Young Israel of St. Louis

SHABBAT MAY 18TH, 2013 – FRIDAY MAY 24TH, 2013

9 SIVAN 5773 – 15 SIVAN 5773



The Biel Family to wish Mazal Tov to Esther on her graduation from SLU School of Nursing and to Yoni on his upcoming graduation from BYHS.

Friday May 17th

Candle Lighting                                                 7:50 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday, May 18th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:22 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             no shiur this week

Bnei Akiva                                                       6:40 pm

Mincha                                                             7:40 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:51 pm


Kiddush: Sponsored Rabbi Amiel & Dr. Isabel Rosenbloom in honor of the aufruf of their son, Aharon.

Seudah Shlishit:Sponsored by David & Roz Hirschhorn to commemorate the yahrtzeit of David’s father, Harry Hirschhorn.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday – in the beit midrash                           8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:55 pm




AT 314-863-1811




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

8:00 pm - Talmud (Sotah) (Men) - Rabbi Rosenbloom


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


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


8:00 pm Talmud (Brachot) - Dr. Norman Katz

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


8:00 am - Parsha –Rabbi Boaz Shachak

Post Davening – 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

                                                                                                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

Chana Tova Poupko                                                               חנה טובה בת אסתר שושנה


Mazal Tov to Rabbi Amiel & Dr. Isabel Rosenbloom on the aufruf of their son, Aharon, and his upcoming marriage to Davita Wachsstock. Mazal Tov to Dr. Danny & Sara Wachsstock and George & Shira Oberkirsch. We welcome all of the guests and family who have come from Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and New York to share in the simcha.

Mazal Tov to Heschel & Adinah Raskas on the Bat Mitzvah of their granddaughter, Eliana Geffen Raskas, daughter of Daniel & Daphna Raskas of Silver Spring.

Mazel Tov to David Iken on his being awarded the ADL 16th Annual Meyer and Marcelle Kranzberg Memorial Scholarship Award and the 2013 Stuart I. Pessin Israel Teen Merit Scholarship for his community involvement.


FOUND: Money was found in the Shul parking lot on Sunday..If you think this money is yours, please contact the office.

THANK YOU: Thank you to Aryeh & Lizzy Kline who are the ushers this Shabbat for the youth groups.

GUEST SPEAKER FOR WOMEN: Prof Nechama Price will be giving a women’s only shiur this Shabbat, May 18th, at the home of Adinah Raskas, 722 Brittany Lane, at 4:30 pm. The topic will be: “Behind Closed Doors: Sexuality - A Torah Perspective”.

YOUNG ISRAEL ANNUAL DINNER: This Sunday, May 19th, honoring Dr. Danny & Sara Wachsstock and our Distinguished Service Awardee, Dr. Hilton Price.

Help is needed to move chairs after Maariv on Saturday night in preparation for the dinner. Your help would be appreciated.

GRAD KIDDUSH: We want to honor ALL of our graduates, grades 8 and above, at a Kiddush, Shabbat June 8th. In order to do this, we need sponsors. We also need your graduate's names if they attend a school other that EHA or BYHS. This also includes grads from universities. Please contact Sara Greene at 726-6255 or


MABELS LABELS IS BACK!: To order personalized labels please go to A portion of your purchase will be donated to FHA.

Community News

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

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: At the home of Jan Adelman, 8032 Amherst, this week at 9:15 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 314-863-5438. Next Sunday, May 26, and for that day only, the Women's Tehillim group will meet at Roz Hirschhorn's house: 835 Swarthmore Lane 314-725-1719 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.

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR BALLGAME: We still have a few tickets for the Sunday, May 19th Cardinals ballgame against the Milwaukee Brewers at $21 each. ANYONE (all ages) interested can call Rabbi Mike at 314-498-6279.


Donate today to support JSU (the Jewish Student Union) of St. Louis @ Or you can contact Rabbi Mike Rovinsky at 314-498-6279.



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.

Closing snif for Bnei Akiva:June 8th for madrichim and chanichim.

Farewell Party for Shachaks: Thursday, June 6th, 5:30pm at Bais Abraham Cong.

Farewell Party for Chavi & Rochel: Sunday June 9th.


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)