Debby & Ethan Schuman in honor of their children and grandchildren.

Mazel Tov to our Uncle Mordechai and future Aunt Jen from Etan, Jasmine, Leora, Ralph, Hadassah, Bella, Natalie, JJ, Tamar, Eliana, Avi, Isaac, Sophia and Maya.

Young Israel of St. Louis


Friday, October 17th

Candle lighting                                                  6:02 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:00 pm

Saturday, October 18th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit (note special time)                              8:30 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  10:00 am

Kohelet                                                            9:30 am

Special Shiur for women *                                4:00 pm

Special Shiur **                                               4:50 pm

Mincha                                                             5:50 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   7:00 pm

The Eruv is up

Hashkama Kiddush: Sponsored by AJ & Leah Schreiber in on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of AJ’s grandfather HaRav Sholmo ben Shmuel Nulman.

Upstairs Kiddush: Sponsor needed

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Judy Haber on the occasion of the 10th Yahrzeit of her father, John Krombach.

* Shlomit Cohen – Women’s Shiur

** DavidHellman – “Dairy Equipment, Paganism, and the Shlosha Regalim”


This Week’s Schedule

Sunday, October 19th

Shacharit                                                          8:00 am

Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:00 pm

Tikun Leil Hoshanah Rabbah(see TMK)                    8:30 pm-11:00 pm


Monday, October 20th – Hoshanah Rabbah

Shacharit                                                          6:00 am & 8:00 am


Monday, October 20th

Candle lighting                                                  5:57 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:55 pm

Tuesday, October 21st

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Drasha & Yizkor                                              10:30 am

Special Shiur*                                                  4:55 pm

Mincha                                                             5:55 pm

*Alex Ozar – “Between Honey and Ouija Boards:

In Search of Parameters of Nichush”


Tuesday, October 21st

Candle lighting                                                  No earlier than 6:56 pm

Maariv                                                             6:50 pm

Hakafot                                                            7:20 pm

Wednesday, October 22nd

Shacharit                                                          8:15 am

Hakafot                                                            9:15 am

Women’s Shiur w/ Professor Nechama Price

during Torah Reading.

Musaf                                                               12:45 pm

Mincha                                                             5:55 pm

Yom Tov ends                                                  6:55 pm

Thursday, October 23rd 

Shacharit                                                          6:30 am

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:55 pm

Friday, October 24th

Shacharit                                                          6:40 am


Mazel Tovto Heschel & Adinah Raskas on the engagement of their son, Mordechai, to Jen Rubin. Everyone is invited to a L’Chaim at the Raskas home, 722 Brittany Lane, Friday night from 9:15pm – 11:15pm.


·                                                                                                                                             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)

·                                                                                                                                             Alan Green(Avraham Menachem Mendel ben Tzivya


·                                                                                                                                 Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


SPONSORS: We need sponsors for the candy apples for Simchat Torah. Please contact Judy in the office if you are interested.

WOMEN’S SHIUR: There will be a women’s shiur Shabbat afternoon at the shul, presented by our own Shlomit Cohen, at 4:00pm

ADELE AND FRANK HOFFMAN SHABBAT CHINUCH: Shabbat Bereshit, October 25th. We are asking all of our parents to submit the names of their Kindergarten and 1st graders to the office so the appropriate number of books can be purchased. We are also looking for sponsors for the kiddush, and help to shop for it, decorate the hall, and set up the kiddush on Shabbat.

BYHS ‘FLAMIN’ ZEKANIM’ SOCCER MATCH & SUKKAH BBQ: This Motzei Shabbat, Oct. 18th 8pm, Heman Park field (@ Vernon and Midland). Cheer as the Block boys' soccer team plays their dads, grads, and rabbis ("the Flamin' Zekanim")! Calling all parents of alumni- is your son or son-in-law going to be in town for Sukkot? Invite them to play. Great BBQ to follow the game at the Nusach Ari Sukkah! Contact 569-0073 for questions and see flyer at RSVPs appreciated for BBQ!! Tickets available from BYHS boys, the school, or at the game.

NCSY SIMCHAT BEIT HASHOEVA: At Rabbi Mike’s, 8001 Gannon, October 19th, featuring: Avi’s famous BBQ, music, inflatables and a dunking booth. Jr NCSY’s will be 3:30pm-5:30pm, and will be combined with a Camp Nageela Midwest Reunion. Come and enter the drawing for an iTouch. If 40 Jr NCSYers come – we dunk Rabbi Mike. Sr NCSY’s will be 5:30-7:30pm. And again if 40 Sr NCSYers come – we dunk Rabbi Mike. Anyone who is younger than 5th grade can come and enjoy the inflatables from 2:00 – 3:15pm.

FOOD DRIVE - The Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry is conducting its annual food drive. Please deposit the bags in the box that is downstairs in the Shul near the office. Please participate. IT’S ENDING SOON!

YU RECEPTION: Parentsare invitedto learn about Yeshiva University and meet Eli Hagler, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, at a reception at Block Yeshiva High School, 1146 N Warson Rd, Thursday, November 6th at 7:30pm

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.

TOIVELING: The Girls School of BYHS is having a Chesed fundraiser. They will toivel your dishes for you for just $18 per trip. Please contact Sheera Hirschhorn, Gabi Mankowitz, or Leah Wachsstock.

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

SUSHI NIGHT: The BYHS Boy’s Senior Class is also sponsoring a take-out Sushi night on October 19th (Sunday Chol HaMoed Sukkot) at Young Israel.  Pick up time will be from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

WOMEN'S TEHILLIM GROUP: Will meet at Bobbi Gibli’s home on Delcrest Court-Bldg #2, Apt #204, Sundays 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

There is no Shabbat morning Shiur with Chaim this week.

Seudah Shlishit for families, with activities for children, 6:20-8:00pm, this Shabbat, at the Possick’s sukkah, 7925 Delmar

Tikun Leil Hoshanah Rabba with Rabbi Shulman & the Possicks at the Possick’s home - 7925 Delmar.

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

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



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 personal contact info:, 314-725-6130 (home study)

Young Israel Web-site:

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