Announcement Sponsor


Chelle & Bobby Medow in honor of Roz Hirschhorn receiving the Grinspoon                     Steinhardt Award presented by Jewish Education Services of America

and in celebration of Noah Oberlander’s 12th Birthday


Young Israel of St. Louis






Friday, Nov 16th

Candle lighting............4:30 PM                          Shacharit during week:  Sun. 8:00 AM

Mincha/Maariv............4:30 PM                         Mon. & Thurs.                      6:30 AM

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

            Saturday, Nov.17th                                                                               

Hashkama Minyan............. 7:30 AM                 Mincha & Maariv during week – 4:25 PM                     

Chumash Shiur.............8:00 AM                       

Shacharit........ ........9:00 AM                                        Sof Z’man Kriat Shema .9:16 AM

Shiur................... 3:35 PM                                

Mincha..............4:20 PM                                   The Eruv is........UP!!

Shabbat Ends.............5:29 PM                        Evening Shema......after 5:31 PM 


Kiddush:  Kiddush sponsored this week by the Lubchanskys and Doueks in honor of Adam and Jonathan completing Shmirat Shabbot Kehilchata. They defer all halachic shaylas/questions to Rabbi Shulman. 

Seudah Shlishit: sponsors invited.


Pre-Mincha shiur by Rabbi Shulman entitled:  “Part 2:  What was Rifka Thinking?”


Teen Minyan—This Shabbat—Beit Midrash—Grades 5-12—9:30 AM— Be There!


Special Shiur next Shabbat given by Rabbi Boaz Genut. His topic: ‘Heter Mechira: Halachic Basis & Political Ramifications’.

Rabbi Shulman’s classes this coming week are cancelled because he will be out-of-town at a conference.



MAZEL TOV –  To Roz Hirschhorn  upon receiving the Grinspoon Steinhardt  award this week given by (JESNA) Jewish Education Service of America for her excellence in teaching both Judaic and General studies.  Roz received this award at the UJC General Assembly in Nashville.

- To Rabbi Asher & Shira Yablok on the Bris of their son, Menachem.  Mazel tov to the Zeffren and Yablok parents and great grandparents.  Welcome to Asher’s parents Rabbi Binyomin and Aviva Yablok and to Aunt Esther and cousin Ora Klavan, all from Teaneck, NJ.

-To Chelle and Bobby Medow on the birth of a granddaughter, Sydney Addison Medow, to Jacob and Andrea Medow of Vermont.

REFUAH SHELAIMAH – Jerry Axelbaum, (Yosef Lippa ben Freida), Dr. Hillel Nachum Goldstein (ben Batya Eta), Rafael Dovid Grunberger (ben Bracha), Ruven Kirshner (ben Tovah Chaya), Zev Eliezer (ben Chaya Shaindel), Malka bas Chaya, and  Panina Medow Licht (Panina bas Rochel Ettel).

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


Condolences:  To Rabbi & Mrs. Milton Polin on the passing of their beloved daughter, Dorothy Polin Weinstein, in Israel.  Rabbi Polin is the former rabbi of T.IC.K.  To offer your condolences please call 011-972-2-586-0005.

TMK News

Beit Midrash for Women given this week by our special guest Heftzi Genut at 9:15 AM Wednesday at the home of Faye Newman (7916 Stanford)

We also welcome the entire Genut Family next week.  Plan on attending a TMK Shabbat Oneg and a special shiur on Shabbat afternoon by Rav Boaz discussing Heter Mechira during the Sabbatical Year in Israel.

Torah Mitzion activities,  including Mishnat Pinchas and Derech Eretz ,are canceled this Shabbat, Parshat Vayetze because the staff is attending the national TMK Shabbaton.

Mother/Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program The Torah MiTzion Bat Mitzvah Program will begin on January 6th, 7:00 - 8:30 PM.  This educational program of 10 classes was developed by Oshra Koren of Matan in Israel. We are the first to offer this unique program in the U.S. ($140, scholarships are available).  Mothers of 6th graders should contact Vardit Teperberg (314 4203696) or Suzanne Sundy (314-420-7880).

Shul News

Join us at Paint Me Pottery for an adults-only Motzei Shabbat event of painting, socializing and light refreshments, Saturday, December 1st, 7:30 – 9:30pm, 11215 Manchester Rd. Registration is $10 (paid in advance to Roz Hirschhorn) by Nov. 27th, and you will pay that night for the item you choose to paint (prices range from $8.50-$15). See flyer on bulletin board for more info.  GET YOUR RESERVATIONS IN NOW!!!!

Shabbat Dinner Friday evening November 30th, at the shul to welcome our new members!  Cost:  $15 adults, $5 children.  Families are encouraged to attend, and the maximum family out of pocket cost is $50.  Dinner must be pre-paidRSVP by Sunday, Nov. 25th to: Allison Zaromb,, 314-863-0679, or Roz Hirschhorn,, 314-725-1719. Please make checks payable to Young Israel of St. Louis and mail to 8289 Tulane Ave., 63132

SAVE THE DATE!! – Chanukah party on Motzei Shabbat, December 8th at 8:30 PM.  Details to follow.

Chairs – There are folding chairs missing from the social hall.  Please return them.   If you have need to borrow anything from the Shul, please call the office to make arrangements so that we do not call the police to report stolen goods.  Remember, the Shul relies on using its own limited number of chairs and seforim.

Community News

Reservations Catering –is offering a Thanksgiving dinner package.  For more info, contact them at or by calling 314-995-7087.

Hanukkah Hugs 2007 – Please bring a new, unwrapped gift to Young Israel and brighten the life of a child this Hanukkah Season.  The collection box is located downstairs. Sponsored by the Jewish Family & Children’s Services.

Jewish Family & Children Services WINGS - Lunch & Learn Lecture Series at the Jewish Federation, Nov. 20, 12 PM-1:00 PM, presents CAREGIVERS NEED TLC TOO! THE STRESS FACTOR. Free and open to the public.  For more info or to RSVP, call 314-812-9366.

Women's Tehillim Group:  The women are invited to participate in the reading of the book of Tehillim on Sunday mornings in the zchut of a refuah shelaima for cholim.  We meet at Fiona Kark’s home on 926 Jeanerette from 9:15-10 am.  If you cannot participate in person, call (314) 863-2829 to receive chapters of Tehillim to say at home during that time.  The new telephone number for the Tehillim hotline is (314) 995-7119. This is the number to call to add or remove a name, or to check for updates.

The St. Louis Westin Hotel  Kosher Thanksgiving Buffet   We are offering a Kosher Thanksgiving Buffet from 1 - 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 22.  The all inclusive meal is $55 per person and we'll donate 5% of your bill to Young Israel.  The surprisingly original, bountiful, delightful and delicious menu is supervised and approved by the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis.  RSVP 314-552-5727 or

             Shul Hours

Please note that the Shul office will be closed Thanksgiving week, November 19-23, and again December 24th though January 3rd.


The Shul office hours are Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri. from 9:30 AM2:30 PM. Closed on Wed.

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


Rabbi Moshe Shulman’s email is

If you are interested in sponsoring a weekly Shul Announcement, please email Clare ( or call the Shul office (727-1880).  Minimum suggested donation is $36.  Thank you.