Jackie Gerson and Judy Hellman in honor of their husbands, Bob Hellman and Alan Gerson, in appreciation of their hard work and dedication as Gabbaim over these past 8 years.

Mazal tov to Stuart & Betsy Zimbalist upon being honored at the Epstein Hebrew Academy.  Thanks for looking out for my school, Adam Goldmeier.

Young Israel of St. Louis





Friday, April 4th

Candle lighting                                                  7:10 pm

Mincha / Ma’ariv                                              7:00 pm

Saturday, April 5th

Hashkama                                                        7:30am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00am

Shacharit                                                          9:00am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:52am

Shiur                                                                6:05pm

Mincha                                                             7:05pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:11pm

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00am

Monday & Thursday                                        6:30am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40am


Mincha & Ma’ariv                                            7:15pm

Evening Shema                                                 after 8:11 pm


Eruv                                                                 UP



Kiddush: sponsored in honor of the Gabbaim, Alan Gerson and Robert Hellman

Seudah Shlishit:  sponsors invited.

Pre-Mincha Shiur - 6:05pm: Text Study of the Hagadah

The Structure of Magid: Seeing the Proverbial Forest.


Seudah Shlishit - Special guest: Lt. Reuven Eliyahu, of Yokneam

Topic: Partnership 2000, life in Yokneam, and personal reflections on life in the IDF

Rosh Chodesh Nissan – Sunday, April 6


To Larry & Sunny Davis on the birth of a grandson born to Miriam & Gedalyah Berger of Mt. Vernon, NY.  The bris will be, IY”H,on Monday.

To Charles & Lois Lefton on the birth of a grandson born to Rivkah and Tzvi Yaakov Pike of Chicago. The bris will be, IY”H, on Sunday morning.



This Sunday morning, immediately following Shacharit, Ed Adelman will be making a siyum mishnayot for his niece Devorah bat Harav Yisrael Melech (Devorah Levenberg) and great niece, Aliza bat Moshe HaLevi (Aliza Levenberg).



Please join Karen & Michael Zeffren & Gary & Bashie Shulman in a L’Chayim in honor of the engagement of their children, Yehuda & Devorah, Sunday, April 6th, form 10:30am-1:30pm, at the Zeffren's home, 8138 Balson Ave.



Please note that need for Moat Chitim is great and growing.  There is a fund through the Va’ad Ha’ir.  Please feel free to contribute.



The Rabbi’s Pre-Pesach Workshop dealing with practical issues of Pesach preparation continues this Wednesday evening, April 9th, from 8:00-9:30pm



The Rabbi’s annual Shabbat Hagadol lecture will take place on April 12th (note: the week before Pesach!), at 5:40pm, and will be repeated on Sunday, April 13th for the community.  Topic: So that our Children will Ask Questions. And What Will We Answer? (please see flyer for details)



All Senior NCSY'ers Come hear Lt. Reuven Eliyahu, from our sister city Yokneam, who was recently released from the IDF.  Lt. Eliyahu will be speaking at an Oneg Shabbat Friday night at Daniel Iken's home, 224 Topton Way in Clayton, at approximately 9:45 pm. Bring all your friends.



·                                                                                                                                             Gershon Yitzchak ben Matil Tziril

·                                                                                                                                             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

·                                                                                                                                             Avial Cohen (Avital Hodayah bat Chava Rivka)



Gilad ben Aviva (Shallit), Ehud ben Malka (Goldwasser), and Eldad ben Tova (Regev)



Are you missing a black hat, a Purim costume or an item of clothing?  All items are hanging on the coat rack downstairs.  Any unclaimed items will be donated on April 14th.  Also, if you suddenly find yourself to be the new owner of a women’s Gallery Coat in black with hood and brass colored trim, please return it to the office or shul coat rack so the owner can have her coat back!

In addition, please note that a ladies’ straw hat, and scarf, and a pair of black leather gloves were all left at the Shulman home last Friday night.  Please contact the Rabbi or Baila for further details.



Tribute cards may be purchased from Matilda Zeffren.


KIDS TO KIDS: A Night Of Many Stars

An organization dedicated to tzedakah, envisioned and created by our 6th and 7th grade boys, presents “A Night of Many Stars.” On April 12th, 9:15pm there will be a Voice and Rhythm benefit concert for Darfur.  A medley of Jewish and African music, a cappella and percussion, will be performed at Wydown Middle School, 6500 Wydown, Clayton.  Tickets are $18 for Adults and $12 for children under 12. There will be kosher food for purchase. Solar cookers can also be sponsored.  The evening promises to be an acoustic treat that unites our community musically while benefiting Darfur.  Come to Café Ami -- Our people’s café -- and be a part of Tikkun Olam.  Tickets are on sale through email:  Or call 518-1438 for further information


Ohr Atid Family Walk & BBQ

Join Ohr Atid's Family Walk & BBQ, April 6th, at the JCC Wohl Building Weinberg Biblical Playground, supporting the "Include Me" program, benefiting children with special needs in our community's Jewish Day Schools. Registration is 10:30 am. 1K walk at 11 am. BBQ from 11:30 am to 2 pm. Cost is $5 per plate. There will be prizes and entertainment, and fun for the whole family! Register online at or at the event. For a sponsorship form or for an email letter to send to friends and family, go to Ohr Atid's website, For more information about this event or the "Include Me" program, please call 314-862-3745.



Mishnat Pinchas (parent/child learning) downstairs 5 min after the start of Kiddush.

The Final Ceremony of Mother/Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program 4:30– 6:30 PM, Sunday, April 13

Derech Eretz Club:  Grade 4-7  Saturday 9 - 10 PM;

Grade K-3,  Sunday 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Save the Dates:  Camp Derech Eretz, our acclaimed summer camp, will be held July 28 - August 15.

TMK-EHA Drama Club will present another wonderful performance this spring "Brothers-in-Arms", written and directed by Uria Teperberg, produced by Suzanne Sundy, on Jun 11th & 12th.

Wednesday:  9:15 AM – Beit Midrash for women with Vardit (Faye Newman's home 7916 Stanford)


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.


The St. Louis Jewish Community Listserv (STLJCL) is an exciting initiative connecting members of the St. Louis Jewish community. To join the Listserv, send an e-mail to


PASSOVER BY DESIGN: RECIPES FOR THE HOLIDAY. Please help support FHA/EHA and order your copies of this dazzling new cookbook.  Your purchase generates $6.00 a book for Epstein Hebrew Academy. Contact Leah Horowitz - or Adi Feen: 314-862-2740.



Shul Office Hours:  Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri. 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Closed on Wed.

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

Rabbi Shulman’s email is  Rabbi Shulman can also be reached at his home study during hours when the office is closed, at 725-6130.

Young Israel Web-site:

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.