Young Israel of St. Louis


SHABBAT NOACH                                                  ROSH CHODESH CHESHVAN


Mazel Tov to Eric H. Goldmeier on his Bar Mitzvah, with much love, from

Joshua, Bradley, Adam, Gary, & William

Rachel & Adam Lubchansky in honor of Jackie Gerson, for her unwavering dedication to our family for the past 18 months. Amalya, Aryeh & Yael thank Jackie for her unbeatable stories & completely energetic playtime.

Friday, October 8th

Candle lighting                                                  6:15 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:15 pm

Saturday, October 9th 

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shuir                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:56 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       5:00 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           5:05 pm

Mincha                                                             6:05 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   7:14 pm


"Somewhere Under the Rainbow..."

Kiddush: Sponsored by Bonnie & Mickey Goldmeier in honor of Eric becoming a Bar Mitzvah.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Uncle Eliot & Aunt Nancy and the entire Planells family, and Uncle Keith & Aunt Linda and the entire Rigden family, in honor of Eric’s Bar Mitzvah.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday,                                          6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                6:10 pm




Rabbi Sholom Rivkin                                          הרב שלום בן נעכא פייגא

Rebbetzin Paula Rivkin                                      פעסיא בת הינדא ברכה

Gershon Yitzchak Zeffren                                  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

Yehoshua Sommer                                            יהושע בן זהבה

Marilyn Sivak                                                    מרים בת בתיה

Ari Green                                                         ארי משה בן עטרה עלא

Teddy Zeffren                                                   תנחום טוביה בן פייגעל

                                                                        יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

                                                                        נעכא אסתר בת שרה

                                                                        שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

                                                                        דבורה קעניא בת פייגא לאה

                                                                        מרדכי בן שרה

                                                                        רות בת שרה

                                                                        יהודית בת בריינא

                                                                        רבקה לאה בת חוה צביה

                                                                                                חיה מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shalit


Mazel Tov to Dr. Mickey & Bonnie Goldmeier on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Eric. We welcome all of the guests who are visiting for the simcha.

Mazel Tov to Sidney & Rita Bresler on the recent marriage of their granddaughter, Nomi Gellman, daughter of Beth & Yisrael Gellman, to Avi Itzkovich in Yerushalayim.

We are proud of Dr Eli Feen who was interviewed of FOX News this week speaking about headaches.


Our condolences to Kate & Robert Friedman on the passing of their mother and mother-in-law, Julie Brophy. Kate and her family are sitting shiva at the home of Marshall & Bonnie Friedman, 10123 Winding Ridge Rd. Shiva hours are between 10am-12pm and 4:00-7:00 pm, with evening services at 6:20 pm, through Sunday evening. May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


SHABBAT GROUPS: There will be no groups for the 3rd – 5th grade boys only, who will be enjoying the Bar Mitzvah.

CANDY APPLES: We thank our sponsors: Ed & Jan Adelman, Buddy & Ruth Adler, Drs. Stan & Leila Biel, Dr. Larry & Sunny Davis, Aaron Fredman, Ron & Donna Fredman, Mike & Sima Oberlander, Howard & Jackie Oppenheimer, Dr. Heschel & Adinah Raskas, and Dr. Danny & Sara Wachsstock.

HAVERIM BOOK CLUB: Discussion of “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak will be at 4 pm, October 9th (this Shabbat) at the home of Natalie & Jacob Sukhodolsky, 8127 Amherst Ave. The discussion will be lead by Dr. Zvi Tannenbaum, history professor.

“DOUBLE HEADER LECTURE”: Rabbi Ronen & Rabbanit Pnina Neuwirth, Thursday, Oct 14th, 7-9 pm. Please see the attached flyer.

MOVIE AND SHMOOZE: We are planning a new program that will include a movie with Jewish content, food, and time to shmooze. We will meet every 2 months, starting on Motzei Shabbat, October 30th, time and location TBA. We need volunteers to run the program. Please contact Natalie Sukhodolsky if you can help at 725-6277.

NEW MEMBER DINNER:Friday, November 12. If you are interested in serving on the planning committee, please contact Rachel Lubchansky (314-726-2163) by Sunday, Oct. 10.


SR Oneg: This Shabbat at the home of Rabbi Gershie & Tzippy Meisel, 898 Alanson Dr, at 9:00 pm. Open to all teens, grades 8-12.

Teen Paintball Event: Sunday, October 10, 2:00-5:00pm at The Breaker in Collinsville (4604 Fairmont Ave, 62234). Cost: $20/person (includes all supplies). See flyer for more info or contact Rabbi Mike at 314-498-6279.

JR Oneg: Friday, October 15th, 9:00 pm; open to those in grades 5-8. Time and location TBA.

SR Shabbaton: There is still time to register for the 1st convention of the year, October 21 - 24, in Kansas City. For info or to register, contact Rabbi Mike at 314-498-6279.

JR Shabbaton: Will be in St Louis at NHBZ, November 5-7. If you live within reasonable walking distance to NHBZ and can have NCSYers and a staff member for the weekend (or to register), please call Rabbi Mike at 314-498-6279.


A Light to Remember: We are happy to announce that Harvey and Dorit Daphna-Iken will be honored at JSU’s "A Light to Remember" evening of dining and entertainment on December 18, 7:30 pm at the Performing Arts & Education Center at the JCC. Honorary Chairpersons: Ethan & Debby Schuman, Bruce & Faith Waxman, Mali & Dani Haberer, and Josh & Temima Gould. For more info or to serve on the dinner committee, contact Rabbi Mike at or 314-498-6279.


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.

·                                                                                                                                             Bnot Sherut:Please contact Ruthie Asher (727-6317) to arrange to have Yaara & Nava, to your home for a Shabbat meal.

·                                                                                                                                             Ulpan:Registration is open for the new session of TMK’s Ulpan Ivrit. Session 1 will be at Young Israel, October – December, Mondays and Tuesdays. For more info, please contact Gilat at or call 609-1951.

·                                                                                                                                             Bat Mitzvah Program: The opening session of the Ruth Fredman Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program will be Sunday, October 10th, 6:45-8:15 pm at Young Israel. For more info, contact Merav at 314-420-3696


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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