Young Israel of St. Louis




Howard & Sally Goldstein with sincere gratitude to the entire Young Israel community - for your friendship and support - you are and will be in our hearts wherever we are.

Aaron Fredman to welcome his family who yearly gather to celebrate Thanksgiving and to remember that it was on Thanksgiving Day, 1935 that Ruth Fredman arrived safely in the United States.

Friday November 27th

Candle lighting                                                  4:23 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:25 pm

Saturday November 28th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:23 am

PreMincha Shiur–Rabbi Dr Ari Greenspan*      3:30 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       no Bnei Akiva this week

Mincha                                                             4:15 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   5:23 pm



The Mesoret of Kashrut:

When we mean rare, we aint talking red

Kiddush: Sponsored by Howard & Jackie Oppenheimer and Rabbi Mike & Selina Rovinsky in the merit of being Chosson Torah & Chosson Bereshis and in the hope that they will have the zechus to truly know the kallah.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:25 pm

The Eruv –UP



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

Zivi Pearl                                                          זהבה אורטל בת צפורה

Vita Naiman                                                     וויטא בת גיטל

Herbert Baron                                                   יעקב שמואל בן אסתר מרים

Ellen Pinnas                                                      חוה בת פייגא

Noa Buchman                                                   נעָה מלכה בת טובה רבקה

Chaya Basya Herber                                         חיה בתיה בת אלטא נחמה

Bess Pearl                                                        בתיה רחל בת חיה ציביה

Diane Fredman                                                 דבורה פריידא בת יענטא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit



Rabbi Dr Ari Greenspan, from Efrat.

Goldmeier home, 219 Topton Way, 8:00 pm.

Slide show of exotic, far-flung Jewish communities.


Dinner like “Shnitzi’s” in Israel, 5:30-7:30 pm

Magic show for kids, Bnei Akiva-run chesed projects

Dine-in or take-out

SUN JAN 24TH 2010 – YI ANNUAL DINNER: We are pleased to announce this year’s honorees:  Drs. Stan Biel and Leila Redlich, and recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, Jackie Gerson. The dinner will feature Chicago’s musical sensation, a cappella group, ‘LISTEN UP!’ (for more info on them, see )


Wednesday night, Dec 2 - cancelled


·                                                                                                                                             Shabbat morning drasha

·                                                                                                                                             Pre-Mincha shiur

Ethics and Morality in Gaza:

The Goldstone Report from a Halachic Perspective

·                                                                                                                                             Saturday night: Melaveh Malka @ Goldmeier’s, 7:30pm, with short Israeli film with a discussion lead by Rav Boaz

WOMENS’ DIVISION CALENDAR: Jan. 2010 – Jan. 2011 Young Israel calendar. Please send submissions to Barbara Strashun. Deadline is December 1st.


Welcome back to Diane Fredman. It’s nice to have you home.

Tzeitchem le'shalom u'vo'achem le'shalom: We wish Hatzlacha to Mickey and Rose Ann Ariel during their time in Israel, from December to June. Their address will be 28/36 Kaf Tet b’November Street, in Katamon and cell phone numbers are: within Israel: Mickey  052-534-9281; Rose Ann 052-534-9282 (from U.S. 011-972-52-534-9281 and 011-972-52-534-9282). There will be a farewell open house Sunday night at the home of Chaggai & Ziva Adler, 8222 Gannon, at 7:30pm, to thank Mickey for being president of TMK for the past 3 years.

WHEELCHAIR: The Raskas-Waltuch family has donated a wheelchair to the shul borrowing for Shabbat.


WEST COUNTY WINTER MINYAN: At the Heart Care Institute, 1020 N. Mason, 2nd floor, Monday-Thursday, 12:45 pm.

HANUKKAH HUGS 2009: A blue box is outside the office for new unwrapped toys, books, etc. Volunteers are also needed to do the packing. Call Kelly Mueller at 314-812-9386.

AISH GALA: Sunday, November 29th, Airport Marriott, 5:00 pm.  Tickets: $38/adult, $18/child.

EHA ANNUAL BOOK FAIR: Monday, November 30th-Tuesday, December 1st, Epstein Hebrew Academy, 1138 N. Warson Rd, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm each day. In addition to books, there are CD's, games, small toys and holiday items. A number of children's reference books, cookbooks, and travel books will be available as well.

TRIVIA NIGHT: Sunday, December 6th, Ohr Atid's 3rd Annual Trivia Night! @ "The Heights", 8001 Dale Avenue, Richmond Heights. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the games begin at 7:00 pm. Teams/tables of 8-10 players at $25 per person (or $250 per table). For more information, or to register, contact Rachel Shapiro at 314-862-3745 or

BYHS OPEN HOUSE: Monday, Dec 7th, for prospective students at 7:30 pm at the Block Girls School.  Meet students, parents, and teachers; tour our facilities. This program is for seventh and eighth grade students and their parents, as well as any high school students who are interested. 1146 North Warson St. Louis, MO 63132 (314) 872-8701.

CANDLES: BYHS is selling Shabbat candles – box of 72 for $5. Call Debbie or Orli at 314-872-8701.

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.


·                                                                                                                                             A LIGHT to Remember” – Come enjoy an evening of fine dining and entertainment at the Jewish Student Union’s First Annual Gala, including a special tribute to Judy Haber for her tireless efforts on behalf of the youth of our community for over two decades. Featuring Hypnotist/Mentalist, Ron Baras. Saturday night, December 12th, beginning at 7:30 pm at the Staenberg Family Complex JCC, 2 Millstone Campus Drive Covert $180/couple. Seating limited. For information/reservations, contact Bonnie Goldmeier, 314-863-1881 (, or Daniel Lefton 314 989-0363 (


·                                                                                                                                             Directory: By now everyone should have received the new edition of the NCSY Directory. Please take a moment to demonstrate your appreciation by sending a contribution in the envelope that was enclosed. Additional directories are available in the shul office for a nominal fee, or call 314-498-6279.

·                                                                                                                                             Youth Shabbaton: The next NCSY and Camp Nageela Midwest (CNM) Shabbaton is for girls grades 3-10, Dec 3-6, 2009. Previous or future attendance at CNM is not required. For more info, contact Rabbi Mike at 314-498-6279 or


Mishnat Pinchas: Mishnat Pinchas continues on Shabbat starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

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. The program continues Sundays at the shul.


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).