Neil & Judy Weintraub in honor of the birth of their new grandson, Yosef Shmuel Stein, son of Deena & Avi Stein of Chicago.  The baby is named after Grandpa Joe Lefton.

& by Abe Redlich in memory of family members who perished in the holocaust.

Young Israel of St. Louis




Friday, May 2

Candle lighting                                                  7:37 pm

Mincha / Ma’ariv                                              7:00 pm

Saturday, May 3

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:30 am

Shiur                                                                6:30 pm

Mincha                                                             7:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:38 pm



“The Religious Significance of the State of Israel and the foundations of Religious Zionism”


Rosh Chodesh Iyar: Monday/Tuesday, May 5/6

Yom HaZikaron , Wednesday, May 7

Yom Ha’Atzma’ut Observed, Thursday, May 8

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday                          6:30 am

Wednesday & Friday                                       6:40 am


Mincha & Ma’ariv                                            7:40 pm

Evening Shema                                                 after 8:38 pm


Eruv                                                                 up


Kiddush:  sponsors invited


Seudah Shlishit sponsors:

Dr. and Mrs. Jacob Sukhodolsky in commemoration of the third yahrzeit of Natalie’s mother, Berta Terno.


Frida Moskowitz and Rabbi & Mrs. Munk in memory of Frida’s husband, Reuven Moskowitz and her mother, Esther Mirel Moskowitz




·                                                                                                                                             To Neil & Judy Weintraub on the birth of a new grandson, Yosef Shmuel, son of Deena & Avi Stein of Chicago. Mazel Tov to the great grandparents, Dr. & Mrs. Herbert Sunshine and Moshe & Sybil Carmen.

·                                                                                                                                             To Adam Ariel for being selected as a semifinalist in the ’08 Presidential Scholars competition. (Only 560 seniors were chosen out of 2.8 million throughout the US; 140 go on to become finalists).

·                                                                                                                                             To Elan Ariel and Leah Wachsstock for qualifying as National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists.

·                                                                                                                                             To the BYHS team, Market Markers, who placed second in the St. Louis Regional Competition of the Missouri Personal Finance Challenge and will travel to the statewide competition on May 5 in Jeff City. (Adam Ariel, Elan Ariel, Ari Axelbaum, Yoni Harris and Coach David Pollack.) 



·                                                                                                                                             Gershon Yitzchak ben Matil Tziril

·                                                                                                                                             Rafael Dovid Grunberger (ben Bracha)

·                                                                                                                                             Ruven Kirshner (ben Tovah Chaya)

·                                                                                                                                             Zev Eliezer (ben Chaya Shaindel)

·                                                                                                                                             Malka bat Chaya


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



Wednesday, May 7th, 9:00pm

Please see details below!



Please note that the Rabbi’s Wednesday evening class will NOT be taking place for the next two weeks.  Monday evening’s Kohelet class begins this week at 8:30pm.


Tribute to the Teperbergs

Save the date! Sunday, June 29 from 5-8pm.

Farewell Tribute to our Israeli Shlichim, Uria and Vardit Teperberg, who have instilled a deep love for Israel in many who they have touched in St. Louis since 2004. Join us at a light dinner and reception at the Chesterfield home of Dr. Jack & Merle Hartstein, 192 Greentrails, and through your greeting in a special Torah MiTzion tribute journal.


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.


Women’s Divison – Tribute cards may be purchased from Matilda Zeffren.



·                                                                                                                                             Volunteers needed anytime between 8AM - 4 PM on Thursday May 8!! Torah MiTzion is creating the first ever joint educational program for hundreds of children of the Jewish day schools on Yom Haatzmaut (May 8) called Yachad 60 at the JCC.  A planning meeting for volunteers will take place from 5-6 PM on this Sunday at Young Israel Synagogue.  Or call Uria Teperberg (420-8080) for volunteering opportunities.

·                                                                                                                                             Derech Eretz Club this Week at Young Israel Synagogue: Grade 4-7  Saturday 9 - 10 PM; Grade K-3  Sunday 10:30 - 11:30 AM

·                                                                                                                                             All are welcome to attend a screening of HaMelech Ha'ariyot (The Lion King in Hebrew) at the final TMK Ulpan graduation party at 7:30 PM on May 27, 2008 at Young Israel Synagogue ($5 donation requested for non-Ulpan students).

·                                                                                                                                             The TMK Beit Midrash for Women with Vardit will meet next on May 14th.

·                                                                                                                                             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 ($10 each, maximum $45/family).





Teen Celebration - Sunday, May 4, 5 - 8:30 pm

@ the JCC - Join iTag, Kaleidoscope Israel, NCSY, JSU, BBYO, USY, NFTY, and Israel House for an Israeli style afternoon including a falafel eating contest, sports, activities, BBQ picnic, comedian Joel Chasnoff and much more. The event is free with dinner available for purchase. For more information contact Meira Bresler Riemer.


Community Celebration, JCC, Wed., May 7th

Community celebration: Wednesday, May 07, 2008, @ the JCC, Millstone Campus, 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

·                                                                                                                                             5:00 p.m. Dinner for purchase and artist bazaar open for shopping and browsing

·                                                                                                                                             7:00 p.m. Dance Performance and Musical Entertainment

Cost: Adults $8, in advance, or $10 at the door, Children 12 and under $6.  Reservations through the JCC.

“The streets of KaleidoFest come alive with a grand celebration featuring famous Israeli singer Pini Cohen who has been entertaining American and Israeli audiences for over twenty years. Join us for a light dinner and shopping in the artist bazaar before the evening’s entertainment begins.”



Yom Ha’atzmaut Tefillah Chagigit – 9:00pm


Our celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut continues ‘at home’ at the Young Israel with a special Yom Ha’atzmaut program and Tefillah Chagigit.


Please join us at 9:00pm for a special Yom Hazikaron - Yom Ha’atzmaut video presentation and program, including special tefillot as set out by the Israel Chief Rabbinate, followed by music and dancing to celebrate Israel’s 60th birthday with shirah and hoda’ah to the Almighty for bestowing upon us the gift of the State of Israel.


NOTE: The program includes a special flag presentation (“Daglanut”) by the children of our own Epstein Hebrew Academy and choreographed by our Bnot Sheirut.


We hope to see you there, and please help us spread the word!


Young Adult Celebration – Thursday May 8th

Community sponsored young adult celebration, JCC on Thursday, May 8th, 7-11pm. Cost: $5. RSVP to See flyer for more info.




Shul Office Hours:  Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri. 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  Rabbi Shulman can also be reached at his home study during hours when the office is closed, at 725-6130.

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