Sponsored by Sunny Davis in honor of Larry's upcoming special birthday, and welcoming Gedalyah, Miriam, Shoshana, Racheli, Sheindl and Baruch Meir Berger!

Last Week’s Annoucements were sponsored by the Ariels in honor of Adam’s birthday!

Young Israel of St. Louis




Friday, August 15th

Candle lighting                                                  7:37 pm

Mincha /Ma’ariv                                               7:00 pm

Saturday, August 16 th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 CANCELED

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:41 am

Mincha                                                             7:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:36 pm


Kiddush: sponsored by Kimberly and Bernard Juroviesky in honor of the birth of their daughter.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday & Thursday                                        6:30, 8:00 am

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


Mincha & Ma’ariv                                            7:30 pm


Eruv                                                                UP


Seudah Shlishit: sponsors needed


Early Seudah Shlishit: to say farewell to Shany Batit and Eliana Smith at the Oberlanders, 8347 Cornell, at 5:00 pm.



Mazel Tov to Kimberly and Bernard Juroviesky on the recent birth of a girl!

Mazel Tov to Debby and Ethan Schuman on the bris of their grandson, Charles Isaac!

Mazel Tov to Howard and Jackie Oppenheimer on the bris of their grandson, Ezra Gavriel

Mazel Tov to Heschel Raskas, who has accepted the position of Budget & Finance Subcommittee Chair for the Israel Department of the Jewish Agency, effective in November.


·                                                                                                                                             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 the entire Ciment family on the passing of their beloved wife and mother, Dorothy. May they be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

Missing: The entire set (5) of the Gutnick Chumashim are missing from the Beit Medrash.  If you have any information about these s’forim, please contact Judy Haber or Mitch Wolf.  If you need to borrow anything from the shul, please check in with Judy to see how the shul may accommodate you.

Guest Speaker Ya’akov Katz (‘Ketzele’): Next Sunday morning, August 24th, at 10 am, the Young Israel will host a community lecture by visiting Rabbi Ya’akov Katz, otherwise known as “Ketzele”, a former Yom Kippur war hero, and founder of Arutz-7 news agency, as well as one of the founders of the Gush Emunim movement. He will speak on the topic of: ‘Seeing the Good in the State of Israel.’

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.

Seating Deadline:  Submit your seating requests for the High Holidays by MONDAY!  If you miss the deadline, you miss your opportunity for your preferred seating.

Thank you: to Jesse & Daniel Lefton and Ruth & Andy Koshner for maintaining hallway decorum this Shabbat.

Picnic: It’s a special Young Israel/TMK picnic! Sunday September 7th, 4:30 pm at Irv Zeid Park, 9200 Old Bonhomme. Come welcome our new Israeli Shlichim, Chaim & Merav Possick, Amichai, Eden and Itai and our b’not sherut, Avigayil Schulman and Chen Rettig.  Enjoy lots of activities. BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic). Drinks and Watermelon provided. Suggested Donation: $7 per family. 

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:  please help. Drop off food any SUNDAY or MONDAY and place in bins under the deck at the Hartstein’s home at 8115 Delmar. Please, no drop offs any other days; do use the secured plastic bins. Requested items: canned veggies (most important), fruit, soup, desserts, and any other non-perishables. 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.

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.


Mishnat Pinchas, the TMK parent/child learning begins 5 minutes after the start of Kiddush downstairs in Young Israel.

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

Seudah Shlishit: Join us this Shabbat afternoon, August 16, at 5 pm for Seudah Shlishit at the Oberlanders, 8347 Cornell, to bid farewell to Shany Batit and Eliana Smith before they return home to Israel.

Thanks to David Rubin for providing the video “Come Let Us Go Up” on Har HaBayit for our Tisha B’Av screening.

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.

Young Israel Web-site:

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