Rachel and Adam Lubchansky in honor of their dear friends Heather, Jonathan and Sofia Douek, on the occasion of the birth of their daughter and sister, Lily Hannah (Aliyah Chana).

Dr. and Mr. Sukhodolsky in honor of our younger son Alex’s engagement to Jessica Baum from Memphis and in honor of Alex’s running the San Diego marathon.

Heather Douek and Chelle Medow in Honor of the success of the Women's Division's Shavout Take out and especially in honor of Danny Wachsstock, without whom it could not have been done.

Young Israel of St. Louis



Friday, June 6

Candle lighting                                                  8:06 pm

Mincha / Ma’ariv                                              7:00 pm


Saturday, June 7

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:19 am

Shiur*                                                              7:00 pm

Mincha                                                             8:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   9:06 pm

Eruv                                                                 UP


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Thursday                                                          6:30 am

Wednesday & Friday                                       6:40 am


Mincha & Ma’ariv                                            8:10 pm



The Nazir & the Priest:

Between Spirituality & Sanctity


Kiddush:Dov and Tziona Zeffren are sponsoring Kiddush at Young Israel this Shabbos in honor of the birth of their newest granddaughter, Sara, and the graduation of their children, Yael and Dani Feiner, with a Masters degree in Speech Pathology and Doctorate in Dental Medicine.


Seudah Shlishit: sponsored by Michael and Karen Zeffren in honor of the marriage of Devorah and Yehuda Zeffren.

Shavuot I


Sunday, June 8

Candlelighting                                                   8:07 pm

Mincha                                                             8:00 pm

Maariv                                                             9:00 pm

TIKUN LEIL SHAVUOT                               11:45pm-5:00am

(see attached schedule)


Monday, June 9

Vatikin Minyan                                                 5:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Mincha                                                             8:10 pm


Shavuot II


Monday, June 9

Candlelighting not before                                 9:07 pm

Maariv                                                             8:40 pm


Tuesday, June 10

Hashkama Minyan                                            7:30 am

Shacharit (& Megillat Ruth)                               8:45 am

Yizkor                                                              approx.10:30am

Shuir                                                                7:10 pm

Mincha                                                             8:10 pm

Yom Tov ends                                                  9:08 pm


Special Kiddush in honor of all our graduates on the second day of Shavuot!!



·                                                                                                                                            To Dov and Tziona Zeffren on the occasion of the birth of their newest granddaughter, Sara, and the graduation of their children, Yael and Dani Feiner, with a Masters degree in Speech Pathology and Doctorate in Dental Medicine.

·                                                                                                                                            Mazal Tov to Michael and Karen Zeffren on the recent marriage of Devorah and Yehuda Zeffren.  Mazal tov to the Zeffren and Shulman extended families.

·                                                                                                                                            To Elisheva Weisel , daughter of  Miriam and Bernie  Weisel, on her graduation from TI in Chicago with a Bachelors in Graphic Design.

·                                                                                                                                            To Devorah Wolf, daughter of Shelly and Mitch, graduated from GPATS (Graduate Program for Women in Advanced Talmudic Studies)  of Yeshiva University.

·                                                                                                                                            To Libi Adler daughter of Ziva & Chagai Adler upon receiving a B. A in communication with a minor in Art History from University of Maryland-college park.

·                                                                                                                                            To Alex Sukhodolsky finished half marathon in San Diego He raised $4100.00 for Leukemia & Lymphoma  society.

·                                                                                                                                            To Natalie and Jacob Sukhodolsky on the engagement of their son, Alex, to Jessica Baum of Memphis.

·                                                                                                                                            To Marcia and Jerry Esrig on their 25th Anniversary.



ElementaryAmanda Drazen, Yitzy Goldson, Rani Horowitz, Rebecca Mogil, Elyasaf Munk, Jasmine Raskas, Aniel Shapiro, Batsheva Sundy, and Rachel Wolfe. 

High School: Devorah Esrig, Ayelet Ozar, Adam Ariel, Ariel Axelbaum, Zachary Deutsch Yoni Harris and Joey Robinow, Avigayil Goldson, Sarah Jampolsky, Mikaela Krantman, Lisa Ast.

