Young Israel of St. Louis


SHABBAT KEDOSHIM                                                                    SHABBAT MEVORCHIM


Freda & Chaim Shiel and family in memory of Freda's mother and Roz's grandmother, Etta Pulver,

whose yahrtzeit was this week, the 24th of Nissan..

Jacob & Natalie Sukhodolsky, Yury and Alex, to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Natalie's mother, Berta Terno.

Friday April 29th

Candle Lighting                                                                    7:33 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm

Saturday, April 30th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     will resume next week

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:32 am

Bnei Akiva                                                                            6:25 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Rav Shay Piron                                 6:25 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:25 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:34 pm

Kiddush: Sponsors invited

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday                                      6:30 am

Tuesday, Friday                                                                   6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:40 pm


Rosh Chodesh Iyar                                                              Wednesday/Thursday, May 4/5





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

יהודית דבורה 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

טנחום טוביה בן פייגעל

 יוסף בער בן אסתר חיה

KIDNAPPED CHAYAL:                                                    Gilad (ben Aviva) Shalit


MISSING COAT: A light-weight, black women's raincoat having a white lining with black polka-dots, was taken mistakenly over Yom Tov and another coat left in its place. If you have taken the wrong coat, please contact the Garbows at 863-0070.

TEEN MINYAN: This Shabbat morning.

MEALS: Meals are again being coordinated for Aviva and Aryeh Needle when they return from Cincinnati. Anyone interested in preparing a meal for them may contact Rachel Lubchansky at 314-341-1308 or

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

ONEG SHABBAT: Bnei Akiva/NCSY Oneg Shabbat for grades 9-12 at the Feen home, 7850 Stanford, at 9:45 pm together with our guests from Israel, the Petach Tikvah Yeshiva High school delegation to the FIRST Robotics Convention and their rabbi, Rav Shay Piron.

WOMEN'S SHIUR: Matil Ziril (Matilda Zeffren) Womens Shiur will take place today, April 30th, at the home of Leila Biel, 8146 Balson, at 4:30 pm. The featured speaker will be Rivka Serel Yaroslawitz Berkowitz, with brief remarks by Zippora Yaroslawitz.


SHABBAT APRIL 30 – RAV SHAI PIRON: We welcome the Petach Tikvah Yeshiva High School delegation to the FIRST Robotics Convention to our community. We also welcome Rav Shai Piron. Co-founder of Yeshivat Hesder Petach Tikvah, and a prominent educator and public figure in Israel.  Rav Piron served as a member of the government appointed Dovrat Commission for educational reform in Israel. He is one of the leaders of the Tzohar rabbinical organization and an active member of numerous charitable organizations supporting special-needs populations. Rabbi Piron is a Ph.D. candidate in law and serves as the community rabbi in his hometown, Oranit.

SHABBAT MAY 7 – RABBI SHAUL FELDMAN - Director of Bnei Akiva of North America.  Rabbi Feldman has served as a teacher and educator in Yeshiva Kerem Beyavneh, as well as practicing law in Jerusalem.  He presently is the director of Bnei Akiva in both the US and Canada, and lives in Beit Shemesh.  He will be visiting St. Louis as part of a Shabbat Bnei Akiva at Young Israel. (see Bnei Akiva News)

MAY 27–29 – RABBI SHLOMO RISKIN - . Torah MiTzion Kollel and Young Israel will be hosting Scholar-In-Residence, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, of Efrat & Ohr Torah Stone Institutions.  From Sunday - Tuesday, over thirty shlichim from Ohr Torah Stone's Straus-Amiel Institute will join Rabbi Riskin in St. Louis for a rabbinic and educators conference, including many learning opportunities for the community.


YOM HASHOAH COMMEMORATIONSunday, May 1st, 4:00-5:30 pm, at Shaarei Emeth Congregation, 11645 Ladue Rd, sponsored by the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center.  This year’s theme: “The Holocaust in the Former Soviet Union: the 70th Anniversary of the Nazi German Invasion” will pay homage to the 1.5 million Jews murdered in the Soviet territories.

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

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.


BLOCK GALA: Ads for the Block Gala are due Sunday, May 1. Everyone should have received their invitations the week before Pesach. The gala is a tribute to the memory of Yetra Goldberg and a celebration of 30 years of BYHS graduates. Also at the gala, Wayne Dugge will receive the Devoted Teacher Award. Ads should be emailed to  The BYHS Gala is on May 16 at the Crowne Plaza.


SUMMER EXPERIENCES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS: 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.


Shabbat Bnei Akiva: Meet Rav Shaul Feldman, Director of Bnei Akiva of North America at a Family Shabbat Experience with lunch, May 7th, at Young Israel. Cost: $12/adult, $5/child under bar/bat mitzvah, with a $36 family maximum. RSVP to the office by Monday May 2nd. You do not have to have a child in Bnei Akiva to participate in the event


Mishnat Pinchas: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush. .

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. 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. St. Louis day school students, grades kindergarten through eighth grade, will participate in the program.



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)

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