Young Israel of St. Louis




Zimand Family, in honor of Asher's Bar Mitzvah, Rabbi Ephraim & Esther Zimand's anniversary, and the birthdays of Laurel Mendelson, Natan Zimand, Aaron Bianco, Sabrina Gornish, and Rafi & Chanani Usprich

Max Gornish, in honor of Sabrina's birthday

Friday, September 2nd

Candle Lighting                                                                    7:12 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm

Saturday, Septembr 3rd

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – R Boaz Shachak                                    8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:46 am

Bnei Akiva                                                                            Bnei Akiva will resume in fall

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                                               6:00 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:11 pm



Pirkei Avot: The Worldview of our Sages and the Historical Context from which they Emerge

Kiddush:Sponsored by Robert & Ruth Oakes, in honor of Asher's bar mitzvah.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored in honor of Asher Zimand's Bar Mitzvah by the families of: Josh & Amy Brickel, Erich & Bonnie Drazen, David & Debbie Friedman, and Eli & Adi Feen. We wish Asher and his entire family a hearty Mazal Tov and want to recognize the contribution of his parents to our shul and our community.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday, Monday (Labor Day)                                           8:00 am

Thursday                                                                               6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                                           6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:10 pm


WEEKLY TORAH LEARNING AT YOUNG ISRAEL - check with you class leader for start date


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

12:45 pm - TMK Women’s Beith Midrash (@ Newman’s) – Yael Shachak

7:30 pm - Talmud (Rosh Hashanah) - Rabbi Shulman

8:00 pm - Beit Midrash (TMK & St. Louis Kollel)


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

8:15 pm - Talmud (Sanhedrin) (Men) - Rabbi Rosenbloom


12:00 pm - Sifrei Halacha - Dr. Joe Feder

8:00 pm - Tanach (Shoftim) - Rabbi Shulman


7:15 pm - Parsha - Dr. Dov Zeffren

After Maariv - Talmud (Brachot) - Dr. Norman Katz

8:30 pm – Mishmar - TMK


8:15 am - Parsha –Rabbi Boaz Shachak

5 min into Kiddush - Mishnat Pinchas Parent/Child Learning

Pre-Mincha - Parsha / Topical - Rabbi Shulman

Between Micha & Maariv -Girls grades 8-12-Rabbi Rovinsky



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

דבורה פריווא בת אסתר בילה

חיה הדסה זהבה בת לאה רויזע

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 Meir & Rachel Zimand on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Asher. Mazal to grandparents, Robert & Ruth Oakes, and Rabbi Ephraim & Esther Zimand, who are visiting from Israel. We welcome all of the friends and relatives visiting for the simcha from Israel, Silver Spring, MD, Atlanta, GA, Jackson, MS and Naples, FL.

Mazal Tov to Bess Pearl and family on the birth of a great -grandaughter, grandaughter of Jerry Pearl.

Mazel Tov to Simon family on upcoming marriage of their daughter, Avital, to Moishe Gottesman

Mazal Tov to Dr Marty & Barbara Ast on the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Julie, to Sholom Yaffa. Mazal Tov to grandmother, Kate Ast


MONDAY SEPT 5TH – Rabbi Shulman’s Tanach class will not be taking place this week.

MON. NIGHT JOINT BEIT MIDRASH STARTS SEPT 12 - Our popular Monday night joint TMK / St. Louis Kollel Beit Midrash program returns this year, after a very successful run.  Join us every Monday night for an inspiring evening of Torah learning, as we fill the Beit Midrash.  Bring your own Chavruta, or join one of the small study groups with shlichim of Torah MiTzion, members of the St. Louis Kollel, or Rabbi Shulman, every Monday night, from 8:00-9:30pm, followed by Ma’ariv.  Rabbi Shulman offers two classes as part of this Beit Midrash:

7:30-8:30pm – Talmud (Rosh Hashanah)

8:45-9:30pm – Biurei Tefillah (explanation of Tefillah)

THURSDAY MISHMAR: TMK Mishmar in memory of Rav Yaakov Fried, zt"l, every Thursday night (excluding holidays) in the beit midrash at 8:30 pm, followed by Maariv at 9:30 pm and cholent for those who participate in the learning.


NCSY ONEG SHABBAT: For Senior NCSYers, at the Meisel home, 898 Alanson Dr, at 9:45 pm.

TZEITCHEM L'SHALOM: Many of our children will be leaving this week for university or to learn in Israel. We wish them hatzlacha in all of their endeavors.

YOM TOV FORMS: Forms for seating, babysitting, lulov & etrog, and the Yizkor Book have been sent. The deadlines are soon, so please address them as soon as possible.

YOM IYUN, SUNDAY SEPT 18: "The Rabbi Alan Green Yom Iyun", in preparation for the High Holidays, on the topic: "The Magical Formula of Selichot". Sponsorships of $25 for the breakfast are still available. Please contact Jackie Gerson at 314-997-7257.

YOUNG ISRAEL / TMK PICNIC, SEPT 18: Join us for a pre-fall celebration and to welcome the new Israeli Shlichim on Sept 18th, 4:30 pm, at VILLA PARK. (note change of date and venue). See flyer for further details!

NEW MEMBER DINNER: Calling for Volunteers to help plan this year's New Member Dinner. Please contact Rachel Lubchansky at if you are interested in getting involved. And save the date to join us on November 18th!


KOL HaNA'ARIM TALIT 2011, 5772: The Talit, sponsored by the Young Israel Women’s Division, is a special part of Simchat Torah services that is 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 Monday, September 5th (extended date)Any questions, please contact Bonnie at 727-3967.


NEW WOMEN'S LEARNING: A new Torah learning program for women is starting, entitled OHR PESIA (The Light of Pesia), named after Rebbetzin Paula “Pesia” Rivkin, of blessed memory, created by women who want to expand their Torah knowledge and improve their text skills.  3 Semesters.  Traditional classroom environment.   Classes start next week! One-time $25 registration fee in advance, $35 at the door, in addition to class fee. OHR PESIA is sponsored by the St. Louis Kollel, Aish HaTorah St. Louis. & The Esther Miller Bais Yaakov. Classes are held at Esther Miller Bais Yaakov, 700 North & South Rd.  See flyer for class schedule, or email or contact Rina Davidovici at 314-882-6861 for more information.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: At the home of Bobbi Gibli, 2 Delcrest Court, #204, Sundays @ 9:15 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: Will be on Mondays this year at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford at 12:45 pm.

Mishmar learning: Thursdays at Young Israel at 8:30 pm.

If you would like to host the bnot sherut for a meal, please contact Ruthie Asher at


Shul Office Hours:  Mon-Fri 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM.

Deadline for announcements:  Noon on Thursday

Deadline 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).