University:  Elisheva Weisel, Devorah Wolf, Libi Adler, Jeremy Hellman, Aliza Haber, Tanya Fredman, Naomi Weissman



·                                                                                                                                            Gershon Yitzchak ben Matil Tziril

·                                                                                                                                            Rafael Dovid Grunberger (ben Bracha)

·                                                                                                                                            Ruven Kirshner (ben Tovah Chaya)

·                                                                                                                                            Zev Eliezer (ben Chaya Shaindel)

·                                                                                                                                            Malka bat Chaya

·                                                                                                                                            Erna Waltuch (Esther bas Rachel Leah)


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



THANK YOU! Todah Rabah to all the chefs and bakers for the Women's Division's Shavuot Take Out.  We apologize to those who were inadvertently left off the menu. ( Don't worry, we'll get you next year).  We hope to improve the ordering process so those without computers won't miss out.  Thanks to all for the great success.


STONE DEDICATION - there will be a stone dedication for Radine Feldman on June 15th at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, Olive & Hanley, at 1:30pm .



Please mark your calendars.  The Shul’s Annual meeting will take place, iy”H, on Sunday, June 22, 10:00 am, in the Sanctuary.



On June 15th the St. Louis Society of Jewish Medical Ethics is honoring our own Lester & Matilda Zeffren, who are establishing a special chair for Jewish medical ethics at Missouri Baptist Hospital.  Rabbi Bienenfeld is the guest speaker.  Please help support this important event, and contact the St. Louis Kollel for further details.



Don’t forget to make your reservation for the Vaad dinner honoring our own Merle Hartstein and Meira Reimer.  Mazel Tov to you both on this deserved honor! 



Dairy Dessert Reception! Sunday, June 29 at 7:30.  Farewell Tribute to our Israeli Shlichim, Uria and Vardit Teperberg, to be held at Hillel, 6300 Forsyth Blvd.


Kids going to Israel:  If your child is going to Israel, this summer or next fall, please contact the office to let us know his/her name, name of institution and cell phone number.


Lost & Found: There are a set of car keys (GM), a key with SIU printed on it, and 2 pair of reading glasses in the office.





Uria invites everyone to join his weekly shiur on the parsha. 8:00 am at Young Israel.


Register now for Camp Derech Eretz, our acclaimed summer camp, will be held July 28 - August 15.  Call Suzanne 314-420-7880.


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


TMK-EHA Drama Club presents another wonderful performance"Brothers-in-Arms" June 11 & June 12 at 6:30 and 8 PM at Shaare Zedek.  Tickets: $10 each (maximum $45/family)  Visit Drama Club on to view Video Clips


Final Derech Eretz Club with Shany Batit and Eliana Smith!Young Israel Synagogue: Grade 4-7  Saturday night 9:30 - 10:30 PM   Grade K-3  Sunday morning, 10:30 - 11:30 AM


Also join us for a surprise trip on a bus to a secret location on Sunday, June 15th at 10:00 – 12:30 p.m. $5 per child.  Call Eliana 570-3052 for more info.  The Sherut Leumi Program is supported in part by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis


Wednesday, 9:15 AM – Beit Midrash for women by Vardit at Faye Newman's home 7916 Stanford.




Women's Tehillim Group: Meets at Fiona Kark’s home on 926 Jeanerette from 9:15-10am. 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 new initiative connecting members of the St. Louis Jewish community. Community list serves have changed the face of Jewish communities worldwide and we're thrilled to offer this service to our community. To join, e-mail us at  For more information on the Listserv, please see the flyer posted on the Shul's bulletin board in the front hallway, and/or speak to Barbara Ast, Jill M. Mogil, Debby Schuman, or Faye Newman.

Shabbos in a Box: Nusach H’Ari is again having their “Shabbos in a Box” on July 4th. It’s dinner for 4 - for $39.00. Extra sides are available. Order must be placed by June 30th. Call Sandie for details and to place orders at 314-991-2100 ext 2.




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

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