Young Israel of St. Louis




Ed & Jan Adelman in honor of the visit of our family: Jan's Parents, Joel & June Levin; Our children and grandchildren, Shani, Paul, Haggai, & Yedidya Kandel; Yitzy, Chaya, & Hila Adelman; and in honor of Yitzy's job with Mark It and Chaya becoming a

licensed aesthetician in Texas.

Friday July 20th

Candle Lighting                                                                    8:04 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm

Saturday, July 21st

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:31 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur – note earlier time*                            6:40 pm

Mincha                                                                                  8:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       9:03 pm


Guest speaker: Rabbi Yehoshua Kurland

Magid Shiur in Yeshivas Shor Yoshuv, and prominent author

"Freedom of Religion – The Road to Eternal Happiness"

Kiddush:Sponsored by the Young Israel Community to say tzeitchem l'shalom to our dear friends Mitch & Shelly Wolf as they make aliyah.

Seudah Shlishit:Co-Sponsored by Michelle Wolfe & family and Debbie Friedman & family to commemorate the yahrtzeit of their mother, Ellen Pinnas, and by Jan & Ed Adelman to commemorate the yahrtzeit of their daughter, Sarah.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 & 8:00 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                                           6:40 & 8:00 am


Mincha/Maariv:                                                                   8:00 pm


Ha'karat Ha'Tov to Adam Ariel and Josh Levy for trimming and maintaining the Eruv this week in our St. Louisheat!


As you know, this year Tisha B’av is a ‘postponed’ fast, as it falls on Shabbat, and is commemorated next Sunday, July 29th.  Please see the attached letter outlining many of the unique practices for next Shabbat and Tisha B’av itself, which affect the schedule as well.

Shabbat July 28th/Motzei Shabbat – Tisha B’av

Shabbat afternoon Mincha                                                6:00 pm

Seudah Shlishit                                                                    at home (to be completed by 8:15pm)

Shabbat ends                                                                        8:57 pm

Ma’ariv/Eichah (please read attached letter)                   9:15 pm


Sunday, July 29th – Tisha B’av day

Early Shacharit                                                                     6:30 pm

Shacharit / Kinot                                                                  9:00 am

Shiur – Rabbi Shulman                                                        following Kinot (~11:30 am)

Chatzot                                                                                  1:07 pm

Video (see below)                                                                5:15 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:30 pm

Fast Ends                                                                              8:56 pm

This year, Tisha B’av afternoon before Mincha we will once again be showing a video presentation of shiurim and inspirational talks produced by YU’s Center for the Jewish Future, and the Orthodox Union, entitled: "Making Tisha B’Av Meaningful to us Today".

This year’s video includes presentations by prominent Rashei Yeshiva and Rabbinic leaders such as Rabbi Mordechai Willig שליט"א, and, Rabbi Kenneth Brander, Dean of the Center for the Jewish Future, prominent educators such as Dr David Pelcovitz, Gwendolyn & Joseph Strauss Chair in Psychology & Jewish Education, Azrielli Graduate School, and Mrs. Nachama Price, Judaic Studies Faculty of Stern College for Women, as well as many other familiar names, including Rabbis Steven Burg and Yaakov Glasser of NCSY, Rabbi Steven Weil, Executive Vice President of the OU, and Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, Executive Vice President Emeritus of the OU.  It promises to be a powerful and stimulating way to “Make Tisha B’av Meaningful to us Today” indeed!  Please see the attached flyer for more details, and help spread the word by sharing this flyer with your friends.


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

Joe Iken                                                                                   יוסף משה בן ציריל

                                                                                                יהודה מנחם מענדל בן ראשקא

                                                                                                יהודה זאב בן אסתר

                                                                                                ישראל יחיאל צבי הכהן בן חיה

                                                                                                יהודה ארי בן פרומה

                                                                                                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


L'CHAIM: Rich & Maurie Axelbaum invite everyone to a L'Chaim in honor of their son Aaron's engagement to Channa Mond on Sunday, July 22nd, 7-9 pm, at the Axelbaum home, 7918 Gannon.


Our condolences to Yale & Gail Miller on the passing of their brother and brother-in-law Joe Miller in Israel. May the family be comforted amongst the mourners of Zion & Jerusalem.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Allison & Pesach Zaromb who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

SARAH ADELMAN MEMORIAL ANNUAL COMMUNITY LECTURE: This Sunday, July 22, 3:00 pm, at Young Israel, Dr. Michelle Levine, a tenured associate professor of Bible in the Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies at Stern College for Women, will be speaking on the topic of "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.

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 the guest at an Oneg Shabbat at the home of Jimmy & Elana Fendelman, 8158 Amherst. He will also 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.

TISHA B'AV FILM AT FEDERATION: The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center will screen the film, “A Yiddish World Remembered,” on Tisha B'Av, July 29th, 2 pm in the HMLC theatre, Jewish Federation Kopolow Building. Rabbi  Smason will lead a discussion after the film.

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, 9:30 am at 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: On Sunday, June 22, will meet at the home of Marcia Esrig at 9:15 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 727-5520. 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)