Young Israel of St. Louis




Friday October 23rd

Candle lighting                                                  5:54 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:55 pm

Saturday October 24th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   10:03 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             4:40 pm

Mincha                                                             5:40 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:53 pm


The Eruv is UP


Kiddush Sponsored by Bernard & Kimberly Juroviesky in honor of Caitlyn’s bat mitzvah


Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:50 pm




Mazel Tov to Bernard & Capt Kimberly Juroviesky on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Caitlyn. Mazel Tov to Caitlyn’s grandparents, Josh & Carol Samborn and Solomon & Sara Juroviesky. Welcome to Col. Gary Goldstone, the 375th Airlift Wing Commander & his family, Lt. Col. Donald Jolly & his family, and the other honored guests from Scott AFB and everyone who has come to join in the simcha.

Mazel Tov to Rabbi Asher & Shira Yablok on the recent birth of a boy. Mazel Tov to grandparents, Dov & Tziona Zeffren and great-grandparents, Dr Lester & Matilda Zeffren. The Shalom Zachor will be at the Yablok’s home, 8018 Stanford, after 9:00pm.

Mazel tov to Rabbi Gavriel & Naomi Munk on the recent birth of a grandson to Netanel & Sarah Munk. Mazel tov to great-grandmother, Mrs. Moskowitz.


Our condolences to Dr Noah & Goldie Susman on the passing of Goldie’s brother. Goldie will be sitting shiva in NY through Tuesday morning and can be reached at 314-795-8278. May they 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

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

Diane Fredman                                                 דבורה פריידא בת יענטא

                                                                        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 ‘walked home’ with the wrong owners. If you find any of them in your closet, please call the Shul office. Also, please contact your guests from out of town who were here for any of the yom tovim.

BOOK CLUB: We want to form a bi-monthly book club. If you are interested in participating, please contact Natalie Sukhodolsky at 314-725-6277 or

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.

TRIBUTE CARDS: Giving Tzedakah is the perfect way to commemorate a simcha or remember a loved one. Tribute cards are for just this purpose. To send one through the shul, contact Judy in the office. To send through the Women’s Division, please contact Matilda Zeffren at 862-3809.


WE DID IT!!!! Rabbi Mike Rovinsky finished 14th, among hundreds of nominees, for the Jewish Community Hero Award. Now it’s up to a panel of 10 judges to decide who will be the Hero of the Year. Thanks to everyone who voted and put Rabbi Rovinsky and St. Louis on the map.

ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS: Noah’s Ark Community Event, the second JCRC event planned to raise awareness on environmental issues, will be held on Sunday, October 25th- at the St. Louis Zoo Living World, lower rotunda, 10:00 am-noon. The program is 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, Sunday, Nov 15th at the JCC. Food prep begins at 2:00 pm, judging and community tasting at 5:30 pm. To register, call NHBZ at 991-2100, ext 2.

AISH GALA: November 29th, at the Airport Marriott, 5:00pm. To buy a ticket, $38/adult, $18/child, or to purchase an ad or sponsorship, call the Aish office: 862-AISH(2474).

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.


·                                                                                                                                             Fear is no Factor:Fear Factor JR NCSY Style & Melava Malka, Sat. Night, Oct. 24th, 8:30-10:15pm for all 5th-8th grade students, in the back parking lot of Young Israel (Rain or Shine-8101 Delmar). Cost: $8. Boys are dressing in black and girls are dressing in yellow. For more info, call Rabbi Mike at 314-498-NCSY(6279)

·                                                                                                                                             Sr Shabbaton: The first Sr Shabbaton of this year will be the weekend of November 6-8 in Minneapolis. Please contact Rabbi Mike for more info at 498-NCSY(6279).


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

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: There is no class this week or next week. The program will resume on November 8th.

Women give honor to Rachel Imainu רחל אימנו on Thursday, 8 PM, October 29th.  All women are invited to an evening of learning and song on her yahrtzeit led by Gilat and Merav at Adi Feen’s home (7850 Stanford 63130).  For info, call Gilat: 609-1951 or  Merav: 420-3696


Bnei Akivaat 4:40 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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