Young Israel of St. Louis




Faye & Earl Newman, with gratitude to Hashem, enabling them to celebrate the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson,

Yedidyah Haim Samuels.

Friday May 6th

Candle Lighting                                                                    7:40 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm

Saturday, May 7th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – R Gershie Meisel                                   8:00 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:28 am

Bnei Akiva                                                                            6:30 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                                                 6:30 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:41 pm

Kiddush: Sponsors invited.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 am

Tuesday – Yom Ha'Atzmaut                                              6:40 am

Wednesday, Friday                                                             6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:45 pm






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

8:15 pm                                                                                   Talmud (Rosh Hashanah) - Rabbi Shulman

8:15pm                                                                                    Open Beit Midrash


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

8:15 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

8:15 pm                                                                                   Tanach (Shoftim) - Rabbi Shulman


7:15 pm                                                                                   Parsha - Dr. Dov Zeffren

6:45 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


Mazal Tov to Mark & Barbara Drazen on the birth and bris of their new grandson, Jacob Henry (Yaakov Chaim), born to Jeremy & Miriam (Drazen) Fox.

Mazal Tov to Ruth Shanker on the birth of a great-grandson, born to Ezekiel & Jilly Fink of Los Angeles. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Joel & Debra Fink.


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 is visiting St. Louis as part of a Shabbat Bnei Akiva at Young Israel.

ONEG SHABBAT: at the Possick home, 7925 Delmar, at 10:00 pm with Rav Shaul Feldman.

BNEI AKIVA LUNCH: We are happy to have so many families staying for the Family Shabbat Experience Lunch. Please help set and reset the shul.

YOM Ha'ZIKARON/YOM Ha'ATZMAUT: The Annual Yom Ha'Zikaron/Yom Ha'Atzmaut Commemoration & Tefillah Chagigit will be Monday night, May 9th at Young Israel, at 7:00 pm. The guest speaker will be Lt. Asael Luboztky, IDF veteran of the “Second Lebanon War” & author of a best selling autobiography. There will be a children's program during this time and performances from the students of the Epstein Hebrew Academy

THANK YOU: to the Women's Division for sponsoring the clean-up of our garden in front of the shul.

STONE DEDICATION: for Elizabeth (Betty) Resnick, mother of Gail Miller, Sunday, May 15th, 1:30 pm, Chesed Shel Emeth – White Rd.


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.


CALLING ALL COOKS - DON’T BE SHY: The 5h Annual Shavuot Take-Out Restaurant is being planned. You cook the food (dairy or pareve dishes), we prepare the online ordering and members of the shul enjoy your delicacies for Shavuot. Please contact Maurie Axelbaum at 314-721-4367 or


JEWISH UNITY LIVE: will be Sunday May 22nd, 7:00 pm at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel. Guest speaker will be Rabbi Yechiel Spero, author of Artscroll’s “Touched by a Story” series, who will speak on "Islam, Israel and the Unwavering Jewish Soul." The event will also feature an exciting video presentation and a Dairy Ice Cream Dream Buffet. Cost is $25/adult and $18/student. Sponsorships are available. For more info contact the St. Louis Kollel at (314) 726-6047 or

UNSUNG HEROES: We are pleased to announce that two of our members have been chosen as Unsung Heroes by the St Louis Jewish Light. Merle Hartstein and Charles Baron will be honored on Monday, May 23rd, 7-9 pm, at the JCC Staenberg Family Complex-Arts & Education Building. There will be a dessert and coffee reception, cost - $18.00. RSVP by May 16th by calling 314-743-3660.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS ANNIVERSARY BRUNCH The community is invited to the Barbara Mendelson Tomchei Shabbos Fund’s FREE Anniversary Brunch as we pay tribute to Irv and Kay Diamant: June 5, 9:30am at the U. City Shul. Children welcome. RSVP required.

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: 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. The BYHS Gala is on May 16 at the Crowne Plaza. For info or reservations call Debbie at 872-8701.


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.


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)

Young Israel Web-site:

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