Young Israel of St. Louis

SHABBAT February 2ND 2013 – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8TH, 2013

22 SHEVAT 5773 – 28 SHEVAT 5773



David & Norma Rubin in honor of the upcoming TMK Gala event and all its honorees, and to thank them for all they do for our community.

Friday February 1st

Candle Lighting                                                 5:05 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                  5:05 pm

Saturday, February 2nd

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                  8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Teen Minyan                                                     9:30 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                   9:41 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur*                                            4:10 pm

Mincha                                                             4:55 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                        4:55 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                    6:07 pm

* Pre-Mincha Shiur:

The Biblical Roots of Midrashic ‘stories’.

Kiddush: Kiddush is sponsored by Ruth Kiem and Rabbi Hanan & Barbara Balk on the occasion of the yahrtzeit of their husband and father, Leonard Kiem (grandfather of Aviva Needle).


Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                             6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                              6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv:                                                 5:10 pm




Yehoshua Sommer                                                                  יהושע בן זהבה

Dr. Lester Zeffren                                                                   יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

Dr Maurice Sonnenwirth                                                        משה יוסף בן רייזא

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

                                                                                                יהודה בן סלתן

                                                                                                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


THANK YOU: Thank you to Mike & Sima Oberlander who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

PARENT/CHILD MOTZEI SHABBAT LEARNING (grades K-5) continues this week, February 2nd, at 7:00 pm. Sponsorships are $36.

AIPAC POLICY CONVENTION 2013: March 3-5, Washington DC. Join Rabbi Shulman and the Young Israel Synagogue Delegation: Alan & Jackie Gerson, Dr. Dorit Daphna-Iken, Andy and Aaron Koshner, David & Jill Mogil, Myra and Alex Peskin, and David & Sharon Pollack. It’s not too late to sign up! For more information please contact AIPAC at 323-937-1184.

SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE (HOLD THE DATE): Young Israel is proud to host Scholar In Residence Rabbi Steve Weil, Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union, Shabbat March 9th. Details to follow.

YOUNG ISRAEL ANNUAL DINNER:Save the date – 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.

PARENT - CHILD HEBREW STORYTIME: At Young Israel on Thursday mornings, Feb 7 – March 14, 9:30 – 10:15 am. Intended for children 2-5 (siblings welcome). Cost: $18 – for all 6 sessions. Please email or call Kate Friedman at 314-692-8184.

TIME TO ORDER MATZA: Please return you form for your matza orders with payment (check or credit card) to the office ASAP. The deadline is February 15th.


Women’s Division “Frumba” Class:The first Women Only Frumba class will be starting this Saturday night, Feb 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. in the Young Israel social hall. The first class is free, $5 per participant per class after the first one. You do not have to sign up every week and need not be a member of Young Israel. Any questions, please call Bryna Kandel at 569-5001 or email her at

ESTHER’S EXPRESS: YI Women’s Division is once again creating beautiful Mishloach Manot baskets for Purim. Forms were mailed this week. Please return your form and check, made to the Women’s Division, to the office by February 11th.

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.


MEZUZAH Making: FHA and the PTA of Saul Mirowitz Community Day School present glass mezuzah making with artist Batya Rich on Feb. 3 at 1:00 pm at EHA The cost is $40.00 per mezuzah. For more info, or to RSVP by Jan 30th, please contact FHA@EHA.ORG.

EHA RAFFLE: Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. 1st Prize: 4 round-trip tickets to Disney World 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. Walk-in costs are $18/adult and $13/child. Questions? Call Bonnie at 314-503-2792. All proceeds go to the EHA Strategic Planning Process.

EHA fundraiser: TAKE & BAKE PIZZA! The 8th grade seniors will be selling delicious pizza ready to be baked at home. Pick up at school, Feb 11, 3:40pm or 4:40pm. Cheese pizza - $10, Choice of 1 topping - $12(additional toppings of mushrooms, onion, peppers or black olives are $.50 each) Cholov Yisroel are available upon request. Only pre-orders will be accepted. To place an order, contact Roz Hirschhorn at 314-725-1719 or Order deadline is Wednesday, February 6.

3rd ANNUAL BYHS TRIVIA NIGHT: February 2nd, 7 pm, 1146 N. Warson Rd. $20/person 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 with questions or to make reservations.

Achashverosh's Palace: Exciting casino night with prizes, delicious food, and a silent auction on Sunday night, February 17, 6:00 PM at Clayton High School (1 Mark Twain Circle). Proceeds to benefit Block Yeshiva Athletics; Honorary Chairman - Don Makovsky. $50 per person; advance reservations required. Pay by credit card at, or call the Block Girls School at 872-8701, or e-mail for more info.


CAMP NESHER: There will be an information session with Jeff Braverman, Director of Camp Nesher, a modern orthodox sleep-away camp for children entering 3rd - 11th grade, Sunday, February 3rd, 11:45 am - 12:45 pm at the home of Mindee and Zev Fredman, 8191 Stratford.

WINE & JUICE PROMOTION: St. Louis Kollel Bookstore is offering a special promotion through Purim whereby one who buys 12 or more bottles of wine or grape juice from can have 10% of their total purchase donated to the school or shul of their choice.Questions? Please call Linda Markowitz 314 726-6047 or email

TOMCHEI SHABBOS COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE!!  Bags will be distributed on Feb. 8 and picked up on Feb. 15. All shuls and schools are included! To help with distribution and/or pick-up, call Merle Hartstein at 725-1192 or Jackie Oppenheimer at 997-6924.

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.


Jewish Student Union (JSU) GALA, INSPIRE A JEWISH TOMORROW! March 9, 2013 at the Coronado Room at 7:45 pm for hors d'oeuvres & cocktails, followed by dinner. Honorees are Michael and Carol Staenberg, with special tribute to Rick Kodner and Gail Brody. JSU will also be inaugurating the Meira Bresler Riemer Scholarship Fund. For more information or to make reservations or a donation, visit or contact Event Chairpersons Danielle & Eldad Bialecki or Melanie & Dan Winograd at

JSU serves more than 700 teens in 11 high schools in the St. Louis area.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: Starting 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Beit Midrash Learning: Mon. @ Young Israel 8 - 9:30 pm.

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.

Ruth Fredman Bat Mitzvah Program: Continues this Sunday, Feb 3 through May 10 at Young Israel.

Bnei Akiva Lunch:Shabbat, Feb 9th, $7/chanich with $20 family max. Send checks made to Bnei Akiva to Chagai Adler, 7741 Gannon, 63130.


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)