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.
  • Sara Adelman Lecture

    On July 27th, 2014, Dr. Jerry Lob spoke on the topic of "Finding Calm, Even Joy, in Difficult Times". The audio is available on the shul website.
  • 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 Jackie Gerson to purchase your cards. Tomchei Shabbos cash donations may be mailed to Rachel Lubchansky; for food donations call Jackie Oppenheimer.

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.

  • Grad Kiddush

    May 30, 2015
    We want to honor ALL of our graduates, grades 8 and above, at a Kiddush, Shabbat, May 30th. In order to do this, we need sponsors. We also need your graduates' names if they attend a school other that EHA, BYHS or Yeshivat Kadimah. This also includes grads from universities. Please send all information and sponsorships to the office.
  • Young Israel Annual Dinner

    June 7, 2015
    Our annual dinner will be on Sunday, June 7th, 2015. Our theme this year will be one of Hakarat Hatov, as we recognize and thank those who have helped the Shul and community in a variety of ways over the years with our Distinguished Service Award. Mazal Tov to the recipients, Mickey Ariel, Elliott & Shirley Franklin, and Judy Haber. Our dinner chairs are Baila Shulman and Susie Fredman and our journal chairs are Rachel Shapiro and Roberta Gornish. Invitations have been sent out. RSVP has been extended to May 28th. Please respond ASAP.
  • Farewell to the Bnot Sherut

    June 8, 2015
    Join us at the Schuman's for a light dairy dinner to wish the Bnot Sherut a fond farewell.