The Young Israel family in honor of all of our New Members!


Young Israel of St. Louis



Friday, November 21st

Candle lighting                                                  4:26 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:25 pm

Saturday, November 22nd

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am           

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:19 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           3:30 pm

Mincha                                                             4:20 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   5:25 pm

*Shiur Topic:

Biblical Capitals of Israel

Rosh Chodesh Kislev is Friday, November 28th

Kiddush: Sponsors needed

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Heschel & Adinah Raskas and Bob & Judy Hellman in memory of their beloved parents, Ralph and Annette Raskas z"tl, whose yahrzeits are Sunday and Monday.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday                                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday                                       6:40 am

Thursday – Thanksgiving                                   8:00 am

Friday – Rosh Chodesh                                    6:30 am & 8:00 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:25 pm


The Eruv is up


Mazel Tov: to Sidney & Rita Bresler on the recent birth of a great-grandson. Mazel tov to the parents, Ariel & Doni Rosenberg of Riverdale and grandparents, Alan & Hannah Bresler of Long Branch


·                                                                                                                                             Gershon Yitzchak (ben Matil Tziril)

·                                                                                                                                             Rafael Dovid Grunberger (ben Bracha)

·                                                                                                                                             Ruven Kirshner (ben Tovah Chaya)

·                                                                                                                                             Zev Eliezer (ben Chaya Shaindel)

·                                                                                                                                             Erna Waltuch (Esther bas Rachel Leah)

·                                                                                                                                             Alan Green(Avraham Menachem Mendel ben Tzivya

·                                                                                                                                             Dr. Lester Zeffren (Yoel Eliezer ben Yaspa Leah)

·                                                                                                                                             Zivi Pearl (Zehava Ortal bat Zippora)


·                                                                                                                                            Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit

CLASSES: Please note that the Rabbi’s Wednesday “13 Principals of Faith” class will take place this week at 8:00pm on Tuesday night.


Babysitting for 2-5 years old, Esty Munk for Kdg and 1st grade, Chen and Avigail starting Shabbat Morning groups for Grades 2 -6 with tickets, prizes and special youth Kiddush 10:00 am till 11:30 am downstairs



Learn how we as a community can support families and friends who are struggling with substance abuse. It is important to know the most up to date information on addiction and how to help.   Monday, December 1, 2008, 7pm-8:30pm.

WOMEN’S DIVISION CALENDAR: The 2009 calendar sponsored by the Women's Division is in the works. This calendar lists birthdays, anniversaries and yahrtzeits of family and friends of the shul. You should all have received your entries from last year or a form to submit new entries. We would like to have 100% participation in this year's new and improved calendar. The deadline is Dec 1st. For information, please speak to Barbara Strashun.

TRIBUTE CARDS: Giving Tzedakah is the perfect way to commemorate a simcha or remember a loved one. The Women’s Division has tribute cards for just this purpose. Contact Matilda Zeffren at 862-3809 for more information.

KASHRUTH SYMBOL CARDS: This is a reminder that the CRC has distributed credit card size laminated kashruth symbol cards – perfect for your purse or pocket. They are only $1.00 and are available in the office.

NEW NUMBER: Abe Redlich has a new phone number. It is: 314-863-8139


KIDDUSH: Everyone is invited to Kiddush at Agudah in honor of the Moshe Freedman’s Auf Ruf.

SHABBAT KALLAH: The women of our community are all invited to a Shabbat Kallah for Liz Duetsch at the home of her mother, Patty Deutsch, 7939 Delmar, at 3:00pm.

PARDON POLLARD: We have an opportunity to voice our request and to urge President Bush to pardon Jonathan Pollard before he leaves office. The number for the White House Comment Line is 202-456-1111.

HANUKAH HUGS 2008: Too early?? No. The Food Pantry begins to distribute toys for Chanukah in the beginning of December when they distribute food. Please bring a new unwrapped gift for children age birth – 12. The box is downstairs by the office.

EHA OPEN HOUSE: Epstein Hebrew Academy is having Open Door Days on Wed, Nov 26th and Wed, Dec 10th, at 1138 N. Warson Rd. Take tours, visit classrooms, enjoy refreshments, and more. For more information, call 994-7856.

EPSTEIN’S ANNUAL BOOK FAIR: Parents, Grandparents, Uncles, Aunts, Siblings - are you looking for a great gift? Chanukah’s just around the corner. Please come to Epstein’s Annual Book Fair Dec. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 9AM-4PM, at school, 1138 N Warson. We will have books and small gifts to purchase.

SAVE THE DATE: The 18th Annual Aish Gala Auction will be Sunday, December 14th, at 5:00pm, at the St. Louis Airport Marriott Hotel. Cost:$38 per adult, $18 per child. There will be complimentary parking.Join us for a delicious buffet and desserts and fabulous auction items for your Chanukah shopping.

THE BARBARA MENDELSON TOMCHEI SHABBOS FUND: This fund assists families in our community provide for Shabbos. Here's how YOU CAN HELP .Donations of nonperishable items can be left in the designated bins at the rear of the Hartstein Shabbos house 8115 Delmar. Donations of money, gift certificates and/or scrip can be sent to Rachel Lubchansky. Tribute cards, $5 each, 6 for $25 can be obtained from Jackie Gerson, 997-7257. Send one when you are invited for a Shabbos meal. Everyone benefits. For further information call Merle Hartstein 469-7142 or Rachel Lubchansky 726-2163.

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

WOMENS’ 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.

Shabbat morning Shiur: with Chaim every week at 8:00 am.

Grades 2nd—5th: Chen and Avigayil lead Shabbat morning groups in Young Israel.

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

"ONEG SHABBAT & TONGA TONGA!!" All high school teens are invited this Friday night, November 21 at 8:00pm downstairs at Young Israel.


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.