Young Israel of St. Louis


8 CHESHVAN 5774 – 14 CHESHVAN 5774




Friday October 11th

Candle Lighting                                                 6:10 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:10 pm

Saturday October 12th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:58 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur – Rabbi Daniel Freund          5:00 pm

"The Middah (Attribute) of Avraham"

Bnei Akiva                                                       5:00 pm

Mincha                                                             6:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   7:09 pm

Kiddush: Sponsors invited.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.

Weekday Shacharit

Sunday – in the beit midrash                           8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:05 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

Joseph Winkleman                                                                  יוסף בן שיינדל

                                                                                                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


Mazal Tov to Alan & Jackie Gerson on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Gavriel Kaplan, son of Rabbi Jonathan & Elana Kaplan of Teaneck.


Our condolences to Ed & Jan Adelman and Jan’s extended family on the passing of her uncle, Phil Rich, in Chicago.

STONE DEDICATION: For Al Adelman will take place on Sunday, October 20th, 11:00 am, at the Chevra Kadisha Cemetery at North & South and Page.


NCSY ONEG SHABBAT: for Sr NCSY’ers at the home of Moshe & Aviva Adler, 7921 Cornell, at 9:15 pm

LOST ITEM: Rachel Zimand has lost her Yom Kippur Machzor. It is a small, hardcover Artscroll with a blue cover and has her name inside. Please check your machzorim at home to see if it was taken accidently.

YOUNG ISRAEL KOL NIDRE RECOGNITION PLAQUE: Will be updated soon. If you would like your pledge to remain anonymous, please contact the office by October 15th.

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE WELCOME DINNER: Our annual dinner to welcome the new people in our Young Israel community is being planned for November 22nd and is being chaired by Suzanne Sundy. We are looking for volunteers to assist with all the details. Please contact Rachel Lubchansky at 314-726-2163 or

SAVE YOUR BLOOD: The 7th Annual St. Louis Jewish Community Blood Drive will be on January 12, 2014.


ART MUSEUM TOUR: ”What is New at the Art Museum?” led by our own Betsy Zimbalist on Sunday, October 20th, 1:30 pm. Meet at Taylor Hall (entrance to the new building). This tour has reached capacity and we hope to have another one soon.


BLOCK YESHIVA HIGH SCHOOL: Congratulations to Block Yeshiva High School on the re-instatement of its 501c3 status.


YESHIVAT KADIMAH HIGH SCHOOL: Mazal Tov to Yeshivat Kadimah High School on its successful launch, and for the recent approval of its 501c3 application.


EHA: Mazal Tov to EHA on the launch of its successful new strategic vision initiative.


May all our schools continue to grow from strength to strength.

Community News

TOMCHEI SHABBOS ANNUAL BRUNCH: Our annual event will be held this Sunday, Oct. 13th, 9:30 am, at Young Israel. Children’s activities will include decorating chef’s hats and sugar cookies. Our new project is a Tomchei Shabbos Cookbook. Take part in our cookbook naming contest and if yours is the chosen name, you will receive a free copy of the Tomchei Shabbos cookbook upon its release. Sponsors for the event are welcome.

AISH SPEAKER: Rabbi Gavriel Friedman will present a class on “Effective Communication:  How to Connect with Anyone, Immediately” on Wednesday, Oct 16, 7:30 pm, at the JCC – Arts & Education Building, 2 Millstone Campus. For more info, contact Aish at 314-862-2474.

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 night at Starbucks on Hanley and Wydown, 7:30 pm.

·                                                                                                                                             SR Oneg @ Bella Adler’s home @ 9:15.

·                                                                                                                                             JR Laser Tag & Arcade: @ Brunswick Zone, Sunday, October 20th, 1:00pm (Sharp) - 2:45pm, 8070 Veterans Memorial Parkway St. Peters, MO 63376. Limited rides available.

·                                                                                                                                             SR NCSY Fall Shabbaton: Registration is open for SR Fall Shabbaton in Skokie, IL. October 25-27. Register @ Arrangements have been made for all St. Louis teens to take the ACTs on Sunday morning in Chicago.

·                                                                                                                                             JR Fall Shabbaton: Registration is open for JR Fall which will take place in Minneapolis, November 8-10. Due to an AWESOME airfare (thanks Murray) we are looking into flying. We must book our flights BY THIS COMING TUESDAY. If you are planning on coming, PLEASE have your parents contact Rabbi Mike or Sam ASAP to reserve a spot for you.


JSU Senator John Danforth Israel Scholars will NOT meet this Monday night. Classes will resume the following Monday


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

Mishmar learning: No Mishmar next week.

Bnei Akiva: Same time as the Rabbi’s pre-mincha shiur.

Meals: To arrange to host the Bnot Sherut for a Shabbat lunch, please contact Debby Schuman at 727-3123.


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)