Young Israel of St. Louis


25 ELUL 5773 – 2 TISHREI 5774



David Rubin in honor of Norma’s birthday and in honor of their anniversary.

Friday August 30th

Candle Lighting                                                 7:16 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday August 31st

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:45 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             6:05 pm

Mincha                                                             7:05 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:14 pm


Kiddush: Co-Sponsored by Larry & Barbara Poger in honor of their anniversary and by Paul & Emelynn Whitson in appreciation of the community for opening their homes to them and helping them get settled.


Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored by Dr. Lester Zeffren to commemorate the yahrtzeit of his wife, Matilda.

Selichot August 31st

Refreshments                                                    11:30 pm

Pre-Selichot Shiur                                             12:00 am

Selichot                                                            1:00 am

Weekday Selichot/Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday – Labor Day                                       7:30 am

Tuesday                                                           6:10 am

Wednesday – Erev Rosh Hashana                    5:00 am

Thursday, Friday - Rosh Hashana                     see below


Mincha/Maariv – Sunday, Monday, Tuesday    7:10 pm





Wednesday, September 4th

Eruv Tavshilin

Candle lighting                                                  7:08 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:10 pm


Thursday, September 5th

Dawn                                                               5:13 am

Shacharit                                                          7:45 am

Drasha / Shofar                                                10:00 am

Children's Shofar Blowing – see below              5:00 pm

Children's Tashlich – see below                       5:30 pm

Mincha                                                             7:00 pm

Tashlich                                                           7:30 pm


Thursday, September 5th

Maariv                                                             8:00 pm

Candle lighting    No earlier than                      7:07 pm


Friday, September 6h

Dawn                                                               5:14 am

Shacharit                                                          7:45 am

Drasha / Shofar                                                10:00 am

Children's Shofar Blowing – see below              after davening

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Candle lighting    No later than                         7:05 pm




Yehoshua Sommer                                                                  יהושע בן זהבה

Dr. Lester Zeffren                                                                   יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

Steven Zweig                                                                          שלמה תודרוס בן אסתר רבקה

James Kauders                                                                        Jane יעקב טוביה בן

                                                                                                הרב יונה בן הינדל

                                                                                                משה בן דאליש רבקה

                                                                                                יהודה ארי בן פרומה

                                                                                                יוסף ליפא בן פרידא

                                                                                                דורון דניאל בן יפה

                                                                                                יואל שמחה בן אליענה רבקה

                                                                        נעמי בת מרים

                                                                                                צביה בת בריינה

                                                                                                רחל לאה בת ייטיל

                                                                        חיה הדסה זהבה בת לאה רייזא

                                                                                                Jane Carol בתיה בת

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 Ted & Shirley Zeffren on the engagement of their grandson, Ephraim Schnaidman, son of David & Esther Schnaidman, to Rivka Weiser of Chicago.


Our condolences to Leila & Stan Biel, as well as Leila’s siblings, Philip, David, and Frances, on the passing of their father and father-in-law, Abe Redlich. Shiva is at Abe’s home, 8139 Balson, through Wednesday morning. There will be minyanim at the shiva house on Sunday at 8:00 am and 7:10 pm. Meals for Shabbat are being prepared by Kohn's. If you would like to contribute towards these meals, please contact Jill Abrams at 314-323-9031. If you would like to provide a meal for the remainder of shiva, you can also contact Jill Abrams. May the family be comforted amongst the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

SHABBAT SHUVA DRASHA: Rabbi Shulman will give his annual Shabbat Shuva Drasha next week, September 7th, at 5:25 pm (note earlier time).


VOLUTEERS NEEDED: To setup the Shul for Rosh Hashana. Please plan to stay after Shacharit on Sunday, Sept. 1st, to help set the chairs for the Chagim.

CHILDREN’S BLOWING SHOFAR & TASHLICH: There will be a special shofar blowing for all children this Rosh Hashana. The first day, Thursday, will be at the home of Rabbi Shulman, 8055 Amherst, at 5:00 pm and then children grades K-6 can go together to take part in a special children’s tashlich program run by Mali and Moriya at the home of Ronnie & Donna Fredman, 7944 Gannon, at 5:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served at tashlich. The shofar blowing on the second day, Friday, will be at shul directly after davening.

Please note that this shofar blowing will include a full 30 blasts and will be halachically acceptable for anyone who misses shofar blowing Rosh Hashana morning.

IT'S CANDY APPLE TIME: Sponsorships for the annual Simchat Torah treats are now being accepted. Please contact the office.


BIMAH DECORATIONS FOR YOM TOV: This year there will be decorative baskets on the bimah created by the Women's Division. A donation will be made to Tomchei Shabbos.

Community News

TOMCHEI SHABBOS CHAGIM FOOD DROP-OFF: Please help our families prepare for the Chagim with non-perishable food items!  Please drop off bags in the parking lot just west of Merle Hartstein's home (8115 Delmar) on Sunday morning, Sept. 1, anytime from 9:00 - 11:00 am. Chesterfield drop-off is at the home of Janice Mankowitz, 186 Stablestone Dr.  If you need items picked up at your home, please call Merle at 725-1192, or Jackie Oppenheimer at 997-6924.

WOMEN’S LEARNING: resumes on Wednesday, October 2 at 9:15 a.m. at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford Ave.  We look forward to seeing you there.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: At the home of Roz Hirschhorn, 835 Swarthmore Lane, Sunday Sept 1, at 9:15 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 314-725-1719. The Tehillim hotline (names and updates) is: 314-995-7119.


·                                                                                                                                             Latte and Learning – No Latte & Learning next week.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Mishmar learning: No Mishmar next week..


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)