Young Israel of St. Louis


PARSHAT RE'EH                                                     ROSH CHODESH ELUL


Rael, Suzanne, Michal, Avigail, and Yishai Sundy wishing Batsheva tzeitach beshalom as you leave for Midreshet Harova and your new life in Israel. We will miss you a lot and we look forward to seeing you over Pesach.

Friday August 17th

Candle Lighting                                                                    7:34 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm


Saturday, August 18th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:42 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur *                                                              6:20 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:20 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:33 pm


*Special Guest: Rabbi Dov Greer

Yeshiva Of New Haven Shul

“Deeper Insights into the Shabbat Morning Tefillah”


Kiddush: Sponsored by the Young Israel Community for Rabbi Moshe & Baila Shulman in honor of the recent marriage of Dassi & Mordy Tiefenbrunn.

Seudah Shlishit:Co-Sponsored by Alan & Jackie Gerson and by Stuart & Betsy Zimbalist in honor of Dassi & Mordy Tiefenbrunn.

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday (both minyanim will be downstairs)                   6:00 & 8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                                             6:30 & 8:00 am

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


Mincha/Maariv:                                                                   7:30 pm


Rosh Chodesh Elul                                                              Shabbat/ Sunday - 8/18-8/19



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 Dassi & Mordy Tiefenbrunn  on their recent marriage. Mazal Tov to parents, Rabbi Moshe & Baila Shulman and Dr. Levi & Mina Tiefenbrunn of Edison, NJ. Mazal Tov to grandparents Rabbi Nisson & Rywka Shulman, Dr. Lyon Robinson, and Deborah Tiefenbrunn. Welcome to all of the guests who are here for Sheva Brochot.

Rabbi Moshe & Baila Shulman invite everyone to a Melava Malka - Sheva Brochot, August 18th, 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm, at Young Israel.

Mazal Tov to Pat Harris on her engagement to Chaim Fogel of NY. And on the birth of a grandson born to Noson & Ora Rosenfeld of Detroit

Mazal Tov to Robert & Kate Friedman on the birth of a daughter. Mazal tov to grandparents Marshall & Bonnie Friedman and Marty & Lee Brophy of Fort Collins, CO, to great-grandmothers Thelma Ross of St Louis and Mary Brophy of Falmouth, MA, and to the proud sister, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Anyone wanting to help with meals can contact Rivka Goldenhersh at 314-973-0021.


The Deutsch family invites everyone the aufruf kiddush this Shabbat at the U City Shul for Zach Deutsch and his upcoming marriage to Rachel Shorr of Boston.

There will be a Shabbat Kallah for Avigayil Goldson at the home of Anne Cohen, 911 Albey, at 4:30 pm.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Rael & Suzanne Sundy who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

We are still in need of a Shabbat group leader for the pre-school age group. If you are able to help please contact Sara Greene at 310-614-1836 or at

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 BY AUGUST 22nd. Contact Hessie at 314-726-4591 or, Bryna at 314-569-5001 or


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.

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: 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.


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)