Young Israel of St. Louis


20 Cheshvan, 5767







Friday, Nov. 10th

Candle lighting………………………….4:34 PM                        Shacharis during week: Sun.8 AM

Mincha/Maariv…………………….……4:35 PM                      Mon., Thurs. 6:30 AM; Tues., Wed. & Fri. 6:40 AM


Saturday, Nov. 11th                                                                                  Mincha & Maariv during week – 4:40 PM

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

Chumash Shiur……………...………........8:00 AM                    Sof Z’man Krias Shema……….... 9:12 AM

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

Special Shiur……..………..………….….3:25 PM

Mincha…………………………….……..4:25 PM                    The Eruv is…………….UP!

Shabbos Ends…………………….….…...5:33 PM                   Evening Shema……………after 5:34 PM

  ** Guest D’var Torah Rabbi Yosef Polstein


Kiddush: sponsored by Moshe & Vered Sharon in honor of their new daughter, Adi Miriam.


Shalosh Seudos: sponsored by Adinah & Heschel Raskas and Judy & Bob Hellman on the occasion of the yahrtzeit of their parents Ralph & Annette Raskas & grandmother, Ruth Raskas.  Mordechai Raskas will give a D’var Torah.


Special Shiur sponsored by NCSY at 3:25 PM given by Rabbi Yosef Polstein

His topic: “Life is a Laughing Matter: The Different Uses of ‘Tzchok’ in the Parsha”



Shabbat Groups led by Uria Teperberg.  Groups are from 10:00 – 11:15 AM

1st-6th Grades: Jr. Congregation

Age 4-1st grade: Davening groups

Up to 4 yrs: Babysitting


Derech Eretz Sunday Club  at Young Israel:  9:15-10:15 AM (K-2nd grade) 10:15-11:15 AM (3rd -7th grade)


Every Shabbat is Shabbat Chinuch!  Beginning Nov. 11th join TMK every Motzel Shabbat in our NEW parent-child learning program from 5-120 y.o @ 6:30-7:15 PM.  Uria & Vardit Teperberg are providing the study guides in Pikei Avot at Y.I.


Bat Mitzvah Program:  Mother & 6th grade daughter will meet Sun., Nov. 12, 7-8:30 PM and present ‘Miriam’.  Interested in joining, please call Vardit Teperberg at 420-3696 or Suzanne Sundy 420-7880.


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



THANK YOU to all the hard workers who participated in the Spruce-Up the Shul Day.  We especially thank Bonnie Drazen for organizing this event. The shul looks wonderful!  Please see a list of participants attached to announcements.  If your name was not included, please let us know.


CONDOLENCES – to Bonnie Drazen on the passing of her beloved father, David Franklin.  May Bonnie and the entire Drazen/Franklin family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


REFUAH SHELIMAHRaphael Dovid  (ben Bracha), Tehilla (bas Bracha), Rabbi Shalom Rivkin (Rav Shalom ben Neche Faiga), Ruven Kirshner (ben Tovah Chaya), the son of Rabbi & Mrs. Menachem Kirshner, Shoshana (bas Pesha) and Adina Chaya (bas Sarah).




Sunday:  Please note, morning class given by Dr. Mitch Wolf from 9 -10 AM will not be held this week & next week. 

Mondays:    8:15 PM at Young Israel:  Paths of Justice, taught in English by Uria Teperberg. (All are welcome)

Tuesday:   11:00 AM Women’s Parsha class.          8:30 PM Talmud, Sanhedrin, with Rabbi Amiel Rosenbloom,

Wednesday:    9:15 AMWeekly Beit Midrash for women given by Vardit Teperberg at the home of Faye Newman 7916 Stanford.

     Please note: 7-8 PM class given by Dr. Katz will not be held this week & next week.

Thursday:  7:30-8:30 PM with Dov Zeffren. Topics from the weekly Parsha

ULPAN CLASS Tuesday, 7:00 PM.  Please contact Vardit at 314-420-3696




WOMEN’S DIVISIONREMINDER: Shabbat Kiddush on Nov. 18th is a kick-off event for our shul sponsored by the Women’s Div.   Please send your membership dues, $18, to Leah Horowitz, 8263 Tulane Ct., at your earliest convenience.


