Young Israel of St. Louis





Friday, April 11th

Candle lighting                                                  7:17 pm

Mincha / Ma’ariv                                              7:00 pm


Saturday, April 12th

Hashkama                                                        7:30am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00am

Shacharit                                                          9:00am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:45 am

Shiur  (Shabbat Hagadol drasha)                       5:40pm

Mincha                                                             7:10pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:18pm

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00am

Monday & Thursday                                        6:30am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40am


Mincha & Ma’ariv                                            7:20pm

Evening Shema                                                 after 8:18 pm


Eruv                                                                 UP


Ta’anit Bechorot

Fast begins                                                       4:58am

Shacharit & Siyum                                            6:30am


Kiddush: sponsored by the Groener family in honor Aitans bar mitzvah.


Shabbat Hagadol Lecture – 5:40pm

So that our Children Will Ask Questions. What Will We Answer?”

(This lecture will be repeated for the community Sunday evening, April 13th, at 8:00pm)

Seudah Shlishitsponsored by the Groener family in honor of their extended family who have traveled to be with them, and in honor of those who wanted to be here but could not.  We think of, in particular, Mike & Rose Nissenbaum in Chicago, we wish Mike a refuah shleimah, and we think of Aunty Hannah, of blessed memory



Be sure to clean your shul boxes and make certain they’re set for Pesach. Then, please pick-up your Pesach orders on Sunday morning.from 8:45 until Noon.  Please remember:  Sunday morning.  Pesach order pick-up at Shul.  Be there or be hungry.  Much thanks to Aaron Axelbaum, Elie Fredman and Noah Pollack for their hard work to get us organized!!



Mazal tov to Aitan Groener on the occasion of his bar mitzvah, Mazal tov to his Granny Gerty Oskowitz, his parents and his brothers. Welcome to his uncle Maurice and aunty Rose, and cousins Clive and Shirley, all from Johannesburg, Aunty Bella from Toronto, Uncle Selwyn and Aunt Laura from Boston, cousin Adam from New Orleans, cousin Dori from Los Angeles, Uncle Ian and Aunty Annette from Houston, cousins Dodi, Jonathan, Micah, Jonah and Ava from New York, cousins Shirley, Jules and Martine from San Francisco, cousins Peter and Ann from New Jersey, cousins Jonathan and Mandy from Chicago. Welcome to our friends Julia and Simbongile from Cape Town, Colin from Toronto, Richard and Jack from North Carolina, Garth, Marlene and Kim from Palo Alto. Welcome to all our guests from near and far.

We wish a very happy birthday to Aitan's cousin Dodi Spielman, and to Aitan's Granny, Gerty Oskowitz.


And Mazel Tov to Riki and Chai Shai Gutovich on the birth of a son. Iy”H the brit will be on Wednesday the 16th.  And mazel tov to new Bubbie and Zadie Murray and Eva Gail Bresler and Great Grandparents Red and Rita Bresler!


And Mazel Tov to Steven and Sharone Bresler on the birth of a son.  Mazel tov to the grandparents Drs. Alan & Hanna Bresler, and great grandparents, Rita and Red Bresler!


And Mazel Tov to Rabbi Charles and Lois Lefton of the bris of their grandson, Yonah Tuvia in Chicago this past week.



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



·                                                                                                                                             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!


KIDS TO KIDS: A Night Of Many Stars

The concert is Motzi Shabbat!  Get your tickets and support Kids To Kids, an organization dedicated to tzedakah, envisioned and created by our 6th and 7th grade boys.  “A Night of Many Stars” will begin at 9:15pm; it’s 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.



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.


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.


Shaimos drop off: Do you have old siddurs or torah documents that you need to get rid of? This Sunday, April 13th, you can drop off your Shaimos at theBlock Yeshiva Boy's School from 9 a.m. - 4. p.m. The price is $5 per shopping bag filled, or $15 per garbage bag filled.  If you have any questions please contact us at


SUPER SPAGHETTI SUPPER to benefit the 8th grade senior trip.  Wednesday, April 16th 5-7 PM at EHA. $7 adults, $5 kids.  Reservations are needed. Please call the school office.



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.


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