Young Israel of St. Louis


PARSHAT EKEV                                                       SHABBAT MEVORCHIM



Friday August 10th

Candle Lighting                                                                    7:43 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm


Saturday, August 11th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:39 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                                                 no shiur this week

Mincha                                                                                  7:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:42 pm


Kiddush: Sponsored by Max & Sabrina Gornish, Myra & Jeff Grunfeld, and Roberta & Larry Gornish in honor of their new daughter and granddaughter, Hannah Sophia.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored by Rich & Maurie Axelbaum in honor of Aaron's aufruf and upcoming marriage to Channa Mond.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 & 8:00 am

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


Mincha/Maariv:                                                                   7:40 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

                                                                                                רונית בת מרים

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 Phil Levy & EB Solomont on the birth of a son. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Carl & Randy Levy and David & Joan Solomont, and to all of the visiting family. The brit milah is planned for Tuesday afternnon, August 14th, at 6:15 pm.

Mazal Tov to Rabbi Moshe & Baila Shulman on the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Dassi, to Mordy Tiefenbrunn, son of Dr. Levi & Mina Tiefenbrunn of Edison, NJ. Mazal Tov to grandparents Rabbi Nisson & Rywka Shulman, Dr. Lyon Robinson, and Deborah Tiefenbrunn.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Jimmy & Elana Fendelman who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

The usher list for the youth groups needs a boost. If you are able to help please contact Sara Greene at 310-614-1836 or at

GOODBYE PARTY: Come say farewell to our wonderful bnot sherut, Yaara Zand and Efrat Raz, at an open house Sunday, August 12th, 6 – 7:30 pm, at the Feen home, 7820 Stanford.

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 IS AN ABSOLUTE MUST FOR ACTIVITY. Contact Hessie at 314-726-4591 or, Bryna at 314-563-5001 or


CALLING ALL MEN & BOYS: Join us for a male-only swim night! THIS 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).

ST LOUIS YACHAD: Yachad/NJCD is pleased to announce the formation of a Yachad chapter in St. Louis for individuals over the age of 8. Yachad is dedicated to addressing the needs of all individuals with disabilities and facilitating their inclusion in the Jewish community. We plan to meet twice a month for social-recreational inclusive activities to help foster friendship among our members and their peers, as well as to develop a strong connection to their Jewish heritage and roots. For further information and/or if you are interested in having your child involved with our new chapter, please contact Debbie Garbow at or 314-863-0070.

YACHAD BIRTHRIGHT TRIP: An amazing opportunity is available for individuals with special needs ages 18-25 who have never been on a formal educational trip to Israel before. There will be a Birthright trip from Dec. 30, 2012-Jan. 10, 2013. This 10 day trip is completely free except for transportation to and from New York. Please contact Debbie Garbow (by the end of August) at or 314-863-0070 if you are interested in this trip.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS BRUNCH: Join us for the 4th Annual FREE Tomchei Shabbos Anniversary Brunch. We'll be celebrating the children of our community with BACK TO SCHOOL activities, Sunday, August 19, 9:30 am at Young Israel Synagogue. RSVP by August 12 to or 314-569-2770 ext #13.

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


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)