Young Israel of St. Louis

SHABBAT, MARCH 10th, 2012 – FRIDAY MARCH 16TH, 2012



Bella, JJ, and Avi Adler, in honor of Tamar celebrating her Bat Mitzvah.

The Sonnenwirth family, in honor of Ellie Sonnenwirth and Ayelet (Ozar) Gottesman's birthdays.

Alan & Bryna Kandel, in honor of the engagement of Shira to Rabbi Jeremy Donath.

Friday March 9th

Candle Lighting                                                                    5:45 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    5:45 pm

Saturday, March 10th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:15 am

Shacharit – note new time                                                  9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:15 am

Teen Minyan (in Beit Midrash)                                         9:30 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                                               4.35 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                                            5:35 pm

Mincha                                                                                  5:35 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       6:46 pm



Lessons from the Golden Calf:

Does What the World Think Matter?

Kiddush:Sponsored in honor of Tamar Adler's Bat Mitzvah by her two Bubbies and Zadys, Debby & Mel Adler and Adinah & Heschel Raskas.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                                           6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                                    6:50 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


11:00 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. Lester Zeffren                                                                   יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

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

Dr Maurice Sonnenwirth                                                        משה יוסף בן רייזא

Sanford Gubernik                                                                    שמעיה בן פייגא

                                                                                                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

                                                                                                יהודית 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 Moshe & Aviva Adler on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Tamar. Mazal Tov to grandparents Adinah & Heschel Raskas and Mel & Debby Adler of Lawrence, NY.

Mazal Tov to Rabbi Gavriel & Naomi Munk on the birth of a grandson, born to Menashe & Tami Hamm. Mazal Tov to grandparents, David & Margie Hamm and to great-grandmother, Shoshana Moskowitz. The shalom zachar will be at the Hamm home, 834 University Place, from 8:30 pm.

Mazal Tov to Alan & Bryna Kandel on the engagement of their daughter, Shira, to Rabbi Jeremy Donath of Fairlawn, NJ.

Mazal Tov to Dugie & Lisa Baron on the engagement of their daughter, Shira, to Jeremy Stern of Scarsdale, NY.

Everyone is invited to a L'Chaim to celebrate the engagement of Mazi Moria and Elisha Karan (one of our NCSY couples), Saturday night, March 10th, at the home of Dr. Craig & Jackie Berkin, 9006 Bayhill Lane, 8 – 10:30 pm.


Our condolences to Rabbi Jeffrey and Edith Feldman-Cohen on the passing of their mother and mother-in-law, Gwen Cohen, last week. The family sat shiva in Australia.

Our condolences to Bobbi Gibli on the passing of her mother, Shirley Langfeld. Bobbi will be sitting shiva at the home of her father, Ely Langfeld, at the Hallmark Senior Living, 1 New Ballas Place, Apt 527, through Wednesday morning, March 14. Anyone wanting to help with meals can call Bonnie Friedman at 314 504-4388; or Merle Hartstein at 314 469-7142.


WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING: Our Motzei Shabbat parent/child learning for children grades K-5 concludes this week at 7:30 pm.

RABBI'S PESACH CLASS: Tuesday, March 27th, 7:30 pm


THANK YOU: Thank you to David & Debbie Friedman who are the ushers for the youth groups.

PURIM THANK YOU'S: To everyone who made Purim so special:

Readers: Rabbi Moshe Shulman, Dr Mitch Wolf, Rabbi Michael Rovinsky, and Max Gornish,

Purim Chagiga & Trivia Program: Rachel Lubchansky and Rabbi Michael Rovinsky together with assistance from Rabbi Avi Greene, Daniel Lefton, Jackie Oppenheimer, Max Oppenheimer, Max Gornish, Ruthie Asher, Kathy & Sidney Machefsky, and Aliza Johnson.

The Women's Division and their chairpeople Sara Greene and Vicki Isakow and all of 'packers', for the wonderful Esther's Express baskets

All of the many organizers of the TMK Purim Carnival led by Boaz & Yael , Assi & Gilat, Efrat and Yaara, and the Bnei Akiva madrichim.

Special thanks to Judy Haber for all her efforts to make the Purim celebrations run smoothly!

To all, ye'yasher kochachem.

SHULS THAT CLEAN TOGETHER STAY TOGETHER! Join us SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 9 am – noon, for a morning of community building and cleaning as we tidy up the Shul before Pesach. No RSVP needed. The cost is free; the experience is priceless.

FAMILY ACTIVITY SERIES: The next one will be at the Kramer Marionnete Theater, 4143 Laclede Ave, Sunday, March 11th, 1:00-2:15 pm. Cost: Children - $8, Adults - $10. YOU CAN STILL RSVP to Sara Greene at or 310-614-1836. The show is called: Sloopy's Big Romance - a take-off on the Cinderella story.

SCHNITZI NIGHT FOR CHAI LIFELINE: Help support Chai Lifeline and our Jerusalem Marathon runner, Josh Goldmeier, by attending "Schnitzi" Night at Young Israel, March 25th, 5-7 pm. Cost is $9.99 WITH RESERVATIONS BY MARCH 22ND, and $14.99 at the door. To reserve, contact Bonnie Goldmeier at 434-9900 or


Dr Phil Levy and EB Solomont and family have moved. Their new address is: 7849 Gannon. Mazal Tov.


WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: This week only it will take place at the home of Jan Adelman 8032 Amherst, Sunday March 11 at 9:15 a.m. If you cannot participate in person, call 863-5438. The Tehillim hotline for is 995-7119.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: Many are still in need of our help. Please bring your non-perishable donations to the Shul. The collection bin is downstairs near the office door.


Mini Shabbaton: We welcome the NCSY'ers for Kansas City for our mini-shabbaton. Anyone that would like to attend and has not yet registered can contact Rabbi Mike at 314-498-6279.

City-Wide Purim Palooza: For grades 8-12, Saturday night, March 10th, 8:30 - 10:30 pm, at 1138 N. Warson Rd. Cost is $5 for those not attending the Shabbaton. Costume contest, cotton candy, popcorn, bull riding, jousting, prizes galore and a great melave malka.


Mishnat Pinchas: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Beit Midrash Learning: Mon. @ Young Israel 8 - 9:30pm

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

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.


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)