Young Israel of St. Louis


SHABBAT SHEKALIM                                                                     MACHOR CHODESH


Friday, March 4th

Candle lighting                                                                     5:39 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    5:40 pm

Saturday, March 5th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – R. Gershie Meisel                                  8:00 am

Shacharit                                                                               8:45 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                                        9:21 am

Teen Minyan                                                                        9:30 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur:*                                                              4:30 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                                            4:30 pm

Mincha                                                                                  5:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       6:40 pm

* Practical Purim Problems Part II:

“Mishloach Manot via Email, Group Packages, Re-gifting...“

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                                      5:45 pm

Rosh Chodesh Adar II                                                        Sunday & Monday, March 6 & 7






8:45 am                                                                                   TMK Tanach for Teens - Rabbi Assi 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

קפירה חוהיהודית בת קיילה פגייגה 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


Mazal Tov to Dr. Warren & Vicki Isakow on the birth of a baby boy. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Barbara & Bob Kahn from New Jersey, and Hermione & Leiz Isakow from California. The Shalom Zachor will be at the Klein home, 8112 Tulane, 8:30-10:30 pm. The brit milah is being planned for Sunday morning after davening, which begins at 8:00 am. Children are invited to come say shema over the baby Sat. night at 7:15 pm.

Mazal Tov to Elliott & Shirley Franklin on the birth of a grandson born to Dovid & Becky Franklin of LA.


TEEN MINYAN: Begins at 9:30 am.

SHABBAT GROUPS: Begin at 10:00 am.

THANK YOU: to David & Debbie Friedman who are the downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

MATZAH ORDERS: Please send in your orders ASAP. The absolute deadline for pre-paid orders is Wednesday, March 9th. Please consider donating an extra box of matzah to help the Barbara Mendelson Tomchei Shabbos Fund.

WOMEN’S SHIUR: We invite all women of the community to join us this Shabbat for the next Matil Ziril (Matilda Zeffren) Shabbat afternoon shiur at the home of Jackie Gerson, 8323 Cornell, at 3:15 pm. The speaker will be Zahava List.

MOVIE AND SCHMOOZE: “The Exodus Decoded,” 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 March 6th, 8:00 pm at Young Israel. Suggested donation is $5.

SCHNITZI NIGHT: Create your own Schnitzi sandwich on Tuesday evening, March 15th, 5:30-7 PM at Young Israel.

PURIM: March 19th-20th. See attached flyer.

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED: Bais Abraham has challenged Young Israel to an anagram tournament. Please contact Mickey Ariel ( to join our Young Israel team.

OFFICE: Sara Greene will be covering the office duties during Judy’s surgery and rehab time, beginning Tuesday, March 8th. Her hours will be 10:00 AM-2:00PM, Monday through Friday.


ESTHER’S EXPRESS: The Women’s Division is offering its beautiful, themed Mishloach Manot Packages. $120, sends baskets to the entire shul. $10/basket for individual shul members. $25/basket for non-shul members. Please mail form and payment to Rachel Shapiro, 7823 Blackberry Avenue, 63130 or email the information to


PURIM GREETINGS: Tomchei Shabbos cards can be used as a lovely Purim Greeting Card and can be purchased for a minimum donation of $5.00. Contact Jackie Gerson at 727-7257 to purchase your cards.

MOAS CHITIM: Please remember the Rabbi Sholom Rivkin Moas Chitim/Tzedaka campaign for this year.  The funds from this campaign assist families in our community for Passover.Please make checks payable to Vaad Hoier Moas Chitim and mail them to the Vaad office, 4 Millstone Campus, St. Louis, MO 63146

PURIM PARADE: The annual community Purim parade will take place on Sunday, March 20th at 2:00 PM starting at the corner of Gay & Cornell and ending at Saxony Court.

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.


Effective March 1st, VegaDeli in Chesterfield, has chosen to discontinue its kosher certification from the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis.

Effective March 14th, the Breadsmith bakery located at 10031 Manchester Rd. in Kirkwood, will be OV certified Kosher-Pareve and Pas Yisroel. OV certification will apply only to those products made at this location. Pre-packaged retail food items will not be under OV certification, unless bearing the OV symbol. Breadsmith OV certified products also will be available for purchase at Simon Kohn’s Kosher Meat and Deli. For more info, please contact the Vaad Hoeir office (314) 569-2770.


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 

·                                                                                                                                             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).


SUSHI & SHTEIGSr. NCSYers are invited for an evening of sushi and Torah at the Siegel home, 709 Oakbrook on Wednesday, March 9th, at 7:30pm.


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).