Young Israel of St. Louis
SHABBAT JANUARY 12TH 2013 – FRIDAY JANUARY 18TH, 2013
1 SHEVAT 5773 – 7 SHEVAT 5773
PARSHAT VA’ERA ROSH CHODESH SHEVAT
Judy & Bob Hellman to thank the donors and volunteers who made the blood drive such a success!!
Dov & Tziona Zeffren in honor of Lester Zeffren’s 83rd birthday.
Rabbi Moshe & Baila Shulman to commemorate the first yahrtzeit of Baila’s mother, Sonja Robinson.
Friday January 11th
Candle Lighting 4:42 pm
Mincha/Maariv 4:40 pm
Saturday, January 12th
Hashkama 7:30 am
Chumash Shiur 8:00 am
Shacharit 8:45 am
Sof Zman Kri’at Shema 9:44 am
Pre-Mincha Shiur* 3:45 pm
Mincha 4:30 pm
Bnei Akiva 4:30 pm
Shabbat Ends 5:43 pm
* Pre-Mincha Shiur:
Unlocking the Mystery of Midrash Methodology:
The Biblical Roots of Midrashic ‘stories’.
Kiddush: Jill & David Mogil invite everyone to join them for a double celebration kiddush in honor of their daughter, Elana, upon her graduation from NYU School of Nursing, and in honor of the birth of their first granddaughter, Leora Fayga, daughter of Lisa and Jonathan Fruchter.
Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited
Sunday 8:00 am
Monday, Thursday 6:30 am
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 6:40 am
Mincha/Maariv: 4:45 pm
THE ERUV – IS UP!
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
Isaac Boniuk יצחק אייזיק בן רחל
Eric Oppenheimer יעקב בן מרים
Marvin Pack מנחם בן בתיה
Melvin Zuhler מלך זושא בן שרה
משה בן דאליש רבקה
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
שרה רחל בת חנה
נעמי בת מרים
חיה רבקה בת דבורה
לאה בת רחל
רונית בת מרים
צביה בת בריינה
רחל לאה בת ייטיל
Rachel Adler רחל בת אסתר
Sarah Leah Carman שרה לאה בת חנה גיטל
Shira Starr שירה פייגא בת מאירה ליבא
Mazal Tov to Barbara & Marty Ast on the engagement of their son, Jason, to Andrea (Andy) Surasky, daughter of Heidi & Jon Surasky of Ra'anana, Israel.
Mazal Tov to Rabbi Moshe & Baila Shulman and Joel & Debbie Garbow on the engagement of their children, Shmuli and Tamar. The community is invited to a L’Chaim next Saturday night, January 19th, at the Shulman home, 8055 Amherst, at 8:00 pm.
Our condolences to Jacob & Natalie Sukhodolsky on the passing of their father and father-in-law, Samuel Sukhodolsky. Jacob is sitting shiva, at their home, 8127 Amherst, through Monday morning. Minyan times are the same as the Shul’s times. May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.
THANK YOU: Thank you to Joe & Izzy Yazdi who are the ushers this week for the youth groups
PARENT/CHILD MOTZEI SHABBAT LEARNING (grades K-5) continues this week, January 12th, at 6:45 pm. Sponsorships are $36.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT SPECIAL YAHRTZEIT SHIUR: The community is invited to a special shiur, given by the Rabbi, in commemoration of the first yahrtzeit of Baila’s mother, Wednesday night, Jan 16, 8:30pm at Young Israel. (For this Wednesday only, the Rabbi’s regular Tanach class will be moved up to start at 7:30pm.)
AIPAC POLICY CONVENTION 2013: March 3-5, Washington DC. Join Rabbi Shulman and fellow members: Alan & Jackie Gerson, Dr Dorit Daphna-Iken, Andy and Aaron Koshner, David & Jill Mogil, and David & Sharon Pollack. It’s not too late to sign up! For more information please contact AIPAC at 323-937-1184.
Membership Survey: At this point everyone should have received or will be receiving a membership survey either by email or postal service. Thank you to everyone who has already completed their membership survey. If you have not yet received a survey please contact Adam at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-726-2163.
YOUNG ISRAEL ANNUAL DINNER: The new date for the dinner is May 19th. This year we are honoring Danny & Sara Wachsstock, and Distinguished Service Award Recipient, Dr. Hilton Price. Please contact Jackie Oppenheimer or Jessie Lefton if you are interested in helping with the dinner.
