Young Israel of St. Louis




Barbara Strashun in honor of Dr. Robert Strashun being honored by

St. Louis Children's Hospital for 25 years of service.

The Oppenheimer family to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Amanda Oppenheimer

Friday, November 12th  

Candle lighting                                                   4:32 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                  4:30 pm

Saturday, November 13th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shuir – R Asher Yablok                      8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                     9:13 am

Bnei Akiva                                                        no Bnei Akiva this week

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                            3:35 pm

Mincha                                                             4:20 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                    5:32 pm


“Religious Jews vs. Observant Jews”


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/Ma’ariv                                                4:30 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

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


Mazel Tov to Dr. Lester Zeffren and to Dr. Dov & Tziona Zeffren on the upcoming wedding of their grandson and nephew, Shloimie, son of David & Mira Zeffren of Los Angeles, to Aliza Kranzler of Teaneck.

Mazel Tov to Michael & Karen Zeffren on the engagement of their son, Yaakov, to Avital Rosenbaum, daughter of Rabbi Yehuda and Andrea Rosenbaum of Teaneck. Mazel Tov to grandparents Shirley and Teddy Zeffren and Nancy Friedman.

Please come to a L'chaim in their honor, Sunday, November 14, from 1-3 p.m. at the Zeffren home, 8138 Balson Avenue.

Mazel Tov to Dr. Larry & Sunny Davis on the birth of a granddaughter, Shira Tiferet, to Rabbi Gedalyah & Miriam Berger of Mt Vernon, NY

Mazel Tov to Phyllis and Jack Shapiro on the birth of a granddaughter, Sophie Maya, to Dr. Edan and Miriam Shapiro of Riverdale, NY.


NEW MEMBER DINNER:We welcome everyone to our Shabbat dinner.

THANK YOU: to Adam & Tara Klein who are downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

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 very large 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.

EHA STAFF vs. ALUMNI BASKETBALL GAME: Saturday evening, November 27, 6:00 p.m. at Epstein, 1138 N Warson. We would love to see alumni come and participate in this fun event. If you don’t want to play, you can just cheer. For more information, contact Gideon Erkenswick at 994-7856.

EPSTEIN HEBREW ACADEMY: Epstein is looking for adult volunteers to tutor students, during the school day, in Hebrew Langauge and/or Judaic Studies. The committment can be as little as one hour a week. Please contact Heather Douek at 314-373-7531 or

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.


LAST CHANCE TO GET TICKETS: 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 with Rabbi Avi Greene.

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.


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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