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. We strive to live by the principle of hachnassas/t orchim and would be pleased to offer home hospitality to any travelers coming to our St. Louis community. Located in the heart of the St. Louis eruv, Congregation Young Israel welcomes you.

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:

Archived shiurim:

  • Ruth Fredman A"H Bat Mitzvah Program

    Together, mothers and daughters discover their own links in the unbroken chain of Jewish women who came before them, in a 10-week program starting February 8th. See the flyer for details.
  • Have an upcoming Simcha or Yahrzeit?

    If you have an upcoming event and need an aliyah, or want to be Shliach Tzibbur, or need any other honor in shul, please contact the shul office or email the gabbaim. While we try to anticipate everyone's needs, if you tell us in advance, it will make our lives much easier.
    Thank you,
    The gabbaim
  • Visiting St. Louis? Need a place for Shabbos/Shabbat?

    If you are visiting St. Louis and need a place to stay, meals, or other information, contact our hospitality coordinators, Judy Hellman and Roz Hirschhorn, through the shul office.

  • Tomchei Shabbos

    Tomchei Shabbos serves the poor and hungry in our community. Greeting cards can be purchased for a minimum donation of $5.00. Contact Tammy Friedman to purchase your cards. Tomchei Shabbos cash donations may be mailed to Martha Ginnsburg; for food donations call Jackie Oppenheimer.
  • Sara Adelman Lecture 2015

    On July 12th, 2015, Professor Nechama Klapper spoke on the topic of "Making Marriage Work in Current Times". The audio is available on the shul website.

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.

  • Cholent Cook-Off

    December 8, 2015
    Our Annual Cholent Cook-Off this year will be Tuesday night, December 8th, 3rd night of Chanukah, at Young Israel. Time: tba.
    Sponsorship Opportunities: Sponsor a cholent for $18 or a crockpot for $36. Please contact the office if you would like to be a sponsor.
    To register your cholent as a contestant, contact Max Oppenheimer. Stay tuned for further details!
  • St. Louis Community Blood Drive

    January 10, 2016