ROSH CHODESH PARTY FOR WOMEN Sunday, Nov. 19th at 8:30 PM at Vickie Isakow’s home on 8042 Tulane.


LATER NIGHT MAARIVa request has been made to the interim Committee for a later night Maariv minyan., Sun. or Mon. through Thurs.  The Committee wants to determine if there is sufficient interest for such a minyan during the winter months (Nov.-March).  The Committee does not want to take away from the existing Maariv minyan which follows Mincha.  If you would be interested in such a minyan, please e-mail or call the shul office, Alan Gerson ( or Mordechai Simon  ( and let us know what time(s) you would be willing to attend on a regular basis.  The Committee will then see if there is sufficient interest to start a later night minyan.


UPCOMING SHABBOS SPEAKERS AT YOUNG ISRAEL - Thursday, Nov. 16th, Rabbi Jeremy Kagan will present a talk at Beth Medrash HaGadol Shaarei Chesed Shul at 8:00 PM in merit of a refuah shelimah for the Grunberger children.  He will also be our guest speaker over Shabbat.  Hold the Date! Our next Scholar in residence program will take place the weekend of Dec. 1-2, and feature Rabbi Mark Dratch.  Rabbi Dratch currently heads JSafe:  The Jewish Inst. Supporting an Abuse-Free Environment.  He served for 22 years as a congregational Rabbi in Stamford, Ct., and is a son-in-law of Y.U. legendary president, Dr. Norman Lamm



N.C.S.Y. SR Oneg with Rabbi Polstein at the home of Rabbi & Mrs. Menachem Balson. SR Melva Malka Concert & Ice Cream Bar at 7:30 PM at YI.  JR NCSY Ice Skating @ Brentwood Ice Skating Rink Sun., Nov. 12th. Meet at the Ice Skating rink at 2:45 PM.  Cost: $5 ($4 if you bring NEW person).  Price includes ice skates. Contact Sheera Hirschhorn for more information. JR NCSY Fall Shabbaton – Don’t miss the first Shabbaton of the Year!  We will be traveling by coach bus to Kansas City for an amazing Shabbat.  We will depart Friday AM and return Sun. afternoon. There will be awesome raffle prizes and a fantastic surprise Saturday night activity.  Sign up TODAY at or 314-498-NCSY.


PATHWAYS COMMUNITY HOSPICE & JCC – will jointly sponsor a community presentation by Rabbi Maurice Lamm entitled, “God Consoles, Man Comforts:  Jewish Views on Death & Dying” to be held Sun., Nov. 19th at 6:30 PM in the JCC auditorium.  Please call Pathways Community Hospice at 636-733-7399 to RSVP or for more info.


Hanukkah Hugs 2006 Please bring a new, unwrapped gift to Young Israel and brighten the life of a child this Hanukkah Season.   Collection box is located downstairs.  Please see flyer on bulletin board for more info.


JEWISH FOOD PANTRY’S ANNUAL DRIVE - The food pantry serves hundreds of families in the Jewish and non-Jewish community and is the only local food pantry that provides kosher food on request to its clients. It is important that we support this endeavor and help the less fortunate in our own community.  Collection boxes are located downstairs.


(Rabbi Bienenfeld’s U.S. number is 314-450-8731.   Email address:




Thank you to the following:



Jan Adelman

Mickey Ariel

Barbara Ast

Dugie Baron

Amy Boniuk

Rita Bresler

Jerry Esrig

Aaron Fredman

Alan & Jackie Gerson

Judy & Bob Hellman

Roz & David Hirschhorn

Rani & Leah Horowitz

Mike Kuperman

Adam & Rachel Lubchansky

Sidney & Kathy Machefesky

Bobby Medow

Rabbi Gavriel Munk

Mike & Eitan Oberlander

Barbra & Larry Poger

Avigayil Raul

Zalman & Ellen Stein

Jacob & Natalie Sukhodolsky

Shelly & Mitch Wolf

Matilda Zeffren

Betsy & Stuart Zimbalist