Young Israel of St. Louis




Jonty, Joshua, Gabriel and Adam Felsher in honor of Juli-Ann's upcoming special birthday.

Friday August 27th

Candle lighting                                                  7:21 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday August 28th 

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:45 am

Women’s Shiur                                                 4:45 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           6:10 pm

Mincha                                                             7:10 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:19 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 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am



Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:15pm





Rabbi Sholom Rivkin                                          הרב שלום בן נעכא פייגא

Rebbetzin Paula Rivkin                                      פעסיא בת הינדא ברכה

Gershon Yitzchak                                              גרשון יצחק בן מאטל צירל

Matilda Zeffren                                                 מאטל צירל בת גיטל

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

Mariam Weisel                                                  מרים בת שרה

Ari Green                                                         ארי משה בן עטרה עלא

                                                                        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 engagement of their daughter, Devorah to Yair Reiner, son of Dr. Barry and Suri Reiner, of Baltimore,.

Mazal Tov to Avital Shulman, one of the winners of this year's LMI Aerospace Inc/D3 Technologies Award for Excellence in Research, presented to students who distinguished themselves during the 2010 Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Avital won this award for her research paper entitled: "Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation Along the Oligodendrocyte Lineage: The Effects of Morphine." As a student of Block Yeshiva High School, this award will be presented to her at school. Mazal Tov to Avital and Rabbi Moshe & Baila Shulman, and Mazal Tov to Block Yeshiva High School for achieving another winner of this distinguished award.


ONEG SHABBAT: NCSY & TMK bid farewell to Bradley Goldmeier, Eitan Groener, and Aryeh Kaufman as they leave for school in Be’er Sheva, at the Possick home, 7925 Delmar, 9:30pm – 11:00pm, for grades 8-12.

WOMEN’S SHIUR: There will be a women’s shiur this Shabbat, August 28th, 4:45 pm, at Young Israel given by Shira Lev-Tzion. Her topic is: Teshuva: Lechatchila or Be’diavad?

EPSTEIN PICNIC: The back to school picnic for Epstein Hebrew Academy will be at Stacy Park on Tuesday, August 31st, 4:40-7:00pm.

YOUNG ISRAEL - TORAH MiTZION PICNIC Sunday, September 5, 4:30 pm at Irv Zeid Park. Bring your own picnic or enjoy ours! RSVP to or 314-726-2163. Let us know if you can volunteer your time to help prepare the food

SHABBAT SHUVA SHIUR: Given by Rabbi Shulman will be on Shabbat Shuva, September 11, at 5:15 pm. The topic will be: It was the Best of Times. It was the Worst of Times: A new look at Psalm 27, Le'dovid...

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.


SHUL BOXES:Items in unlabeled boxes and in boxes of nonmembers have been removed and are being stored in the office. If you would like to rent a box, please contact the office. Rental is $36/year/box upstairs or downstairs.

YOM TOV FORMS: The Seating Committee will soon begin arranging our Yom Tov seating chart. Please return forms to the office as soon as you can. If you did not receive forms, please contact the office.

RECYCLE BIN: The blue recycle bin in the social hall is 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.


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.

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.


Jr NCSY Kick-Off Event & BBQ: Sunday, August 29th, 12:30-2:00 pm, at the Fuerer’s home, 11623 Lakeshore Drive, welcoming Gershie & Tzippy and featuring Eli Schwartz. There will be girls swimming, 2:00-3:00 pm.


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 this Wednesday at 9 am.



Will resume after the chagim.


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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