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 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:
Sarah Adelman Memorial Fund LectureOn July 7, 2013, the Sarah Adelman Memorial Fund sponsored a talk by Professor Smadar Rosensweig, professor of Bible at Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University and professor of Biblical Studies at Allegra Franco Sephardic Women's Teachers College. The topic of Prof. Rosensweig's talk was: "What is the Impact of Haftaras Nahamu on our Concept of Nehama (Consolation)?" Yitzchok Adelman made a siyyum upon the completion of his learning of all six books of the Mishna. The topic of his siyyum was "The significance of the number 7 in Judaism."
Rabbinic AuthorityOn June 6, 2013, Rabbi Yonah Reiss, newly appointed Av Beit Din of the CRC, spoke about "Rabbinic Authority vs. Personal Autonomy: Finding the Balance". The audio is available online.
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
Welcome DinnerDecember 6, 2013
Our annual dinner to welcome the new people in our Young Israel community is being planned for December 6th and is being chaired by Suzanne Sundy. We are looking for volunteers to assist with all the details. Please contact Rachel Lubchansky. Cost: $18/adult, $8/child (12 and under) with a $72 family max. Please RSVP to Judy in the office by November 29th.Payment may be made by check or credit card.
December 8, 2013
The Women's Division of Young Israel is sponsoring a tour of the Holocaust Museum at 12:30, given by Albert Derby with a presentation by Eva Derby.Please RSVP to Hessie Needle.
Cake Decorating DemonstrationDecember 8, 2013
with Gitti Allman of DecorateMyCakeNY.com 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. Sponsored by Yeshivat Kadimah High School. $36 per person; $100 sponsorships available.
Blood DriveJanuary 12, 2014
The 7th Annual St. Louis Jewish Community Blood Drive will be on January 12, 2014.