Young Israel of St. Louis


15 TISHREI 5774 – 23 TISHREI 5774



The Women’s Division to wish a hearty yashar koach to Larry Gornish and Buddy Adler for giving of their time to erect our new sukkah.

Larry and Sunny Davis, in memory of Sunny’s beloved uncle, Yaakov Shalom (“Yoney”) Meyers, on the occasion of his 44th yahrtzeit.




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

Joseph Winkleman                                                                  יוסף בן שיינדל

Phil Rich                                                                                 פנחס פייוויש בן חיה

                                                                                                הרב יונה בן הינדל

                                                                                                משה בן דאליש רבקה

                                                                                                יהודה ארי בן פרומה

                                                                                                שמואל חיים שמחה בן דברה רייזל

                                                                                                דורון דניאל בן יפה

                                                                                                יואל שמחה בן אליענה רבקה

                                                                        נעמי בת מרים

                                                                                                צביה בת בריינה

                                                                                                רחל לאה בת ייטיל

                                                                                                הילה בת פייגא חנה

                                                                        חיה הדסה זהבה בת לאה רייזא

                                                                                                Jane Carol בתיה בת

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


NEW SUKKAH: We thank the Women’s Division for providing the Shul with a wonderful new sukkah.

IT'S CANDY APPLE TIME: There is still time to sponsor our annual Simchat Torah treats. Please contact the office.

“OPEN SUKKAH”: The Annual “Open Sukkah” at the home of Rabbi & Baila Shulman, 8055 Amherst Ave, will be the first day of Sukkot, Thursday, September 19th, 4 – 5:30 pm.


ANNUAL CHOL HAMOED SOCCER GAME: The Block Yeshiva boys soccer team challenge alumni and the community in the annual Chol Hamoed soccer game, Saturday night, September 22 at 8:45 pm. The game will be at Heman Park Field #3, at the corner of Balson and Midland.

TUTTI FRUTTI: FHA's monthly Tutti Frutti fundraiser is back! September 24, from 12 - 10 pm, place your receipt in the box near the cash register and a portion of your purchase price will be donated to FHA.

Community News

VORT: Pnina & Gidon Nitsun will be hosting a vort in honor of the engagement of their daughter Michal, granddaughter of Leon and Ruth Nitsun, to Moshe Shlomo Feivelson on Sunday, September 22nd, 8 – 10 pm, in the sukkah of the Spetner Family, 8360 Balson Ave. The community is invited.

ST. LOUIS YACHAD: Opening Program of the Year, Sunday, September 22, 4:00 – 5:30 PM, “Mad Sukkah”, featuring a Mad Science program and fun in the Garbow’s Sukkah, 7947 Cornell Avenue. Please RSVP to Debbie @ 314 863-0070.

CHOL HAMOED CARNIVAL: Celebrate Sukkot with the entire family at the Chol Hamoed Carnival. The carnival features rides and games for all age groups, as well as kosher concessions, including funnel cakes, cotton candy, snow cones and more. Located at 8020 Olive Blvd, just east of 81st St., in the Seafood City parking lot. Open to everyone on Monday, September 23, from 4 PM and on Tuesday, September 24 from 6 PM. Also on Tuesday, the carnival will be open for girls only from 12 - 3 PM, and for boys only from 3 - 6 PM. Ride tickets are available on-site. A photographer will be available to take family photos. Monday evening will feature a special appearance by a surprise local celebrity.

SPECIAL SHIUR FOR WOMEN ON MIKVAH: Professor Nechama Price will be giving a special shiur, in memory of Erna Waltuch ע"ה, to commemorate Erna’s yahrtzeit which is Hoshanah Rabbah.  The topic will be: “Stain" Solution: the Rules of Staining for all Stages of Life, Tuesday night, Sept 24, Leil Hoshanah Rabbah, 8:00pm at the Mansions on Delmar.  This shiur is co-sponsored by Erna’s daughter, Adinah Raskas, and family and the Friends of the Hebrew Academy.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS:  SAVE THE DATE!!!  Our annual event will be held Sunday, Oct. 13th, 9:30 am, at Young Israel!! Please RSVP to: New project kickoff will be announced!

