Young Israel of St. Louis


9 Elul, 5766





Friday, Sept. 1st

Candle lighting………………………….7:13 PM                        Shacharis during week: Sun.8 AM

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

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


Saturday, Sept. 2nd                                                                                   Mincha & Maariv during week – 7:15 PM

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

*Chumash Shiur……………...………….8:00 AM                  Sof Z’man Krias Shema………....  9:46 AM

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

Mincha…………………………….…….7:05 PM                     The Eruv is…………….UP!

Shabbos Ends……………………….…...8:12 PM                    Evening Shema……………after 8:13 PM

                  *Rabbi Amiel Rosenbloom will deliver the Chumash Shiur*                                                                                                                                 

Kiddush: sponsors needed                  Shalosh Seudos:  sponsors needed.


WOMEN SHIUR at 4:30 PM - Oshra Koren will be speaking.



*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



MAZEL TOV to Diane Fredman, Yetra Goldberg and Bracha Fredman on the birth of a grandson and great grandson to Ayla & Mick Osband of Jerusalem.

                                    - to Naomi & Jonathan Shanker on the birth of  a son.   Mazel tov to the grandfather Gary Shanker and to the great grandmother Ruth Shanker.  Mazel tov to Ruth Shanker on the birth of a great granddaughter to Elisha & Dov Huff of California.  Mazel tov to the grandparents Alan & Pam Shanker.


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


CONDOLENCES to Kate Cassorla and children on the passing of their beloved husband and father, Mark.  May she and her family be comforted by the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


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.



This Labor Day Weekend

Shabbos Shiur at 4:30 PM at Young Israel

Women’s Seudah Shlishit at 6 PM at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford.

See attached flyer for more details


Rabbi Yissachar Frand

He will deliver a special lecture at the Shul next Sunday, Sept. 10th, at 6:00 PM

Please see attached flyer for more detailed information.



WELCOME – to the  Sherut Leumi girls, Aviya Amir & Shira Gross who will be leading Young Israel’s shabbot groups and the Sunday Derech Eretz program starting in a few weeks.


SPEAKERS & SHIURIMIf you would like to submit someone for consideration as a guest speaker, please contact Daniel Lefton or Mordechai Simon.


REMINDER!High Holiday seating requests are due in the office by Tuesday, 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.  Forms are located in the lobby for your convenience. Please do not call the office with your seating request.  Thank you.


BABYSITTING –Your request for babysitting for the High Holidays is due by Tuesday, September 5th.  Please remember to include your child’s name and age on the form. Forms are located in the lobby for your convenience.


NEW YEAR GREETINGS New Year Greetings are to be sent to Matilda Zeffren, 8038 Cornell, by Wed., Sept. 6th. The cost for a regular greeting is $10, and for a personalized greeting is $18.  Please do not send your greeting to the Shul office.


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.


GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGThe Young Israel General Membership meeting will be held this Wed., Sept. 6 at 8:00 PM.



SECOND ANNUAL KOSHER CHILI COOK OFF Scheduled for Sun., Sept. 3rd at Nusach Hari B’nai Zion has been cancelled.


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 St. Louis 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.


DISCUSSION OF ORGAN TRANSPLANTSAdinah Raskas will be the featured speaker at “A New Year—a New Life: a Discussion of Organ Transplants” on Wed., Sept. 13th at 7:30 PM at the Brodsky Library in the Jewish Federation Koplow Bldg.  Rabbi Hyim Shafner will join in the discussion of organ transplants. Admission to the program is free to members of the Friends of the Brodsky Library and $6 per person for the general public. A reception will follow.  Please call 314-442-3720 or email to make a reservation by Tues., Sept. 12, or for more information.