Young Israel of St. Louis


26 NISAN 5773 – 2 IYAR 5773

PARSHAT SHEMINI                                                SHABBAT MEVORCHIM


Sponsored Anonymously

Friday April 5th

Candle Lighting                                                 7:11 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday, April 6th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Teen Minyan                                                    9:30 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:51 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur  - Pirkei Avot                        6:00 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       6:00 pm

Mincha                                                             7:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:12 pm

Kiddush:Sponsors invited.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored by Shoshana Moskovits to commemorate the yahrtzeits of her mother, Esther Mirel and her husband, Reuven Moskovits.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday                       6:30 am

Tuesday, Friday                                                6:40 am


Rosh Chodesh Iyar                                           Wed, Thurs – 4/10-4/11


Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:15 pm





8:45 am – Open Beit Midrash – Chavruta Learning

8:45 am – Pre-Bar Mitzvah/Father-Son – Rabbi Shulman

9:00 am – Tanach – Dr. Danny Wachsstock (Bi-weekly)


9:15 am - Tanach (Shmuel) - Rabbi Shulman

7:00 pm - Talmud (Rosh Hashanah) - Rabbi Shulman

8:00 pm – Practical Halacha– Rabbi Shulman (resuming 4/29)


11:30 am -Parsha (Women) - R Shulman/Rovinsky/Mintz

7:15 pm - Talmud (Sotah) (Men) - Rabbi Rosenbloom


12:00 pm - Sifrei Halacha - Dr. Joe Feder

1:00 pm - TMK Women’s Beit Midrash (@ Newman’s) – Yael Shachak

8:00 pm - Tanach (Shmuel) - Rabbi Shulman


7:15 pm Talmud (Brachot) - Dr. Norman Katz

8:30 pm – Mishmar (9:30 ma’ariv) / Cholent


8:00 am - Parsha –Rabbi Boaz Shachak

Following Hashkama - Dr. Joe Feder

5 min into Kiddush – TMK Mishnat Pinchas Parent/Child Learning

Pre-Mincha - Parsha / Topical - Rabbi Shulman

After Mincha - Girls grades 8-12, Rabbi Rovinsky



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

Marvin Pack                                                                           מנחם בן בתיה

Melvin Zuhler                                                                         מלך זושא בן שרה

                                                                                                הרב יונה בן הינדל

                                                                                                משה בן דאליש רבקה

                                                                                                יהודה זאב בן אסתר

                                                                                                יהודה ארי בן פרומה

                                                                                                יוסף ליפא בן פרידא

                                                                                                דורון דניאל בן יפה

                                                                        נעמי בת מרים

                                                                                                צביה בת בריינה

                                                                                                רחל לאה בת ייטיל

Phyllis Franklin                                                                      פרימעט בת אסתר רייזל

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 Shabbat for the youth groups.

LOST: A dark blue talis bag with Migdal David embroidered on it. Please contact Bryna Kandel.

SAVE THE DATE: Yom Hazikaron/Yom Ha'atzmaut Tefillah Chagigit program on Monday night, April 15th. Details to follow.

YOUNG ISRAEL ANNUAL DINNER: Sunday May 19th, honoring Dr Danny & Sara Wachsstock and our Distinguished Service Awardee, Dr Hilton Price. Please return your ad and any business ads that you get to the office.


SHAVUOT TAKE-OUT: Pesach is over – Shavuot Take-Out is here. We are looking for budding Chefs for the 5773/2013 Shavuot Take-Out. If you have a super delicious dish you want to contribute and share with our community, please contact Anita Feigenbaum at or 314-256-1434.


RABBI’S CLASSES: The Rabbi’s classes will resume this coming week, with the exception of the Monday evening classes (Talmud & Halacha) which will resume on April 29th.

NEW TANACH SERIES: Starting this week (April 8th) the Rabbi’s weekly Tanach class, which takes place Monday mornings (9:15-10:30 am) / Wednesday evenings (8:00-9:15 pm), will be starting a new topic of study:

The Book of Shmuel:
Emerging Sovereignty & The Nascent Kingdom

If you have been thinking about joining (or returning to) our exciting study of Tanach and our trek through Biblical history, now is a great opportunity, as we start a new book, with new themes and messages.  Hope to see you there! (Note: This is a weekly class that is offered twice for your convenience.  You may join either one at any time!)

NEW HALACHA SERIES: Beginning Monday evening April 29th at 8:00 pm, the Halacha class will begin a review of the Laws of Shabbat – focusing first on the “The Shabbat Kitchen”.


Melvin Zuhler has been moved to Delmar Gardens West, for an extended period.  He would benefit greatly from visits from the congregation, as well as some home cooked meals. If anybody is able to help with meals, please contact Murray Bresler.

Community News

TOMCHEI SHABBOS: Tomchei Shabbos cards, including our Diamant Meat Fund cards, make great acknowledgments of birthdays, anniversaries, yahrzeits, or thank-yous! To order cards, please call Jackie Gerson at 314-997-7257.

COMMUNITY-WIDE YOM HaSHOAH PROGRAM: Sunday, April 7th, 4:00 pm at Congregation B’nai Amoona. The program is entitled “Voices From the Holocaust”. For more information, contact the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center at 314-442-3714 or email

INAUGURAL REBBETZIN RIVKIN MEMORIAL LECURE: HUSH, by EISHES CHAYIL (Judy Brown), April 10, 7:30 pm, at the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building. Tickets are $8 (free with a 2012 Festival Series PLUS Ticket). To purchase tickets, call 314-442-3299.

AN EVENING WITH YOSEF MENDELEVICH: Tuesday, April 23, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, at the Kopolow Jewish Federation Building, 12 Millstone Campus Dr. The event is free and open to the public. To RSVP or for more information contact: or 314-442-3871.

FABRIC ART by BERTA: Rent a handmade chuppa for your simcha from Berta Goldgaber. When you rent a 70” x 70” chuppa, Berta will make a donation to Young Israel. Contact Berta at 314-725-7499 or or visit

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: At the home of Bobbi Gibli, 2 Delcrest Court, #204, Sundays at 9:15 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 314-504-5593. The Tehillim hotline (names and updates) is: 314 995-7119.


·                                                                                                                                             Shoreshet - Pizza & Parsha, Tuesdays 12:15 pm, NCSY office.

·                                                                                                                                             Latte and Learning – Wednesday nights at Starbucks on Hanley and Wydown, 7:30 pm.

St. Louis NCSY Chapter Shabbaton. We are heading up to Camp Nageela Midwest on Friday, April 19th for an amazing Shabbat experience followed by awesome activities like paintball/boating/bonfires and more! This Shabbaton will star some awesome guest advisers like Sarah Immerman, Daniel Kotsias and others (to be announced very soon)!!! Don't miss this amazing, all St. Louis, opportunity to have fun with your friends. We will be leaving at 1 pm on Friday so that you don't have to miss too much school. Pricing: Early Bird Price (before April 12th) $99, after April 19th: $125.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Beit Midrash Learning: Mon. @ YI, 8 - 9:30 pm.

Beit Midrash for Women: 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: Resumes Sunday, April 5th.


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)