Young Israel of St. Louis


21 TAMMUZ 5773 – 27 TAMMUZ 5773



Anonymously Sponsored

Friday June 28th

Candle Lighting                                                 8:11 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday June 29th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:22 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Rabbi Eli Baruch Shulman*            7:00 pm

Mincha                                                             8:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   9:11 pm




“The Deeper Nature of The 4 Fasts Today”



Kiddush: Sponsored by Diane Fredman and Family, Janice & Benny Bitanski and Family, and Jackie & Howard Oppenheimer and Family in honor of: Ayla & Mic Osband's 13th wedding anniversary, Ari & Rachel Fredman's 8th wedding anniversary, Rachel Fredman's birthday, Afik Osband's 4th birthday, Isabella (Izzie) Henri Fredman's 1st birthday,Mandy & Danny Silverman’s 13th wedding anniversary, Dalia Oppenheimer & Jeffrey Glogower’s 6th wedding anniversary, Jerilyn & Max Oppenheimer’s 2nd wedding anniversary, Jerilyn receiving her MSW from St. Louis University, Aiden Silverman’s 5th birthday, Howard’s birthday, Dalia’s birthday, and Phoebe Pearl Silverman and Baubie Jackie Oppenheimer’s awesomeness! And to commemorate the yahrtzeits of Yetra and Israel Goldberg.


Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored by Danny & Sara Wachsstock to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Danny’s father, Rabbi Marcel Wachsstock, z"l.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday                                                           6:30 am

Thursday (legal holiday)                                    8:00 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

James Kauders                                                                        Jane יעקב טוביה בן

                                                                                                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 Shmuli & Tamar Shulman, who are visiting this week, on their recent marriage. Mazal Tov to the parents, Rabbi Moshe & Baila Shulman and Dr. Joel & Debbie Garbow.

Rabbi Shulman will be attending the RCA convention, and then continuing on to Israel, for the annual Tanach Conference hosted by Yeshivat Har Etzion, in the Gush. This year, the Rabbi has been invited deliver one of the lectures at this conference. During the Rabbi’s absence, if one needs to reach him, please contact the office, or you can reach the Rabbi by email, at


SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE: This week we are pleased to host Rabbi Eli Baruch Shulman, Rosh Yeshiva at “Yeshivat Rabeinu Yitzchok Elchonon” (YU), author of several seforim in Talmud learning, under the title “Yisamach Av”, the Rov of the Young Israel of Midwood, and the brother of our own Rabbi Shulman. Rabbi Eli Baruch Shulman will be delivering the drasha Shabbat morning, as well as giving the shiur before Mincha. We extend to Rabbi Shulman, his wife Esti, and their family a very warm welcome to St. Louis on their first visit to our community.

THANK YOU: Thank you to Danny & Sara Wachsstock who are the ushers this Shabbat for the youth groups.

WELCOME: We want to welcome following people who have moved to our community: Meradith & Gary Fruhman, Evelyn Haskey & Paul Whitson, and Talia & Craig Whitman, and their families.

FOUND KEYS: A key chain with 3 keys on it was found in the Beit Midrash. If you think they are yours, please contact the office: 314-727-1880.

ANNUAL COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT: Sunday, July 7th, 12:45 pm, at Young Israel. The speaker will be Prof. Smadar Rosensweig, who is a professor of Bible at Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University, as well as a professor of Biblical Studies at Allegra Franco Sephardic Women’s Teachers College. The topic of Prof. Rosensweig’s talk will be: “What is the Impact of Haftaras Nahamu on our Concept of Nehama (Consolation)?” The event is sponsored by the Sarah Adelman Memorial Fund. Minimum donation: $18/family.

Prior to Prof. Rosensweig's presentation, Yitzchok Adelman will be making a siyyum upon the completion of his learning of all six books of the Mishna.  The topic of his siyyum will be "The significance of the number '7' in Judaism". His presentation will begin at 11:45 a.m. The fund is seeking sponsors for both presentations at the minimum cost of $100. Sponsors are invited to the siyyum, which will include lunch.

LOST & FOUND: All items that have been left in Shul have been moved to the downstairs coat rack. Please check to see if any of your things are there. Items will be donated on Monday morning, July 8th.

Community News

CHESS CLASSES: Session 1 at Young Israel will be: June 26 – July 11, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (July 4th is an optional class). K-3rd grade: 4:30 – 5:15 pm, 4th – 8th grade: 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Cost: $50/session. Please contact Aleksey Kazakevich at for fees or to register.

CAMP NORAH: is an exciting half-day camp for children ages (approx.) 3-5 from July 22 -- August 9. Co-directed by Daniela Hermelin, M.D., and Kate Friedman, Camp Norah features a unique program and safe, nurturing environment combining Torah, Nature, Art, and Fun! Weekly themes include Perek Shira, Israel, and more. Please email to receive our PDF brochure. You may also join our Facebook group, or call Kate @ 479-1552 for more information!

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: Meets at the home of Bobbi Gibli, 2 Delcrest Court, #204, Sundays @ 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 504-5593. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is 995-7119.


·                                                                                                                                             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, July 3rd 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.

Camp Derech Eretz: Monday, July 22 – August 9. Come for 1, 2, or 3 weeks. For more info or to register, contact Suzanne Sundy at 314-680-5056.


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)