Young Israel of St. Louis




The Garbow and Hus families in honor of Joel's special birthday

Friday, November 4th

Candle Lighting                                                                    5:40 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    5:40 pm

Saturday, November 5th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur – R Boaz Shachak                                    8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     10:08 am

Bnei Akiva                                                                            4:30 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                                                 4:30 pm

Mincha                                                                                  5:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       6:39 pm

Kiddush: Sponsors invited.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.


(Shabbat morning service will begin at 8:45am)

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday,                                                                                 8:00 am

Monday, Thursday,                                                            6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                                           6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                                    4:40 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

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/Mintz

7:15 pm - Talmud (Sotah) (Men) - Rabbi Rosenbloom


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

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

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


7:15 pm - Parsha - Dr. Dov Zeffren

7:15 pm - 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 Mincha & Maariv -- Girls grades 8-12, Rabbi Rovinsky


ברכה חיה בתיה בת אלטא נחמה

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

יהודית בת לאה

מרים אורית בת דבורה

בתיה רחל בת חי צביה

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

הלל יצחק בן לאה נעמי

אריאל יונתן בן בלומה

נח בן אסתר רייזל


Mazal Tov to Bess Pearl and family on the birth of a great-grandson to Antal and Eran Lendner. Mazal Tov to grandfather Jerry Pearl.

Mazal Tov to Dr Dov & Tzionna Zeffren on the birth of a granddaughter, Maytal Tziril, born to Dr Dani & Yael (Zeffren) Feiner. Mazal Tov also to great-grandfather, Dr Lester Zeffren.

Mazal Tov to Dr Rich Axelbaum on receiving the Endowed Chair of Environmental Engineering at Washington University.


RABBI SHULMAN'S CLASSES: The Rabbi's classes are on hiatus for 2 weeks, as he and his family are going to NY for weddings. We wish the Rabbi and his family Mazal Tov on his niece's forthcoming wedding.

WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING: Our Motzei Shabbat parent/child learning for children grades K-5 will resume November 12th; each session will begin 1 hour after Shabbat ends. Sponsorships of $36 are available.

ADDITION TO MONDAY NIGHT BEIT MIDRASH: We now have learning on Monday nights for the teens of our community. Classes are for both boys and girls, and will be taught by Rabbi Gershie and Tzippy Meisel, respectively.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Jimmy & Elana Fendelman who are the ushers for the youth groups.

NEW MEMBER DINNER: Join us for Shabbat Dinner on Friday, November 18th, to welcome our new members to Young Israel and to our community. Mincha beginsis at 4:30 pm and the dinner will begin at approximately 5:30 pm. Costs: $17/adult, $8/child (12 and under), $60 family max. Please RSVP to Judy at or 314-727-1880 by Friday, November 11th.

RABBI FRANK & ADELE HOFFMAN SHABBAT CHINUCH will be held Shabbat Chaya Sarah, November 19th, for children in kindergarten and 1st grade. We ask that each family send in a photo of your child/grandchild via email to Sara Greene at The photos will be used to decorate the social hall. Sponsorships for the kiddush are available and welcomed. We have lists from EHA, Torah Prep, RJA, and Solomon Schechter. Please let the office know if you have a child or grandchild in another school, so that he/she can be included.

SAVE THE DATE: St Louis Torah MiTzion Kollel will be hosting the North America TMK Shabbaton, December 2nd – 3rd. The entire community is invited to join the Torah MiTzion Kollel on Saturday night, December 3rd, for their Gala Fundraising Dinner, to be held at the Clayton Commons.

ANNUAL YOUNG ISRAEL DINNER (FEB 12th): Young Israel is pleased to announce the honorees for this year's dinner, Dr. Mitch and Shelly Wolf, and Distinguished Service Awardee Howard Oppenheimer. We look forward to seeing you on February 12th, 2012!


BYHS SPORTS TRIVIA NIGHT: SPORTS ONLY!! Saturday, November 12th, at the BYHS Girl's building, 1146 N. Warson, 7 pm. $18 per person ($144 for a table of 8) includes beer, soda, and snacks, with additional food available for purchase. No outside food or drink will be allowed. RSVP: Checks payable to Block Yeshiva High School can be mailed to 1146 N. Warson, St.Louis, MO, 63132. FREE BABYSITTING ON SITE!!! Please RSVP the number and ages of children. Questions? Contact Karen Czmarko at: or call 314.872.8701

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: Unfortunately, the need for Tomchei Shabbos has grown and the supply is low. We need to make an ongoing commitment to drop off food on a regular basis. When you "buy one get one free", why not donate the extra one to Tomchei Shabbos? There is a box downstairs outside the office for donations of any cans or dry goods.

THE ST LOUIS WEDDING DRESS GMACH has a wide selection of beautiful bridal gowns, as well as mother-of-the-bride/groom dresses, all suitable for Orthodox weddings. We also have some lovely matching flower girl dresses, and some tuxedos for little boys. The Gmach is here to serve the community - all dresses are loaned free of charge. For an appointment or to donate dresses, please contact Faye Newman (862-7537) or Phyllis Shapiro (725-4876).


There will be a Jr Oneg Shabbat on Friday night, November 11th, at the Shapiro home, 7823 Blackberry, 8:30 – 10:00 pm.


Tye Dye & Pizza: Tues Nov. 8th. Grades 2-4, at the home of Elisha Klein, 8136 Cornell Court, 5 – 6 pm. Grades 5-8, at the home of Hannah Adler, 8034 Cornell, 5:30 – 6:30 pm.

Re-Scheduled Opening Event: Tues Nov. 15th, 6:15 - 8:15 pm, at Bais Abraham Synagogue, 6910 Delmar Blvd. Cost is $5/child. For more information contact: Yael Shachak @ 420-3696 or


·                                                                                                                                             TMK MOVIE: Saturday night November 5th, 8 pm at the home of Izzy & Joe Yazdi, 716 Brittany Lane, the Torah MiTzion Film Club will be screening Inbar Namdar's award winning 32-minute film, "A Shabbos Mother" in Hebrew with English subtitles. Boaz Shachak, the editor of this film and a graduate of the Ma'aleh Film School, will give insight into the editing process.

·                                                                                                                                             Torah MiTzion Rosh Chodesh Mar Cheshvan Women's Celebration will be held this month on the 11th day of Cheshvan, November 8th, the yartzheit of Rachel Emainu At the home of Yael Zaidel 1000 Chartres @ 8:00 pm featuring an introduction to Playback Theatre, an original form of improvisational theatre in which audience or group members tell stories from their lives and watch them enacted on the spot. Our topic will be "parenthood".

Mishnat Pinchas: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Beit Midrash for Women: Mondays and Wednesdays at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford at 12:45 pm.

Beit Midrash Learning: Mondays at Young Israel 8 - 9:30pm

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

Bnei Akiva: For children in grades 2-8, at the same time as the Rabbi's pre-mincha shiur. For more info, contact Yaara at 570-3052 or Efrat at 825-9836.

Ruth Fredman Mother and Daughter Bat Mitzvah Progam: At Young Israel, 6:45-8:15 pm. Contact Suzanne Sundy for more info and to register at 727-6083.

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)

314-313-3120 (cell)

Young Israel Web-site:

To sponsor a weekly Shul Announcement, for $36, email Judy ( or call (314-727-1880)