Young Israel of St. Louis


PARSHAT ACHREI MOT                                                 SHABBAT HaGADOL


Chelle Medow to congratulate Bobby on once again being named a 5 Star Top Financial Advisor by the

American Registry.

Friday, April 15th

Candle lighting                                                                     7:20 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm

Saturday, April 16th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur –                                                                  cancelled for this week

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema                                                        9:43 am

Shabbat HaGadol Shiur (See below)                                 5:40 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                                            6:10 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:10 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:21 pm


Shabbat, April 16th. 5:40pm

“Why isn’t Yosef in the Haggadah?”


Kiddush: Sponsored by Nat & Yvette Levy and children, with the Perlow, Kirsh, and Kahn families, in honor of the birthday of Yvette's father, Solly Perlow.


Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Pat, David, Anne and Yoni Harris in commemoration of the upcoming yahrzeits of Michael Harris and of Pat's parents, Robert and Ethel Rosenfeld.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am







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

12:00 pm                                                                                 Sifrei Halacha (Men) - Dr. Joe Feder

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


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

רות בת שרה

יהודית בת בריינא

שירה פייגא בת מאירה ליבא

קפירה חוהיהודית בת קיילה

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 רפאל בן חנה מינדל

יוסף בער בן אסתר חיה

KIDNAPPED CHAYAL:                                                    Gilad (ben Aviva) Shalit


Mazal Tov to Dr Ethan & Debby Schuman on the engagement of their daughter, Dr Aviva Schuman, to Dr Kenny Banner of Farilawn, NJ.


THANK YOU: to Ruth Asher & Andy Koshner who are the downstairs ushers for the youth groups this week.

RABBI’S CLASSES: All of Rabbi Shulman's classes are on break until after Pesach.

PEANUT FREE KIDDUSH: Beginning after Pesach, all Kiddush items baked in our kitchen by our Kitchen Crew will be peanut free.

SAVE THE DATE:MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND:, May 27 - 29, 2011. Torah MiTzion Kollel and Young Israel will be hosting Scholar-In-Residence, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, founding rabbi of Efrat and founder and dean of the Ohr Torah Stone Institutions, a network of educational institutions in the United States and Israel. From Sunday - Tuesday, over thirty shilichim from Ohr Torah Stone's Straus-Amiel Institute will join Rabbi Riskin in St. Louis for a rabbinic and educators conference. There will be many learning opportunities for the entire community to join.


PRE-PESACH BABYSITTING: The Block Yeshiva High School Senior girls are babysitting on Sunday April 17 in the basement of Young Israel for ages newborn to 3rd grade from 1 - 5pm. The cost is $5 an hour per child with a maximum of $10 an hour per family. For more information, contact Sara Esrig at 314-313-3418.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS ANNIVERSARY BRUNCH Save the date! Sunday morning, June 5th. The entire community is welcome and encouraged to attend. More details to follow.

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.

PASSOVER GUIDE: The Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis 2011 Passover Guide is still available online:

ST. LOUIS JEWISH FEDERATION JAPAN RELIEF FUND: Donations can be made online at or checks payable to “St. Louis Jewish Federation Japan Relief Fund” can be sent c/o Federation, 12 Millstone Campus Drive, 63112.

FOGEL FAMILY EMERGENCY FUND: Donations can be made online at or checks payable to “Young Israel Charities – Fogel Family Emergency Fund” can be mailed to NCYI, 111 John Street, Suite 450, New York, NY 10038.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Meets at the home of Bobbi Gibli, 2 Delcrest Court, #204, Sundays @ 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 504-5593. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is 995-7119.


PRE-PESACH CAR WASH:Bnei Akiva is cleaning cars @ St. Louis Car Wash at 9509 Lackland Road. Just minutes away! Take Woodson past Page and make a left on Lackland.Sunday, April 17th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm RAIN OR SHINE.Cars: $15 Vans: $20


SUMMER EXPERIENCES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS: Wondering what to do with your children over the summer? Send them on one of NCSY's premier summer experiences in either the US, Europe or Israel. Israel for a month as low as $1,000, including airfare, Camp Sports or SEG for as low as $500. NCSY has programs for youth grades 3 through 12. For more information visit or call Rabbi "Mike" Rovinsky at 314 498 6279.


