Announcement Sponsors


Sally & Howard Goldstein to thank their wonderful family for joining them in celebration this weekend!

Young Israel of St. Louis






Friday, Nov 23rd

Candle lighting............4:25 PM                         Shacharit during week:  Sun.     8:00 AM

Mincha/Maariv............4:25 PM                        Mon. & Thurs.6:30 AM

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

            Saturday, Nov.24th                                                                             

Hashkama Minyan............. 7:30 AM                Mincha & Maariv during week  4:20 PM

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

Shacharit........ ........9:00 AM                           Sof Z’man Kriat Shema         9:20 AM

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

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

Shabbat Ends.............5:25 PMEvening Shema......                   after 5:26 PM


Kiddush: Sponsored by Sally, Howard, Heather, Brandon and Eli Goldstein in honor of Sarit joining their family.  The Goldsteins thank the community for its tremendous kindness and support shown to all of them!  Mazel Tov!

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Aaron Fredman in honor of his children, all of whom are here in St. Louis this Shabbat, and in memory of his beloved wife, Ruth. Asher and Tanya Fredman will be speaking at Seudah Shlishit.

Special Shiur at 3:35 PM given by Rabbi Boaz Genut. The topic of this shiur will be:

‘Heter Mechira: Halachic Basis & Political Ramifications’.




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)

Open House: Michael and Karen Zeffren invite everyone to an open house at their home, 8138 Balson, this Motzei Shabbat, starting at 8 PM, in honor of their son Levi and his kallah, Alissa Tanzar. The Zeffrens welcome Alissa’s parents, Gail and Lee Gordon, and her grandparents, Elaine and Sidney Walowitz, who are visiting from Chicago.



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.We invite the entire Shul to join us for Friday night dinner as we welcome our new Shul and community members. We are so pleased to have such an influx of new people who have added wonderful new energy to our Shul!  The deadline for reservations is this coming Sunday (Nov. 25th) and must be prepaid. Please see the flyer for RSVP information or pay through Paypal on the Shul’s website. The cost is $15/adult and $5/child (under bar mitzvah) with a $50 maximum per family.Dinner will be followed at 8 PM by an Oneg Shabbat at the Shul with guest speaker Mr. Stephen Savitsky, President of the Orthodox Union.

The women's division will be catering this event. Anyone who is available to help cook, cut, chop or clean chickens, please join us at the Shul on Thursday, November 29th from 10 am until the job is done!  Thank you, in advance, for your help!  For more info on cooking, please contact Barbara Ast.

Shabbat Chinuch, December 1st.  Please join our kindergarten and 1st grade children in celebrating Shabbat Chinuch.  Sponsored by the Hoffman Family Fund.  For questions please contact Harris Perlman or Ruth Raskas.

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



TMK News

We welcome the entire Genut Family back to St. Louis.  Please plan to attend a TMK Shabbat Oneg and a special shiur on Shabbat afternoon by Rav Boaz discussing Heter Mechira during the Sabbatical Year in Israel.

Mishnat Pinchas, the Torah MiTzion parent/child learning, begins 10 min after Maariv on Saturday evening, downstairs at Young Israel.

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).



Community News

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.


Please note that the Shul office will be closed December 24th though January 3rd.


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 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.