The Zaromb family in honor of Pesach’s becoming ABD

Young Israel of St. Louis


Friday, March 27th

Candle lighting                                                  7:02 pm

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                7:00 pm

Saturday, March 28th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:59 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       5:50 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           5:55 pm

Mincha                                                             6:55 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:03 pm



"Text Study of the Haggadah: Hallel At the Seder"

Kiddush: Sponsored by Bryna and Karen of Reservations Catering who would like to thank Young Israel for welcoming us and giving us a temporary home.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                7:10 pm


The Eruv – IS UP




Mazel Tov to Jerry & Marcia Esrig on the recent marriage of their daughter, Tova, to Meshulam Twersky.

Mazel Tov to Adam & Rachel Lubchansky on the upcoming brit milah of their son, Sunday, March 29th after davening. The community is welcome.


·                                                                                                                                           Rabbi Sholom Rivkin (הרב שלום בן נאכא פייגא)

·                                                                                                                                             Gershon Yitzchak (גרשון יצחק בן מאטל צירל)

·                                                                                                                                             Rafael Dovid Grunberger (רפאל דוד בן ברכה)

·                                                                                                                                             Ruven Kirshner (ראובן בן טובה חיה)

·                                                                                                                                             Zev Eliezer (זאב בן חיה שיינדל)

·                                                                                                                                             Erna Waltuch (אסתר בת רחל לאה)

·                                                                                                                                             Alan Green (הרב אברהם מנחם מענדל בן צביה)

·                                                                                                                                             Zivi Pearl (זהבה אורטל בת צפורה)

·                                                                                                                                             Michael Harris (משה בן רבקה)

·                                                                                                                                             Vita Naiman (וויטא בת גיטל)


·                                                                                                                                             Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit

WELCOME: We want to welcome those here for the reunion of TJJ (The Jerusalem Journey), one of NCSY’s summer programs. We hope you enjoy your Shabbat with us.


CLASSES: All of the Rabbi’s classes are cancelled this week and are on hiatus until after Pesach.

SHABBAT HAGADOL: Rabbi Shulman will be giving his annual Shabbat HaGadol drasha twice: once – next Shabbat at 5:30 pm, before Mincha and again Sunday night, April 5th at 8pm. The topic will be:

"The Mistake (Mystique?) of Birkat HaChamah!"

PRE-PESACH CLASS: The Pre-Pesach class with Rabbi Shulman will be held Monday, March 30th, in the Beit Midrash at 7:45 pm. Come and learn what’s new on the market and how to “get through” the preparations for Pesach.

MATZA IS HERE—WELL ALMOST: The hand shmura matza products and the juice are here. Distribution will be Sunday morning, March 29th, at 9:30am in the office. You will be notified when the machine matza products get here.

DONATION: Reservations Catering will be donating 10% of every Seder order made by our membership to Young Israel.


MEMORIAL DONATIONS FOR SHERI RASKAS: Sheri Raskas was a passionate reader, devoted to children, and committed to EHA. We wish to memorialize Sheri’s vitality, gracious spirit, and the years she and Stanley raised their family in St. Louis, and their involvement in the community, by enriching the Children’s Library Corner at the Epstein Hebrew Academy with materials and furnishings dedicated to her memory. If you would like to join in this effort, please make your check out to Epstein Hebrew Academy BUT mail it to Jackie Gerson, 8323 Cornell, St. Louis, MO 63132. We will, of course, send you a proper acknowledgment and notify Stanley Raskas and family of your donation.

PLEASE NOTE CORRECTED HOURS: The Kalim Mikvah at #4 Millstone Campus will be open this Sunday, March 29 (not March 26), from 10am–4 pm. It will be open again on Sunday, April 5, from 10am – 4pm. Hag’olas Kalim will also take place on the Vaad Hoeir parking lot on Sunday, April 5, from 10am – 4pm. The Kalim Mikvah, as always, is open during regular Vaad business hours.

ONCE EVERY 28 YEARS: There will be a community Birkat HaChamah on April 8th, at 8:30am, after Shachrit and the Siyum, at the McNair School building, 8136 Groby. We have been asked not to park in the school's parking lot, and to limit our activity to the grassy area that can be accessed via the steps on Blackberry Ave or from Swarthmore Ave. There should be ample parking along the various side streets near the school. Don’t miss it!

COMMUNITY IS INVITED: to a Kiddush at Agudah for the aufruf of Yitzchak Gershon Artman, son of Rabbi Tzvi and GayLee Freedman.

ISRAEL TRIP: St. Louis philanthropists Ron and Pam Rubin are offering a FREE 10-day trip to Israel for those who have never been to Israel before, on the 2009 Rubin Israel Experience, departing October 22nd and returning November 1st. Download the application at Deadline: March 31, 2009. For details or more information contact Margo Schwartz at 314-442-3865 or

MOAS CHITIM: Pesach is approaching fast and there are families that need our help. Please give generously to Moas Chitim fund this year from the Vaad to help others enjoy Pesach. Send checks to: Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis, #4 Millstone Campus, St. Louis, MO, 63146.

OHR ATID’S FAMILY WALK & BBQ: Supporting the "Include Me" program that benefits children with special needs in our Day Schools. Sunday, March 29, 2009, JCC Wohl Building Weinberg Biblical Playground. Registration @ 10:30 am, 1K walk at 11 am, BBQ 11:30 am -- 2:00pm. Cost $5/plate. Register online,, or at the event. Sponsorship forms and email letters to send to friends and family are available @ For more information please call 314-862-3745 or email

TOVELING: Buying something new for your Pesach kitchen??? Let the Block Girls take it to the mikvah to tovel for you. It’s just $18 per trip and all of the money goes to tzedakah. For pickup and drop off, call Sheera Hirschhorn at 314-610-4248 for U City, and Gabi Mankowitz at 314-495-6931 for Chesterfield.


Parashat HaShavua class by Chaim Possick is 8 am on Shabbat morning

Mishnat Pinchas: 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.

The Ruth Fredman Bat Mitzvah Program will be learning this Sunday about Jewish Women & the Land of Israel.

Yachad-Israel Program for all day school children takes place on April 29th at the JCC. To volunteer, contact Chaim at 420-8080.

Bnei Akiva groups at Young Israel for grades 2-8 begin at 5:50PM this Shabbat. Contact




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.