Young Israel of St. Louis




Friday, February 25th

Candle lighting                                                                     5:32 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    5:35 pm

Saturday, February 26th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – R Asher Yablok                                     8:00 am

Shacharit                                                                               8:45 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                                        9:26 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                                                 4:25 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                                            4:25 pm

Mincha                                                                                  5:25 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       6:33 pm

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 during the week                                      5:35 pm






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

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

8:45 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 - Parent/Child Learning


ברכה חיה בתיה בת אלטא נחמה

אהובה בת חוה

מרים בת בתיה

מלכה גיטל בת עדינה

נעכא אסתר בת שרה

שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

דבורה קעניא בת פייגא לאה

רות בת שרה

יהודית בת בריינא

זענדלע אסתר בת פייגא

שירה פייגא בת מאירה ליבא

גיטל יהודית בת הינדה

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

אלכסנדר בן שרה רבקה

יהושע בן זהבה

יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

דוד הלל בן יוכבד

יעקב דוד רפאן בן חנה מינדל

עקיבא מאיר בן חיה דבורה

KIDNAPPED CHAYAL:                                                    Gilad (ben Aviva) Shalit


Our condolences to Teddy & Shirley Zeffren on the passing of their brother and brother-in-law, Joel Zeffren.  Shiva is at the Zeffren home, 924 Gay Avenue.

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


SHABBAT GROUPS: Begin at 10:00 am.

THANK YOU: to Adi & Eli Feen who are the downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

PARENT/CHILD MOTZEI SHABBAT LEARNING:At Young Israel for grades 1-8, 7:15 pm.  This will be the last session of the season.

RABBI’S CLASSES:Rabbi Shulman’s weekday classes on Monday am & pm and Wednesday pm are cancelled for this week only, as he will be out of town at a YU Rabbinic conference.

MATZAH ORDERS: Orders forms have been sent. The absolute deadline for pre-paid orders is Wednesday, March 9th. Please send in your orders ASAP.  When you are preparing your order, please consider donating an extra box of matzah to help the Barbara Mendelson Tomchei Shabbos Fund.

SALON: The next Young Couples Salon will be this Motezi Shabbat, February 26th,at the Lubchansky home, 7337 Stanford. at 8:15 pm.

SPECIAL LECTURE: Rebbetzin Esther Shkop, Ph.D., Dean, Blitstein Institue of HTC (TI), Chicago, IL will be speaking at Young Israel this Sunday, February 27th, at 11 am. Her topic is: “Form & Meaning in Tehillim; an Analysis of Tehillim 19 “.

WOMEN’S SHIUR: We invite all women of the community to join us on March 5th, Parashat Pekude, for the next in the Matil Ziril (Matilda Zeffren) Series of Shabbat afternoon shiurim. The shiur will be at the home of Jackie Gerson, 8323 Cornell, at 3:20 pm. The speaker will be Zahava List.

MOVIE AND SCHMOOZE: Come see, “The Exodus Decoded,” on Motzei Shabbat March 5th, 8:00 pm at Young Israel. $3/person, $5/couple.

ISRAELI DANCING: All women and high school girls are invited to an evening of Israeli dancing led by Rachel Armoza. on Sunday, March 6th, 8:00 pm at Young Israel. Suggested donation: is $5.

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED: Bais Abraham has challenged Young Israel to an anagram tournament. If a team of at least 4 'anagramists' can be formed, the face-off will occur on two nights (one each at Young Israel and Bais Abraham). Each anagramist will contribute a few dollars per game and the money will be donated to the winning team's shul. Please contact Mickey Ariel ( to join our Young Israel team.


Purim is March 20th - It’s time for “Esther’s Express”!  The Young Israel Women’s Division is once again offering its beautiful, themed Mishloach Manot Packages. For $120, send a beautiful Mishloach Manot gift package to the entire shul. Each family will receive a personalized card listing the donors that send to them. For $10/household, send Mishloach Manot to individual shul members. For $25/basket, send Mishloach Manot to non-shul members. Please mail form and payment to Rachel Shapiro, 7823 Blackberry Avenue, 63130 or email the information to


Aish Speaker Series - Tuesday, March 1st, at
7 pm with Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky "Raising Kids with a Cause." Join the internationally acclaimed Rabbi Orlofsky as he simultaneously educates and entertains. $10 suggested donation. Aish Firehouse, 457 N. Woods Mill Rd., Chesterfield. RSVP, or for more information, contact Claire at 314-862-2474 or

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 Thursday, March 3rd at 4 pm in Graham Chapel at Washington University. The lecture will be followed by a reception and book signing. It is free and open to the public.

KOSHER RESTAURANT: Gokul Indian Restaurant, located at 6101 Delmar Boulevard, is certified as Kosher-Dairy by the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis. Please note that Gokul’s Overland Page Avenue location will not be certified kosher. Gokul Indian Restaurant’s hours will be 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. For more information call Gokul Indian Restaurant at 314-721-1888 or see

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 resumes this week 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.


As part of “World Wide Bnei Akiva Chessed Day” on March 6th, Bnei Akiva of St. Louis is collecting the following:

·                                                                                                                                             Ingredients to make challah and hamantashen for Tomchei Shabbos. Monetary donations are also welcome in order to purchase ingredients.

·                                                                                                                                             Treats and candy for Mishloach Manot to be given to Tomchei Shabbos as well. 

·                                                                                                                                             Used toys and books for Young Israel’s Shabbat groups

·                                                                                                                                             Used shoes and coats for donation

Items may be placed in the bin outside the shul office or pick ups can be arranged.  Contact:  Rani (314-800-3616), Rebecca (314-625-1775), or Aniel (314-703-5749).


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).