Debbie and Joel Garbow in honor of the visit of their children, Shula and Moshe, and granddaughter, Esther Tova, and to wish a Refuah Shelaimah to Tamar.

Young Israel of St. Louis


Friday, August 7th

Candle lighting                                                  7:47 pm

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                7:00 pm

Saturday August 8th  

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – no shiur (resume date TBA)

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:38 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Pirkei Avot*                      6:35 pm

Mincha                                                             7:35 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:46 pm


* The Worldview of our Sages

& the Historical Context from Which They Emerge



Kiddush: Sponsored by the friends of Eva & Albert Derby in honor of Dan & Stacy’s forthcoming marriage and to welcome the Kaeser family.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 & 8:00 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 & 8:00 am


Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                7:45 pm



The Eruv – UP




Mazel Tov to Eva & Albert Derby on Dan’s aufruf and upcoming marriage to Stacy Kaeser. Mazel Tov and welcome to Stacy’s parents, Gina & Ken Kaeser of Chicago.

Mazel Tov to our doctors who were named on the Top Docs 2009 list by St. Louis Magazine: Drs. Carey Fredman, Isabel Rosenbloom, Stuart Ozar, Betty Ozar, Alan Weiss, and Mitch Wolf.



Rabbi Sholom Rivkin                                          הרב שלום בן נעכא 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

Zivi Pearl                                                          זהבה אורטל בת צפורה

Vita Naiman                                                     וויטא בת גיטל

Irv Diamant                                                      יצחק בן רבקה

Nancy Friedman                                                חנה בת בריינא

Herbert Baron                                                   יעקב שמואל בן אסתר מרים

Ellen Pinnas                                                      חוה בת פייגא

                                                                        נאכא אסתר בת שרה

                                                                        יצחק שלום בן חנה בתיה


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit

YOM TOV: By now you have received the forms for Yom Tov seating, babysitting, and this year’s Yizkor Book. Please return all forms to the office as soon as you can.

SHABBAT MORNING GROUPS: Thank you to Esti Munk for leading the Shabbat groups this week. The groups will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 am.

GUEST SPEAKERS: We are honored to be able to host two major events next month. On September 1st, Rabbi Gedalia Schwartz, head of the RCA Beth Din and head of the CRC in Chicago, will be speaking at Young Israel. On Shabbat, September 12th, Rabbi Menachem Leibtag will be our Scholar-in-Residence. Topics and times will be forthcoming.

FLOWERS FOR ROSH HASHANAH & SUKKOT: We have an opportunity to beautify our homes for the chaggim. We will be ordering roses (white or mixed blue & white) and mixed flower bouquets for Yom Tom as a fundraiser. The cost will be $25 per bunch/bouquet. Details and order forms will be coming soon.

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.

ANNUAL CARDINALS GAME: The 3rd annual Cardinals night will be Wednesday, August 12th. The game begins at 7:15 pm. Remember that it’s Autograph Night, so get there early. Tickets will be available in the office for those who reserved.


NEED A BREAK???: The Block Girls are offering Kids Care August 17th-20th, at the Epstein gym, from 10am – 3pm each day. Activities will include games, arts & crafts, and sports. Children should bring a bag lunch. For info and registration, call Sivya Smason at 314-303-1466 or Rebecca Wilhem at 314-954-2622.

A MAD HATTER TEA PARTY: Featuring hats from the Levine Hat Co for both men and women, at Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd, on Sunday, August 16th, from 1 - 4pm. There will also be jewelry, art work, cosmetics, and more to choose from. Refreshments will also be available. Admission is only $10. For reservations call Anna Brick at 314-878-0796 or Sandy Kahn at 314-434-0694.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: The Tomchei Shabbos Fund, like every other assistance organization is running low on food and money. 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.



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

Beit Midrash for Women- on break for the summer.

Ulpan Ivrit 5770 is coming. Please see flyer in lobby

Bnei Akiva groups – out 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)

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