Young Israel of St. Louis



NCSY and JSU in honor of Rabbi Mike’s induction into the Ben Zakkai Honor Society

Friday, January 28th 

Candle lighting                                                                     5:00 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    5:00 pm

Saturday, January 29th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – R Gershie Meisel                                   8:00 am

Shacharit                                                                               8:45 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                                        9:44 am

Shiur  Is the Sky the Limit? Creating a Framework of Setting Limits for Our Children and US      4:00 pm

Mincha                                                                                  4:50 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                                            4:50 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       6:02 pm

Special Guest Speaker: We are honored to have Rabbi Noach Orlowek give the pre-mincha shiur this week. Rabbi Orlowek is the Mashgiach Ruchani in Yeshivat Torah Ore in Yerushalayim. He lectures on five continents, mostly in the areas of parenting, teaching, and relationship issues.

Kiddush: Sponsored by Aryeh & Aviva Needle and family in honor of Ariana Shira and her 2nd birthday, and on the occasion of the yartzeits of their grandfathers, Leonard Kiem and Harry Needle.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by David and Roz Hirschhorn and family to commemorate the yartzeits of their dear daughter and sister. Chaya Renana. and David's mother, Ellen, whose yartzeits are both in Shevat.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday, Friday (Rosh Chodesh)                  6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday                                                         6:40 am

Mincha/Ma’ariv during the week                                      5:05 pm

Rosh Chodesh Adar I                                                         Friday Feb 4th, Shabbat Feb 5th





8:45 am                                                                                   TMK Tanach for Teens - Rabbi Asi Gastfraind

9:00 am                                                                                   Tanach: Kings & Prophets - Dr. Mitch Wolf

9:00 am                                                                                   Shiur for grades 6-8 - Rabbi M. Rovinsky


9:15 am                                                                                   Tanach (Shoftim) - Rabbi Shulman

7:30 pm                                                                                   Talmud (Rosh Hashanah) - Rabbi Shulman

8:00pm                                                                                    Open Beit Midrash


11:30 am                                                                                 Parsha (Women) - Rabbis Shulman/Rovinsky

7:15 pm                                                                                   Talmud (Sanhedrin) (Men) - Rabbi Rosenbloom


9:00 am                                                                                   TMK Women’s Beith Midrash (@ Newman’s) - Merav Possick

8:00 pm                                                                                   Tanach (Shoftim) - Rabbi Shulman


7:15 pm                                                                                   Parsha - Dr. Dov Zeffren

7:15 pm                                                                                   Talmud (Brachot) - Dr. Norman Katz


8:00 am                                                                                   Parsha   Rabbis Yablok / Meisel / Possick

5 min into Kiddush - Mishnat Pinchas Parent/Child Learning

Pre-Mincha - Parsha / Topical - Rabbi Shulman

Motzei Shabbat (6:40pm) - Parent/Child Learning



מלכה גיטל בת עדינה

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

הרב שלום בן נעכא פייגא

גרשון יצחק בן מאטל צירל

רפאל דוד בן ברכה

ראובן בן טובה חיה

זאבאליעזר בן חיה שיינדל

ברכה חיה בתיה בת אלטא נחמה

אהובה בת חוה

אלכסנדר בן שרה רבקה

יהושע בן זהבה

מרים בת בתיה

KIDNAPPED CHAYAL:                                                    Gilad (ben Aviva) Shalit


Mazal Tov to Arik & Jesse Levy on the birth of a son. The Sholom Zachor will be at Spetner home, 8360 Balson after 8:30pm The Brit Milah is being planned for Sunday morning after the 8 am minyan. Anyone wanting to help with meals can contact Judy Hellman at 314-862-8432 or or Roz Hirschhorn at 314-725-1719 or

Mazal Tov to Dr Marty & Barbara Ast on the engagement of their daughter, Julie, to Sholom Yaffa, son of Dr Joel & Dina Yaffa of Beit Shemesh. Mazal Tov to grandmother, Kate Ast.

