Young Israel of St. Louis





In honor of Elianna Dryer's Crown Birthday - 13 on the 13th. Mazel Tov Teenager! Love Mommy, Daddy, Ezra, Bobbah & Grandma

Shira & Raffi Lev-Tzion in honor of their 10th wedding anniversary.

Mordechai & Debbie Simon and family in honor of Nechama Dina's upcoming wedding in Israel and our many friends in Young Israel who will be there with us in spirit.

Friday March 12th

Candle lighting                                                  5:47 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:45 pm

Saturday March 13th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:13 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur *                                          4:40 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       5:30 pm

Mincha                                                             5:40 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:48 pm



Text Study of the Haggadah


Kiddush: Sponsored by Russell & Beverly Groener in honor of Ariel’s Bar Mitzvah

Seudah Shlishit:In honor of Russell Groener, who we recognize as the most wonderful husband, father, friend, and son-in-law that Hashem has ever created. From all of us.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday                             6:30 am

Wednesday, Friday                                          6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:50 pm


Rosh Chodesh Nisan                                        Tuesday



Mazel Tov to Russell & Beverly Groener on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Ariel. We are absolutely delighted to welcome family from Johannesburg, Toronto, Boston, New York, Princeton, Chicago, Los Angeles and Houston. Welcome to all our friends from near and far.

Mazel Tov to Al Adelman on the recent engagement of grandson, Elimier, the son of Mordechai and Esta Adelman of Kew Garden Hills, NY to Rivka Cohen, the daughter of Byron and Lynda Cohen of St. Louis.


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

Gene Koshner                                                   יהודה בן לאה מאשא

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


YOUTH GROUPS: 10:00 -11:30am every Shabbat until summer vacation. Groups will be for 2yr olds – pre-k, k - 2nd, 3rd - 5th boys, and 3rd - 5th girls. In addition parents will supervise the halls during group time. Children must be downstairs behaving in groups or with their parents in Shul and at 11:30 everyone will go into shul for end of davening.

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

HAVERIM BOOK CLUB: Saturday night, March 13th, at the Sukhodolsky home, 8127 Amherst, at 7:30 pm, and will discuss “A Letter in the Scroll” by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.

YOUNG COUPLES SALON: Saturday night, March 13th, at the Lubchansky home, 7337 Stanford, at 8:15pm, with a discussion about Pesach.

RABBI MENACHEM NISSEL: Will speak at Young Israel, Wednesday, March 17th, 7:30-8:30 pm. His topic, “Refa’aynu: The Secret of Healing”, is in the merit of a refuah shlayma for Meira Bresler Reimer (Meira Mindel bas Chava Golda) and the other cholim in our community. The lecture is sponsored by friends of the Breslers and NCSY. To participate in this zechut for Meira, please contact Rabbi Mike Rovinsky or Howard Oppenheimer.

CLASSES: The Rabbi’s Wednesday night classes this week are cancelled to allow for Rabbi Nissel’s lecture.

PRE-PESACH CLASS: The annual pre-Pesach class with Rabbi Shulman will be Thursday night, March 18th, 8:00 pm.

SHABBAT HaGADOL DRASHA: With Rabbi Shulman March 27th at 5:15 pm: “From Freedom to Slavery???”

CHOMETZ FORMS: Please arrange with the Rabbi to sell your chometz as soon as possible. Arrangements must be made by Wednesday, March 24th.


One less meal to prepare before Pesach. Come to Young Israel’s Burgers Bar Night, Wednesday March 24th, 5:30-7:30 pm.

New Members Dinner will be Friday, March 26th, after davening-about 7:30pm. In addition to welcoming all of our new members, you can keep you challah crumbs to a minimun RSVP with pre-payment by March 24th. $15.00 per adult & children 12 & up. $7.00 for children under 12. $50.00 max per family

LOST & FOUND CLEAN-UP: All items (coats, books, shoes, etc) that have been left in the shul are now downstairs on or above the coat rack. Please check there if you have lost something. These items will be donated to other organizations on Wednesday, March 24th.


The upcoming election will take place on April 6th, the last day of Pesach. Everyone needs to get an absentee ballot. Ballot requests can be found in the lobby or online at Requests must be received in the election office by Wednesday, March 31st.


SWIMMING FOR BOYS & MEN: The Center of Clayton, 50 Gay Avenue, Sunday March 14th, 6:30-8:30pm. Cost $5/person, $20 max/family. For more info call Bonnie Goldmeier, 503-2792, or Adi Feen 862-2740

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 TOVELING: Buying something new for your Pesach kitchen? The girls at Block Yeshiva High School 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.

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.


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.

Camp Derech Eretz: July 26th-August 13th. To register, call 314-420-7880 or email:


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).