YOUNG ISRAEL WOMEN'S DIVISION
Women’s Division “Frumba” Class: If you would be interested in a women’s only Zumba class Motzei Shabbos taught by a certified instructor please contact Bryna at 569-5001 or BKandel@hotmail.com, Hessie at 726-4591 or email@example.com. If you have questions about the class itself, please call Aliza Jaffee at 847-650-6202 or email her at AlizaJaffe@gmail.com.
CALENDARS: The new calendars have arrived. Pick up is during regular office hours or call Judy at 314-727-1880 to make alternate arrangements. A special thank you to Barbara Strashun for a job incredibly and efficiently done – and thanks for the old format.
ESTGHER’S EXPRESS: Look for forms this week in your mail.
CHAT WITH SENIORS: Contact Judy Hellman at 862-8432 to volunteer to visit with our seniors or request a visit. We welcome both male and female volunteers.
EHA RAFFLE: Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. 1st Prize: 4 round-trip tickets to Disney World (includes air fare, 2-day passes to theme park and 2 nights at the hotel), 2nd Prize: Apple iPad Mini Tablet, 3rd Prize: $250 shopping spree at Schnucks. Drawing will be at the Super Bowl Party on Feb 3rd. For tickets, call Anna Rose Tendler at 314-275-8148. All proceeds go to the EHA Strategic Planning Process.
EHA SUPER BOWL(ing) SUNDAY: Feb 3rd, Olivette Bowling Lanes, 4:45 pm until the end of the game. Bowling, fun, festivities, and dinner. $15/adult and $10/ child (under10 years). Walk-in costs are $18/adult and $13/child. Reservations must be made by Jan 30th to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call Bonnie at 314-503-2792. All proceeds go to the EHA Strategic Planning Process.
3rd ANNUAL BYHS TRIVIA NIGHT: February 2nd, 7 pm, 1146 N. Warson Rd. $20 / person - register your team of 8 or as an individual (to join a team that night). 10 rounds of 10 questions, plus games and raffles! Beer, soda and snacks included, (no outside food or drink). Prizes will be awarded for the top 2 teams. Call or email Karen at 314-442-6737 or email@example.com with questions or to make reservations.
TOVELING: BYHS girls will tovel items for you as one of their chesed projects. Proceeds will fund further chesed programming. Drop off your items at the girls’ school, 1146 N. Warson Rd. For questions, contact the school at 314-872-8701. Suggested Donation: $18.
TOMCHEI SHABBOS COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE!! Look for bags to be distributed (and picked up!) at your doorstep. Watch for details!
WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Location: home of Bobbi Gibli, 2 Delcrest Court, #204, Sundays @ 9:15 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 504-5593. Tehillim hotline (names and updates): 995-7119.
· Shoreshet- Pizza and Parsha - Every Tuesday at 12:15 pm in the NCSY office.
· Latte and Learning – Every Wednesday night at Starbucks on Hanley and Wydown at 7:30 pm.
· Sr. Oneg – Jan 11th at the home of Moshe & Aviva Adler, 7921 Cornell, 8:30-10:00 pm. Special guests: Elliot Tanzman and Sammy Schaechter.
· Ice Skating – Jan 12th for Sr NCSY at Shaw Park Ice Rink (217 S Brentwood Blvd), 7-8:30 pm. Special guests: Elliot Tanzman and Sammy Schaechter
· NCSY Summer Info Night - Jan 13th at 7:00 pm (YI Beit Midrash). Guest Speaker: Elliot Tanzman. Amazing scholarship opportunities.
Jr Midwinter Shabbaton in Chigago: Feb 1st – 3rd, early registration by Jan 15th is $115. After that it goes back to $145. Lots of cool raffle prizes including an iPad Mini.and a Special Surprise Guest. Scholarships are available. For info, contact Rabbi Mike at 314-498-6279.
TORAH MiTZION KOLLEL NEWS
Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 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 1:00 pm.
Mishmar learning: Thursdays at Young Israel at 8:30 pm.
SAVE THE DATE:TMK 10th Anniversary Gala Saturday, Feb. 9th, 8:00pm, at the Clayton High School Commons, in memory of Sally Oberlander z"l and honoring the multigenerational contribution of the Oberlander (Mark and Bunny, Michael and Sima) and Medow (Bobby and Chelle) families. The Service Awardee this year is Chagai Adler.
SHUL OFFICE & CONTACT INFO
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
314-725-6130 (home study), 314-313-3120 (cell)
Young Israel Web-site: www.youngisrael-stl.org
To sponsor a weekly Shul Announcement, for $36, email Judy (email@example.com) or call (314-727-1880)