Young Israel of St. Louis


Friday, May 8th 

Candle lighting                                                  7:42 pm

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                7:00 pm

Saturday May 9th  

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:26 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             6:35 pm

Mincha                                                             7:35 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:43 pm


The Eruv – IS UP


Kiddush: Sponsors invited

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday,                                          6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                7:45 pm




Mazel Tov to Aaron Fredman and the entire Fredman family on Stephen and Adinah Fredman being honored in New York this coming week by Gush Etzion, for their outstanding service and dedication.

Mazel tov to Millard & Sybil Goffstein on the birth and bris of a grandson, Ehud Zev. Mazel Tov to Ehud’s parents, Ken & Lena Goffstein of Teaneck, NJ.


·                                                                                                                                           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

·                                                                                                                                             ביילא בת יהודית


·                                                                                                                                             Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit

SHABBAT MORNING GROUPS: Thank you to Buddy Adler, Juli-Ann Felsher, and Esti Munk who are running the Shabbat groups this week. The groups will be from 10:30 to 11:30 am.For their health and safety, please make sure your children are sitting with you in the sanctuary or in groups.

EXTRA! EXTRA!: The menu for the Shavuot Takeout will be posted on Sunday May 17th at 10:00am. First Come – First Serve. So there’s still time to give all frustrated chefs the opportunity to participate. Send in your contributions NOW. You can contact Rene Price at (721-8605) for more details or to contribute your recipes.

CLASSES:The Rabbi’s classes will resume next week.

SAVE THE DATE: The annual Shul meeting and election of officers will be Wednesday, June 3rd at 7:00 pm, preceded by a spaghetti dinner at 6:00 pm. Cost for the dinner is only $5.00/person. Please RSVP for the dinner to Judy in the office: or 314-727-1880. There is, of course, no charge for the meeting.

NCSY NEWS: Tuesday, May 12th, is the Lag B’Omer BBQ & Bonfire at Stacy Park – JR NCSY, 5:00-6:30 pm and SR NCSY, 6:30-8:00 pm. Cost is $5.00 for both groups. On Friday, May15th, there will be a SR NCSY Oneg at the Bresler home, 7934 Stanford, at 9:30 pm.

YOM YERUSHALAYIM: TMK invites you to our May 22nd Yom Yerushalayim Shabbat Dinner celebrating 42 years of the unification of Yerushalayim. Contact Merav 420-3696 or for details.

LOST & FOUND: With the weather changing, coats, jackets, shoes, etc have been left at shul. They have been gathered and are on the downstairs coat rack. Any items still on the rack on May 26th will be given away.

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


LAG B’OMER: There will be a Lag B’omer celebration at Bais Abraham, 6910 Delmar, on Monday, May 11th. Dinner is at 6:00 pm. Micha/Maariv at 7:30 pm and the bonfire at 8:00 pm. You can still RSVP for dinner by emailing Bais Abe at or leaving a message on the phone at 314-721-3030 by Sunday May 10th at 9:00 am. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.

MTI BENEFIT: Missouri Torah Institute/Mesivta D’Missouri is having a benefit/dessert reception on Sunday, May 17th at 7:00 pm at the St. Louis Airport Marriot Special Guest Speaker will be Rabbi Yissocher Frand, Rosh Yeshiva of Ner Yisroel. Couvert $36.00 per person/$50.00 per couple.RSVP recommended.

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 8:15 pm, 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, Sunday, June 7, 2009, at the JCC Wohl Building Weinberg Biblical Playground. Registration is 10:30 am. 1K walk at 11 am. 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

TOUR de FUN: The JCC will host its 19th Annual Tour de Fun on May 31st 2009 from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. Register by May 15th to receive a free T-shirt and a discounted rate of $10 per child. On the day of the event, the cost is $15 per child. Parents or guardians attend for free.  To register, visit <> or contact Susie Sachs at 314/442-3129 or

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.


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

Registration open for Derech Eretz Camp (July 27 - Aug 14) at Traditional Cong. for children entering K-9 in the fall.  Call Suzanne 420-7880, Merav 420-3696 or write


Bnei Akiva

Bnei Akiva groups - 6:00-7:00 pm. for the summer



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:

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