Young Israel of St. Louis




Larry & Roberta Gornish, in honor of Max & Sabrina’s first anniversary

Carey & Susie Fredman to say tzeitchem l’shalom to their son, Rafi, who is leaving for Israel to attend Sackler Medical School.

Friday August 13th

Candle lighting                                                  7:40 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday August 14th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:40 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           6:30 pm

Mincha                                                             7:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:39 pm


Text study of the Machzor:

Why is this Musaf different from all other Musafs?

Kiddush: Sponsors invited.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsors invited

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 & 8:00 am

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


Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:35 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 Jerry and Marcia Esrig on the birth of twin grandsons to Yossi and Hodaya Esrig of New York.


SHUL BOXES:We are planning to organize the shul storage boxes for the coming year. If you have a box with your name on it, we will invoice you unless you tell us that you don't want it. If you are using an unlabelled box or a box with someone else's name, please let the office know so we can get the right nameplate on it. If you have two boxes, please let the office know whether you want both of them. If you would like a box, please contact the office. Rental is $36/year/box upstairs or downstairs.

YOM TOV FORMS: Please return forms to the office as soon as you can. If you did not receive them, please contact the office.

GO GREEN: In an effort to “go green” we have put a blue recycle bin in the social hall. Please use it for soda and water bottles, cans, and glass ONLY –no trash please.

SEUDAH SHLISHIT: It is time to “change the guard”. We are looking for volunteers to help prepare seudah shlishit every week. Please contact Hilton.


BALLGAME: If anyone with baseball tickets cannot go on Tuesday night, please contact Judy, as we have a request for more tickets.

WOMEN’S SHIUR: The next women’s shiur in our Young Israel series will be next Shabbat, August 21st, at 4:45 pm, at Young Israel and will be given byNechama Price. Shira Lev-Tzion will be giving the shiur on August 28th.

PICNIC: Calling for volunteers! If you're interested in helping to prepare food for the upcoming Young Israel / TMK picnic, please contact Rachel Lubchansky at 314-726-2163. The 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.

HAVERIM BOOK CLUB: The book club is now reading "The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak. The book is available at the Brodsky library. The next discussion will be after the Yom Tovim.


NEW GEMACH:There is now a medical supply gemach, at the home of Avigayil & Merrill Raul, and anyone in the community is invited to utilize it. Please contact them at 314-875-0383 or email regarding what is needed or if you have any questions. Also, if anyone has any medical items which are no longer in use, please contact Avigayil to make a donation.

BYHS FUNDRAISER: BHYS is bringing in an expert sofer to St. Louis. Rav Heineman will be in the Young Israel beit midrash August 15th –August 19th and will be available to check your mezuzot. and tefillin. Mezuzah checking: $12, Tefillin checking: $80, pick up/drop of $35, which includes taking the mezuzah off the doorpost and returning it. For more info, contact Rabbi Munk, Jake Asher or Debbie Fremerman at 314-872-8701. A portion of the proceeds will go to BYHS.

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 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 continues on Shabbat starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Beit Midrash for Women: TMK Beit Midrash for Women will resume with Merav on August 25th.



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)

Young Israel Web-site:

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