Young Israel of St. Louis


28 TAMMUZ 5773 – 5 AV 5773



Bob & Judy Hellman to welcome Jeremy, Maggie, and Yehuda Hellman, and Jonah Raskas and his new bride, Rachel, on her first visit to St Louis.

Friday July 5th

Candle Lighting                                                 8:11 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday July 6th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:25 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Rabbi Shlomo Soroka*      7:00 pm

Mincha                                                             8:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   9:11 pm




Jewish Bio-Ethics: Addressing Questions On The Cutting Edge Using Classic Torah Sources”



Kiddush: An enhanced Kiddush is sponsored by the Green, Levin, and Adelman families to commemorate the special birthdays of Joel Levin and Marlene Green.


Seudah Shlishit: Co-sponsored by Ed & Jan Adelman to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Sarah Adelman, and by the Feen, Joss and Lissoos families to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Adi’s father, Irving Lissoos.


Weekly Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Rosh Chodesh Av                                            Monday, July 8th


Mincha/Maariv                                                 8:10 pm





Yehoshua Sommer                                                                  יהושע בן זהבה

Dr. Lester Zeffren                                                                   יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

Steven Zweig                                                                          שלמה תודרוס בן אסתר רבקה

Isaac Boniuk                                                                           יצחק אייזיק בן רחל

James Kauders                                                                        Jane יעקב טוביה בן

                                                                                                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

Rabbi Shulman will be attending the annual Tanach Conference hosted by Yeshivat Har Etzion in the Gush this week. This year, the Rabbi has been invited to deliver one of the lectures at this conference. During the Rabbi’s absence, if you needs to reach him, please contact the office, or send him email at


Our condolences to the family of Simon Kohn on his passing. Shiva will continue Sunday and Monday 11 am – 8 pm at the Kohn residence, 756 Country Manor Lane. May the family be comforted amongst the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


ANNUAL COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT: Sunday, July 7th, 12:45 pm, at Young Israel. The speaker will be Prof. Smadar Rosensweig, who is a professor of Bible at Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University, as well as a professor of Biblical Studies at Allegra Franco Sephardic Women’s Teachers College. The topic of Prof. Rosensweig’s talk will be: “What is the Impact of Haftaras Nahamu on our Concept of Nehama (Consolation)?” The event is sponsored by the Sarah Adelman Memorial Fund. Minimum donation: $18/family.

Prior to Prof. Rosensweig's presentation, Yitzchok Adelman will be making a siyyum upon the completion of his learning of all six books of the Mishna.  The topic of his siyyum will be "The significance of the number '7' in Judaism". His presentation will begin at 11:45 a.m. The fund is seeking sponsors for both presentations, at the minimum cost of $100. Sponsors are invited to the siyyum, which will include lunch.

LOST & FOUND: All items that have been left in Shul have been moved to the downstairs coat rack. Please check to see if any of your things are there. Items will be donated on Monday morning, July 8th.


TABLECLOTHS: The Women's Division has purchased both round and rectangular black and silver tablecloths for shul members to rent. We have purchased enough to cover all the shul's tables. These cloths go to the floor. The cost is $6 a cloth. All proceeds go to support Women's Division Activities. Any questions please call Bonnie Goldmeier or Bryna Kandel.

Community News

ST LOUIS KOLLEL YARCHEI KALLAH: Learning for men will take place at Agudas Israel, Monday, July 8th thru Thursday, July 11th, 8 am – 10:30 am and 8 pm – 9:45 pm, and learning for women will be in the Young Israel Beit Midrash, Monday July 8th thru Wednesday, July 10th, 10:30 am – Noon. For girls (teens and post-seminary), a beit midrash style learning will be held evenings at Young Israel, Monday, July 8th thru Thursday, July 11th, at 8:45 pm. For more info, or to register, contact the Kollel at 314-726-6047 or

CHESS CLASSES: Session II at Young Israel will be held: July 17 – August 1, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays. K-3rd grade: 4:30 – 5:15 pm, 4th – 8th grade: 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Cost: $50/session. Please contact Aleksey Kazakevich at for fees or to register.

CAMP NORAH: is an exciting half-day camp for children ages (approx.) 3-5 from July 22 -- August 9. Co-directed by Daniela Hermelin, M.D., and Kate Friedman, Camp Norah features a unique program and safe, nurturing environment combining Torah, Nature, Art, and Fun! Weekly themes include Perek Shira, Israel, and more. Please email to receive our PDF brochure. You may also join our Facebook group, or call Kate @ 479-1552 for more information!

TOMCHEI SHABBOS NEEDS YOUR HELP!! With summer here, our families will need extra assistance with non-perishable food items. Please leave donations in the box outside the office. For pick up arrangements, please call Merle Hartstein at 725-1192. Thank you for your help!

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Meets at the home of Bobbi Gibli, 2 Delcrest Court, #204, Sundays @ 9:30 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 504-5593. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is 995-7119.


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


JSU is only $2001 dollars away from earning the Staenberg Challenge Grant of $60,000.  ($30,000 will go to the Meira Bresler Riemer Scholarship Fund and $30,000 towards JSU programming and scholarships).  We are looking for that special person or persons who will put us over the top and get the s'char as the one who completes the mitzvah.  A special kiddush will be made in the said donor(s) honor.  To help JSU achieve this milestone, please contact Harvey Iken 314-368-9464 or Rabbi Mike 314-498-6279.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Beit Midrash for Women: at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford. The end of year schedule is: Wed, July 10th at 1 pm and Tues, July 16th at 3 pm.

Mishmar learning: Thursdays at Young Israel at 8:30 pm.

Camp Derech Eretz: Monday, July 22 – August 9. Come for 1, 2, or 3 weeks. For more info or to register, contact Suzanne Sundy at 314-680-5056.


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)