Young Israel of St. Louis

SHABBAT JUNE 8th, 2013 – FRIDAY JUNE 14TH, 2013

30 SIVAN 5773 – 6 TAMMUZ 5773

PARSHAT KORACH                                    ROSH CHODESH TAMMUZ


Sybil Carmen to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Jake Weintraub.

Danny &Sara Wachsstock in honor of the recent marriage of Aharon & Davita Rosenbloom.

Torah MiTzion Kollel to honor its senior madrichim: Aitan Groener, David Iken, Michal Koshner, Alex Peskin, and Devora Siegel.

In honor of Daniel Lefton. Happy Birthday. Love your minyan of men: Sam, Josh, Jack, Ari, Joshua, Bradley, Adam, Eric, Gary and William

Friday June 7th

Candle Lighting                                                 8:06 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday, June 8th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:19 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       5:00 pm (at Shul) - 7:00 pm (at Kaufman Park)

Pre-Mincha Shiur - Pirkei Avot                         6:55 pm

Mincha                                                             7:55 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   9:07 pm


Kiddush: Sponsored by the families of our 2013 graduates and Bnei Akiva.

Seudah Shlishit/Sheva Brochot: Sponsored by Bernie and Mariam Weisel, in honor of the marriage of Joshua & Gavriella.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday– 2nd day Rosh Chodesh Tammuz         8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 8:10 pm






Yehoshua Sommer                                                                  יהושע בן זהבה

Dr. Lester Zeffren                                                                   יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

Steven Zweig                                                                          שלמה תודרוס בן אסתר רבקה

Isaac Boniuk                                                                           יצחק אייזיק בן רחל

                                                                                                הרב יונה בן הינדל

                                                                                                משה בן דאליש רבקה

                                                                                                יהודה זאב בן אסתר

                                                                                                יהודה ארי בן פרומה

                                                                                                יוסף ליפא בן פרידא

                                                                                                דורון דניאל בן יפה

                                                                        נעמי בת מרים

                                                                                                צביה בת בריינה

                                                                                                רחל לאה בת ייטיל

Phyllis Franklin                                                                      פרימעט בת אסתר רייזל

Rachel Adler                                                                           רחל בת אסתר

Sarah Leah Carman                                                                 שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

Shira Starr                                                                               שירה פייגא בת מאירה ליבא

Chana Tova Poupko                                                               חנה טובה בת אסתר שושנה


Mazal Tov to Aharon & Davita Rosenbloom, who are visiting this week, on their recent marriage. Mazal Tov to their parents, Rabbi Amiel & Dr. Isabel Rosenbloom, Dr. Danny & Sara Wachsstock and George & Shira Oberkirsch.

Mazal Tov to Joshua & Gavriella Weisel, who are visiting this week, on their recent marriage. Mazal Tov to their parents, Bernie & Mariam Weisel and Rob & Anna Brimm. We welcome the entire Brimm family who are here for sheva brachot.

Mazal Tov to Carey & Susie Fredman and Aaron Fredman on the upcoming wedding of their son and grandson, Eli, to Meggie Wyschogrod. Mazal Tov Meggie’s parents, Abby & Danny Wyschogrod.

Mazal Tov to Rabbi David & Ariella Hellman on the birth of a son. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Bob & Judy Hellman and Ben & Michelle Cohen.

Mazal Tov to Eldad Bialecki on receiving the Ohev Torah Award at this year’s St Louis Kollel Jewish Unity Live.

Mazal Tov to the Class of 2013: 8th grade: Chaim Friedman, Gary Goldmeier, Yonatan Hirschhorn, Sam Lefton, Naomi Oberlander, Natalie Raskas, Yoni Strashun, Asher Zimand. 12th grade: Yoni Biel, Shaina Drazen, Gidon Feen, Aitan Groener, David Iken, Michal Koshner, Alex Peskin, Devora Siegel. Undergrad: Esther Biel, Shira (Kandel) Donath, Yoni Harris, Sheera Hirschhorn, Aharon Rosenbloom, Leia Wachsstock. Post-grad: Chai Shai Gutovich, Jerilyn Oppenheimer, Jessica Sukhodolsky.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Ben & Nikki Zeff who are the ushers this Shabbat for the youth groups.

NEFESH B’NEFESH WEDDING CONTEST: Jason Ast, son of Dr. Marty & Barbara Ast, will be making aliya this summer after he gets married, and he and his fiancé, Andrea Surasky, are part of a Nefesh B'Nefesh Wedding contest for young couples making aliyah. The couple with the most votes wins $10,000 to help start their lives together in Israel and there are only about 15 couples in the contest. You can vote once from each email address that you have. The voting continues through June 30th. The link to vote is:\l.


MABELS LABELS IS BACK!: To order personalized labels please go to A portion of your purchase will be donated to FHA.

COMPETITION WINNERS: Block Yeshiva participates in Yeshiva University’s "Bronka Weintraub High School Bekiut Program" - a high school competition focused on 6 tests on a complete or half tractate of Talmud (Rosh Hashana). It was just announced that Aaron Koshner (BYHS freshman) won FIRST PLACE in the Amud contest, Daniel Somorov (BYHS sophomore) tied for third place, and Alex Peskin (BYHS senior) won third place in the Blatt contest. All our students were awarded monetary prizes for their exceptional scores.

BYHS GRADUATION: Block Yeshiva High School graduation will be on Monday, June 10th at the U. City Shul, at 7:30 pm.

Community News

ST LOUIS KOLLEL JEWISH UNITY LIVE 2013: Sunday June 9th, 7:30 pm, at the Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar – Central West End. Tickets: $50/person and can be purchased at the door.

CHESS CLASSES AND CHESS CAMP: Chess classes will be held in June and July at Young Israel and chess camp will be held at BYHS in June and August. Please contact Aleksey Kazakevich at for fees or to register.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS NEEDS YOUR HELP!! With summer here, our families will need extra assistance with non-perishable food items. Please leave donations in the box outside the office. For pick up arrangements, please call Merle Hartstein at 725-1192.  Thank you for your help!

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: At the home of Jan Adelman, 8032 Amherst, Sundays through June 23rd, at 9:15 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 314-863-5438. The Tehillim hotline (names and updates) is: 314-995-7119.


·                                                                                                                                             Shoreshet - Pizza & Parsha – on hiatus until fall.

·                                                                                                                                             Latte and Learning – Wednesday nights at Starbucks on Hanley and Wydown, 7:30 pm.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Beit Midrash for Women: at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford. There are no classes in June. The end of year schedule is: Wed, July3rd at 1 pm, Wed, July 10th at 1 pm and Tues, July 16th at 3 pm.

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

Closing snif for Bnei Akiva:June 8th for madrichim and chanichim. Meet at Young Israel at 5pm and then seudah shlishit at Kaufman Park. Pick up at Kaufman Park at 7pm.

Farewell Party for Chavi & Rochel: Sunday, June 9th, 1 - 3 pm, at the Oberlander home, 8347 Cornell Ave.


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)