This week’s bulletin is sponsored by Dugie and Lisa Baron in honor of the students, staff and administration of the Epstein Hebrew Academy.


 Young Israel of St. Louis


9 Sivan 5767






Friday, May 25th

Candle lighting…………………………..7:57PM                                          Shacharis during week: Sun. 8:00 AM

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

                                                                                                                                                Tues. & Wed. 6:40 AM


Saturday, May 26th                                                                                                   Mincha & Maariv during week – 8:00 PM

Hashkama Minyan.……………………….7:30 AM                                     Daf Yomi Shiur during week see Rabbi Rosenbloom

Chumash Shiur, Rabbi Green…………….8:00 AM

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

Mincha……………………………………7:55 PM                                    Sof Z’man Krias Shema……….... 9:20 AM

Shabbos Ends.………………………….....8:57 PM                                    The Eruv is………..………UP!!

D’rasha guest speaker, after Musaf:  Rabbi Nechemia Polen                Evening Shema……………after: 8:58 PM
Rabbinic Ordination/Ner Israel Rabbinical College,
Professor of Jewish Thought, Hebrew College Boston, MA                                                                                                                            
Kiddush: sponsored by Dov & Tziona Zeffren in honor of Talia’s graduation from Stern College with honors and upcoming marriage to Chaim Schuss, Eitan’s upcoming graduation from New Israel Rabbinical College with honors, the 4th wedding anniversary of Shira & Asher Yablok and 60th anniversary of Noah & Marilyn Wolff. Everyone is invited to a Shabbos Kallah in honor of 
Talia Zeffren at her home, 8150 Amherst at 5:45 PM.


Shalosh Seudos: sponsored by Dr. Sidney & Kathy Machefsky in memory of the yahrzeit of Sidney’s beloved father Jake Machefsky.


Torah MiTzion Kollel and Epstein Hebrew Academy Drama Club
present "The Wave" at the New Jewish Theatre at the JCC in an evening dedicated to the Genocide occurring in Darfur June 5th & 6th, Two shows each night: 6 PM and 8 PM Tickets $10, call 314 944-7856. "The Wave" presents a story of a teacher who cannot answer the questions of his high school students about the Holocaust.  Therefore, he starts an experiment with his students to show what it may have felt like living in Nazi Germany.
TMK Beit Midrash for Women
by Vardit Teperberg on Wednesday, 9:15 AM at the home of Faye Newman (7916 Stanford)

Camp Derech Eretz Summer 2007
- Registration OPEN 3 weeks of FUN — July 30—Aug 17 Open for children entering Kindergarten thru SEVENTH grade Contact our Camp Director: Suzanne Sundy (314-727-6083)


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.      



MAZEL TOV – to Talia Zeffren upon her graduation and upcoming marriage and to Eitan Zeffren on his upcoming graduation.  Mazel tov to the parents, Dov & Tziona Zeffren and grandparents Noah & Marilyn Wolff, and Lester & Matilda Zeffren Welcome to all the relatives and friends who have come to celebrate with the Zeffrens this Shabbos.

-to Rabbi & Mrs. Bienenfeld  -- their children, Saralea & Eliyahu Dershowitz, gave birth to her sixth boy!  Mother and baby are fine. With G-d's help, the bris will be this coming Sunday.

AND MAZEL TOV - to our graduates:  
Elementary School:  Adira Axelbaum, Danielle Baron, Rena Biel, Sara Esrig,  Amiad Fredman, Josh Goldmeier, Yosef Groener, Tali Koshner, Tamara Levy,  Shira Mogil,  Loni Schuman, Mairav Simon. 
High School:  Stav Adler, Alana Baron, Michal Bresler,  Yaakova Franklin, Josh Flax, Eli Fredman, Tamar Garbow, Brandon Goldstein, Betzalel Laudon,  Lisa Mogil, Dini Shuman, Avital Simon and Eitan Zeffren.

College: Julie Ast, Sean Hirschhorn, Keryn Price, Aliza Cohen Smason, and David Stein.


CONDOLENCES – to Michael Oberlander on the passing of his beloved grandfather Paul Oberlander, who passed away early Tuesday morning.  The funeral was Tuesday afternoon, in Chicago.  May the Oberlander family find comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


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


REFUAH SHELAIMAH – Ziva Adler (Ziva Tikva bat Luba Bracha), Rafael Dovid Grunberger (ben Bracha), Ruven Kirshner (ben Tovah Chaya),  Zev Eliezer (ben Chaya Shaindel), and Malka bas Chaya.





Sunday:  9-10 AM class in Trei-Asar given by Dr. Mitch Wolf. 

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

Tuesday:    11 AM  Women’s Parsha class given by Rabbis Rovinsky & Levitansky. 

Immediately following Maariv:  Talmud, Sanhedrin, Rabbi Amiel Rosenbloom.

Wednesday:   9:15 AM   This week's Beit Midrash for Women by Vardit Teperberg will be at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford.  

Immediately following Maariv:   Mesechta Berachot class given by Dr. Katz. 

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




YOUNG ISRAEL ANNUAL DINNER – Our Shul Dinner invitations are out!  Let’s all get our responses and ads in quickly, to support our hard working dinner and Journal committees, ably headed by Bonnie Drazen, Jessie Lefton and Rachel Shapiro.  Let’s be sure to invite all our friends and family in the greater community!!  This will be a night to remember!


Save the date! –July 27th, Shabbat Nachamu, Parshat Vaetchanan.  Renowned contemporary artist, Tobi Kahn, will be scholar-in-residence for a Shabbaton in memory of Ruth Fredman. Tobi Kahn will speak after davening and at Melave Malka.  More details to follow.




Shabbos Challah – at 4:30 PM for Chaya Edelstein at the home of Chaim & Devorah Edelstein,1007 Laval.



Shul Hours:  the Shul office hours are Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri. from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Closed on Wed.

Deadline for announcements:   Noon on Thursday & for Mazel Tovs 10 AM on Friday


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

Address:  Primo Levi 8/2 Arnona Jerusalem 93783   Phone:  2-672-5466


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