Young Israel of St. Louis




Shelly & Mitch Wolf to commemorate the 15th yahrtzeit of Shelly’s mother, Rose Schulman.

Jackie & Howard Oppenheimer to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Jackie’s father, Victor Feldman.

Friday, December 10th  

Candle lighting                                                   4:22 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                  4:25 pm

Saturday, December 11th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – R Gershie Meisel                    8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                     9:32 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                            3:25 pm

Mincha                                                             4:10 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                        4:10 – 5:20 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                    5:22 pm


*Guest Speaker

Rabbi Shmuel Klein, Director of Publications and Communications of Torah Umesorah

Topic: Yosef’s Interaction With the World


Kiddush: Sponsored bythe Rabbi Frank & Adele Hoffman Youth Fund in honor of Shabbat Chinuch.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsors invited.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                             6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday                                         6:40 am

Asara B’Tevet                                                Friday, December 17th

Fast begins                                                        5:48 am

Selichot & Shacharit                                          6:15 am

Mincha                                                             4:10 pm


Mincha/Ma’ariv during the week                        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

Caitlyn Juroviesky                                             קפירה חוהיהודית בת קיילה פגייגה

                                                                        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

                                                                        דוד הלל בן יוכבד

                                                                                                חיה מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא

KIDNAPPED CHAYAL:                               Gilad (ben Aviva) Shalit



Mazal Tov to Dr Phil & EB Levy on the birth of a son. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Carl & Randy Levy and David & Joan Solomont, and to all of the visiting family. The brit milah is planned for Sunday morning after davening.

Mazal Tov to Howard & Jackie Oppenheimer on the engagement of their son Max to Jerilyn Pocrass. Mazal Tov to Max’s grandfather, Eric Oppenheimer.


AIR MILES WANTED: We need air miles for the Shul Dinner! We have an amazing band from NY lined up, but we need to get them here! If anyone is able to donate air miles (in 25,000 mile increments - we need 100,000 total) please contact Judy immediately at the shul office. Miles should be either AA or generic.

ONEG SHABBAT: For high school girls at the Shulman home, 8055 Amherst, at 8:30 pm with Rabbi Shmuel Yaakov Klein

SHABBAT GROUPS: Begin at 10:00 am.

THANK YOU: to Amir & Michelle Wolfe who are downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

PARENT/CHILD MOTZEI SHABBAT LEARNING:At Young Israel in the Beit Midrash, for grades 1-8, 6:30 pm. The learning this week is being sponsored by Adi & Eli Feen in the merit of a refuah shelaimah for Kalman Shmuel ben Chana Esther.

MONDAY NIGHT LEARNING: Our Beit Midrash learning on Monday nights continues at 8:00 pm every week and concludes at 9:30 pm with Ma’ariv.

RABBI FRANK & ADELE HOFFMAN SHABBAT CHINUCH: This Shabbat is Shabbat Chinuch. We are very proud of all of our children and their accomplishments. Please stay for the special presentation after davening.

TORAH UMESORAH SHABBAT CHINUCH: This Shabbat, coinciding with our Shabbat Chinuch, is a community-wide Shabbat Chinuch from Torah Umesorah. Young Israel is fortunate to host Rabbi Shmuel Yaakov Klein for the pre-mincha shiur and Seudah Shlishit. There is also a Friday night men's Oneg-Shabbat, 8:00 pm at Rabbi Mordecai and Zipporah Yaroslawitz's house, 8160 Balson and a women's shiur by Rabbi Shmuel Dishon, 2:15 pm at Rabbi Yossi and Raizy Golembeck's house, 825 University Place. There will be time to get to the pre-mincha shiur at Young Israel.

ATTENTION BLOOD DONORS: Our annual Community Blood Drive will be on Sunday, January 16th. SAVE THE DATE!!!

YOUNG ISRAEL DINNER: We are pleased to announce that Dr Robert & Barbara Strashun will be our honorees for the Shul dinner, February 13, 2011.

BOOK CLUB: We are reading “Future Tense” by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. The next meeting TBA.


CALENDAR: The 2011 Women's Division Calendar is granting you an extension until Sunday, December 12th to submit your names. Please contact Barbara Strashun at 314-721-3341 or at, or bring them to the Strashun home at 8007 Stanford.


HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: St. Louis Community Eruv is celebrating its 16th Anniversary this Shabbat. Please respond to the annual appeal letters for funds to support the inspection and maintenance of the Eruv.

NEW TEACHERS CENTER: Grand opening celebration of the Torah Umesorah St. Louis Teachers Center, 8630 Delmar Blvd. Suite 215, will be this Sunday, December 12th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. The event is open to the community.

TASTE OF KOSHER: At EHA, 1138 N Warson, Dec 23rd at 5:30 pm. Adults-$15 in advance, $18 at the door. Children (under 13)-$8 in advance, $10 at the door. Raffle drawing that night. For more info, call 994-7856.

BYHS RAFFLE: Block Yeshiva High School is having a raffle, with prizes of cash and merchandise. Although the raffle deadline is April 5th, there is an Early Bird Special for those entered before December 31st. Contact BYHS for more info and to purchase raffle tickets at 314-872-8701 or

COMING SOON: BYHS is having a trivia night on January 15th. Details to follow.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: Tomchei Shabbos has a beautiful, newly-designed donation card. Minimum donation is $5 per card. Call Jackie Gerson at 997-7257.


LAST CHANCE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS OR TRIBUTES FOR JSU’s “A Light to Remember” an evening of dining and entertainment, honoring Harvey & Dorit Daphna-Iken with a special tribute to Alice Fasman, the Clayton High School JSU Faculty Advisor. December 18th, 7:30 pm cocktails & 8 pm dinner at the Performing Arts & Education Center at the JCC. JSU is a dynamic network of hundreds of clubs for thousands of Jewish High School students in non-Jewish High Schools across North America from diverse backgrounds. Couvert is $90/person. For reservations or tributes visit  or contact Rabbi Mike at or 314-498-6279 or Rachel Lubchansky at 314-726-2163.


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:

To sponsor a weekly Shul Announcement, for $36, email Judy ( or call (727-1880).