Young Israel of St. Louis



Friday, September 12th

Candle lighting                                                  6:55 pm

Mincha /Ma’ariv                                               6:55 pm

Saturday, September 13th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur (Chaim Possick)                       8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:49 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur (Rabbi Shulman)*                 5:45 pm

Mincha                                                             6:45 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   7:54 pm



“Text study of the RH / YK Machzor”

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday & Thursday                                        6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday                         6:40 am


Mincha & Ma’ariv                                            6:50 pm




Seudah Shlishit: sponsoredby Jackie and Howard Oppenheimer on the occasion of the yahrtzeit of Radine Feldman.


Eruv                                                                up



Mazel Tov to Bob & Judy Hellman on the birth of a grandson. Mazel tov to the parents, David & Ariella Hellman.


Mazel Tov to Rabbi Gavriel & Naomi Munk on the engagement of their son Netanel to Sarah Purow of Staten Island, NY.



·                                                                                                                                             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

Seating: The seating for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur is almost finished. If you have not notified us of your request, PLEASE do, so you will have a seat assigned to you.


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.


ONEG: SR NCSY is having a Friday night ONEG SHABBAT at the home of Chaim and Merav Possick, 7925 Delmar, at 9:30pm.


Thank you: to Andy & Ruth Koshner and to Joe & Izzy Yazdi for maintaining hallway decorum this Shabbat.


Tea: Young Israel is proud to host a tribute tea honoring Chaya Basya Herber for all of her years of service to our community on Sunday, September 14th, at 1:30 pm.

Scholar In Residence at YI:


Young Israel and Torah MiTzion are honored to bring Rav Yuval Cherlow to St. Louis for a special pre-selichot Shabbaton on September 20, on the theme of: “The Teshuva of Eretz Yisrael – Reflections on the Identity of the State.”  Rabbi Cherlow is the Rosh Yeshiva of the Yeshiva Hesder in Petach Tikva, and co-founder of Tzohar.   Please see the flyer for further details, bio and tentative schedule. If you would like contribute $100 to help sponsor this Shabbaton, please contact Andy Koshner or simply send your check to the shul office.

Guest Speaker: Wednesday, September 17, at 8 PM. Speaker: Dr. Fred Rosner, author of many books and publications and world renowned expert in Jewish Medical Ethics. Title: Pulling the Plug – When is it Permitted, if Ever? Co-Sponsored by: The St. Louis Society for Jewish Medical Ethics, Dr. J. Lester Zeffren Chair andYoung Israel. Light dessert refreshments will be served.


Community Food Drive

The Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry is conducting its annual food drive. Bags are available to take and fill with non-perishable foods and sundries. Please deposit the bags in the box that is in the shul downstairs near the office. This is the largest drive of the year and every little bit helps. Please participate.


DON’T BE LEFT OUT: To be added to the Kol HaNa’arim Talit, please notify Bonnie Drazen at Each name is $18. Boys under the age of 13 and girls under the age of 12 as of Simchat Torah, may be included. These names will be added to last year’s talit. No names will be removed from the talit. Names must be submitted IN WRITING no later than Friday, September 19th. For those who don’t have email, please drop off or mail to: 8135 Amherst, 63130. Checks should be made out to Women’s Division. For any questions, please contact Bonnie Drazen at 314-727-3967.


RAFFLE: BYHS is having a raffle sponsored by the boy’s Senior Class of ’09. Grand prize is $300. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact any BYHS senior boy, or call 314-657-5632.


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

Lost? Have you lost a coat or jacket or left something in the Shul? These items are downstairs on the coat rack and will be there until Wednesday September 17th. At that time everything left will be given to tzedakah.


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.

Rabbi Chaim Possick presents the Parshat HaShavua shiur 8 AM at Young Israel this Shabbat morning.

The Beit Midrash for Women taught by Merav Possick is at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford, Wednesdays at 9:00 am.

Torah MiTzion presents our annual Rosh Hashana Parent/Child Learning at Young Israel at 1:00 - 2:30PM on Sunday, September 28th. Two groups (K-4 with Merav, 5-8 with Chaim) followed by a fun activity for all.

To schedule a meal with Avigayil and Chen, please call Ruthie Koshner 727-6317

Please buy Rosh Hashana Cards-$20 for 8 cards (created by children in Sderot). All the money goes to build an indoor bomb proof playground for children. To purchase contact Adi Feen at (314)-862-2740, Rene Price at  or Hester Fass at




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:

To sponsor a weekly Shul Announcement, email Judy ( or call the Shul office (727-1880).  Minimum suggested donation is $36.