Young Israel of St. Louis




Jimmy & Elana Fendelman, in honor of the 1st anniversary of Jacob’s Bar Mitzvah and his 14th birthday.

Joann Baron, to thank everyone for davening for her when she was ill.

Friday, February 10th 

Candle Lighting                                                                    5:15 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    5:15 pm

Saturday, February 11th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:00 am

Shacharit                                                                               8:45 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:37 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                                                 4.20 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                                            5:05 pm

Mincha                                                                                  5:05 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       6:16 pm


We welcome Shlomo Simcha for Shabbat.


Kiddush:Sponsors invited.

Seudah Shlishit: Co-sponsored by Yehuda & Batya Abramson-Goldstein to commemorate the yahrtzeits of Yehuda's parents, Benjamin & Dorothy Goldstein. and by Charles & Lorraine Landy to commemorate the yahrtzeits of their parents, Barney Landy and Hertzel Yellin.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday – in the Beit Midrash                                            8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                                           6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                                    5:20 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


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 - Talmud (Brachot) - Dr. Norman Katz

8:30 pm – Beit Midrash/Mishmar


8:00 am - Parsha –Rabbi Boaz Shachak

Following Hashkama - Dr. Joe Feder

5 min into Kiddush - Mishnat Pinchas Parent/Child Learning

Pre-Mincha - Parsha / Topical - Rabbi Shulman

After Mincha - Girls grades 8-12, Rabbi Rovinsky


Joe Miller                                                                                יוסף בער בן אסתר חיה

Yehoshua Sommer                                                                  יהושע בן זהבה

Teddy Zeffren                                                                        תנחום טוביה בן פייגעל

Dr. Noah Susman                                                                    נח בן אסתר רייזל

Dr. Lester Zeffren                                                                   יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

Avraham Chalamish(Gilat Gastfraind's father)                      אברהם אלטער בן לאה

Moe Sonnenwirth                                                                   משה יוסף בן רייזא

                                                                                                ישראל יחיאל צבי הכהן בן חיה

                                                                                                דוד הלל בן יוכבד

                                                                                                יוסף ליפא בן פרידא

                                                                                                מלך זושא בן שרה

                                                                                                שרה רחל בת חנה

                                                                                                מאירה בת שרה

Beth Zwick                                                                             אלישבע מרים בת שרה גיטל

Rachel Adler                                                                           רחל בת אסתר

Sarah Leah Carman                                                                 שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

Julie Iken                                                                                 יהודית בת לאה

Shira Starr                                                                               שירה פייגא בת מאירה ליבא


Mazal Tov to Gary Shanker and Ruth Shanker on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson and great-grandson, Sammy Baum, son of Jeff & Greta Baum, of Boca Raton, FL.


WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING: Our Motzei Shabbat parent/child learning for children grades K-5 continues this week at 7:15 pm. Sponsorships for $36 are available.

RABBI'S CLASSES: All of the Rabbi's classes resume this week.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Adam & Tara Klein who are the ushers for the youth groups.

ANNUAL YOUNG ISRAEL DINNER – FEB 12TH 2012 honoring Dr. Mitch and Shelly Wolf, and Distinguished Service Awardee, Howard Oppenheimer, with renowned performing artist, Shlomo Simcha, featuring "Songs of Jerusalem”. Cocktails are at 5:00 pm and dinner is at 6:00 pm.

FAMILY ACTIVITY SERIES: Join other Young Israel families for Ice Skating on Monday, February 20th at 11am at Brentwood Ice Arena. See flyer for details and please RSVP to Sara Greene at or 310-614-1836 by February 13 if you plan to attend! Please include the number of people attending.

DESSERT AND DIALOGUE SERIES: Motzei Shabbat February 25th, 8:00 pm, at the home of Rebecca and Matt Chase, 936 Wild Cherry Lane, near the intersection of Blackberry and North & South. Come join us for a light dairy melava malka and desserts with a discussion facilitated by Rabbi Shulman. Topic TBA. Please RSVP to Tammy at


CALENDAR: The Birthday/Anniversary/Yahrtzeit Calendars will be in the office and available for pickup starting Monday, February 13th.

ESTHER'S EXRESS: Purim will be here before we know it. The Women's Division is once again offering beautifully themed Mishloach Manot packages. To send to the entire Shul is only $125. Or send to individual Shul members for $10/package and to non-members for $25/package. For more info or to order, contact Vicki Isakow at isakow@sbcglobal.netPackages will be available for pickup after Megillah reading, Wednesday night, March 7th.


SHECHITA CLASS: A new series of classes for men will be offered in the laws of Shechita -- ritual slaughter according to Jewish dietary law. The classes, held at NHBZ, will be led by Rabbi Chaim Loike, a Rabbinic Coordinator with Orthodox Union (OU) Kashruth Division. Rabbi Loike is widely-recognized for his vast expertise in the kashruth of animals. The class goal is to learn and possibly qualify as a shochet! For more information call Dr. Ethan Schuman at 314 791-2951.

AISH SPEAKER SERIES: The Rubin Feldman Memorial Lecture Series continues on Tuesday, February 21st, 8:00 pm, at the The Firehouse, featuring Slovie Jungreis Wolff. Suggested donation: $10. For more info, contact Aish at 314-862-2474 or

SAVE THE DATE: The Annual Ahavas Chesed Zayin Adar Dinner will be Wednesday, February 29th, 6:00 pm, at the U. City Shul. The guest speaker will be Rabbi Yissachar Frand of Ner Yisroel Yeshiva in Baltimore. The cost of the dinner is $36. For more info and reservations, call Lynda Cohen at 314-862-0025. Rabbi Frand will be speaking to the community after the dinner at 8:00 pm. The cost for the lecture if you are not attending the dinner is: $5/student, $10/adult, $18/family max.

Tznius Fashion Swap Is Back! Sunday, March 4th 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drop off Saturday night, March 3rd, U. City Shul, 700 North & South. Trade in your gently worn, modest girls and women’s clothes and accessories and fill a bag for yourself. Name brand skirts, tops, suits and more. Volunteers get first crack at the goodies. To volunteer with setup or check-out or for more info, call Lisa Fishman at 303-9525 or 628-3479. Or email

BIKUR CHOLIM: If you would like to be included on the Visitors Network Bikur Cholim email list to receive upcoming Bikur Cholim news and information, please contact with your email address.


HAMANTASHEN SALE: Bnei Akiva is having a hamantashen fund raiser. The hamantashen will be parve and baked in the Young Israel kitchen. Flavors include raspberry, apricot, chocolate cream and prune. Baker's dozen (that's 13) is $9.99 and can be one or two flavors. Half dozen is $4.99 and is only one flavor. Orders can be placed online at and must be in by February 27th. For more info, contact Bonnie Goldmeier at 314-434-9900.


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: Mon. @ Young Israel 8 - 9:30pm

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

Bnei Akiva: For children in grades 2-8, beginning the same time as Mincha. For more info, contact Yaara at 570-3052 or Efrat at 825-9836.

Ruth Fredman Mother and Daughter Bat Mitzvah Progam: Closing program to be announced. Contact Suzanne Sundy for more info at 727-6083.


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)