Young Israel of St. Louis



Larry and Sunny Davis, in memory of Sunny’s beloved uncle, Sholom Yaakov (Yoney) Meyers, on the occasion of his 40th Yahrtzeit.

In appreciation of Rabbi Shulman, Judy Haber, the Gabbaim, the Ba’alei T’filah, and the “seating committee” for making the Yom Tovim so nice from Ruth, Buddy, Andrew, & Hannah Adler


Friday October 2nd

Candle lighting                                                  6:24 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:25 pm


Saturday October 3rd

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:55 am

Mincha                                                             6:15 pm

Kiddush for Shabbat: Sponsors invited

There is no Seudah Shlishit at Shul

The Eruv – UP


Saturday October 3rd

Maariv                                                             7:15 pm

Candle lighting    No earlier than                      7:23 pm

Sunday October 4th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:55 am

Mincha                                                             6:20 pm

Yom Tov ends                                                  7:21 pm

Kiddush on Sunday: Sponsored by the Goldmeier 6-pack in honor of their father’s 50th birthday.


Chol HaMoed - Monday-Thursday

Shacharit                                                          6:15 & 8:00 am

Mincha                                                             6:20 pm

Hoshana Rabbah – Friday

Shacharit                                                          6:15 & 8:00 am



Mazel Tov to Mark & Barbara Drazen on the recent birth of a granddaughter, Kayla Yaffa, to Josh Drazen and Susie Helft.

Mazel Tov to Bobby & Chelle Medow on the recent birth of a grandson to Shuli & Sam Medow in Chicago.


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

Caitlyn Juroviesky                                             קפירה חוה בת יהודית

Sender Axelbaum                                              סנדר בן שרה רבקה

                                                                        נאכא אסתר בת שרה

                                                                        יצחק שלום בן חנה בתיה

                                                                        רחל בת שרה


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit

DO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT RAINCOAT?: Someone has worn home a black raincoat with gold buttons that belongs to Lilly Levi. If you find it in your closet, please call the office.

OPEN SUKKAH: The annual “open sukkah” at the Rabbi’s home will be on Shabbat, 1st day Yom Tov, October 3rd, at the Shulman’s, 8055 Amherst, from 4:30-6:00 pm.

CANDY APPLES: We are looking for sponsors for our annual Simchat Torah treat. Please contact Judy in the office if you would like to be a sponsor.

THANK YOU: To Elliott Franklin and his sukkah crew: Chaim Possick, Avi Rovinsky, Ben Weinstein, Moshe Franklin, Ariel Horowitz and Alex Ozar

CLASSES: Dr Joe Feder’s Wednesday class is on recess until after Sukkot.


SIMCHAT BAIT HASHOAVAH: Sukkah time means Partaaay time. Don't miss the NCSY/JSU annual Sukkah Party @ Rabbi Mike's and Avi's Sukkah. on Monday, October 5th. There will be a great BBQ, music, inflatables, dunking booth (yes, Rabbi Mike is willing to go in if 40 or more NCSYers show up). You may also go in the dunking booth with WRITTEN parent permission. Bring your friends. It's free!!!! 8001 Gannon: Jr NCSY 4:00-5:30 pm; Sr NCSY 6:00-7:30 pm.  (The obstacle course, cotton candy and popcorn are open to younger children from 2:30-3:30 pm.)

TEEN DINNER: There will be a Sr NCSY (Grades 9-12) sponsored teen Simchat Torah Banquet after the Hakafot on Saturday Nigh, Oct. 10th  (Approx. 10:30 pm). All teens are invited. The event is free (although donations will be accepted before or after Yom Tov). RSVP is strongly requested.


TIME’S RUNNING OUT!! ONE WEEK LEFT!! This is your last chance to vote for Rabbi Mike Rovinsky, to be the "Jewish Community Hero" for his kiruv work with NCSY, JSU and Camp Nageela Midwest. Voting ends October 8th. Please pass this on to your friends and family! VOTE VOTE VOTE

CHILI COOKOFF: The 5th Annual Kosher Chili Cookoff will be Sunday, November 15th at the JCC. Food prep begins at 2:00 pm with judging and community tasting at 5:30 pm. To register call NHBZ at 991-2100, ext 2.

WOMENS' TEHILLIM GROUP: Meets at Bobbi Gibli's condo on Delcrest Court-Bldg #2, Condo #204, Sundays @ 9:30 am. If you can not participate in person, call (314) 504-5593. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is (314) 995-7119.



To the St. Louis Jewish Community: Rebbetzin Rivkin greatly appreciates the community’s concerns for her refuah. The following recommendations will facilitate her recovery.

·                                                                                                                                             McKnight Place 2 requires that all visitors must check in at the nurses’ station for permission to visit.

·                                                                                                                                             All food deliveries must go only to the nurses’ station.

·                                                                                                                                             Please respect Rabbi Ben Zion’s privacy at 7944 Cornell. He is grateful for your concern, but he will call if he needs assistance.

·                                                                                                                                             No one with a cold, cough, or suspicion of illness should visit the Rebbetzin.

We are grateful for your love and tefilos and wish the St, Louis community and all Klal Yisroel yeshuos, refuos and a g’mar tov.  The Rivkin Family.



Mishnat Pinchas: After the recent siyyum, the parent/child learning begins its new Israeli program "Parents and Children Learn Mibereshit". TMK encourages new parent/child participants to join us 5 minutes after the start of Shabbat Kiddush

TMK Ongoing Israeli Sukkah (at the Possick’s 7925 Delmar):

Sukkot 1: 5:30 pm, high school girls are invited to a Shiur and Oneg.

Sukkot 2: Sukkah party / light dinner for families; songs, games and lots of fun!!!

Sukkot 7 (Oct 8th)  תיקון ליל הושענא רבה Thursday, 8-9 pm: Chaim Possick; Thursday, 9-10pm: Rabbi Shulman.

Shmini Atzeret (Oct 9th) Oneg Shabbat with Senior NCSY Friday 9:30 pm.

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's TMK Beit Midrash for Women is in thesukkah of Faye Newman’s (7916 Stanford), 9 AM, Wednesday

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

Ruth Fredman Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzva Program is accepting registration for this year's 10-week program that begins on October 18. Call Merav 420-3696 for details.


Bnei Akiva

There is no Snif this week BUT Snif Bnei Akiva meets at 4:35 PM on Shmini Atzeret (Oct 10th) for ascavenger hunt.

Then, after Sukkot, the Snif will resume at its regular time -- 1 hour beforeMincha (70 mins before that week's candle-lighting time).



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, for $36, email Judy ( or call (727-1880).