Young Israel of St. Louis




Hilton Price to thank the Board of Young Israel for all of its support during the last 3 years and to wish good luck to Adam Lubchansky.

The students of the Monday, Wednesday TMK classes that meet with their wonderful teacher, Yael Shachak, want to thank Faye Newman for her gracious hosting of the classes at her home.

Barbara & Robert Strashun in honor of our dear friend and esteemed outgoing shul President, Hilton Price. We can't wait for your memoirs!

Bnei Akiva, NCSY and Young Israel Youth Committee to thank these graduating seniors for their leadership, serving as role models for our youth. Bnei Akiva madrichim: Batsheva Sundy, Aniel Shapiro, Rani Howard, Rebecca Mogil, Rachel Wolfe and Yitzi Goldson. NCSY leaders: Amanda Drazen, Rachel Wolfe and Rani Howard. Shabbat morning group leaders: Rani Howard, Aniel Shapiro, Amanda Drazen, Rachel Wolfe and Batsheva Sundy.

Friday June 1st

Candle Lighting                                                                    8:02 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm

Saturday, June 2nd

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:19 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Dr. Jeffrey Lichtman                         6:50 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                                            6:50 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:50 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       9:03 pm

Kiddush:Sponsored by Elliott & Shirley Franklin in honor of Moshe's aufruf.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Mitch & Shelly Wolf to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Mitch's mother, Sally Wolf.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                                           6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv:                                                                   8:05 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


8:00 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

Dr. Lester Zeffren                                                                   יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

Dr Maurice Sonnenwirth                                                        משה יוסף בן רייזא

Albert Glassman                                                                     אברהם בן שרה

Steven Zweig                                                                          שלמה תודרוס בן אסתר רבקה

                                                                                                חיים יחיאל בן יהודית רחל

                                                                                                יהודה מנחם מענדל בן ראשקא

                                                                                                יהודה זאב בן אסתר

                                                                                                ישראל יחיאל צבי הכהן בן חיה

                                                                                                יהודה ארי בן פרומה

                                                                                                דוד הלל בן יוכבד

                                                                                                יוסף ליפא בן פרידא

                                                                                                מלך זושא בן שרה

                                                                                                שרה רחל בת חנה

                                                                                                חיה רבקה בת דבורה

                                                                                                לאה בת רחל

                                                                                                רחל בת שרה

Avigayil Raul                                                                          אביגיל בת שרה

Rachel Adler                                                                           רחל בת אסתר

Sarah Leah Carman                                                                 שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

Shira Starr                                                                               שירה פייגא בת מאירה ליבא


Mazal Tov to Elliott & Shirley Franklin on the aufruf and upcoming marriage of their son, Moshe, to Dina Ackerman, daughter of Marika Ackerman and Zoltan Ackerman. Mazal Tov to grandparents Goldie Satz, Freda Franklin and Dora & Bill Roth.

Mazal Tov to Al Adelman on the birth of a great grandson in Yerushalayim

Mazal Tov to Judy Haber on the upcoming marriage of her daughter, Aliza, to Micah Miller, son of Rabbi Mordecai & Susan Miller. Mazal tov to Alan & Janet Haber.

Mazal Tov to Jerry & Marcia Esrig on the birth of a granddaughter born to Devorah and Yair Reiner of Baltimore.

Mazal Tov to Dr Lester Zeffren on the engagement of his grandson, Noam,, son of Yak & Corraine Zeffren of Teaneck, to Jessica Blank of Livingston, NJ.

GUEST SPEAKER: This week, Dr. Jeffrey Lichtman is visiting Young Israel. He is the National Director of Yachad, The National Jewish Council for Disabilities (NJCD), Dean of IVDU Schools, Director of the NJ Association of Jewish Day Schools, and Assistant Professor, Brooklyn College. Dr. Lichtman will be giving the pre-mincha shiur, "Making All Kids Feel Special," and will speak at Seudah Shlishit on the topic of "Strengthening Your Family".


RABBI'S CLASS: The Rabbi's Monday morning Shoftim class will take place this week, as scheduled, and will be the closing session before the summer break.

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

L'HITRAOT POT LUCK SEUDAH SHLISHIT: To say goodbye to the Lev-Tzion, Zaidel, and Juroviesky families. June 2nd, Kaufman Park, 4:30-6:00 pm.

SPECIAL MEETING FOR MEMBERS: June 3rd, 9 am, at Young Israel.

EHA GRADUATION: Epstein Hebrew Academy graduation will be Sunday June 3rd at Young Israel, at 7:30 pm.

BYHS GRADUATION: Block Yeshiva High School graduation will be Monday, June 4th at the U City Shul, at 7:30 pm.

GRAD KIDDUSH: We want to honor our graduates, grades 8 and above, at a Kiddush, Shabbat June 9th. In order to do this, we need sponsors. We also need your graduate's names if they attend a school other that EHA or BYHS. This also includes grads from universities. Please contact Sara Greene at 726-6255 or

GROUP LEADERS NEEDED: We are looking for new group leaders for our Shabbat morning groups, for the summer and for next year. The final date to apply is June 10th. If you are interested, please contact Shira Lev-Tzion at 314-726-6148 or

Summer Social Series: Join your Young Israel friends for the following events throughout the summer and see the flyer for further details: June 13 ~ Shakespeare in the Park: OTHELLO, June 28 ~ Lantern Festival at the Botanical Gardens, August 7 ~ Cardinals game, September 9 ~ End-of-summer picnic with TMK.

ADDITIONAL SUMMER CHESS CLASS ADDED: Taught by Aleksey Kazakevich for grades K-5: Session I: June 13-July 5, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:00 - 5:45 pm. Session II, July 11-August 2, Wednesdays and Thursday, 5:00 - 5:45 pm. For grades 6-11: Session I: June 13-July 5, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm. Cost: $40 per session. Contact:


ADDITIONAL LECTURE: Dr Jeffrey Lichtman will also be speaking on Sunday, June 3rd, at NHBZ, 650 N. Price Rd, at 10:00 am. His topic will be "How to Develop Your Child's Potential". This is a free program, and open to all parents and the entire community.

AISH BBQ: The 5th Annual Aish HaTorah BBQ will be at Villa Park, 9305 Villa Ave in Olivette, Sunday, June 3rd, 2:00-6:00 pm. Baseball game at 2:00pm and dinner at 4:00 pm. Cost: $10/adult, $5/child (ages 4-12)

FHA ONGOING FUNDRAISER: The FHA is fundraising with Mabel's Labels, a company with all types of labels. Visit Questions? Contact Vicki Isakow at

St. Louis Kollel’s “Jewish Unity Live”: Will take place on Sunday, June 17th, at the Sheldon Concert Hall.


BIG SPLASH END OF YEAR BNEI AKIVA EVENT: Calling all chanichim 2nd - 8th grade, Sunday June 10th, 5-7pm, Irv Zeid Park $5 for dinner and fun activities Contact Yaara or Efrat for details.


Camp Derech Eretz: Register now. Call Suzanne at 420-7880

Mishnat Pinchas: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

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

Beit Midrash for Women: On break until fall.

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

Bnei Akiva: For children in grades 2-8, beginning the same time as the pre-Mincha shiur. 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)