Young Israel of St. Louis




Friday, December 26th   

Candle lighting                                                  4:29 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:25 pm

Saturday, December 27th 

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

No Chumash Shiur This week                          

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:40 am

No Pre-Mincha Shiur This Week                                  3:30 pm

Mincha                                                             4:20 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   5:29 pm

Kiddush: Sponsors needed

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors needed

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday                                                           6:30 & 8:00 am

Tuesday, Wednesday                                       6:40 & 8:00 am

Thursday – Legal Holiday                                 8:00 am

Friday                                                              6:40 & 8:00 am

Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:30 pm


The Eruv - Please check the hotline


Mazel tov to Ruth Shanker on the recent marriage of her grandson, Yosef Fink to Yehudis Mirocznik. Mazel tov to the parents, Joel & Debra Fink of St Louis, and Rabbi Aron & Frimit Mirocznik of Far Rockaway.


To Ethan & Miriam Ross and family who are making aliyah on December 28th. We wish them much happiness and success in their new endeavors.


·                                                                                                                                             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

·                                                                                                                                             Zivi Pearl (Zehava Ortal bat Zippora)


·                                                                                                                                            Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit

CLASSES: A reminder that the Rabbi is out of town and all of his classes are cancelled until the week of January 5th.



FIRE LAW: UCity firelaw states that no strollers are permitted in the sancutary – please comply for the safety of those around you.

SHABBAT GROUPS for grades K through 6 meet from 10:00–11:30 am downstairs.Babysitting is available for children ages 2-5.

SAVE THE DATE: The 2nd Annual Blood Drive will be on Sunday, January 18th, at the Shul.  Contact Judy or Bob Hellman at jrhellman@sbcglobal.net with your availability. To schedule an appointment to give blood, please go to www.givelife.org, and use sponsor code YIJS, or call 1-800-GiveLife. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will take priority. There is a posting of the Blood Drive on the Jewish in St Louis website: Go to http://www.jewishinstlouis.org, then click on ‘St. Louis News’.

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: 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.



ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE: The St. Louis Community is truly fortunate to have various organizations available to help us in this time of flux and uncertainty. Under the leadership of the Jewish Federation, the Jewish Family & Children's Service, MERS/Missouri Goodwill Industries, the JCC, and others have professional staff to help and advise those who are in need of employment, financial assistance, adult day programs, or any other issues. Please refer to the flyer in the lobby and take advantage of these wonderful resources.


CHANUKAH PARTY: Everyone is invited to the 2nd Annual Air Force Chanukah Party at the Scott Air Force Base Chapel on Sunday, December 28th from 1 to 4 pm. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for kids. There will be food, activities and fun!!! Sponsors are needed. Please RSVP to Captain Kimberly Juroviesky 314-877-9660 or at kimmidwife@hotmail.com.

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 condo,on Delcrest Court-Bldg #2, Apt #204 Sundays, at 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call (314) 991-0382. The new telephone number for the Tehillim hotline is (314) 995-7119.


Mishnat Pinchas, the TMK parent/child learning begins 5 minutes after the start of Kiddush.This week, we begin the study of Perek 5 of Pirkei Avot.

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

Mother/Daughter Bat MitzvahProgram will begin January 11th (ten Sunday evenings at Young Israel). To sign up, contact Merav - 420-3696.

Ulpan: After January 1st, TMK will sponsor Hebrew Ulpan classes for beginners and intermediate, taught by Naomi Munk, on Tuesday evenings at Young Israel. Registration is closing soon; please call Mickey 721-1636.



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: shulman@milah.net, 314‑725‑6130 (home study)

Young Israel Web-site: www.youngisrael-stl.org

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