Welcome to the Young Israel of St. Louis

Young Israel of St. Louis welcomes visitors and new members to our warm and vital shul. Committed to living Torah lives, fostering spiritual growth and supporting Israel, our Orthodox congregation provides daily and Shabbos/Shabbat davening as well as multiple learning opportunities for men, women and our youth. Located in the heart of the St. Louis eruv, Congregation Young Israel welcomes you.

Visiting St. Louis?

We strive to live by the principle of hachnassas/t orchim. If you will be visiting the Saint Louis community for business, vacation, or looking to relocate, we invite you to enjoy a wonderful Shabbos/Shabbat at our shul.

Please contact the office at info@youngisrael-stl.org or (314) 727-1880 and we can help arrange hospitality and accomodations.

Rabbi Moshe Shulman

Rabbi Moshe Shulman

Rabbi Shulman has Rabbinic Ordination from the Jerusalem Chief Rabbinate, and is a graduate of the Rabbinic Kollel and Sha'al Institute for Rabbinic and Educational Training of Yeshivas/Yeshivat Sha'alvim. Before joining Young Israel, he served as spiritual leader in Calgary and Toronto. His special interests include Tanach and the interaction of science, medicine and halacha. He can be reached for private consultation through the shul office, 314-727-1880, extension 3, or his home office, 314-725-6130.

Listen to Rabbi Shulman online

The following shiur series are available for listening to online or downloading to your MP3 player:

Ongoing shiurim:

Rabbi Shulman has also given lectures at the annual Machon Herzog Yemei Iyun B'Tanach. Some of his talks are archived here:

Archived shiurim:

  • Kollel Yom Rishon: Rabbi Zvi Sobolofsky

    On January 13, 2019 we were honored to inaugurate our Kollel Yom Rishon with lectures from Rabbi Zvi Sobolofsky, Rosh Yeshiva at YU/RIETS and spiritual leader of Congregation Ohr HaTorah in Bergenfield, N.J.
    He spoke on "Chinuch Parameters" and "Mitzvoth of the Land" (sources).
    We would like to thank the Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future for the partnership that made this Kollel Yom Rishon program possible.

Upcoming Events

To reserve the shul for an event, please review the facility use information and contact the office. There may be dates reserved that have not yet been entered on the calendar.

  • Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Dr. Eddie Reichman

    March 30, 2019
    Rabbi Dr. Edward Reichman is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Professor of Philosophy and History of Medicine at Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he teaches Jewish medical ethics. He will be speaking throughout the weekend; please see the flyer for details.
  • Youth Shabbos/Shabbat Luncheon

    March 30, 2019
    Yeshivat Kadimah High School in conjunction with Young Israel, NCSY, and Bnei Akiva will be hosting a Shabbat Luncheon at the Young Israel on Shabbat Parshat Shemini (March 30th). All teens are invited (8th Grade-12th Grade)! The program will take place on Shabbat Day and will include Teen Minyan, followed by Shabbat Lunch nd activities. Please RSVP to Rabbi Freund if you plan on joining us for lunch. Sponsors are welcome!
  • Breakfast Club

    March 31, 2019
    The monthly breakfast club for middle schoolers will be 11 am at the Fendelman's.
  • Boniuk-Tanzman Memorial Lecture

    April 7, 2019
    The Boniuk-Tanzman Memorial Lecture on Jewish Medical Ethics presents Dr. David Pelcovitz, Sunday, April 7th, 7pm, at the Kaplan Feldman Complex, 12 Millstone Campus Dr. "Identifying Depression: Jewish and Psychological Perspectives". Register online at JFedStl.org/events/Pelcovitz. For additional info, contact Kathy Schmeltz at 314-442-3761.
  • Pesach for Toddlers

    April 14, 2019
    Join the Bnot Sherut at the Deutsch home, 7948 Gannon, at 10 am, for a pre-Pesach event for 2-4 year olds.
  • Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Ya'akov Neuberger

    May 26, 2019
    Kollel Yom Rishon: we are bringing in YU REITS Rashei Yeshiva for an enhanced Sunday learning program.