Young Israel of St. Louis




Friday, August 8th

Candle lighting                                                  7:46 pm

Mincha /Ma’ariv                                               7:00 pm

Saturday, August 9th Erev Tisha B’Av

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:38 am

Women’s Shiur*                                               4:15 pm

Mincha                                                             6:00 pm

Seudah Shlishit/Mafseket                                  AT HOME

Fast begins                                                       8:02 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:44 pm

Maariv/Eicha                                                    9:00 pm


* Merav Possick: topic-Churban HaBayit


Kiddush: This week's Kiddush is sponsored by the entire shul in honor of the Shulmans on the occasion of their one-year anniversary in St. Louis. We're glad you're here!

Sunday August 10th - Tisha B’Av

Shacharit/with Kinot to follow                           9:00 am

Rabbi’s Shiur                                                    12:00 pm

Chatzot                                                            1:06 pm

Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation video         1:30 pm

Har Habayit video and discussion                      4:50 pm

Mincha                                                             7:20 pm

Maariv                                                             8:30 pm

Fast Ends                                                         8:43 pm


Weekly Shacharit

Monday & Thursday                                        6:30, 8:00 am

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday                         6:40, 8:00 am


Mincha & Ma’ariv                                            7:40 pm

Eruv                                                                UP






Mazel Tov to Bess Pearl and family on the marriage of her granddaughter, Antal, to Eran Lender. Mazel Tov to the parents, Jerry Pearl and Brenda Pearl.

Mazel Tov to Aaron Fredman on the upcoming wedding of his grandson Asher Fredman to Ester Maharat in Israel this week.


·                                                                                                                                             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

Condolences: to Zalman Stein on the passing of his beloved mother, Mildred Stein. May he be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

Women’s Shiur: Come and welcome our new TMK shlicha, Merav Possick, who will be giving the shiur this Shabbat, at Young Israel, at 4:15pm. The topic will be: Churban HaBayit (The Destruction of the Holy Temple).

Missing: Someone has taken the entire set (5) of the Gutnick Chumashim from the Beit Medrash. If you have any information about these s’forim, please contact Judy or Mitch Wolf.

Ball game: The 2nd annual Young Israel Night at the Ball Game is approaching fast. Come see our St. Louis Cardinals take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, August 19th. First pitch is at 7:15 pm. Tickets are $26.00 each and they’re going fast. RSVP to Rachel Lubchansky at 314-726-2163 or Mincha/Maariv will also be held at the Stadium.


Young Israel Picnic: September 7th! It’s our 2nd annual, and it will be great for all.  Save the date!


Save the Date:   Sunday September 21, 2008, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm --- Women's Division Opening Event. We'll make beautiful flower arrangements (getting ready for the Chagim to decorate our homes) and learn about the Women's Division activities. All women and teenage girls are invited. Light refreshments will be served.


SHOW ME THE HOLIDAYS! The long awaited sequel to the Young Israel cookbook is under way. With all of the Yom Tov cooking coming up, we know you are going to be pulling out your best recipes and we want you to share them with us. We are looking for people to contribute their favorite holiday recipes, as well as people to taste, type and edit recipes. Recipes can be emailed to, and anyone interested in any of the other jobs can contact either Vicki Isakow via or 314-862-5661, or Bonnie Drazen via, or 314-727-3967. When submitting recipes, please let us know to what holiday your recipe pertains and whom to credit. Our goal is to have 200 recipes by August 15th. Recipes can also be dropped off at the Shul office.


Women's Tehillim Group: Will meet at Bobbi Gibli’s home on Delcrest Court-Bldg #2, Apt #204 at 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call (314) 504-5593. The new telephone number for the Tehillim hotline is (314) 995-7119.


The St. Louis Jewish Community Listserv (STLJCL) To sign up for the Listserve, e-mail


Get involved and make a difference! Tomchei Shabbos is asking for your help to support their ongoing efforts to ensure our community members have special food for Shabbos. Here’s how you can help: Drop off food any SUNDAY or MONDAY and place in bins under the deck at the Hartstein’s home at 8115 Delmar. Do not make drop-offs any other day of the week, and leave food in the secured plastic bins. Requested items: canned veggies (most important), fruit, soup, desserts, and anything else that you wish to contribute (non-perishables only). Please do not put perishable food or monetary donations in the bin.

To make a monetary contribution, please contact Rachel Lubchansky at 314-726-2163. For any other questions, call Merle Hartstein at 314-469-7142.

We appreciate your ongoing support and thank everyone who has contributed thus far!


Please Help: With the Yom Tovim rapidly approaching, many communications have and will be sent by email. Please call Judy in the office if you do not have email access, so we can get the documents to you via US Mail or hand delivery

Forms: By now you have received the updated membership form. Please complete and return it, along with you seating and babysitting requests, to the office as soon as possible. If you did not receive any of the forms, please contact Judy in the office.


Thank you: to Tzvi & Angela Tannenbaum and to Rael & Suzanne Sundy for maintaining hallway decorum this Shabbat.


We welcome our new Israeli shlichim, Merav and Chaim Possick.

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

Mishnat Pinchas (parent/child learning) has been postponed until further notice.

The next cycle of our Beit Midrash for Women taught by Merav Possick will begin on August 27th (Wednesday:  9:15 AM – at the home of Faye Newman 7916 Stanford).  It is a great time to join this class entering its sixth year

Save the date: August 16 in the afternoon for Seudah Shlishit at the Oberlanders, 8347 Cornell, to bid farewell to Shany Batit and Eliana Smith before they return home to Israel.

Now Available: To view clips from the two performances of Brothers-in-Arms, please visit and click on Drama Club.





Shul Office Hours:  Mon-Fri 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM.

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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