Young Israel of St. Louis


SHABBAT TOLDOT                                    MACHOR CHODESH


Ruth Shanker, Gary Shanker, Debbie & Joel Fink, and Alan & Pam Shanker in memory of

Sam Shanker on his yahrtzeit.

Friday, November 5th  

Candle lighting                                                   5:39 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                  5:40 pm

Saturday, November 6th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shuir – R Gershie Meisel                    8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                     10:09 am

Bnei Akiva                                                        4:30 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                            4:30 pm

Mincha                                                             5:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                    6:38 pm

*Special Guest Shiur

Rabbi Chaim Eisen

Yaakov's Deceit: Does the Torah determine what morality is, or do we?


Kiddush: Sponsored by Judy & Bob Hellman and family and Adinah & Heschel Raskas and family on the occasion of the yahrtzeits of Ralph and Annette Raskas.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Sybil Carmen, Sidney & Rita Bresler, Neil & Judy Weintraub, and Murray & Eva Gail Bresler to commemorate the 10th yahrtzeit of their brother & uncle HaRav Yaakov Moshe Kulefsky z“l.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday,                                            6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                              6:40 am

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                4:35 pm

Rosh Chodesh Kislev                                    Sunday-Monday(Nov 7-8)



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

Betty Goldstein Parker                                       ביילה יענטא בת חיה

                                                                        יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

                                                                        נעכא אסתר בת שרה

                                                                        שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

                                                                        דבורה קעניא בת פייגא לאה

                                                                        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

CLAIM YOUR COATS, ETC: Items that have been left in Shul (coats, scarves, toys, dolls, etc) have all been put on the coat rack downstairs and will be donated on November 12th. Please claim your belongings.

NEW TIME FOR SHABBAT DAVENING: Starting next Shabbat, November 13th, Shacharit davening will begin at 8:45 am. This will continue until daylight savings time returns in the spring.


NEW WOMEN’S SHIUR: The first Matil Tzirel Shiur will be this Shabbat, November 6th, with Shira Yablok, at the home of Sara Greene, 8140 Tulane Ave, promptly at 3:15 pm. 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 on Sunday, November 7, at 5:30pm at the Sukhodolsky home, 8127 Amherst.

RABBI CHAIM EISEN: We are pleased to announce the visit of Rabbi Chaim Eisen from Israel this Shabbat. Included in his full schedule are an Oneg Shabbat for all high school/college girls at the Feen home, 7850 Stanford Ave, at 9 pm, pre-mincha shiur at Young Israel, topic: Yaakov's Deceit: Does the Torah determine what morality is, or do we?, a TMK melave malka at the home of Adam & Tara Klein, 8112 Tulane at 8:30 pm, topic: Why the summons of Eretz Yisrael altogether? Who needs mixing real estate with religion in the first place? and a community lecture on Sunday night, November 7th, 8:00 pm at Young Israel, topic: Rabbinic “Science” versus Science as We Know it: Can We Reconcile Them?

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 by Sunday, November 7th.

Volunteers Welcome for New Member Dinner!!

(1) Want to help cook for the dinner? Join us in the kitchen Wed (Nov. 10) from 12-3 pm or Thurs (Nov. 11) from 9 am -2 pm. (2) If you are interested in helping with food setup or serving on Friday evening, please contact Heather Douek at or 917-658-2696. (3) Strong volunteers who can help to break down the Shul for dinner and, especially, to reset the Shul after the dinner, please contact Rachel Lubchansky at or 314-726-2163.

YOUNG COUPLES SALON: The series for this year begins with a discussion - Chanukah: Mt. Sinai vs Mt Olympus, at the home of Aryeh & Aviva Needle, 900 Dalkeith Lane, Motzei Shabbat, November 20th, 8 pm. RSVP to or 314-726-2163.


HANUKAH HUGS: It’s that time again. JFCS has given us a big box to fill with new unwrapped toys, books, etc to be distributed for Chanukah. The box is downstairs outside the office. As you begin to shop for Chanukah, please think about purchasing an extra item.

EHA FUNDRAISER: Profits from the sale of the new Kosher by Design for Teens and 20 Somethings and all of the other Kosher by Design cookbooks will be used to fund special programs for students. These cookbooks are offered at a special discount. Orders can be placed now through November 22 by calling the school at 994-7856 OR Angela Tannenbaum at 802-7710. You may also purchase them at the EHA Book Fair, November 18-29.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP:Resumes 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.


NCSY GOES TO THE MOVIES: New Harry Potter Movie on Saturday night, November 20th, at the AMC 12 (near Kohns). The movie begins at 7:30 pm. (plan to arrive at 7:00 pm). Tickets are $9 for children age 12 and under, and $11 for those over age 12. To order tickets, call or text 314 498 6279 or email  ORDER TODAY!!!!!!!


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. For more info, 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.

Mishnat Pinchas: 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:Mondays and Tuesdays. For more info, contact Gilat at or call 609-1951.

·                                                                                                                                             Bat Mitzvah Program: The Ruth Fredman Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program - Sundays at 6:45pm.


Opening Event: Sunday, November 7th, 5-7:15 pm, for all chanichim, grades 2-7, held in the yard of Marvin Schneider, 12331 Ladue Rd. Drop off & pick up is next door at Traditional Cong, 12437 Ladue Rd. Join us for an “Israeli-Style Kumzitz & Bon Fire”. Cost $5. For more info contact Merav at 420-3696 or


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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