Young Israel of St. Louis

SHABBAT MAY 25TH, 2013 – FRIDAY MAY 31ST, 2013

16 SIVAN 5773 – 22 SIVAN 5773



Carey and Susie Fredman in honor of their son Eli's aufruf and upcoming wedding.

Friday May 24th

Candle Lighting                                                 7:56 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday, May 25th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:20 am

Bnei Akiva                                                       5:30 – 6:30 pm

Pre-Mincha Shiur - Pirkei Avot                         6:50 pm

Mincha                                                             7:50 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:57 pm


Kiddush: Sponsored by Aaron, Susie, & Carey Fredman in celebration of their son Eli and his upcoming wedding to Meggie Wyschogrod.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Mark & Barbara Drazen to commemorate the yahrzeit of Mark’s father, Michael Drazen.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday – Memorial Day                                  8:00 am

Thursday                                                          6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 8:00 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

                                                                                                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 Carey & Susie Fredman and Aaron Fredman on the aufruf of their son and grandson, Eli, and his upcoming wedding to Meggie Wyschogrod. Mazal Tov and welcome to Meggie’s parents, Abby & Danny Wyschogrod, and Meggie’s brother, Ezra, who have come from Boston to celebrate in the simcha.

Mazal Tov to Stephen & Nadine Cohen and to Rabbi Ze'ev & Chani Smason, on the birth of their granddaughter Anaelle Moriah, born to Aliza & Avrumi Smason in Efrat, Israel.

The community is invited to a L’Chaim at the home of David & Roz Hirschhorn, 835 Swarthmore, next week, Sunday, June 2nd, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, to celebrate the engagement of their daughter, Sheera, to Yair Menchel.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Arik & Jessi Levy who are the ushers this Shabbat for the youth groups.

RABBI”S CLASSES: The Monday morning and evening classes have finished. The last Tuesday parsha class and Wednesday Tanach class will be this week.

COMMUNITY LECTURE – SAVE THE DATE: Rabbi Yonah Reiss, newly appointed Av Beit Din of the CRC, on Wednesday, June 5th, at Young Israel. Time – tbd. Topic: Rabbinic Authority vs. Personal Autonomy: Finding the Balance. Co-sponsored by Young Israel of St Louis and Chabad of Greater St Louis.

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.

TIE DYE DAY FOR MOORE, OK: Have a fun morning at EHA on Sunday, June 2nd, 9-11 am, and raise money for the Briarwood & Plaza Towers Elementary Schools that were hit by the tornado in Moore, OK. Bring your own item to tie dye or buy one there. Cost: $10/person or $25/family. Snacks will be available for purchase. Questions? Call 314-994-7856.

BYHS 34th ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP GALA: Tuesday, May 28th, at the DoubleTree Hotel at Westport, 1973 Craigshire, honoring the memory of Dr. Noah Susman, z”l, with a tribute to Mr. William Heyde on his retirement. Hors d’oeuvres buffet at 6:30 pm, program at 7:30 pm, and dessert reception at 8:30 pm.

BYHS SPORTS BANQUET: The 2013 Block Yeshiva Sports Banquet will take place at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, June 5, at the Block Girls School, featuring hot dogs from Romanian Sausage Co. Cost: $25/person. Advance reservations highly encouraged by clicking the sports banner at

Community News

AISH 6TH ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY BBQ: Monday, May 27th, 2 - 6 pm at Millenium Park in Creve Coeur (902 Mason Rd - behind Barnes Jewish West County Hospital). Event features a softball game at 2 pm, food served at 4 pm, playground, covered pavilion, walking trail and splash pad. Cost: Adult plate $10, Kid plate $5. For more info, call 314-862-2474 or email

ST LOUIS KOLLEL JEWISH UNITY LIVE 2013: Sunday June 9th, 7:30 pm, at the Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar – Central West End. Tickets: $50/person. For more info, contact the St Louis Kollel at 314-726-6047.

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: This Sunday only, May 26, 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.


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. Meet at Young Israel at 5pm and then seudah shlishit at Kaufman Park. Pick up at Kaufman Park at 7pm.

Farewell Party for Shachaks: Thursday, June 6th, 5:30pm at Bais Abraham Cong. RSVP for the dinner by May 29th. See attached flyer for details of the dinner, the Farewell Tribute Book, and the Tribute Photo Show.

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)