Larry & Sunny Davis in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their wonderful grandson, Baruch Kimmel.

Alan Gerson on the 4th anniversary of the yartzheit of his father, Bernard Gerson, Boruch ben Moshe HaLevi.

Young Israel of St. Louis


Friday, January 9th      

Candle lighting                                                  4:40 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:40 pm

Saturday, January 10th     

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:44 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           3:50 pm

Mincha                                                             4:35 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   5:41 pm


*Shiur Topic

“Conclusion: Of Dreams, Missions, & Ambitions.”

Kiddush: Sponsored by Dr. Joel & Janet Cooper in honor of the anniversary of Dr. Cooper’s Bar Mitzvah.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday,                                          6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:45 pm


The Eruv – Is Up




Mazel tov to Dr Noah & Goldie Susman on the recent birth of a granddaughter. Mazel Tov to the parents, Jonathan & Robin Susman of Englewood, NJ.

Mazel tov to Dr Mark & Marsha Tversky on the recent marriage of their daughter, Avra, to Moshe Schreiber.

Mazel tov to Rabbi Charles & Lois Lefton on the birth of a granddaughter, Devorah Pnina. Mazel Tov to Devorah’s parents, Sarit & Simcha Lefton of Skokie, IL.


The congregation expresses its deepest sorrow and extends its sympathies to the Mirowitz and Miller families on the passing of Saul Mirowitz and Esther Miller.

May G-d comfort the family amongst the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.



·                                                                                                                                             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

MINYAN: There will be a Carlebach Minyan for Jr & Sr NCSY this Shabbat in the Young Israel Beit Midrash at 4:45 pm.

ONEG: There will also be an Oneg for Jr NCSY at the home of Daniel Iken, 224 Topton, from 7:45-9:00 pm.

MORE NCSY: A Crazy Scavenger Hunt for Sr NCSY will be held Saturday night, January 10th. Meet at the Galleria Food Court at 7:15pm.

CALENDARS: The Women’s Division Calendars have arrived. Those who ordered them can pick them up in the office whenever Judy is there.

OPEN HOUSE:Please join Jerry & Marcia Esrig at an open house in honor of the engagement of their daughter, Tova, to Meshulam Twersky, Sunday, January 11th, from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, at the Esrig's home, 958 Briarwood Lane.

MELAVE MALKA: Missouri Torah Institute welcomes HaRav Dovid Harris, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim of Queens, NY on Saturday, January 10th, at 8:30pm, at Beth HaMedrosh HaGodol Sha’arei Chesed, 700 North & South Rd.

DON’T FORGET: The 2nd Annual Blood Drive will be on Sunday, January 18th, at the Shul.  Contact Judy or Bob Hellman at with your availability. To schedule an appointment to give blood, please go to, 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, then click on ‘St. Louis News’.

AN EVENING AT THE ISRAELI CAFÉ!  Mark your calendars for a splendid bit of fun as we have our Shul’s innovative Annual Dinner on Wednesday evening, March 4th to honor Uria and Vardit Teperberg!    There will be plenty of fun, food and surprises.  Join us!

FIRE LAW: University City fire law states that no strollers are permitted in the sancutary – please comply for the safety of those around you.

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.

LOST & FOUND: All coats, shoes, etc that have been left in the shul are on the coat rack downstairs. Unclaimed items will be donated at the end of the month – January 30th.

CLEAN-UP TIME: The next “Spruce Up The Shul” day will be February 15th. Details to follow. For more info or to volunteer your time, contact Bonnie Drazen at 727-3967.


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.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: For information regarding the Barbara Mendelson Tomchei Shabbos Fund, please call Merle Hartstein at 469-7142, and for tribute cards please call Jackie Gerson at 997-7257.

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) 504-5593. 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.We are studying 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.



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.