ANNUAL ISRAEL BONDS DINNER: At Traditional Congregation, Saturday night, October 19th. The event reception will begin at 8:00 pm with the Dinner at 8:30 pm. This year’s Dinner is dedicated to Isaac Boniuk to celebrate his life and outstanding commitment to Israel and the Jewish Community. Meals from Kohn’s will be available upon request. For more info or to RSVP contact Marian Gordon at Traditional Congregation at 314-576-5230 or

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.

WOMEN’S LEARNING: Resumes on Wednesday, October 2 at 9:15 a.m. at the home of Faye Newman, 7916 Stanford Ave.


·                                                                                                                                             Latte and Learning – No Latte next week.

NCSY welcomes Yitz Eichenstein, Amanda Israelian and Chasida Shicker who came to celebrate, learn and inspire our teens over the last days of Yom Tov.

Monday 9/23

JR NCSY Pizza in the Hut @ The Zitin's 926 Jeanerette, 5:30-6:45 pm. Cost: $5


SR NCSY HUT Dogs @ The Staum's 384 Littany Ln, Chesterfield, 7:30-9:00 pm, featuring surprise guests (The Meisels). Cost $5


Thursday 9/26

SR NCSY Post Hakafot BBQ @ The Shulman's (following YI Hakafot).


Friday 9/27

SR Oneg Shabbos @ The Rovinsky's 9:14 pm.


Shabbat 9/28

YI/NCSY Teen Minyan (Grades 5-12)


SR NCSY "KLunch" (Kiddush Luncheon Grades 8-12) immediately following Teen Minyan.


SR NCSY "Game Day Saturday" @ The Zitin's 926 Jeanerette 4:30 pm.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Mishmar learning: No Mishmar next week.


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)

Young Israel of St. Louis



Wednesday, September 18th  

Eruv Tavshilin

Candle Lighting                                                 6:46 pm

Mincha/Dvar Torah – Joey Rosenfeld/Maariv    6.45 pm

Thursday, September 19st

Hashkama Minyan                                            7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:50 am

Kiddush: Co-Sponsored by Andy Koshner & Ruth Asher to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Andy’s father, Gene Koshner and by Sara & Danny Wachsstock in honor of all their children.

Rabbi’s Annual “Open Sukkah” at their home, 8055 Amherst Ave.  4:00 – 5:30 pm

Mincha / Dvar Torah – Ari Axelbaum               6:45 pm


Thursday, September 19st

Maariv                                                             7:35 pm

Candle Lighting – no earlier than                     7:45 pm

Friday , September 20th

Hashkama Minyan                                            7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:51 am

Kiddush: Sponsors invited

Pre-Mincha Shiur - Adam Ariel                        5:45 pm


Friday, September 20th

Candle Lighting - no later than                        6:43 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:45 pm

Saturday, Saturday 21th

Hashkama Minyan                                            7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:00 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:51 am

Women's Shuir – Leia Wachsstock @ Hartstein residence, 8115 Delmar        4:30 pm

Bnei Akiva Sukkah Hop                                   5:00 – 7:00 pm

Mincha                                                             6:10 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   7:18 pm


Kiddush:Sponsored by Dr. Lyon Robinson in commemoration of the 37th yahrtzeit of his father, Samuel Robinson, and in honor of Rabbi & Baila Shulman and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren who are visiting St Louis.


Seudah Shlishit: Co-sponsored Zvi & Anita Feigenbaum to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Zvi’s mother, Miriam Feigenbaum and by Judy Haber, to commemorate the 15th yahrtzeit of her father, John Krombach.

Chol HaMoed - Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (Hoshana Rabbah)

                                                                        6:15 & 8:00 am

Mincha/Maariv – Sunday - Tuesday                  6:40 pm


Wednesday, September 25th

Eruv Tavshilin

Candle Lighting                                                 6:35 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:35 pm

Thursday, September 26th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Shacharit                                                          8:45 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:53 am

Yizkor                                                              10:30 am

Kiddush: Sponsors invited.

Shiur                                                                5:15 pm

Mincha – followed by the Auction                     6:35 pm


Thursday, September 26th

Maariv                                                             7:25 pm

Candle Lighting – no earlier than                     7:33 pm

Hakafot                                                            7:50 pm

Friday, September 27th

Shacharit                                                          8:00 am

Hakafot                                                           9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                 9:53 am

Women’s Shiur – Professor Nechama Price  10:15 am

Kol Ha’Ne’arim                                              11:30 am