Young Israel of St. Louis




Friday, October 22nd                                     

Candle lighting                                                  5:55 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:55 pm

Saturday, October 23rd

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shuir – Chaim Possick                       8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                   10:02 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       4:45 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                           4:45 pm

Mincha                                                             5:45 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:54 pm


Abraham: Repeat Offender???

Kiddush: Sponsors invited

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Ed & Jan Adelman to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Ed’s mother, Frieda Adelman.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday,                                          6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                5:50 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

LOST & FOUND: Suzanne Sundy has lost a pair of sunglasses from South Africa and a similar but different pair was found. Please check to make sure that you haven’t mistakenly taken the wrong pair. Also turned in are a pair of reading glasses and 2 Etrog boxes – one is kid decorated, and the other is olive wood from Israel. Please also check with your out-of-town guests who were here for Yom Tov.


WOMEN’S SHIUR: All women are invited to hear a shiur given by Esta Adelman in memory of her beloved mother-in-law, Frieda, who was a strong and active supporter of our community. The shiur will be held at Young Israel starting promptly at 3:30 pm this Shabbat, October 23.

RABBI’S CLASSES: The Rabbi will be out of town Sunday and Monday this week. Consequently, his classes on Monday, both morning and evening, are cancelled for this week only.

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 WOMEN’S SHIUR SERIES: Following the successful Shabbat afternoon shiurim this summer Young Israel is pleased to announce a monthly women's shiur to be held on the Shabbat closest to Rosh Chodesh. The shiurim are dedicated to the memory of our beloved Matilda Zeffren. The Matil Tzirel Shiurim will take place at private homes. The first one will be on November 6th, with Shira Yablok, at the home of Sara Green, 8140 Tulane Ave, promptly at 3:15pm. The second is planned for December 4th, time to be announced, with Merav Possick, at the home of Ruth Asher, 7941 Gannon.

HAVERIM BOOK CLUB: The next book is "Ester and Ruzya" by Masha Gessen, and the next discussion will be Sunday, November 7 at 6 pm at the same place. The book is available at Brodsky library; or you can buy it for less then $10 on

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 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 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, with a special tribute to Alice Fasman, the Clayton High School JSU Facility Advisor. 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 still open for the new session of TMK’s Ulpan Ivrit. Session 1 at Young Israel, October – December, Mondays and Tuesdays. For more info, please contact Gilat at or call 609-1951.

·                                                                                                                                             Bat Mitzvah Program: The Ruth Fredman Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program is Sundays, 6:45-8:15 pm at Young Israel. For more info, contact Merav at 314-420-3696


Bnei Akiva: Is open to all chanichim (grades 2-7) at Young Israel every Shabbat afternoon. Enjoy fun activities and friends. Topic this week: Bnei Akiva Values. For more info, contact Merav at 420-3696, Nava at 570-3052 or Yaara at 825-9836 or

Shabbaton: 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:

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