Young Israel of St. Louis


27 KISLEV 5774 – 3 TEVET 5774

PARSHAT MIKETZ                                      SHABBAT CHANUKAH      SHABBAT MEVORCHIM


Paul Whitson on honor of his wife, Emelynn Hasky’s, birthday.

Michael & Karen Zeffren in honor of: the birth and brit milah of Doneal Pinchas Zeffren, son of Yehuda & Devorah Zeffren, Yehuda’s passing of the California Bar, and the visit of Azriel Zeffren along with his parents, Levi & Alissa.

Charlotte & Joseph Feder in memory of Rabbanit Bracha Kapach, OB”M

Annis Harris to thank Murray for his assistance last Shabbat.

Friday November 29th

Candle Lighting                                                 4:23 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:20 pm

Saturday November 30th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:25 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             3:25 pm

Mincha                                                             4:10 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       4:10 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   5:22 pm

Kiddush:Sponsored by Mickey & Rose Ann Ariel to commemorate the yahrtzeits of Mickey's mother and father, Beverly and Larry Ariel.

Seudah Shlishit: Co–Sponsored by Howard & Jackie Oppenheimer and Barry & Hessie Needle to commemorate the yahrtzeits of Max Jacobsohn and Leona Needle.

Weekday Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday – Thursday (Chanukah)                       6:30 am

Friday                                                              6:40 am


Rosh Chodesh Tevet                                        Tuesday/Wednesday - Dec 3/4


Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:25 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

Joseph Winkleman                                                                  יוסף בן שיינדל

                                                                                                משה בן דאליש רבקה

                                                                                                יהודה ארי בן פרומה

                                                                                                שמואל חיים שמחה בן דברה רייזל

                                                                                                דורון דניאל בן יפה

                                                                        נעמי בת מרים

                                                                                                צביה בת בריינה

                                                                                                רחל לאה בת ייטיל

                                                                                                הילה בת פייגא חנה

                                                                        חיה הדסה זהבה בת לאה רייזא

                                                                                                Jane Carol בתיה בת

                                                                                                רות רבקה בת פרומא רחל

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 Gary & Meredith Fruhman on the birth of a daughter.

Mazal Tov to Ethan & Debby Schuman in the birth of a grandson born to Dov & Aliza Sassoon in Great Neck. Mazal Tov to great-grandmothers Esther Fredman and Zelda Schuman.

Mazal Tov to Alex Ozar on his engagement to Lauren Steinberg. Mazal Tov to the parents, Stuart & Betty Ozar and Danny & Sophia Steinberg. Mazel Tov to grandmother Rosaline Sonnenwirth.

STONE DEDICATION: For Eric Oppenheimer will take place Sunday, December 1st, 11:00 am, at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery on Olive.


Our condolences to Jack Hartstein, Arline Brown, Anne & Umberto Pace, Larry & Shoni Hartstein, and Morris& Elisa Hartstein on the passing of their wife, sister, mother, and grandmother, Merle Hartstein. Shiva is at the Hartstein home until Tuesday morning. Davening times are the same as Young Israel’s times. To help with meals, please contact Rachel Lubchansky at 314-341-1308 or May the family be comforted amongst the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.



THANK YOU: Thank you to Eli & Adi Feen who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

YELLOW SAFEFY BELTS are available for the membership, to be used by adults and children whenever walking outside at night.  We strongly encourage everyone to use these belts so that they can be seen by traffic, especially in areas where there are no sidewalks.  This is a matter of pikuach nefesh. We thank the families of the Shul who donated to this project.  We suggest a $1 contribution to the Shul for each belt, which you can provide to the office.  Thank you, and please stay safe!

WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING: Our Motzei Shabbat parent/child learning for children grades K and up continues this week, November 30th, at 6:30 pm, in the Beit Midrash. Sponsorships of $36 are available.

WELCOME DINNER: December 6th. Cost: $18/adult, $8/child (12 and under) with a $72 family max. So all can attend, you can become a sponsor of the dinner with sponsorships starting at $18. Last chance to RSVP. Please contact the office by Monday, December 2nd.


TOUR OF HOLOCAUST MUSEUM: given by Albert and Eva Derby on December 8th at 12:45 pm. RSVPs are a must. Tour is limited to 20 people. For further information, contact Hessie Needle at 726-4591 or

WOMEN’S DIVISION TABLECLOTHS The Women's Division has purchased black and silver tablecloths for Shul members to rent and use. The cost is $6 a cloth and you can return them clean or dirty!!! Please call Bonnie Goldmeier or Bryna Kandel with any questions.


EHA CHANUKAH hOOPLA:at Bais Abe, December 2nd, 5:30 – 8:00pm. $5/person with a $20 family max.

cake decorating demonstration: with Gitti Allman of on, Sunday, December 8th, from 7 – 9 pm at the home of Bonnie & Marshall Friedman, 10123 Winding Ridge Road. Reservations are required, as space is limited. To RSVP or for more information, contact Aviva Adler at 314-862-5602 or Sponsored by Yeshivat Kadimah High School. $36 per person - $100 sponsorships available.

Community News

CHANUKAH FAMILY FUN: The St Louis Kollel is having a day at the City Museum on Sunday, December 1st, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, with a lunch of chili dogs, chips, and a drink provided by Jon Rubin Catering. Admission is $8/person (includes access to the museum and lunch).

TOMCHEI SHABBOS COOKBOOK. CALLING ALL COOKS!Pleasesend all recipes to And please be clear on ingredients, number of servings, & proper size cooking pan. Questions? Call Bryna at 569-5001 or Jackie at 997-6924. We are also looking for sponsorships at the $36, $72, $100, $180, $360, $500 or $1,000 level. Our goal is to have 100% of the profits of this cookbook go to Tomchei Shabbos.

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 night at Starbucks on Hanley and Wydown, 7:30 pm.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

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

Bnei Akiva: Bnei Akiva begins the same time as Mincha.

Meals: To arrange to host the Bnot Sherut for a Shabbat lunch, please contact Debby Schuman at 727-3123.

Bnei Akiva Chanukah Event: Dec 7th for grades 2-12 at Centennial Commons, 7210 Olive Blvd, 6:30 – 8:15 pm. $7/person includes dinner, glow in the dark games and a new shirt.  Questions? Contact Adi Feen at 314-862-2740.


Shul Office Hours:  Mon, Fri 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM.

Tues, Wed, Thurs 11 AM – 4 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)