Chelle and Bobby Medow in Honor of Dr. Hilton and Rene Price, on Hilton’s becoming the next President of Young Israel of St. Louis.


Young Israel of St. Louis


Friday, May 1st   

Candle lighting                                                  7:36 pm

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                7:00 pm

Saturday May 2nd  

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:30 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             6:30 pm

Mincha                                                             7:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:37 pm


The Eruv – IS UP


Kiddush: Sponsored by friends of Torah MiTzion Kollel to thank our president, Mickey Ariel, our amazing shlichim, Chaim & Merav Possick, and our wonderful bnot sherut, Avigail and Chen for inspiring Yom HaZikaron/Yom Ha’atzmaut.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday,                                          6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                7:40 pm




Mazel tov to Dr. Hilton Price on becoming the next President of Young Israel pending the Congregational Annual Meeting the first week of June.  Hilton is a long time devoted member of our shul who is kind of heart, lives with exemplary midot, and is dedicated to living a Torah true life.  Hilton’s leadership skills are strong, and he will be successful in leading us on a path of growth, learning and chesed.  Congratulations to Hilton, Rene, and their wonderful family.  The exact time and date of the Congregational Meeting will be announced shortly.

Mazel Tov to Sharon Pollack, Jill Mogil, & Barbara Langsam-Schuman on receiving the Heartland Feature Film Award, presented at the Kansas City Film Festival last Sunday, April 26th.

Mazel tov to Clare & Dennis Conway on the recent birth of a granddaughter after six grandsons.


·                                                                                                                                           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)

·                                                                                                                                             Vita Naiman (וויטא בת גיטל)

·                                                                                                                                             Irv Diamant (יצחק בן רבקה)

·                                                                                                                                             Nancy Friedman (חנה בת בריינא)

·                                                                                                                                             Pauline Schneider ((פערל בת גיטל

·                                                                                                                                             Herbert Baron (יעקב שמואל בן אסתר מרים)

·                                                                                                                                             נאכא אסתר בת שרה))

·                                                                                                                                             יוסף בן אינה))


·                                                                                                                                             Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


SHABBAT MORNING GROUPS: will be led by Mark Chervitz, Glenna Gelfand and Esti Munk this week.  Groups will be from 10:30 to 11:30.

SHAVUOT TAKEOUT: Chefs get your recipes ready. It is time for the 3rd Annual Young Israel Women’s Division Shavuot Takeout. Please see attached flyer, or call or email Chelle Medow at (569-3618) or Rene Price at (721-8605) for more details. Register your recipes by May 3rd.

CLASSES: The Rabbi will be out of town this week at the RCA convention. Therefore, all of the Rabbi’s classes are cancelled for this week, with the exception of the Tuesday class at 11.00am which will be led by Rabbi Rovinsky.

NCSY NEWS: Friday, May 1st, there will be a Jr NCSY oneg at the Koshner home, 7941 Gannon, 9:30pm-10:45pm. Sunday, May 3rd is the JCA Birthday Party for the month of May, 2:00pm-4:00pm, for SR NCSYers. Call Sara Esrig for info. JR NCSY Regional Shabbaton is May 7th-10th at Camp Nageela Midwest. Contact Rabbi Rovinsky for more information.

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



LEARN ABOUT RUTH: Women throughout the community are invited to learn the Book of Ruth with Mrs. Chani Wasser on four consecutive Tuesday evenings, May 5th-May 26th, at 8:15pm, at the St. Louis Kollel, 8200 Delmar. For information, call the Kollel at 314-726-6047.

CHEESECAKES! “From Kids to Kids” is presenting their annual Cheesecake Sale. Buy your cheesecake for Shavuot. All proceeds to benefit Sderot. $12 per cheesecake. Baked at the Iken’s home. Place your order by May 20th by contacting or drop off your order at the homes of Eitan Groener, Noah Oberlander or David Iken’s. Make checks out to “From Kids to Kids”. Pick-up details will be emailed.

OHR ATID: has rescheduled the Walkathon & BBQ for JUNE 7, 2009. Join Ohr Atid at this event, supporting the "Include Me" program, which benefits children with special needs in our community's Jewish Day Schools. Sunday, June 7, 2009, at the JCC Wohl Building Weinberg Biblical Playground. Registration is 10:30 am. 1K walk at 11am. BBQ from 11:30 am to 2 pm. Cost is $5 per plate. There will be prizes and entertainment, and fun for the whole family! Register online at, or at the event. For more information about this event or the "Include Me" program, please call 314-862-3745 or email

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: For information regarding assistance and/or donations to 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: Let the Block Girls take your new items 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 8am Shabbat.

Mishnat Pinchas: TMK parent/child learning begins 5 minutes after the start of Kiddush.  

Beit Midrash for Women on May 6th at the home of Faye Newman 7916 Stanford at 9:00am

 The Ruth Fredman Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program concludes Sunday evening with its final meeting to celebrate their cumulative learning. Mazal Tov!

Registration now open for Derech Eretz Camp (July 27 - Aug 14) located at Traditional Cong. for children entering K-9 in the fall. Call Suzanne 420-7880.


Bnei Akiva

Bnei Akiva groups will meet at 6:30 pm.




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)

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