Young Israel of St. Louis




Happy Birthday to Sharon Harris Pollack from her family.


In celebration of Bobby Medow's recent "special" birthday and Chelle andBobby's upcoming major anniversary.

With love from the Oberlanders, Lichts, Vermont Medows, and Chicago Medows

Friday May 21st

Candle lighting                                                  7:54 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday May 22nd

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:21 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       6:45 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur-Pirkei Avot                           6:45 pm

Mincha                                                             7:45 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:54 pm


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

Kiddush: Sponsored by Sidney, Kathy, Aliza, Rachel, and Eliana Machefsky in memory of Jake Machefsky, on the occasion of his yahrzeit.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored by David & Roz Hirschhorn in memory of Harry Hirschhorn, on the occasion of his yahrzeit.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:55 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 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

Sender Axelbaum                                              אלכסנדר בן שרה רבקה

Joe Miller                                                          יוסף בער בן אסתר חיה

Yehoshua Sommer                                            יהושע בן זהבה

Joann Baron                                                      חנה יוכבד בת אסתר מרים

                                                                        יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

                                                                        נעכא אסתר בת שרה

                                                                        שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

                                                                        דבורה טעניא בת פייגא לאה

                                                                        מרדכי בן שרה

                                                                                                חיה מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shallit


Mazel Tov to Pesach & Allison Zaromb on the recent birth of a son. The shalom zachor will be at their home, 8289 Tulane, starting at 9:30 pm. They will be having a Kiddush, also at their home, after davening this Shabbat to celebrate the brit milah of their son.

Mazel Tov to Ted & Shirley Zeffren on the engagement of their granddaughter, Shoshannah, daughter of Esther & David Schnaidman of Teaneck, to Jason Silberman, son of Chaim & Rita Silberman of Queens.


THANK YOU: to Jimmy & Elana Fendelman, who are downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

HAVERIM' BOOK CLUB: We are reading "Sarah's Key” by Tatiana de Rosnay. The next discussion will be on May 29th at 4:30pm at the Sukhodolsky home.

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. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs.

UNVEILING: The monument unveiling for Michael Harris will be Sunday, May 30th, 12:30 pm, at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery – Olive and Hanley.


TMK DONOR EVENT: TMK invites you to The Annual Donor Appreciation Event on Sunday, May 23rd, 7:30 pm, at Bais Abraham Cong, 6910 Delmar. The guest speaker will be Zeev Schwartz, the Secretary General of World Bnei Akiva. Minimum donation requested: $100.

UNSUNG HEROES: The St Louis Jewish Light is honoring the Unsung Heroes of our community on Monday, May 24th, 6-8 pm at the JCC, Staenberg Community Center. We are pleased to announce that one group of those heroes are the Girls of BYHS. We are proud of all of them. The cost for the cocktail and buffet is $18.

CHANGE OF DATE: The Eshes Chayil Kollel Shiur by Mindi Mintz on the topic of Mitzvat Challah that was scheduled for Wed May 26th has been pushed off to Wed June 2nd.. It will take place at 8pm at the home of Marsha Frank in Ladue.

WALK FOR CANCER: Sunday June 6, 10 am in Queeny Park, the St. Louis Chapter of Hadassah will hold the 5th Annual Walk on Sunshine. The one-mile family walk raises money for Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem, which uses the funds for neuro-oncology research. For information call 314-991-0434 or see


SR Regional Convention: There is still time to register for the Sr NCSY Regional Convention at Camp Chi in the Wisconsin Dells, next weekend 5/27-5/31/10. The program includes a sports day, a trip to the Dells and the banquet and awards ceremony for the graduating NCSYers. Contact Rabbi Mike for more info about the Shabbaton 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.

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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