Young Israel of St. Louis




Judy Haber in honor of her grandson, Jake, on his 5th birthday.

Friday, October 15th

Candle lighting                                                  6:05 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:05 pm

Saturday, October 16th 

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shuir - Gershie Meisel                       8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   9:59 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       4:55 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           4:55 pm

Mincha                                                             5:55 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   7:04 pm


Understanding Lot

Kiddush: Sponsored by Marc & Vicki Chervitz in honor of Sammy becoming a Bar Mitzvah.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday,                                          6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                6:00 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

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

Teddy Zeffren                                                   תנחום טוביה בן פייגעל

Freyda Fredman                                                פריידא רחל בת שרה חנה

                                                                        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

                                                                        דוד הלל בן יוכבד

                                                                                                חיה מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא


Gilad (ben Aviva) Shalit


Mazel Tov to Marc & Vicki Chervitz on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Sammy. Mazel Tov to grandparents, Larry & Rayna Chervitz, and Al & Alice Redler, and to Sammy's great great aunt Ida Orenstein. We welcome all of the guests from New Orleans, Chicago, Memphis, Kansas City, Fairfax-VA, & Modiin, Israel who are visiting for the simcha.

Mazel Tov to Dr Lenny & Charlene Winer on the birth of a granddaughter to Ira & Lisa Winer of Oak Park, MI.

Mazel Tov to Marlene Green on the Bat Mitzvah of her granddaughter, Rachel Tamar, daughter of Eliot & Elissa Green of Brookline, MA

FOUND: The following items have been turned in to the office: a pair of sunglasses, 2 pairs of reading glasses, 2 Etrog boxes – 1 is kid decorated, and the other is olive wood from Israel. Please also check with your out-of-town guests that were here for Yom Tov.

We are still organizing meals for Danielle & Eldad Bialecki. If you would like to make a meal, please contact Heather Douek at <> or 314-260-9277.


SIYUM:The family of our beloved Matilda Zeffren, Matil Tziril bat Moshe, will be making a siyum Mishnayos to commemorate the completion of shloshim, immediately after Mincha/Maariv Sunday evening, October 17th. Davening and the siyum will be upstairs in the Shul.

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, 9:00pm at the shul. We need volunteers to run the program. Please contact Natalie Sukhodolsky if you can help at 725-6277.

NEW MEMBER DINNER:Friday, November 12, after davening. Cost: $15/adult and children 12 & up, $7/children under 12, with a $60 max/family. Please RSVP to the office as soon as possible so we can plan accordingly.


WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP:Will be meeting at Jan Adelman’s home 8032 Amherst, Sundays October 17, October 24, and October 31, @ 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call (314) 863-5438. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is (314) 995-7119.


JR Oneg: Friday, October 15th, 9:00 pm, at the home of Ari Siegel, 709 Oakbrook, open to those in grades 5-8.

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.


Save the Date: TMK’s gala fundraising event: “A Celebration of Chanukah” on Saturday night, December 4th, the 5th night of Chanukah, 7:30 pm at the Cedars at the JCA, 13190 S Outer 40 Rd. Featuring a musical concert by the Eckhardt Family Singers of Milwaukee.

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.

·                                                                                                                                             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 17th, 6:45-8:15 pm at Young Israel. For more info, contact Merav at 314-420-3696


The annual 9th grade Midwest Bnei Akiva Shabbaton will be on December 10-12 in Cleveland OH. The Shabbaton is a great opportunity for your child to get to know Bnei Akiva members from across the region. Participating in this Shabbaton are Chanichim from: Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh, and St. Louis. Many of the participants are friends of your children from the Bnei Akiva camps, Wild Rose and Stone.


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).