Young Israel of St. Louis






Friday October 16th

Candle lighting                                                  6:03 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:00 pm

Saturday October 17th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:59 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           4:50 pm

Mincha                                                             5:50 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   7:02 pm



"Was Womankind Condemned To Eternal Servitude?"


The Eruv is UP


Kiddush Sponsored by Ruth, Buddy, and Hannah Adler in honor of Andrew’s Bar Mitzvah.


Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Jackie and Howard Oppenheimer to commemorate the yahrzeits of Bea Oppenheimer and Sam Goldberg.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:00 pm


Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan                                  Sunday & Monday




Mazel Tov to Ruth, Buddy, & Hannah Adler on the Bar Mitzvah of their son and brother, Andrew Benjamin. Mazel Tov to Andrew’s grandparents, Marvin & Elaine Pack of Plantation, FL. We welcome all of the Adler’s family and friends who have come to share in the simcha.


Mazel Tov to Jackie & Alan Gerson on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Elisha, son of Seth & Lori Gerson, in Israel.


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

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                                             חוה יהודית בת קיילה פגייגה

Sender Axelbaum                                              אלכסנדר בן שרה רבקה

Chaya Basya Herber                                         חיה בתיה בת אלטא נחמה

                                                                        נאכא אסתר בת שרה

                                                                        יצחק שלום בן חנה בתיה

                                                                        רחל בת שרה

                                                                        רייזל בת רחל


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit

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.

DO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT RAINCOAT?: We now have 3 raincoats that have apparently walked home with the wrong owners. They belong to Alan Kandel, Danny Wachsstock, and Lilly Levi. If you find any of them in your closet, please call the Shul office.

IMPORTANT - SAVE THE DATE: The 3rd Annual St Louis Jewish Community Blood Drive, together with a new Jewish Food Pantry Drive, will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2010, 10 am – 4 pm at Young Israel.

CLASSES: The Rabbi’s classes resume this week. Pick up a schedule in the lobby.

TRIBUTE CARDS: Giving Tzedakah is the perfect way to commemorate a simcha or remember a loved one. Tribute cards are for just this purpose. Cards can be sent through the Shul office, or through Women’s Division.  The Shul’s cards have recently received a “face lift”, and are on display in the lobby. They can be sent by contacting Judy in the office. To send through the Women’s Division, please contact Matilda Zeffren at 862-3809.


Rabbi Abraham Twerski in St. Louis: In honor of one of its founding members, Rebbetzin Paula Rivkin, the Jewish Council Against Family Violence and Jewish Women International presents a community event with Rabbi Dr. Abraham J Twerski. His topic is, ‘From Self Control to Out of Control: The Spectrum of Control in Relationships.’ The event and a dessert reception (Jon Rubin Catering) will be held this Thursday, October 22nd, at the Washington University Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts - Steinberg Auditorium, 7:00-9:00 pm. The cost is $18/person - $10 for students. For more info, you can contact the JCAFV at or call 314-422-1246.

ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS: The JCRC is planning two events to raise awareness on environmental issues. They are: 1) Sunday, October 18th-Visit R Farm, 25873 State Highway 3, Dow, Il, 1:30-3:30 pm. Reservations are required. For info, contact Gail at 442-3894. 2) Sunday, October 25th-Noah’s Ark Community Event at the St. Louis Zoo Living World, lower rotunda, 10:00 am-noon, for children up to age 5 & their families. For info, contact Jennifer at 442-3867.

HEALTH PROGRAM: A St. Louis Chapter Hadassah Signature Health Program about breast health awareness will be presented on Wednesday, October 28th, 7:30-9:00 pm, at the home of Dorit Daphna-Iken, 224 Topton Way. RSVP to Dorit at 314-721-5252 or Jerri at 314-469-3553. For more info, see flyer in lobby.

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.

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 @ 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call (314) 504-5593. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is (314) 995-7119.


Mishnat Pinchas: Mishnat Pinchas continues on Shabbat Yom Tov starting 5 minutes after Kiddush The study of special English parsha sheets from “MiBereshit” in Israel (“Parents and Children Learn Mibereshit”).

Ulpan: Last week marked the start of the fifth year of the TMK Ulpan Ivrit at Young Israel (Monday and Tuesday evenings). Classes run through March. If you are still interested in joining, call Gilat at 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: TMK Beit Midrash for Women is at the home of Faye Newman (7916 Stanford), on Wednesdays at 9 am.

Ruth FredmanMother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program is accepting registration for this year’s 10-week program that begins on October 18. Call Merav 420-3696 for details.


Bnei Akivaat 4:50 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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To sponsor a weekly Shul Announcement, for $36, email Judy ( or call (727-1880).