Mishnat Pinchas: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Seudah Shlishit for High School Girls:  This week at 6:15 pm at the Possicks, 7925 Delmar Blvd.

Beit Midrash for Women: TMK Beit Midrash for Women at the home of Faye Newman (7916 Stanford) Wednesdays at 9 am.

Registration is now open for Derech Eretz Camp for the summer of 2011 Monday, July 25th to Friday August 12th, 2011. Camp is for children entering Kindergarten through 11th grade in the fall of 2011. A special separate camping program is planned for the older grades. Camp this year will be held on the campus of Traditional Congregation on Ladue Road with daily swimming in the adjacent Lodge. The staff members are all post-high school, and include counselors from the sherut leumi program. For more information or to register, contact Suzanne (314-420-7880) or

YACHAD-ISRAEL: All school age children are welcome to the JCC during the school day of Yom Ha'atzmaut - Tuesday, May 10th to celebrate the creation of the modern State of Israel 63 years ago. Students in kindergarten through eighth grade, including the schools of H. F. Epstein Hebrew Academy, Solomon Schechter Day School and the Saul Mirowitz Day School Reform Jewish Academy, will participate in this joint educational program. The shlichim from Torah MiTzion have planned many interesting activities for this special day.


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).






Sunday April 17th

Mincha/Maariv                                                  7:25 pm

Search for Chometz                                           after 8:25 pm

Monday April 18th - Ta’anit Bechorim

Fast begins                                                        4:57 am

Shacharit                                                          6:30 am

Siyum                                                               after Shacharit

Last time to eat Chometz                                   10:23 am

Biur Chometz (Burning)                                     no later than 11:41 am

Monday Night - First Night Pesach

Candle Lighting – 1st night                                  7:23 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                  7:25 pm

Earliest time for Seder                                       8:23 pm

Tuesday April 19th 1st day Pesach

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                   9:40 am

Pre-Micha Shiur -                                              6:25 pm

Mincha                                                             7:25 pm

Maariv                                                              8:00 pm

Tuesday Night - Second Night Pesach

Candle Lighting                                                 not before 8:24 pm

Seder                                                                not before 8:24 pm

Wednesday April 20th – 2nd Day Pesach

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                   9:40 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur –                                           6:25 pm

Mincha                                                             7:25 pm

Yom Tov Ends                                                  8:25 pm

Thursday, Friday April 21st, 22nd   – Chol HaMoed

Shacharit                                                          6:20 & 8:00 am

Mincha/Maaric (Thursday)                                7:30 pm

Friday April 22nd – Shabbat Chol HaMoed

Candle Lighting                                                 7:27 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                  7:00 pm

Saturday, April 23rd  – Shabbat Chol HaMoed

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit (note time)                                       8:45 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                   9:37 am

Bnei Akiva                                                        no Bnei Akiva

Pre-Mincha Shiur –.                                          6:20 pm

Mincha                                                             7:20 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                    8:28 pm

Sunday, April 24th – Chol HaMoed

Shacharit                                                          8:00 am

Sunday Night – Seventh Night Pesach

Candle Lighting                                                 7:28 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                  7:30 pm

Monday, April 25th – Seventh Day Pesach

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                   9:36 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur -                                            6:30 pm

Mincha                                                             7:30 pm

Monday Night – Eighth Night Pesach

Maariv                                                              8:05 pm

Candle Lighting                                                 not before 8:29 pm

Tuesday, April 26th –Eighth Day Pesach

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit (note time)                                       8:45 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                   9:35 am

Drasha & Yizkor                                               10:30 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur -                                            6:30 pm

Mincha                                                             7:30 pm

Yom Tov Ends                                                  8:30 pm