Young Israel of St. Louis


Friday, September 19th

Candle lighting                                                  6:44 pm

Mincha /Ma’ariv                                               6:45 pm

Saturday, September 20th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur (Chaim Possick)                       8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:51 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             see complete schedule below

Mincha                                                             6:35 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   7:43 pm

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday & Thursday (Selichot–note time)         6:00 am

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday (Selichot)         6:10 am


Mincha & Ma’ariv                                            6:35 pm


Kiddush: Sponsor needed

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsor needed


Eruv                                                                 Need to call the hotline: 863-1811

Scholar in Residence - Harav Yuval Cherlow


Friday Night Oneg Shabbat - 9:45pm

(Home of Barbara & Marty Ast - 8000 Stanford)

In What State is the ‘State’?

Religious Zionism Today


Shabbat morning at conclusion of services

 "Tzohar , A Window Between Worlds

A Search for Shared Elements of Identity Above the Widening Lines of Israeli Society”


Pre-mincha Shiur - 5:20pm

 "The Days of Awe and the Teshuva of Eretz Yisrael - Reflections on the Identity of the State


Melave Malka For Teens – 9:00pm

Dessert reception for Teens at the home of Chaim & Merav Possick, 7925 Delmar.


Motzei Shabbat – Pre Slichot Program

11:15pm                                                           Refreshments

11:45pm                                                           Shiur

"Reflections on

Personal & Public Forgiveness"


1:00am                                                            Slichot


Mazel Tov to Bob & Judy Hellman on the bris of their grandson, Tuvia Elisha.  Mazel tov to the parents, David & Ariella Hellman, and grandparents Ben & Michele Cohen, of Riverdale.

Mazel tov to Michelle & Amir Wolfe on the recent birth of a son.  Shalom Zachor at the Wolfe home, 8145 Balson, Friday night, beginning at 10:00pm.  The brit will take place, Iy”H, Monday morning following Shacharit (~7:30am)

Mazel Tov to Yechiel Bresler and Sheera Hirschhorn on being awarded the 2008 Outstanding Student Leaders Award by the St. Louis County Government Department of Human Services this week.

Mazel tov to Leia Wachsstock who has won an award as a  National Merit Commended Scholar.



·                                                                                                                                             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)

·                                                                                                                                             Yehuda Weiman (Yehuda Le’eb ben Chava Rochel)


·                                                                                                                                 Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


Scholar In Residence: RAV CHERLOW

This weekend has been made possible as a joint program sponsored by Young Israel & Torah Mitzion.  We would also like to thank the following families for helping us sponsor this wonderful Shabbat: Russel & Beverly  Groener, Mike & Sima Oberlander, Bobby & Chelle Medow, Mickey & Rose-Anne Ariel, Andy & Ruthie Koshner, Ethan & Debby Schuman, Alan & Jackie Gerson, Earl & Faye Newman, Nigel & Ruth Ohrenstein, Dugie & Lisa Baron, Marty & Barbara Ast, Heschel & Adinah Raskas, Mitch & Shelley Wolf, Aaron Fredman, and the Fredman family.


Thank you: to Danny & Sara Wachsstock and David & Roz Hirschhorn for maintaining hallway decorum this Shabbat.


LULOV & ESROG: Please order your lulov & esrog ASAP. Order forms are upstairs and downstairs in the shul and can be dropped off in the office, mailed or delivered to Michael Zeffren , or email your order form to Michael at


KOL HaNA’ARIM TALIT - LAST CHANCE: 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 Monday, September 22th. 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.



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.

TRIVIA NIGHT: The 2nd Annual Ohr Atid Trivia Night will be Sunday November 16th, at the Clayton Commons, #1 Mark Twain Circle, Doors open at 6:45pm and the game begins at 7:15pm. Put together a table or come alone. See flyer in lobby.

RAFFLE: The boy’s Senior Class of ’09 of BYHS is having a raffle to raise money their class senior trip. Grand prize is $300. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact any BYHS senior boy, or call 314-657-5632.

WEDDING G’MACH: Bridal gowns, dresses for mother-of-the-bride or groom, and bridesmaid dresses are available for borrowing without charge. The G'mach, which serves the entire St. Louis Jewish community, specializes in dresses appropriate for traditional weddings. We have many styles and sizes. Please call Faye Newman (862-7537) or Phyllis Shapiro (725-4876) for an appointment. If you have a dress to donate, we would love to have it. What a wonderful way to share your simcha with others.

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 



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

9:00 PM Saturday (Sept. 20) Melaveh HaMalkah dessert reception for Teens with Rabbi Yuval Cherlow from Israel in the Possick's home (7925 Delmar)



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.