Young Israel of St. Louis


PARSHAT MASEI                                                              SHABBAT MEVORCHIM


Donna and Binyamin Fredman in honor of Ron's birthday.

Eva & Albert Derby in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Tamir Cohen.

Friday July 29th  

Candle Lighting                                                                    7:57 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm

Saturday, July 30th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – R Boaz Shachak                                    8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:34 am

Bnei Akiva                                                                            Bnei Akiva will resume in fall

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Rabbi Reuven Bulka                         6:45 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:45 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:56 pm


Kiddush:Sponsors invited.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Ed & Jan Adelman to commemorate the yahrtzeit of their daughter, Sarah.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday,                                                                                 8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 & 8:00 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                                           6:40 & 8:00 am



Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:55 pm


Rosh Chodesh Av                                          Monday August 1st




Ha'karat Ha'Tov to Adam and Mickey Arielfor repairing, updating, and improving the Eruv.


TISHA B'AV VIDEO:  We will be showing dvds from the OU the afternoon of Tisha B'Av, August 9th, titled: "Tears of Faith.Visions of Hope". They feature: Rabbi Steven Weil, OU Executive Vice President; Rabbi Dr Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, OU Executive Vice President, Emeritus; & Rav Aharon Kahn, Rosh Yeshiva, RIETS, Yeshiva University. We will begin tentatively at 4:30pm.


ברכה חיה בתיה בת אלטא נחמה

אהובה בת חוה

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

בריינא זיסל ברכה בת מינקה

שיינדל בת גיטל

חיה מאירה מינדל בת חוה גולדא

הרב שלום בן נעכא פייגל

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

תנחום טוביה בן פייגעל

חים יצחק הלוי בן וכנה

יוסף בער בן אסתר חיה

הלל יצחק בן לאה נעמי

מלך זושא בן שרה

KIDNAPPED CHAYAL:                                                    Gilad (ben Aviva) Shalit


Mazal Tov to Eva & Albert Derby on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Tamir Cohen, son of Pam Derby & Jeff Cohen.

Mazal Tov to Rabbi Asher & Shira Yablok on the birth of a daughter. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Dr Dov & Tziona Zeffren and great-grandparents, Dr Lester Zeffren and Dr Noah & Marilyn Wolff.


SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE: Rabbi Dr. Reuven P. Bulka has been the spiritual leader of Congregation Machzikei Hadas in Ottawa since 1967. In addition to being an accomplished author of more than 30 books and countless articles in the fields of religion, health, and psychology, he is also host of a radio program and a regular contributor to the Ottawa Citizen. Rabbi Bulka is the chair of the Trillium Gift of Life Network (responsible for organ and tissue donation in Ontario), and chairs the Hospice Ottawa West campaign. He received his Semikhaha (Rabbinic ordination) from the Rabbi Jacob Joseph Rabbinical Seminary, New York, in 1965 and his Ph.D. (concentrating on the Logotherapy of Viktor Frank) from the University of Ottawa in 1971.

LOST AND FOUND: We now have a designated lost and found area located downstairs on the coat rack and shelf above it. Please check it for any of your items that may be missing. Items left at the end of the summer will be donated.

STATEMENTS: Statements with next year's dues on them will be mailed this week. Anyone wishing to set up a payment schedule with a credit or debit card can contact Judy in the office.

CHESS SUMMER PROGRAM: There is still time to register for the second session being taught by Aleksey Kazakevich in the social hall Tuesdays and Thursdays. Grades K-5 – 4:30-5:30pm and grades 6-10 – 5:45-6:45pm, July 21 – August 18 (no class on August 9th). Cost: $35. For more info or to register, contact Aleksey at

GUEST SPEAKER FOR PRE-MINCHA SHIUR: August 6th: Rabbi Sheftel Neuberger, President of Ner Israel Rabbinical College. His topic will be: "Bookends of the Three Weeks: Events in the Desert That Shape our History and Destiny".

STONE DEDICATION: For Karen Zeffren's father, Paul Friedman (z"l), will take place this Sunday, July 31, at 10:00 a.m. at the Beis HaMedrash Hagadol Cemetery at Price and Ladue.

There has been an outbreak of head lice in the community. Please check your children's hair and treat accordingly to prevent further spread of the lice.


SAFETY PROGRAM: The Epstein Hebrew Academy and Torah Prep are running a joint child safety education program for children, parents, and teachers in response to the tragic events this past month in Brooklyn. We are looking for sponsors to help underwrite this important program. The program is designed to educate the community and our children about the dangers of strangers both in person and online. For more information please contact Rabbi Greene at 994-7856 or Rabbi Freedman at 569-2929. Additional information about the program can be found on the web at

ANNUAL COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT: Sunday, July 31, 7:00 pm, at Young Israel. The speaker will be Rabbi Dr Reuven Bulka. His topic will be, "Are We As Happy As We Should Be?" The event is sponsored by the Sarah Adelman Memorial Fund. Minimum donation: $18/family.

YARCHEI KALLAH: The St Louis Kollel's Yarchei Kallah, a serious summer learning program, begins August 1st. The weekday morning women's learning will be in the Young Israel Beit Medrash, Monday, August 1st thru Thursday, August 4th 10:00 am to 11:30 am, learning: “G-d and His Relationship with the Jewish People”. An in-depth look at the final four of Rambam’s Thirteen Principles: Divine Providence, Reward and Punishment, The Arrival of Mashiach and Resurrection of the Dead. For all levels. Evening women's learning will be at the St Louis Kollel, Monday, August 1st and Wednesday, August 3rd, 8:00pm – 9:00pm. For more info or to register, contact the Kollel at (314) 726-6047 or office@stlkollel.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: 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.


Mishnat Pinchas: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush. .

Beit Midrash for Women: Classes will resume at the end of the summer.

Registration is still open for Camp Derech Eretz for the next 2 weeks, Monday, August 1st 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


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).