Young Israel of St. Louis


PARSHAT VA'ETCHANAN                                     SHABBAT NACHAMU


The Sunshine Family Reunion, in honor of Herb & Phyllis Sunshine's 60th anniversary.

The Goldmeiers in honor of Shira & Jeremy – Mazal Tov

Friday August 3rd

Candle Lighting                                                                    7:51 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm


Saturday, August 4th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:36 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                                                 6:40 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:40 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:50 pm


Kiddush: Sponsored by Dugie & Lisa Baron and Stew & Lydia Stern, in honor of the upcoming wedding of their children, Shira and Jeremy.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored by Carl & Sarah Aschkenasi in honor of their brother, Ben Zeff, making a siyum on Shas.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 & 8:00 am

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


Mincha/Maariv:                                                                   7:50 pm




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


Mazal Tov to Rabbi Jeremy & Shira Donath. Mazal Tov to parents, Alan & Bryna Kandel and Max & Paulette Donath, and grandparents, Lorraine Kandel and Jack Kwiatek. Welcome to all of the relatives and friends from Haifa, the New York area, Philadelphia, Boston, Toronto, and Chicago who have come to share in the simcha.

Mazal Tov to Dugie & Lisa Baron on the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Shira, to Jeremy Stern of Scarsdale, NY. Mazal Tov to grandfather, Charles Baron and Jeremy's parents, Stew and Lydia Stern. Welcome to everyone from New York, California, Colorado, Illinois, and Washington, D.C. who have come to share in the simcha.

Mazal Tov to Jonathan & Heather Douek on the brit milah of their son, Ezra Yitzchok.

Rabbi Menachem & Tova Greenblatt invite the community to a L'Chaim to celebrate the engagement of their son, Avraham Baruch, to Sara Chava Greenspoon this Motzei Shabbat, August 4th, 10:30 pm, at their home, 8327 Balson Ave.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Ruth Asher & Andy Koshner who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

FLOWERS & SWEETS FUNDRAISER: Flamenco Flowers & Sweets will donate 5% of the sale of any standing order placed for the month of August to Young Israel. To place an order, please call Elisheva Heit @ 314.456.6027 and mention this promo.

MISHMAR: Don't forget that the Thursday night Mishmar is continuing all summer.


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.


AISH WOMEN'S SEED PROGRAM:August 2nd -15th. featuring 3 dynamic educators: Sara Reiss, Batsheva Hardt & Malka Weiss. See flyer for program details. For info, call Aish at 314-862-2474.

CALLING ALL MEN & BOYS: Join us for a male-only swim night! SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, from 8 - 10 PM at Shaw Park Pool (111 So. Brentwood). Cost: $6 PP or $24/family max. This event benefits FHA: Friends of the Hebrew Academy. Questions? Contact Bonnie Goldmeier (314-863-1881) or Adi Feen (314-862-2740).

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

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: On Sunday, August 5th, will meet at the home of Marcia Esrig, 958 Briarwood Lane, 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:. 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)