Mazal Tov to Rabbi Michael Rovinsky on his being honored with induction into the Ben Zakkai Honor Society at the OU Annual Dinner Sunday night.


Our condolences to Rabbi Jeffrey Bienenfeld on the passing of his father, Jerome. He will be sitting shiva until Thursday morning in Teaneck at his sister’s home, 300 Briarcliff, and can be reached at 201-837-1611.

Our condolences to Naomi Josman on the passing of her mother, Sarah, in Israel. Naomi is sitting shiva at Moshav Kfar Hasidim until Tuesday (972) 4-984-6332 or on her cell at (972) 54-643-0597. Her email is

May the families be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


SHABBAT GROUPS: Begin at 10:00 am.

THANK YOU: to Rabbi Avi & Sara Greene who are downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

PARENT/CHILD MOTZEI SHABBAT LEARNING:At Young Israel for grades 1-8, 6:45 pm.

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.

BOOK CLUB: We are reading “Future Tense” by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. The next meeting will be Sunday, January 30th, 7:00 pm at the Sukhodolsky home, 8127 Amherst. Rabbi Shulman will be leading the discussion.

WOMEN’S SHIUR: We invite all the women of the community to join us as we resume The Matil Ziril (Matilda Zeffren) Series of Shabbat afternoon shiurim, on January 29, Parashat Mishpatim, at the home of Sunny Davis, 8035 Cornell at 3:00 pm. The speaker will be Allison Zaromb. The next shiur will be Saturday, March 5th, Parashat Pekudei. The speaker will be Zahava List.

YOUNG COUPLES SALON: The next salon will be Motzei Shabbat, January 29th, at the home of Mark & Tammy Friedman, 8046 Teasdale, 8:15 pm. RSVP to Rachel Lubchansky at: Topic: Intellectual vs Spiritual Judaism: Finding the Balance.

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

AD DEADLINE APPROACHING: Please send your dinner journal ads to the office ASAP!!! The deadline is February 2nd – Next Wednesday. The journal is not only a way to express our appreciation for our honorees, but it is our major fundraiser of the year. Dinner reservations are also due now.

SAVE THE DATE: Rebbetzin Esther Shkop, Ph.D., Dean, Blitstein Institue of HTC (TI), Chicago, IL will be speaking at Young Israel on Sunday evening, February 27th.


SHUL CALENDARS: are hereand are available in the office during regular business hours for those who participated.

OPENING EVENT: At "Your Pot's Desire", at the corner of Delmar and North & South. Enjoy a fun evening of painting pottery, light refreshments, and good friends. Saturday night, February 5th at 7:30 pm. $18 includes one item to paint and fire. RSVP to Debby Schuman at 314-727-3123.


COMMUNITY EVENT: Rabbi Noach Orlowek will be giving a parenting workshop on Sunday, January 30th, 9:45-11:30 am, at the Torah Umesorah Teachers Center, 8630 Delmar Blvd. Q&A session follows the lecture.

MEZUZAH COVER MAKING: As part of the Festival of Jewish Life at the “J”, Batya Rich will be conducting a class in making mezuzah covers, Sunday January 30th, 7-8 pm. For more info, go to:

COMMUNITY LECTURE: Dan Senor, co-author of the best-sellerStart-Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle” will discuss Israel’s meteoric rise as an entrepreneurial power house and what the US can learn from it on Wednesday, February 2, at 6 pm in Graham Chapel at Washington University. Lecture is followed by a reception and book signing. Free and Open to the Public.

SAVE THE DATE: February 21st - NoBull at Kohn’s to benefit Bnei Akiva. Details to follow.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Meets at Bobbi Gibli’s condo on Delcrest Court-Bldg #2, Condo #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.


Mishnat Pinchas: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Beit Midrash for Women: TMK Beit Midrash for Women – please call Faye Newman at 862-7537 to see if there is class.

·                                                                                                                                             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 continues Sunday evenings at 6:30pm.


Shul Office Hours:  Mon-Fri 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM.

Deadline for announcements:  Noon on Thursday &

 for Mazal 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).