Young Israel of St. Louis


PARSHAT TETZAVEH                                SHABBAT ZACHOR           


Dr. Robert & Barbara Strashun in loving memory of the yahrzeits of Barbara’s father, William Rothman, and her brother, Stewart Rothman.

Charles & Lorraine Landy with grateful thanks to HaShem for the arrival of their new grandson.

Friday February 26th

Candle lighting                                                  5:33 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:35 pm

Saturday February 27th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:25 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             No Shiur this week

Additional Reading of Parshat Zachor               4:15 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       4:20-5:30 pm

Mincha – NOTE EARLIER TIME                    4:25 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:34 pm

Maariv/Megillah                                                7:15 pm


Kiddush: Sponsored by Adam & Tara Klein and family to give hakarot hatov to the community for its warm welcome of their family to St. Louis.




Shacharit/Megillah                                            6:30 & 8:00 am

Mincha                                                             1:45 pm

Maariv                                                             7:00 pm

Weekly Shacharit

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am



Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:40 pm





Mazel Tov to Charles & Lorraine Landy on the birth of a grandson to Mark & Shana Gordon of St Louis. The shalom zachor will be at the Gordons, 8278 Tulane at 8:30pm and the brit milah will be Tuesday morning after davening at Agudah.


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 Wolff                                              זאבאליעזר בן חיה שיינדל

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

Laura Sagerman                                                אהובה בת חוה

Betty Resnick                                                   בשי בת חיה ביילא

Sender Axelbaum                                              אלכסנדר בן שרה רבקה

                                                                        יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

                                                                                                מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


NEW IDEA: In lieu of groggers bring in boxes of noodles, Wacky Mac, or other noisy non perishable goods to shake and then we will donate them to food agencies in the city.

PURIM: See attached schedule.

ISRAELI STYLE PURIM CARNIVAL: Enjoy a wonderful Purim Carnival, run by Bnei Akiva, Sunday February 28th, 11:30 am-1:30 pm. There will be booths, prizes, lunch and more. For more info, contact Merav at 420-3696

COMMUNITY PARADE: The annual Purim Parade will be held Sunday afternoon, February 28th, 2:00 pm beginning at the corner of Gay and Cornell. Come see who will be honored with the roles of Mordechai and Haman.


TEHILLIM FOR MEIRA: We are planning to say tehillim on two upcoming occasions to coincide with Meira Bresler's chemotherapy treatments. Tuesday, March 2 and Sunday, March 21. Both will be held at Shira Yablok's house, 8018 Stanford, at 8:30 pm.

Donations are still being accepted for the fund for Meira. Please make checks payable to: Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund, Memo - Michlalah Campaign and bring or send to the office.

RABBI’S CLASSES: The Wednesday night classes for this week ONLY are cancelled.

YOUTH LEADERS: Young Israel is looking for youth leaders to run the Shabbat morning groups. If you are in 9th -- 12th grade and want to work with kids, please contact Bonnie Drazen at: 727-3967 or Merav Possick at: 314-4203696 ASAP!

HAVERIM BOOK CLUB: Will be Saturday night, March 13th and will discuss “A Letter in the Scroll” by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.

YOUNG COUPLES SALON: The next meeting will be Saturday night, March 13th. More details will be announced soon.


A huge thank you to the huge group of people who helped make this year's Esther's Express a huge success: Jackie Gerson, Rebecca Carmen, Lily Levi, Ruth Shanker, Vicki Redler Chervitz, Sophie Chervitz, Tali Feen, Sara Wachsstock, Sivya Wachsstock, Angela Tannenbaum, Avigayil Raul, Dorit Iken, Karen Zeffren, Leah Horowitz, Rachel Shapiro, Baila Shulman, and the husbands who were volunteered to help out in a pinch, Rabbi Shulman and Erich Drazen. Happy Purim to all from Women's Division!


We welcome Adam & Tara Klein to our Shul . Their address is 1000 Chartres and the phone is 314-266-8870.

We also welcome back Zev & Mindee Fredman who have moved to 8191 Stratford. Their phone is 314-862-4847.


EPSTEIN HEBREW ACADEMY DINNER: Tuesday night March 9th, 6:45mpm at the Crowne Plaza, 7750 Carondelet. Honorees are Dr Gustav & Miriam Schonfeld. This year’s Samuel Cherrick Community Service Awardee is Anna Rose Tendler. Complimentary self parking. For reservations, call Debbie Friedman at EHA at 994-7856.

EXTRA! EXTRA! SEE ALL ABOUT IT!“Jewsies” Starring the Girls from Block Yeshiva High School For Women Only! Tuesday, March 16, 2010, Shaare Emeth Congregation, 11645 Ladue Road. Doors Open at 6:30 pm. Show begins promptly at 7:00 pm. Advance tickets are $15/adult & $12/child (age 14 and under); at the door, $18/adult & $15/child. Sponsorships, which include reserve seating, are also available. For tickets, call BYHS at 872-8701 or email

PESACH TZEDAKAH: Your gift to the 2010 Rabbi Sholom Rivkin Moas Chitim/Tzedakah Campaign helps at Pesach and throughout the year. Please send checks c/o the Vaad Hoeir, 4 Millstone Campus Dr, 63146.

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.


Purim Night: February 27th at the JCC, 8:30 pm-midnight: NCSY, JSU & BBYO present multi-media megillah, mechanical bull, inflatables, food and your favorite staff from around the country. Cost $10.


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.


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:

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