Young Israel of St. Louis




In honor of a Refuah Shelaimah and a happy birthday to Erna Waltuch from her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren

Rachel Lubchansky in honor of all those who helped to make the picnic such a success, especially Barbara Ast and Debby Schuman for their delicious food and hard work and Ruthie Asher for her partnership.


Friday September 18th

Candle lighting                                                  6:46 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:45 pm


Saturday September 19th

Dawn                                                               5:27 am

Shacharit                                                          7:30 am

Drasha / Musaf                                                 10:00 am

Mincha                                                             6:35 pm




Saturday September 19th

Maariv                                                             7:15 pm

Candle lighting    No earlier than                      7:45 pm

Sunday September 20th

Dawn                                                               5:28 am

Shacharit                                                          7:30 am

Drasha / Shofar                                                10:00 am

Mincha                                                             6:45 pm

Tashlich                                                            7:00 pm

Yom Tov ends                                                  7:43 pm

Monday September 21st - Tzom Gedalia

Fast begins                                                       5:29 am

Selichot / Shacharit                                           5:45 am

Mincha                                                             6:30 pm

Fast ends                                                          7:42 pm


Selichot / Shacharit for this week

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            5:55 am

Thursday                                                          5:45 am


Mincha / Maariv for this week

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday                       6:40 pm


Mazel Tov to Al Adelman on the recent marriage of his granddaughter, Chavi, to Yisroel Meir (Tzuky) Birnbaum. Mazel Tov to Chavi’s parents, Menachem and Leah Adelman of New York.


Our condolences to Eva Gail & Murray Bresler, Miriam & Bernie Weisel, and the entire Weisel family on the passing of their mother, mother-in-law and grandmother, Mildred Weisel. May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.



Rabbi Sholom Rivkin                                          הרב שלום בן נעכא פייגא

Rebbetzin Paula Rivkin                                     פעסיא בת הינדא ברכה

Gershon Yitzchak                                              גרשון יצחק בן מאטל צירל

Rafael Dovid Grunberger                                   רפאל דוד בן ברכה

Ruven Kirshner                                                 ראובן בן טובה חיה

Zev Eliezer                                                       זאבאליעזר 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

Herbert Baron                                                   יעקב שמואל בן אסתר מרים

Ellen Pinnas                                                      חוה בת פייגא

Gene Koshner                                                   יהודה בן לאה מאשא

Noa Buchman                                                   נעָה מלכה בת טובה רבקה

                                                                        נאכא אסתר בת שרה

                                                                        יצחק שלום בן חנה בתיה


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


CHILDREN’S TASHLICH: There will be a special children’s tashlich program run by Sara and Tova for grades K-6 at the home of Ronnie & Donna Fredman, 7944 Gannon, at 6:00pm on Sunday, the 2nd day of Yom Tov.

SHABBAT SHUVAH DRASHA: Rabbi Shulman will be giving his Shabbat Shuvah drasha on September 26 before Mincha at 4:50 pm. The topic is, “The Rosh Hashanah That Changed Jewish History: Where Do Our Prayers Come From?”

EXTENSION: We have been informed that there is still time to order flowers for Sukkot. The flowers that came in for Rosh Hashanah are beautiful. If you would still like to order for Sukkot, the orders must be in the office by September 22nd.


VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! Our very own Rabbi Mike Rovinsky, has been nominated by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis as a "Jewish Community Hero" for his kiruv work with NCSY, JSU and Camp Nageela Midwest. He has the opportunity to win much-needed funding for his programming. Please vote for him! All you need to do is click the link below and press the "VOTE" button. You do not even need to sign in with your name or email address. You can vote once every 12 hours, so please continue to vote! Voting ends October 8th. Please pass this on to your friends and family!

RALLY: In conjunction with a major rally being planned in New York City in front of the United Nations at 12:00 PM on Thursday, September 24, 2009 to coincide with the opening of the UN General Assembly and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's possible visit, communities around the country are being strongly encouraged to organize simultaneous "Stand for Freedom in Iran" events that day. The day will be international in scope, with events being held in cities around the world. St. Louis will have a rally starting at 12:00 pm and ending at 1:00 pm at the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive; St. Louis, MO 63146. For more information, please contact the Jewish Community Relations Council (314) 442-3871.

TOVELING: Girls at Block Yeshiva will tovel your items for you. Suggested donation: $18 per session. Proceeds will fund further chesed programming. For questions and pick-up, please call Davita Wachsstock (314) 791-6588 or Tova Kay (314) 660-8896.

WOMENS' TEHILLIM GROUP: Meets at Bobbi Gibli's condo on Delcrest Court-Bldg #2, Condo #204, Sundays at 9:30 am. If you can not participate in person, call (314) 504-5593. The telephone number for the Tehillim hotline, to leave a name or check on updates, is (314) 995-7119.


Mishnat Pinchas: Will not be this week.

Join Torah MiTzion at a “Kumzitz- Erev Nishama”.  Enjoy songs, friends and stories on Motzai Shabbat Shuva, 9 PM 8th of Tishrei , September 26th, at the Oberlander’s home (8347 Cornell Ave).  For more info, call Merav 420-3696 & Gilat 609-1951.

Bnot Sherut:Please contact Ruth Asher at 727-6317 if you would like to have Sara and Tova for a Shabbat meal.

Beit Midrash for Women- This week on September 2, 2009, Merav Possick will resume the study of Shmuel Bet. All women are welcome every Wednesday morning, 9 AM, in the home of Faye Newman (7916 Stanford).

Ulpan at Young Israel, taught by Gilat Gastfraind, will occur Monday & Tuesday evenings from October through March. For more information, call Jackie Gerson at 997-7257.

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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