Young Israel of St. Louis


PARSHAT PINCHAS                                                                    SHABBAT MEVORCHIM



Friday July 13th

Candle Lighting                                                                    8:08 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm

Saturday, July 14th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:28 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                                                 7:00 pm

Mincha                                                                                  8:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       9:08 pm


Kiddush:Sponsored by Diane Fredman & family, Janice Bitansky & family, and the Oppenheimer family to commemorate the 25th yahrtzeit of Israel Goldberg and the 2nd yahrtzeit of Yetra Goldberg, Eric Oppenheimer's 88th birthday, Mandy & Danny's 12th anniversary, Dalia & Jeff's 5th anniversary, Max & Jerilyn's 1st anniversary, Aiden Silverman's 4th birthday, Dalia's birthday and Howard's birthday.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday, Friday                                                6:30 & 8:00 am

Tuesday, Wednesday                                                         6:40 & 8:00 am


Mincha/Maariv:                                                                   8:05 pm


Rosh Chodesh Av                                                               Friday, July 20






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

                                                                                                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

                                                                                                דורון דניאל בן יפה

                                                                                                מלך זושא בן שרה

                                                                                                שרה רחל בת חנה

                                                                                                חיה רבקה בת דבורה

                                                                                                לאה בת רחל

Bess Pearl                                                                               בתיה רחל בת חיה צביה

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 Michael & Karen Zeffren on the birth of a granddaughter, Kayla Elisheva, born to Yehuda & Devorah Zeffren. Mazal Tov to Devorah's parents, Bashie & Gary Shulman, and to great-grandparents, Ted & Shirley Zeffren and Nancy Friedman.

Mazal Tov to Max & Sabrina Gornish on the birth of a daughter, Hannah Sophia. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Larry & Roberta Gornish and Myra & Jeff Grunfeld.

Mazal Tov to Sidney (Red) & Rita Bresler on the birth of a great-grandson, born to Donny & Arielle Rosenberg. Mazal Tov to grandparents Alan & Hanna Bresler of Riverdale.

Mazal Tov to Charles & Lorraine Landy on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Eli Gordon, son of Mark & Shana Gordon. Mazal tov to grandparents Ralph & Tzippie Freedman.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Eli & Adi Feen who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

ANNUAL COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT: Sunday, July 22, 3:00 pm, at Young Israel. The speaker will be Dr. Michelle Levine, who is a tenured associate professor of Bible in the Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies at Stern College for Women. The topic will be, "The Rituals of Repentance in the Haftoras of the Three Weeks." The event is sponsored by the Sarah Adelman Memorial Fund. Minimum donation: $18/family.

SUMMER SOCIAL SERIES: ~ Please RSVP for the Cardinals game on August 7. Price is $14/ticket. We hope you will join us for this exciting and fun event! Email the office at or call 314-727-1880 with the number of tickets desired (limited quantity). See Summer Series Flyer for further details.

MISHMAR: Don't forget that the Thursday night Mishmar is continuing all summer (with cholent every week).

CHESS IN JULY: Taught by Aleksey Kazakevich for grades K-5: July 11-August 2, Wednesdays and Thursday, 5:00 - 5:45 pm. For grades 6-11: July 11-August 2, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm. Cost: $40 per session. Contact:


SAVE THE DATE FOR A PETAL PARTY: First open meeting will be Sunday, August 26th, 1-3 pm, at Young Israel. The program (optional) will be Flower Arranging with Elisheva Heit. $18 fee for supplies. RSVP info to follow.


ST LOUIS KOLLEL YARCHEI KALLAH: July 20th –July 27th. Shabbat guest speaker will be Rabbi Yehoshua Kurland, who has served as the Magid Shiur in Yeshivas Shor Yoshuv for the past 35 years. He will be giving the pre-mincha shiur at Young Israel, July 21st, at 6:40pm (note earlier time). His topic will be: "Freedom of Religion – The Road to Eternal Happiness". Learning for men will take place at Agudas Israel and learning for women will be in the Young Israel Beit Midrash, Monday July 23rd thru Thursday, July 26th, 10:30am – Noon. For more info, or to register, contact the Kollel at 314-726-6047 or

SIYUM HaSHAS: The community is invited for the National Celebration of the 12th Siyum HaShas of Daf Yomi, Wednesday, August 1st, at Agudath Israel. Mincha at 6 pm followed by a live hook-up from MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS BRUNCH: Join us for the annual FREE Tomchei Shabbos Brunch. We'll be celebrating the children of our community with a BACK TO SCHOOL event Sunday, August 19, 9:30am Young Israel Synagogue. RSVP by August 12 to

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

SUPPORT TOMCHEI SHABBOS! Tomchei Shabbos is in need of replenishing supplies such as foil pans, paper products (e.g., paper towels, tissues, toilet tissue), and Ziplocs of all sizes. Of course, all non-perishable food items are also greatly needed. Please drop off the items in the designated box at the shul. If you have any questions, call Merle Hartstein at 725-1192.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Meets 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.


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: On break until fall.


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)