Young Israel of St. Louis




In celebration of Chelle Medow's special birthday tomorrow, with lots of love from all of the Oberlander, Medow, and Licht kids and grandkids.

Friday April 23rd

Candle lighting                                                  7:28 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday April 24th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:36 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       6:20 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           6:20 pm

Mincha                                                             7:20 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:29 pm



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

Kiddush: Sponsored by Ephraim Fass in honor of Hester receiving her PhD in Social Work from Bar Ilan University.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsors invited.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:30 pm






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                                         ברכה 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 Sommer                                            יהושע בן זהבה

                                                                        יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

                                                                        נעכא אסתר בת שרה

                                                                        שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

                                                                                                חיה מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


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: We want to thank Shira Lev Tzion, Michelle Wolfe and Donna Fredman who are leading the morning groups this Shabbat for the Block girls who are at a school Shabbaton in Chesterfield.

LUNCH & LEARN: At Young Israel with TMK this Shabbat, April 24th, after davening. We would appreciate help setting tables on Shabbat morning, moving chairs after davening, and resetting the shul after the program. PLEASE STAY TO HELP.

CLASSES: The Rabbi’s Monday morning and Monday evening classes are cancelled for this week only.

LAG B’OMER: When Lag B’Omer is on Sunday, as it is this year, haircuts are permitted on the Friday before – April 30th.

‘HAVERIM' BOOK CLUB: Our next meeting is scheduled for Shabbat afternoon, May 1st, 4:30 pm, at the home of Jacob and Natalie Sukhodolsky. We will discuss "Now You See Me ." by Rochelle Krich.

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK:This year, the Shakespeare Festival presents Hamlet. Join us for this beloved St. Louis summertime tradition, in Shakespeare Glen at Forest Park, on Sunday, May 30th. The Green Show Entertainment begins at 6:30 pm and the play at 8:00 pm. The evening is free, but RSVPs are encouraged so we can get picnic tables for dinner before the play.


CALLING ALL COOKS - DON’T BE SHY: The 4th Annual Shavuot Take-Out Restaurant is being planned. You cook the food (dairy dishes), we prepare the online ordering and then the members of the shul enjoy your delicacies for Shavuot. Please contact Vicki Isakow at 862-5661 or


BYHS ANNUAL DINNER: Will be Sunday, May 2nd at the Coronado Ballroom. Reception, 5:15pm and Dinner, 6:00 pm. Honoring Rabbi Gideon Nitsun and Mr Tod Moses, and Special Teacher Recognition to Mr. Joseph Master for 25 years of service to Block Yeshiva High School. Please call the girls school office at 872-8701 to make your reservations and place ads.


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 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)

Young Israel Web-site:

To sponsor a weekly Shul Announcement, for $36, email Judy ( or call (727-1880).