Young Israel of St. Louis


18 ELUL 5773 – 24 ELUL 5773



Shoshi & Tani in honor of Eli’s Bat Mitzvah.

Ruth, Andrew and Hannah wishing Buddy/Dad a very happy birthday!

Adam Cohen and David Bruk in appreciation to the entire community for taking us in so hospitably this summer!

Mia, Avi, and Eli Whitson in honor of their father, Paul’s, birthday.

Friday August 23rd

Candle Lighting                                                 7:26 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:00 pm

Saturday August 24th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:30 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             6:15 pm

Mincha                                                             7:15 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   8:25 pm



Kiddush: Sponsored by Rabbi Avi & Sara Greene in honor of Elisheva’s Bat Mitzvah.



Seudah Shlishit:Co-Sponsored by Mark & Barbara Drazen to commemorate the 1st yahrtzeit of Mark’s mother; Helen Drazen, by Howard & Jackie Oppenheimer to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Jackie’s mother, Radine Feldman; and by the Goffstein family to commemorate the 2nd yahrtzeit of Sybil Goffstein.

Weekday Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 7:20 pm





Yehoshua Sommer                                                                  יהושע בן זהבה

Dr. Lester Zeffren                                                                   יואל אליעזר בן יוספה לאה

Steven Zweig                                                                          שלמה תודרוס בן אסתר רבקה

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

                                                                                                יואל שמחה בן אליענה רבקה

                                                                        נעמי בת מרים

                                                                                                צביה בת בריינה

                                                                                                רחל לאה בת ייטיל

                                                                        חיה הדסה זהבה בת לאה רייזא

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 Avi & Sara Greene on Elisheva’s Bat Mitzvah. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Henry & Arlene Winkleman and Rabbi Kenneth & Karen Greene. We welcome everyone from Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Washington DC, California, New Jersey and Rhode Island who have come to share in the simcha.

Mazal Tov to Leon & Ruth Nitsun on the engagement of their granddaughter, Michal, to Moshe Fievelson of New York.

Mazal Tov to Rabbi Gershie & Tzippy Meisel on the birth of a son in Chicago.

Mazal Tov to Rachel Lubchansky on being chosen for the David N. and Roselin Grosberg Young Leadership Award, given by Jewish Federation to those who demonstrate active Jewish Federation leadership and commitment to Federation’s Annual Community Campaign. The award will be presented at Federation’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 17, at the Jewish Community Center Arts & Education Building.


Our condolences to Diane & Jeff Aiken on the passing of their mother and mother-in-law, Ida Hutmacher. Shiva is at the Aiken home, 8150 Gannon, through Sunday morning, with shacharit at 8:00 am. May the family be comforted amongst the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


TZETCHEM L’SHALOM V’HATZLACH: To Batsheva Sundy, Rachel Wolfe, and Tali Koshner who have left for Israel and are making Aliyah. And to all of our students who will be going to university or Israel this year.


LULAV & ETROG FORMS: Please return order forms for your lulav & etrog to the office by Monday August 26th.

LETTER FROM ISABEL BONIUK: “The family of the late Dr. Isaac Boniuk would like to express their deep appreciation to Rabbi Shulman and your congregation for all of your support during shiva, your delicious meals and baking, and for the efficiency with which everything was handled. It was a great comfort. Sincerely, Isabel Boniuk.”

WELCOME: Young Israel and Torah MiZion Kollel want to welcome our new B’not Sherut who have arrived in St Louis: Moriya Orzach, Tamar Gelber, Roni Zafrani, and Mali Bloch. If you would like to host the girls for a meal, please contact Debby Schuman at 727-3123.


Yeshivat Kadimah High School will open its doors on Monday, August 26! The rigorous, college prep YKHS program focuses on student-centered learning and uses a variety of tools, including traditional, interactive, experiential and online resources. YKHS is an Orthodox school, open to the entire community, serving grades 9-12. The school is led by Rabbi Moshe Shulman, Rabbi Daniel Freund - Assistant Head of School, and Dr. Brad Heger-Education Director. If you would like more information or would like to be a part of the community e-mail list, please contact, or 314-942-3166.

Community News

TOMCHEI SHABBOS CHAGIM FOOD DROP-OFF: Please help our families prepare for the Chagim with non-perishable food items!  Please drop off bags in the parking lot just west of Merle Hartstein's home (8115 Delmar) on Sunday morning, Sept. 1, anytime from 9:00 - 11:00 am. Chesterfield drop-off is at the home of Janice Mankowitz, 186 Stablestone Dr.  If you need items picked up at your home, please call Merle at 725-1192, or Jackie Oppenheimer at 997-6924.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: At the home of Jan Adelman, 8032 Amherst, Sundays at 9:15 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 314-863-5438. The Tehillim hotline (names and updates) is: 314-995-7119.


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


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

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


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:

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