Young Israel of St. Louis


2 Elul, 5766





Friday, Aug. 25th

Candle lighting………………………….7:24 PM                        Shacharis during week: Sun.8 AM

Mincha/Maariv…………………….……7:00 PM                      Mon., Thurs 6:30 AM,

                                                                                                                              Tues., & Wed. & Fri. 6:40 AM


Saturday, Aug. 26th                                                                                  Mincha & Maariv during week – 7:25 PM

Hashkama Minyan………………………7:30 AM                      Daf Yomi Shiur during week –     8:45 PM

*Chumash Shiur……………...………….8:00 AM                  Sof Z’man Krias Shema………....  9:44 AM

Shacharis………..………………..……...9:00 AM                                                       

Mincha…………………………….…….7:15 PM                     The Eruv is…………….UP!

Shabbos Ends……………………….…...8:22 PM                    Evening Shema……………after 8:23 PM

                  *Dr. Dov Zeffren will deliver the Chumash Shiur*                                                                                                                                


Guest speaker D’var Torah: Rabbi Shlomo Soroka, a member of the St. Louis Kollel.


Kiddush: sponsored by Marc & Beth Marrus in honor of the entire Young Israel family.  We miss you all!


Shalosh Seudos:  sponsors needed.


WOMEN’S SHIUR this Shabbos at 4:30 pm.  Speaker: Devorah Wolf



*Tot Shabbos                Ages 2-4                        9:30-11:45 AM

*Jr. Congregation        K-grade-6               10:00-11:30 AM

Important Note to Parents:

Parents are reminded that they are responsible for their children while on Shul property.  We ask that every child be either with a parent or in one of the supervised youth programs listed above.  This is essential for the safety of our children and the protection of Shul property.  Thanks for your cooperation.




KIDNAPPED CHAYALEI ZAHAL- Gilad ben Aviva (Shallit), Ehud ben Malka (Goldwasser), and Eldad ben Tova



B’HATZLACHAWe bid farewell to the following young adults who will be studying in Israel in the coming year.  Yitzy Adelman, Shlomit Cohen, Donna Iken, Tova Esrig, Raphael Fulcher, Rena Garbow, Rachel Machefsky, Avi & Adiel Munk, Max Oppenheimer, Noah Pollack, Aharon Rosenbloom, Avi Rovinsky, Nechama Dena Simon, and Yaakov Zeffren. May their year of Torah study be a safe and successful one, filled with only wonderful experiences.  


REFUAH SHELIMAH -to Rabbi Shalom Rivkin (Rav Shalom ben Neche Faiga), and Ruven Kirshner (ben Tovah Chaya), the son of Rabbi & Mrs. Menachem Kirshner.


Rabbi Bienenfeld will be reachable on his cell (402-0557) and by e-mail ( until Sept. 4th.

New contact information for the Rabbi subsequent to that date will follow.





*On Shabbos, Sept. 1-2, Oshra Koren will be speaking on Fri. Night and at the Women’s Shabbos Shiur

*On Sunday, Sept. 10th, at 6:00 PM, Rabbi Yissachar Frand will deliver a special lecture at the Shul

Details to follow




REMINDER! – High Holiday seating requests are due in the office by September 5th.  The seating committee will make every effort to meet your requests.  However, they will only assign seats if you turn in a request form.


BABYSITTING please send in your request for babysitting for the High Holidays by September 5th.


WOMEN’S TEHILLIM Fiona Kark’s  home , 926 Jeanerette, on Sunday morning at 9:30 A.M.  Please call 504-9953 between 9:15 & 9:45 AM for a list of Tehillim.


MEMBERSHIP DUES For people who owe a balance on their account, the balance is due NOW, especially if you still owe dues, dinner, and journal ad. The new billing for membership dues for the new fiscal year Sept. 1, 2006-Aug. 31, 2007 will be mailed soon.   Thank you!


GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING –Young Israel General Membership Meeting is this Tuesday, August 29th at 8:00 PM. The discussion will be on the operations and events during the interim period without a Rabbi.




BAIS ABRAHAM CONGREGATION - Rabbi Chaim Brovender the Founder and President of ATID, Midreshet Lindenbaum, and the Rosh HaYeshivah of Yeshivat Hamivtar in Israel will be speaking at Bais Abraham Congregation this Shabbat August 26th at noon, and at a desert at 9 PM, on "Art and the Religious Experience.  Sunday August 27, at 10 AM, Nadine Cohen will be facilitating a workshop with clay for all ages on "Preparing for Tishuva Through the Creation of Clay Vessels" please call 721-3030 for more information. 


ST. LOUIS KOLLEL SUSHIthe Young Leadership Board of the St. Louis Kollel invites you to a Sushi Social and Art Exhibit on Sun., Aug 27th at the Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar.  Renowned psychologist & lecturer, Rabbi Dr. Jerry Lob, will speak on “3 Steps to a More Joyous Marriage”. Gallery viewing & Sushi Event, 7:15 PM; lecture, 8:30 PM. Cost:  $18 per couple or Sponsorships:  $50 (inc. 4 reservations).  RSVP: 314-726-6047.


HILLEL AT 60as part of a series of events honoring St. Louis Hillel’s remarkable past, present and future, Rob Goldberg, Hillel International V.P. for Campus Advancement & former Executive Director, will speak on Tues., Sept 12 at 7:00 PM at the St. Louis Hillel Auditorium. Admission is free.  RSVP or for more info call 314-935-9040 or


OHR ATID’S FAMILY WALK-A-THON & BBQ come to support the new “Include Me’ program to benefit children with special needs in our community’s Jewish Day Schools on Sun. Sept. 10th at the JCC Wohl Bldg-Weinberg Biblical Playground at 3:30 PM - 1K walk, and 4:00 to 6:30 PM - BBQ ($5 per plate).  For a Walk-A-Thon sponsorship sheet and email letter to send to friends & family or for more information go to or call 314-862-3745.


TEHILLIM there is a special merit to saying all of Tehillim twice every day.  Please join the Tizku L’Mitzvos and commit to saying one chapter twice each day.  Contact Mollie Fredman at 993-0378.


ISRAEL CRISIS FUND- Please help the people of Israel.  When Hezbolleh attacked northern Israel, Jewish Federations of North America mobilized to provide emergency relief to tens of thousands caught in the terror of daily attacks. Federations across North America opened the Israel Crisis Fund to:  Keep children safe; Care for elderly, disabled & frail; Provide trauma relief.   An estimated $14 million will be needed. We cannot wait.  Make a secure online donation to: or checks payable to Israel Crisis Fund, c/o Jewish Federation of St. Louis, 12 Millstone Campus Dr., 63146.