Young Israel of St. Louis


SHABBAT SHEMINI                                   SHABBAT MEVORCHIM


.Charlotte and Joseph Feder in honor of Michele Feder-Nadoff receiving a U.S. Fulbright Scholar Award

Friday April 9th

Candle lighting                                                  7:14 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday April 10th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:48 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       6:05 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           6:05 pm

Mincha                                                             7:05 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:15 pm



Pirkei Avot: The Worldviews of Our Sages and the Historical Context from which They Emerge


Kiddush: Sponsors invited.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored by Pat, David, Anne and Yoni Harris in observance of the recent yahrzeit of their beloved husband and father, Michael Harris, and in observance of the recent yahrzeits of Pat's parents, Robert and Ethel Rosenfeld.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday                       6:30 am

Tuesday, Friday                                                6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:20 pm


Rosh Chodesh Iyar                                           Wednesday & Thursday




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

Joe Miller                                                          יוסף בער בן אסתר חיה

Yehoshua Summers                                           יהושע בן זהבה

                                                                        יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

                                                                                                חיה מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


Mazel Tov to all of us for making it through another Pesach. NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM.

TEHILLIM: We will be saying Tehillim for son of Candy & Davey Summers, grandson of Rene and Hilton Price, and Meira Riemer, and the other cholim of our community, at the Price home, 8124 Cornell Ct, Motzei Shabbat at 9:30pm.


YOUTH GROUPS: 10:30 - 11:30 am every Shabbat until summer vacation. Groups are for 2 yr 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 am everyone will go into Shul for the end of davening.

THANK YOU: to Adam & Tara Klein who are downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

CLASSES: The Rabbi’s Wednesday night Talmud class will now be at 6:45pm and the Wednesday night Tanach class will remain at 8:15pm. The Monday evening Ethics class will be participating in the lecture by Dr. Lefrak as the class for this week

YOM HaSHOAH PROGRAM: At Young Israel, April 12th, 7:30 pm, featuring Dr Steven Lefrak, Professor of Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine. He will speak on, "The Medical Legacy of German National Socialism Illustrated by the Use of Medical Eponyms"

HOLD THE DATE – TEFILLAH CHAGIGIT: Our Yom HaZikaron/Yom HaAtzma’ut commemoration and celebration will be Monday night, April 19th, 7-9 pm. More details to follow.


COMMUNITY YOM HaSHOAH PROGRAM: Will be at BSKI on April 11th, 4-5:30 pm.The program is entitled, “Resistance. Defiance. Courage,” and will feature testimony by St. Louis Survivors, children of Survivors, and other speakers.

YOM HaSHOAH PROGRAM FOR TEENS: Sunday, April 11th, 7:30-9:00 pm at NHBZ Social Hall, 8630 Olive Blvd. “Eternal Lessons of the Holocaust: They’re Not What You Think,” including a movie, discussion and refreshments. Come learn what they don’t teach in our American and World History classes about America and the Holocaust. The event is free for all teens, grades 8-12. Bring your friends. Sponsored by NCSY, JSU, and TMK. For more info, contact Rabbi Mike at 498-6279.

AHAVAS CHESED SOCIETY DINNER: The Annual Zayin Adar Dinner will be held on Sunday, April 18th, 6:00 pm at Agudas Israel, 8202 Delmar. Guest speaker will be Rabbi Elchonon Zohn, Director & founder of Chevra Kadisha Vaad HaRobbonim of Queens. Cost: $30/person. RSVP by April 11th to Lynda Cohen at 862-0025.


Rav Kook Series: A video lecture series of four classes about Rav Kook and his teachings, will take place between Pesach and Shavuot, Tuesday nights, 8:00 pm—9:00 pm at the following locations:

April 20th at the home of Debby and Ethan Schuman, 8258 Groby - Rabbi Dr. J. J. Schacter

April 27th at the home of Phyllis and Jack Shapiro, 7100 Cambridge - Rabbi Chaim Wasserman,

May 4th at the home of Ruth and Andy Koshner, 7941 Gannon by - Rabbi Dr. Yehudah Mirsky

May 11th at the home of Earl and Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford by -Rabbi Yosef Blau

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)

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