Young Israel of St. Louis




Jackie & Alan Gerson, in honor of their son and grandchildren, Seth, Dov, Elisha, & Tamar, who are visiting from Israel.

ברוכה הבאה to Sybil Weintraub Carmen on returning to St Louis, by the Weintraub family.

Danny and Sara Wachsstock to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Rabbi Marcel Wachsstock.

Friday July 2nd

Candle lighting                                                  8:12 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday July 3rd 

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:23 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur-Dr Ari Greenspan*               7:00 pm

Mincha                                                             8:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   9:12 pm


Special Guest Speaker: Dr Ari Greenspan


Halachic Astronomy


Kiddush: Sponsored by Sidney, Kathy, Aliza, Rachel & Eliana Machefsky to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Sidney’s mother, Shirley Machefsky.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored by Diane Fredman to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Diane’s father, Israel Goldberg.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday (legal holiday)                                     8:00 am only

Thusday                                                           6:30 & 8:00 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 & 8:00 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 8:10 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) Shalit


Mazel Tov to Ben Weintraub on graduating from Ner Yisroel in Baltimore.

Mazel Tov to Al Adelman on the recent birth of a great-grandson to Shalom Boruch  and Yocheved Adelman. Mazel Tov to the grandparents, Mordechai and Esta Adelman.

Mazel Tov to Rabbi Amiel & Dr Isabel Rosenbloom on the recent birth of a granddaughter to Avi & Tova Rosenbloom of Waterbury, CT.

The Rabbi will be out of town at a conference from Sunday, July 4th until Friday, July 16th.


SCHEDULE FOR THE WOMEN’S SHUIR: The following is the schedule for the women’s shuirim this summer: Shira Yablok on July 10th, Lisa Goldenhersh on July 24th, and Alison Zaromb on August 7th. All of the shiurim take place in the social hall and begin at 4:45 pm.

HAVERIM BOOK CLUB: We are reading "The Coffee Trader” by David Liss. The book is available at the Brodsky library. The next discussion will be Shabbat, July 17, at 4:30 pm at the Sukhodolsky home.

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME: The 4th Annual Cardinal Baseball Event will be Tuesday, August 17th against the Milwaukee Brewers. The game begins at 7:15 pm. Cost is $9.50/adult and $7/child. A Mincha/Maariv minyan will be held at the ballpark. Please contact the office for tickets as soon as you can.


We welcome Sybil Carmen, a former Young Israel Women’s Division President, back to our community. Her address is 8221 Delmar, Apt #1W.

We also welcome Dr. Phil and Elizabeth Levy, who have just moved in from NY. Their address is 7749 Delmar, Apt 2. Phone: 917-338-6094


PROJECT SHABBOS: The St. Louis Kollel Eishes Chayil Women’s Division presents “Project Shabbos”, this Wednesday, July 7th, at 8 pm with Mrs Bracha Charner at the home of Dr Leila Redlich, 8146 Balson. PLUS a demonstration of “Scrumptious Ideas for Summer Shabbos Desserts” with Selina Rovinsky

NOTED AUTHOR TO SPEAK: On Sunday July 11, 7:00 pm, Dr Rivkah Blau will speak at Young Israel. Her topic is: Analyzing Challenges in TaNaKh: Single Life, Marriage, and Family. The event is sponsored by the Sarah Adelman Memorial Fund. Minimum donation: $18/family.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: Let’s not forget that The Barbara Mendelson Tomchei Shabbos Fund needs our help year-round. If you have food to donate, please call Merle Hartstein at 725-1192 or Angela Tannenbaum at 802-7710. Cash donations may be sent to Rachel Lubchansky at 7337 Stanford, 63130. For tribute cards, please call Jackie Gerson at 997-7257.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Meets at Bobbi Gibli’s home on Delcrest Court-Bldg #2, #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.


Mishnat Pinchas: Mishnat Pinchas is on hiatus until the Possicks return.

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



Will resume with the new school year.


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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