Young Israel of St. Louis

SHABBAT February 9TH 2013 – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15TH, 2013

29 SHEVAT 5773 – 5 ADAR 5773



Rebecca, Matt, Nachum, Naftali, & Chava Chase in honor of the birthdays of grandfathers Sydney Chase and Michael Carman, and brother Naftali.

Friday February 8th

Candle Lighting                                                 5:14 pm

Mincha/Maariv (Dvar Torah: Rabbi Aberman)  5:15 pm

Saturday, February 9th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit (Drasha – Rav Boaz Shachak)           9:00 am

Teen Minyan                                                    9:30 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:37 am

Post - Kiddush Shiur                                        Rabbi Baruch Weintraub

                                                                        The Jewish Approach to Business Ethics

Mincha                                                             5:05 pm

Seudah Shlishit                                                 Dvar Torah: Rabbi Aberman

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:15 pm


Kiddush: Kiddush this week is sponsored in honor of the Oberlander families, Medow family and Chagai Adler for their service to TMK and in recognition of 10 years of service by TMK in the St. Louis community, including the Sherut Leumi and Bnei Akiva programs.  Thank You for everything you do.


Seudah Shlishit:Sponsors invited


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv:                                                5:20 pm


Rosh Chodesh Adar                                         Sunday/Monday – Feb 10/11




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


Young Israel welcomes to our community Rabbi Moshe Aberman, Executive Director of the international Torah MiTzion Kollellim, and Rabbi Baruch Weintraub, Assistant Rosh Kollel of the joint Torah MiTzion-YU Kollel in Toronto, and their families, who here as part of the TMK Shabbat and 10th Anniversary Gala.  We are inspired by your presence, and are very proud of our continued and ongoing partnership with Torah MiTzion here in St. Louis. Please see the attached flyer for full schedule details.


Bernie & Mariam Weisel invite everyone to a L’Chaim at their home, 1024 Laval Dr, Thursday night, Feb 14th, at 7:30pm to celebrate the engagement of their son, Joshua, to Gavriella Brimm of Chicago.

Mazal Tov to Raffi & Shira Lev-Tzion on the birth of a daughter in Israel.

STONE DEDICATION: For Noah Susman will take place Sunday, February 17th, 2:00 pm at the Beis HaMedrash Hagadol Cemetery at Price and Ladue.


Our condolences to Adam Lubchansky and the entire Lubchansky family on the passing of Adam's grandfather.

Our condolences to Chaya-Raizel Flaks on the passing of her mother, Charlotte Lerner.

May the families be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


THANK YOU: Thank you to David & Debbie Friedman who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

TMK ONEG SHABBAT: 8:45 pm, at the Mogil home, 8031 Gannon, with Rabbi Aberman and Rabbi Weintraub.

PARENT/CHILD MOTZEI SHABBAT LEARNING (grades K-5) continues this week, February 9th, at 7:15 pm. Sponsorships are $36. This week’s learning is being sponsored by David & Roz Hirschhorn in memory of David’s mother, Ellen Hirschhorn.

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

Tax Receipts: Thank you to everyone for your donations and support in 2012. Tax receipts were recently sent out, mainly by email. If you have not received your receipt please contact the shul office. Thank you again for your support!

LOST & FOUND:. Items that have been left in the shul have been placed on the downstairs coat rack. If they are not claimed, they will be donated the morning of February 27th.

SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE: Young Israel and NCSY are proud to host Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Steve Weil, Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union, Shabbat March 9th. Details to follow.

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.


Purim Shpiel for Kinderlach – Grades 2 and under. This special presentation of the Megillah story for kids will take place downstairs in PARALLEL to the main Megillah reading upstairs.  (Volunteers for roles in the shpiel are welcome to contact Sara Greene.  They will be able to listen to the Megillah at the second reading.)

YI PURIM MURDER MYSTERY!! After Megillah readings Motzei Shabbat, come back to shul at 10:00pm in themed custom (“Haman’s Mafioso now recruiting: crooks, killers, and gangsters welcome!”) for our YI PURIM MURDER MYSTERY!!  You don’t want to be left out!


Women’s Division “Frumba” Class:No “Frumba” class this week, Feb 9th.

ESTHER’S EXPRESS: The deadline for ordering the YI Women’s Division Mishloach Manot baskets for Purim has been extended to Feb 14th. Please return your form and check, made payable to the Women’s Division, to the office ASAP.

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.


Achashverosh's Palace: Sunday night, Feb 17, 6:00 pm at Clayton High School (1 Mark Twain Circle). $50 per person; advance reservations required. Pay by credit card at, or call 872-8701.

New Community Creative Beit Midrash: Check out Epstein's NEW Creative Beit Midrash in collaboration with EHA, NCSY, and TMK! Open daily for the entire community and EHA students 9 - 11:30 am. Contact Rav Boaz at 314-420-8080 or to set up a chevruta or learn about one of our newly formed classes!

PURIM CARNIVAL:Purim Bash! Feb 24, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm at Epstein. Fun for the entire family. The carnival will feature games, food, a bounce house, balloon art and more! Co-sponsored by B'nei Akiva, EHA and NCSY.


·                                                                                                                                             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 Ballroom.  For more information or to make reservations or a donation visit or contact Danielle and Eldad Bialecki or Melanie and Dan Winograd at

JSU AND NCSY AIPAC DELEGATES: David Bilger, Kristopher Moore, Andrew Adler, Yael Simon, Yossi Katz, Megan Dern, Emma Barg, Madeline Lapp, Sarah Casteel, Ariel Baron, David Iken.


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 10 through May 10 at Young Israel.

Bnei Akiva Lunch:Shabbat, Feb 9th, $7/chanich with $20 family max.


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)