Announcement Sponsors

Suzanne, Batsheva, Michal, Avigail, Yishai in honor of Rael’s birthday, passing his boards, and his bar mitzvah parsha.

Bonnie Goldmeier to thank Rachel Shapiro for all her help.

Young Israel of St. Louis




Friday, Dec. 21st  

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

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

                                                                        Tuesday                                       8:00 AM

                                                                        Weds. & Friday                           6:40 AM

Saturday, Dec. 22nd                                         Mincha & Maariv during week  4:25 PM

Hashkama Minyan............. 7:30 AM                Sof Z’man Kriat Shema               9:38 AM

...................(AM shiur will not take place this week)

Shacharit........ ........9:00 AM                           The Eruv UP.

Shiur (see note)...........3:35 PM                                                                

Mincha..............4: 20 PM                               

Shabbat Ends.............5: 26 PM            Evening Shema......   after 5:26 PM


Kiddush: sponsored by Charles Landy in honor of Lorraine’s birthday.

Seudah Shlishit: sponsored by Jackie & Alan Gerson in memory of the yahrzeits of Alan’s beloved father, Bernard Gerson, and his beloved grandfather, Morris Gerson.


The pre-mincha shiur this week will be given by Uria Teperberg in memory of Shoshana Tikva bat Meir Shimon, beloved daughter of Amy Boniuk Brickel.

Topic:  לישועתך קויתי ה'Ya’akov’s Enigmatic Blessing To Gad



Mazel Tov to Ruth and David Wertentheil, daughter and son in law of Mark and Barbara Drazen on the birth of their daughter, Leah M. Wertentheil, born early Tuesday morning!!



·                                                                                                                                            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

·                                                                                                                                            Panina Medow Licht (Panina bas Rochel Ettel).

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


Shul News

 The Shul’s Annual Dinner

Invitations are out!  Please return your journal ad sheets and checks, and your reservations for this awesome event!  And how about the new venue???  8101 Delmar:  the hoppin’-est place in town!

Classes – Dr. Wolf’s Sunday class will not be held this week. Rabbi Shulman’s classes resume on Wednesday Jan. 2nd and Monday  Jan. 8.


THANK YOU! – to Jackie Gerson & Avigayil Raul for their hard work cleaning the refrigerators, and the kitchen.  You just don’t stop, and we appreciate you!



The Glass Mezuzah – December 25th  5:00 pm at Young Israel.   Call Natalie Sukhodolsky to make your reservation for this fun event! You will have a chance under expert guidance to make your own mezuzah.  Seating is limited to just the first 25 people.  Rabbi Shulman will speak about mezuzah journey through history. 


Blood Drive!Sunday, January 13, 2008 from 10 AM – 4 PM at Young Israel.  We need everyone’s help!  Please sign up to give blood and work the day of the event.  Sign up sheets will be coming out shortly.  Questions?  Contact Judy or Bob Hellman at 862-8432 or email them at


Take A Taste Of Ethiopia Home With You


Try Ethiopian instead of Chinese to finish up 2007!  The Shul still has some tasty dishes for sale from our Chanukah party: please call Vicki Isakow at 314-862-5661 to order.  Thank you for supporting our Shul.


TMK News

SIGN UP NOW FOR THE SECOND SEMESTER of the fourth annual Ulpan Ivrit - 5768: Tuesday and Wednesday nights, January 15th through April 9th; $100 for the semester. Every student receives his/her own workbook. Scholarships are available.


Sign up for the 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 (314 420-3696) or Suzanne Sundy (314 420-7880).


Derech Eretz Sunday Club this Week!

Kids have fun with Shany Batit and Eliana Smith! The Derech Eretz Club will be held this Sunday (12/23):

at Young Israel Synagogue (8101 Delmar Blvd): Grade K-3 9:30 - 10:30 AM   Grade 4-7 10:30 - 11:30 AM

NOTE: There will be NO Sunday Club on December 30th

Mishnat Pinchas, the Torah MiTzion parent/child learning begins 5 min after the start of Kiddush, downstairs in Young Israel.

Vardit presents Beit Midrash for Women Wednesday:  9:15 AM at 7916 Stanford.


Sales Tax Savings

Please remember when you shop for the shul to get our tax ID number from Clare, so we don’t pay unnecessary sales tax.  This is very important to save the shul money.  Thank you!


New Member Dinner Follow Up:  Our New Member Dinner Committee again wants to thank everyone who worked so hard on this great event.  Also, a reminder:  if you haven’t yet paid, please do. 

Is your child missing clothing?  Check the downstairs coat rack.  We donate items on 1-7-08.

                     Community News

Women's Tehillim Group:  Meets at Fiona Kark’s home on 926 Jeanerette from 9:15-10 am.  If you cannot participate in person, call (314) 863-2829.  The new telephone number for the Tehillim hotline is (314) 995-7119.

Shabbos Kallah – for Danielle Chapman (fiance’ of Eldad Bialecki) next Shabbos, December 29th at 3:30 PM at the home of Debbie Simon, 7909 Cornell.

Jewish Food Pantry – the food pantry is in desperate need of  donations. Please donate with a check or goods.  Thank you.

Block Yeshiva High School: Basketball game, Sat Dec. 22nd, at 7:30 PM.  Boys Varsity vs Alumni, is postponed.


Please note that the Shul office will be closed December 24th through 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 Shulman’s email is

Young Israel website:

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.