Young Israel of St. Louis


PARSHAT Ve'ETCHANAN                                              SHABBAT NACHAMU


Rivkah Kaufman-Burgida to give thanks and praise to HaShem for his kindness and his wonders.

David Rubin & Norma Yabeta in honor of David's upcoming aufruf, at NHBZ on August 20th, to which everyone is invited, and in honor of their upcoming marriage.

Stephen & Nadine to wish their children Aliza & Avrumi, and grandchildren Kobi and Ohra a safe passage on their move to Israel - tzeitchem l'shalom!

The Goldmeier Guys to say thanks to the staff at Camp Derech Eretz for an amazing camp.

Friday August 12th 

Candle Lighting                                                                    7:42 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm

Saturday, August 13th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – R Boaz Shachak                                    8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:40 am

Bnei Akiva                                                                            Bnei Akiva will resume in fall

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                                               6:30 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:41 pm


*Rabbi Chaim Pollock, Dean of Michlalah


“Bread and Other Staples”

Kiddush: Co-Sponsored by Stuart & Betty Ozar in honor of the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ayelet, and Yosef Gottesman, and by Dov & Tziona Zeffren and Dr Lester Zeffren in honor of Shira & Asher Yablok's new baby, Meital Tzirel, and to say tzeitchem l'shalom to Shira & Asher and family and hatzlachah rabbah to Rabbi Yablok in his new position as Dean of Judaic Studies at the Yeshiva of Atlanta. You will be greatly missed by your family and the entire community to which you gave so much of your time, dedication and energy.

Seudah Shlishit: Co-Sponsored by Mitch & Shelly Wolf in honor of their children visiting from Ranana, and by Hilton & Rene Price to welcome the Price and Sommer families who are visiting with us.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 & 8:00 am

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



Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:40 pm





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

מרים זעלדא בת חנה

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

יוסף בער בן אסתר חיה

נח בן אסתר רייזל

הלל יצחק בן לאה נעמי

KIDNAPPED CHAYAL:                                                    Gilad (ben Aviva) Shalit


Mazal Tov to Joel & Debbie Garbow on the on the brit milah of their grandson, Akiva Mordechai Hus, son of Moshe and Shula (Garbow) Hus, in Jerusalem this week.

Mazal Tov to Ayelet and Yosef on their upcoming marriage. Mazal tov to the parents, Yisroel and Mindy Gottesman and Stuart and Betty Ozar. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Rosaline Sonnenwirth, Milton and Marilyn Ozar, Michael and Toby Gottesman and Harry and Sylvia Shidlovsky. Warmest welcome to the extended Gottesman, Shidlovsky and Ozar families and friends and to Rabbi Chaim Pollock, Dean of Michlalah.

There will be a Shabbos Kallah, scheduled for 5:30 pm at the home of Stuart and Betty Ozar, 8134 Amherst.

Mazal Tov to Barbara & Larry Poger on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Zev Yitzchok Lafer, in Chicago.


RABBI'S TANACH CLASS: The Rabbi's class in Shoftim-Part 3: "Shimshon-Holy Man or Thug?" will begin the week of August 29 – Mondays at 9:15 am and Wednesdays at 8:00 pm.

 WOMEN'S SHIUR: The next Matil Ziril (Matilda Zeffren) Women’s Shiur will be this Shabbat, August 13th, at the home of Rita Bresler, 8009 Cornell, at 4:30 pm. The featured speaker will be Rabbi Asher Yablok, Matilda's grandson-in-law.

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.

STONE DEDICATION: For Matilda Zeffren will take place Sunday, August 14th, at 10:30 a.m. at the Beis HaMedrash Hagadol Cemetery at Price and Ladue.


PICNIC: September 11th, at Irv Zeid Park.

YOM IYUN: Sunday morning, September 18, "The Rabbi Alan Green Yom Iyun", in preparation for the High Holidays.


KOL HaNA'ARIM TALIT 2011, 5752: Young Israel of St Louis Women’s Division is preparing early!! The Talit is a special part of Simchat Torah services, held over the heads of the children during their Aliyah. To have your child’s or grandchild’s name added to the talit this year please send the name(s) in writing to Bonnie Drazen at or drop them in the mail along with payment of $18 per name to 8135 Amherst (63130). Payment and names are due no later than Friday, September 2nd.Any questions, please contact Bonnie at 727-3967


MOTZEI SHABBAT NACHAMU: Torah MiTzion Kollel is having an uplifting evening of music and nigunim of Yerushalayim, divrei torah and inspiration on Saturday night, August 13th, 9:45 pm, at the home of Sima and Mike Oberlander, 8347 Cornell.

BYHS FUNDRAISER: The Student Council of Block Yeshiva is having babysitting fundraiser for children ages 5-10 at Block Girl's School, 1146 North Warson, from 6 to 8 pm on the following nights: For boys on Monday August 15th and for girls on Wednesday August 17th.There will be lots of games, Disney movies and delicious snacks. Cost is $5 per child in advance or $7 at the door, maximum of $20 per family in advance or $25 at the door. To RSVP contact Hannah Stein at (636)293-4207, or or Batsheva Sundy at (314)520-9668, or

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP - THIS WEEK ONLY: On Sunday, August 14, at the home of Marcia Esrig, 958 Briarwood Ln, at 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 727-5520. 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.


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).