Young Israel of St. Louis


SHABBAT DEVARIM                                 SHABBAT CHAZON


Friday July 16th

Candle lighting                                                  8:07 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday July 17th 

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:29 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           6:55 pm

Mincha                                                             7:55 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   9:06 pm


How the Prophets saw the Churban and what we can learn from them today

Kiddush: Sponsored by Alan & Bryna Kandel and family in honor of Benjamin’s aufruf.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored by Keith and Karen Zeff in honor of the brit milah of their new grandson.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday Thursday                                            6:30 & 8:00 am

Wednesday, Friday                                          6:40 & 8:00 am

Mincha/Maariv (Sun, Wed, Thurs)                    8:05 pm

Tisha B’Av – July 19th/20th

Monday Night, July 19th

Mincha (pre-fast)                                              6:00 pm

Fast Begins                                                       8:23 pm

Ma’ariv/Eicha                                                   9:05 pm


Tuesday, July 20th 

Shacharit with Kinot to follow                           6:30 & 9:00 am

Rabbi’s Shiur                                                    12:00 pm

Chatzot                                                            1:07 pm

Video Program – see below                              4:30-7:30 pm

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                7:40 pm

Fast Ends                                                         9:04 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

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

Marilyn Sivak                                                    מרים בת בתיה

                                                                        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 Alan & Bryna Kandel on the aufruf and upcoming marriage of their son Benjamin to Yehudit Fischer. Mazel Tov and welcome to Yehudit and her father, Ariel Fischer.

Mazel Tov to Benjamin & Nikki Zeff on the birth of a son last Shabbat. Mazel tov to grandparents, Keith & Karen Zeff. Anyone who is able to help with meals can contact Sarah Aschkenasi at 314-853-1839.

Mazel Tov to Sidney & Rita Bresler on the birth of a great-grandson to Aryeh & Chen Gellman of Yerushalayim. Mazel tov to the grandparents, Beth & Yisrael Gellman of Petach Tikvah.


Our condolences to the Friedman and Wolfe families on the passing of Debbie and Michelle’s mother, Ellen Pinnas, in Tucson, AZ. They are sitting shiva in Tucson through Monday morning and can be reached at 520-790-9561. May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


TISHA B’AV VIDEO PROGRAM: This year we will be showing a series of 4 videos sponsored by the OU, entitled, “Lamenting our Loss”. The schedule is as follows:

·                                                                                                                                             4:30pm - Rabbi Steven Weil – “Mourning the Loss of the Communities” (45 minutes).

·                                                                                                                                             5:15pm - Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb – “Mourning for the Lost Torah” (45 minutes).

·                                                                                                                                             6:00pm – Rabbi Steven Burg – “Humility and Honesty: The Antidote to Tisha Be’av” (30 minutes).

·                                                                                                                                             6:30pm – Rav Aharon Kahn – “The Song and the Testimony” (1 hour).

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 5:00 pm at the Sukhodolsky home. The book club is asking for recommendations for books to read. Anyone recommending a book to the club will then have the opportunity to lead the discussion about the book at a Book Club meeting.

WOMEN’S SHIUR: The next women’s shiur will be July 24th, at 4:45 pm, given by Lisa Goldenhersh. Alison Zaromb will be giving the shiur on August 7th.

FAREWELL OPEN HOUSE: We wish a fond farewell to Carl & Sarah Aschkenasi on July 25th, 8-10 pm, at the Zaromb home , 8289 Tulane Ave, as they soon will make aliyah to Israel. We wish them much success in their new endeavors.

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 by Monday, July 22nd to secure these prices.

LOOKING AHEAD: The Young Israel/TMK annual picnic is being planned for Sunday, September 5th, at Irv Zeid Park, 9200 Old Bonhomme (between McKnight & Price, next to Logos School), at 4:30 pm.


UNVEILING: The monument unveiling for Erna Waltuch will be Sunday, July 18th, 1:00 pm, at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery West, White Road.

SPECIAL FILM PROGRAM ON TISHA B’AV: The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center presents a 50-minute film, Keep the Connection, on Tisha B’Av – Tuesday, July 20th, at 2 pm, at the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building. Rabbi Ze’ev Smason will lead a discussion following the screening. This program is free and open to the community. For info call 314-442-3714 or email

LOOKING FOR ALUMNI: With the installation of one of our alumni, Rabbi Avi Greene, class of ‘88, as our new Head of School, Epstein Hebrew Academy would like to reach out to our large pool of alumni, spanning 65 years of graduating classes, to reconnect old friends and fill them in on what Epstein looks like today. If you, your children, or grandchildren are graduates, please forward your email to Faye Newman, or Joan Heber, & help us to create this proud network of Epstein alums.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Meets this Sunday only at the home of Jan Adelman, 8032 Amherst, at 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call (314) 863-5438. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is (314) 995-7119.


Beit Midrash for Women: TMK Beit Midrash for Women will meet this week on Wednesday, July 21st at 9 am, at the home of Faye Newman (7916 Stanford) with Gilat Gastfraind.

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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