Young Israel of St. Louis


7 ELUL 5772 – 13 ELUL 5772



Michelle & Amir Wolfe to wish their daughter, Rachel, a safe trip and a good year in Israel, and to say happy 18th birthday to her.

Buddy, Ruth, Andrew and Hannah Adler in loving memory of mother and “Bobbie” Irene Adler to commemorate her 16th yahrtzeit.

Friday August 24th

Candle Lighting                                                                    7:24 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                                    7:00 pm


Saturday, August 25th

Hashkama                                                                              7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                                     8:15 am

Shacharit                                                                               9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                                     9:44 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                                                 6:10 pm

Mincha                                                                                  7:10 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                                       8:23 pm


Kiddush: Sponsors invited

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsors invited

Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                                                  8:00 am

Monday                                                                                 6:30 & 8:00 am

Thursday                                                                               6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                                           6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv:                                                                   7:20 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

Rachel Adler                                                                           רחל בת אסתר

Sarah Leah Carman                                                                 שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל

Shira Starr                                                                               שירה פייגא בת מאירה ליבא


Mazal Tov to Joan Heber on the marriage of her grandson, Shua, son of Rabbi David & Baila Heber of Baltimore, to Chani Schwab of Monsey.

The Raskas, Adler and Ohrenstein families invite the community to kiddush next Shabbat (September 1) to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Adinah and Heschel Raskas.


Our condolences to Marty & Barbara Ast on the passing of their mother and mother-in-law, Kate Ast. Marty is sitting shiva through Wednesday morning 8/29 at his home, 8000 Stanford. Davening times will be the same as at shul. Ruth Adler will be coordinating the meals. She can be contacted at or 614-325-1995. If anyone would like to make a donation, the family would appreciate donations be made to: Magen David Adom. May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

SIGN-UP TIME: If you have not responded, please check you mail or email for the membership, seating and babysitting sign-up sheets. Please respond online or return them to the office ASAP.

YIZKOR BOOKS: The forms for the Annual Yizkor Books have also been sent and are in the lobby. Please contact the office with additions or corrections from last year's book, including Hebrew names.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Arik & Jessi Levy who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

Grades K and 3 will be advancing to the next Shabbat Group.

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

Tzeitchem l'shalom and HATZLACHA:To all of our students who will be learning this year in Israel and university.

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

Beit Midrash for Women: Yael Shachak will be resuming her Wednesday class at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford, at 12:45 pm, Aug. 29th. They will be learning about the Tanaim from the time of the "Churban" of the second temple. All are welcome to attend.


OPEN MEETING AND PETAL PARTY: First open meeting will be Sunday, August 26th, 1-3 pm, at Young Israel.

ROSH HASHANAH GREETINGS: This year the Women's Division will be making a booklet of your Rosh Hashanah greetings. A single name or family name is only $5 and a family name with all of your children's names is only $10. Please submit your names and payment made to the Women's Division by September 10th.

KOL HaNA'ARIM TALIT 2012, 5773: The Talit, sponsored by the Young Israel Women’s Division, is a special part of Simchat Torah services that is held over the heads of the children during their Aliyah. To have your child’s or grandchild’s name added to the talit this year please send the name(s) in writing to Bonnie Drazen at or drop them in the mail along with payment of $18 per name to 8135 Amherst (63130). Payment and names are due no later than Wednesday, September 5th. Any questions, please contact Bonnie at 727-3967.


ST LOUIS KOLLEL LABOR DAY BBQ: Monday, September 3rd, at Villa Park, 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Your choice of lunch including a bag of chips and a soda: Steak Sub - $9, Hot Dog - $3.50, Burger - $3.50. Inflatable for children - $1.00. Adult Wiffle Ball Tournament! RSVP IS A MUST by Wednesday, August 18th. Contact the Kollel at 314-726-6047 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.

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: Wednesdays at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford, at 12:45 pm, beginning Aug. 29th.

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)