יוסף בן רייזא

Sanford Gubernik                                                                    שמעיה בן פייגא

Albert Glassman                                                                     אברהם בן שרה

                                                                                                ישראל יחיאל צבי הכהן בן חיה

                                                                                                דוד הלל בן יוכבד

                                                                                                יוסף ליפא בן פרידא

                                                                                                מלך זושא בן שרה

                                                                                                שרה רחל בת חנה

                                                                                                יהודית בת שרה

                                                                                                חיה רבקה בת דבורה

                                                                                                לאה בת רחל

                                                                                                רחל בת שרה

Beth Zwick                                                                             אלישבע מרים בת שרה גיטל

Rachel Adler                                                                           רחל בת אסתר

Sarah Leah Carman                                                                 שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

Shira Starr                                                                               שירה פייגא בת מאירה ליבא


Mazel Tov to Danny & Sara Wachsstock on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Liora. Mazal Tov to grandmother Rachel Wachsstock and grandfather Harvey Lipman. Welcome to all the family and friends who have come to join in the simcha.

Mazal Tov to Jerry & Marcia Esrig on the birth of a grandson, born to Yossi and Hodaya Esrig of New York.

Mazel Tov to Rabbi Avi & Sherri Bloch on the birth of a granddaughter, born to Chani & Yehuda Neuhaus in Yerushalayim.

Alan & Bryna Kandel invite everyone to a L'Chaim to celebrate the engagement of their daughter, Shira, to Rabbi Jeremy Donath on Sunday, May 6th, noon – 3 pm, at the their home, 8341Cornell.


Our condolences to Jon Rubinand his family on the passing of their father, Erwin Rubin. Shiva will be until Thursday morning, May 10th at the home of Mrs Gloria Rubin, 2113 Chesterfield Place, in Chesterfield. May the family be comforted amongst the mourners of Zion & Jerusalem.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Jimmy & Elana Fendelman who are the ushers for the youth groups.

YOUNG ISRAEL SUPER SEFORIM SALE: Bring in seforim that you no longer need, but others might find useful. Donate them to our Young Israel seforim sale for a tax deduction. Come and purchase previously owned seforim at a huge discount. All funds collected will help build the Beit Midrash library. Everybody benefits: triple mitzvah! Book drop off will be Sunday, May 13th, 11 am – 1 pm. The sale will be held Monday, May 14th – Thursday evening, May 17th. Suggested purchase price: $5 per book.


AISH WORKSHOP: Sara Yoheved Rigler will be presenting "The Gratitude Workshop" on Monday, May 7th at 7 pm and Tuesday, May 8th at 9:30 am, in Clayton. RSVP IS REQUIRED ASAP. Call 314-862-2474 or email The location of the workshop will be advised at the time of the rsvp.

SAVE THE DATE: St. Louis Kollel’s “Jewish Unity Live” event will take place this year on Sunday, June 17th at the Sheldon Concert Hall, and will feature Jewish singing sensation Shloime Gertner. The event begins at 7 pm, is open to the entire community, and will be followed by a lavish dessert reception. Contact St. Louis Kollel at 314-726-6047 for reservations and further information.

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. Or checks may be made payable to the “Barbara Mendelson Tomchei Shabbos Fund” and mailed to the following address; please note “DMF” in the memo for donations to the Diamant Meat Fund: #4 Millstone Campus Drive • St. Louis, Missouri 63146.


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)