Young Israel of St. Louis




Rachel Lubchansky, in honor of everyone who worked so hard to make the New Member Dinner such a success.

Stan Biel, in honor of Leila’s birthday

Friday, November 19th  

Candle lighting                                                   4:27 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                  4:25 pm

Saturday, November 20th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shuir – R Chaim Possick                     8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                     9:18 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                            3:30 pm

Mincha                                                             4:15 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                        4:15-5:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                    5:27 pm


Did Mother Rochel Serve Idols?

Kiddush: Sponsored by Aaron Fredman in honor of his granddaughter Tanya's upcoming marriage to Len Pader.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday                                                            6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday                                         6:40 am

Thursday – Legal Holiday                                  8:00 am

Friday                                                               6:40 am and 8:00 am

Mincha/Ma’ariv                                                4:25 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 Jan & Ed Adelman, Bryna & Alan Kandel and to Al Adelman on the birth of a grandson and great-grandson to Shani & Paul Kandel in Israel.

Mazel Tov to Shirley & Elliott Franklin on the birth of a granddaughter to Rivkah & David Felman in NY.

Mazel Tov to Susie & Carey Fredman, Aaron Fredman, and the entire Fredman family on the upcoming wedding of Tanya to Len Pader. Special welcome to the many family and friends joining us for this Simcha.


Thank you to our entire committee for your delightful collaboration and to those who cooked a delicious meal for the New Member Dinner: Ruth Adler, Barbara Ast, Heather Douek, Jackie Gerson, Bonnie Goldmeier, Sabrina Gornish, Judy Haber, Merle Hartstein, Judy Hellman, Bernard Juroviesky, Kathy Machefsky, Sidney Machefsky, Bobby Medow, Aviva Needle, Debby Schuman, Aniel Shapiro, Baila Shulman, Barbara Strashun, Shelly Wolf, and Izzy Yazdi. What an incredible team!


SHABBAT GROUPS: Will now begin at 10:00am.

THANK YOU: to Rael & Suzanne Sundy who are downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

YOUNG ISRAEL DINNER: We are pleased to announce our honorees for the dinner, which will be on January 30th, 2011, are Dr Robert & Barbara Strashun.

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.

PARENT/CHILD MOTZEI SHABBAT LEARNING: At Young Israel in the Beit Midrash, for grades 1-8, beginning this Motzei Shabbat (November 20th), 6:30pm, and running throughout the winter months. Materials for learning will be provided or you may bring your own.

YOM IYUN: Presented by TMK/Young Israel on Thursday, November 25th, after the 8 am minyan.

SHABBAT CHINUCH: Attention Kindergarten and 1st Grade Parents and Grandparents - Shabbat Chinuch this year will be held on December 11th. Each child will be presented with a special gift from the Shul, followed by a special "kid-friendly" kiddush. We ask that each family send in a photo of your child/grandchild via email to Sara Greene at The photos will be used to decorate the social hall. Sponsorships for the kiddush are available and welcomed. We have lists from EHA, Torah Prep, and Solomon Schechter. Please let the office know if you have a child or grandchild in another school, so that he/she can be included.

NEW KASHRUT CARDS: We have received the new Kashrut cards from the CRC in Chicago. These cards have a few different symbols on them. Any hechshar that was removed was done so to make room for the new ones. All symbols on both cards are valid. No hechsharim have been discontinued.

BOOK CLUB: We are reading “Rashi's Daughters” by Maggie Anton. The next meeting TBA.


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: Kosher by Design for Teens and 20 Somethings and all of the other Kosher by Design cookbooks can be ordered 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 BOOK FAIR: Are you looking for the perfect Chanukah gift? Come visit Epstein Hebrew Academy’s annual Book Fair, open now through November29th. In addition to being open during regular school hours, the Fair will be open, Sunday Nov 21st, 10 am-12 pm and Tuesday Nov 23rd, 6-8:30 pm.

EHA STAFF vs. ALUMNI BASKETBALL GAME: Ready for some excitement?! The H. F. Epstein Hebrew Academy staff invites all alumni to a friendly Thanksgiving weekend basketball game at the Yetra and Israel Goldberg Gymnasium on November 27th. Doors open at 6 pm. Admission is free. For more information or to RSVP, please email or call (314) 994-7856. Get inspired by EHA's Basketball Challenge Video at

BYHS FUNDRAISING PARTY: Miche Bag Party, Tuesday night, November 23rd, 7:30 pm at the Girls School, 1146 N Warson Rd.


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 18th, 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.


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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