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:

  • Special Purim Lecture

    Rabbi Shulman gave a special Tanach lecture on "Purim 5778: Esther and Mordechai". The audio and sources are available online.
  • 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.

  • Women's Philanthropy CommUNITY Event

    February 21, 2019
    Celebrating 29 local Jewish women's organizations including the Young Israel of St. Louis Women's Division, at 7 PM at the Hilton Frontenac's Ambassadeur Ballroom. Speaker: Ruchi Koval, a certified parenting coach, motivational speaker, JWRP trip leader, and blogger at outoftheorthobox.com. $36 per person. Sponsored by the Fox family in loving memory of Greg Fox Z"l. Register at jfedstl.org/events/community. For more information, contact Katie Sheldon.
  • Yeshiva Kadimah High School Gala

    February 23, 2019
    Yeshivat Kadimah's 6th Annual Scholarship Gala at Aero, an Event Space, at St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Please join us for our International Event! Any questions, please contact Vicki Redler Chervitz. RSVP at: http://www.yeshivatkadimah.org/galaregistration.
  • EMBY Women's Evening

    February 23, 2019
    The Esther Miller Bais Yaakov invites the women of the community for an evening of song, dance and acting featuring the students of Bais Yaakov schools from around the country, at U. City Shul. Doors open at 8:15 PM. $10 per person, $5 for 8th grade and under.
  • Community Wine Tasting and Fundraiser

    March 3, 2019
    Directed by Dan Sigel, in association with the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, Sunday, March 3rd, 1-4 pm at the Federation KaplanFeldman Complex, 12 Millstone Campus Dr. You are invited to come and taste 100 wines from all over the world and prepurchase wine for Pesach. This is not only a sale, but the Shul will receive 20% of sales that have our name noted on the order form. The PJ Library will have children's activities during the wine tasting. Food will be available for purchase.
  • Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Dr. Eddie Reichman

    March 30, 2019
  • 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.