Young Israel of St. Louis


22 CHESHVAN 5774 – 28 CHESHVAN 5774




Friday October 25th

Candle Lighting                                                 5:51 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:50 pm

Saturday October 26th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  10:03 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             4:40 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       4:40 pm

Mincha                                                             5:40 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:50 pm

Kiddush: Sponsored by Sidney & Kathy Machefsky and family in honor of the anniversary of Sidney’s Bar Mitzvah.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.

Weekday Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:45 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 Benjamin & Nikki Zeff on the birth of a daughter, Nava Tehila. Meals are being coordinated through Meal Train at:, or you can call Vicki Isakow to organize your own meal.

Mazal Tov to Michael & Karen Zeffren on the birth of a grandson, born to Yehuda & Devorah Zeffren, in Los Angeles. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Gary & Bashie Shulman and to great-grandparents, Ted & Shirley Zeffren and Nancy Friedman.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Pesach & Allison Zaromb who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING: Our Motzei Shabbat parent/child learning for children grades K and up will resume November 9th; each session will begin 45 minutes after Shabbat ends. Sponsorships of $36 are available.

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE WELCOME DINNER: The annual dinner, this year being co-sponsored by Young Israel and Torah MiTzion Kollel, to welcome the new people in our Young Israel community and our new bnot sherut, is being planned for December 6th and will be chaired by Suzanne Sundy. We are looking for volunteers to assist with all the details. Please contact Rachel Lubchansky at 314-726-2163 or

NEW SPONSORSHIP FOR TORAH LEARNING AVAILABLE: If you would like to sponsor a week of shiurim / classes at Young Israel for $180, please contact the office. This week’s classes are sponsored by Judy & Bob Hellman and Heschel & Adinah Raskas to commemorate the yahrtzeits of their parents, Ralph & Annette Raskas.

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


ART MUSEUM TOUR: Betsy, you did it again. Thank you for bringing us into your art museum home. You truly give us an enriching insight into your world of art, making it our world as well.


TUTTI FRUTTI: Stop by on Tuesday, October 29th, from 12-10 pm for FHA's monthly fundraiser! Just drop your receipt in the box at the register marked Epstein Hebrew Academy and a part of your purchase will be donated back to our school.Thank you in advance for your support.

SUSHI AND WINE: and revamp your life with style on November 7, from 6:30-10:00 pm at the Mansions on the Plaza. Concepts Life will display all four lines of modern home accents! Princess with Pride will display fashionable, unique, quality women's apparel. Mention FHA and a percentage of your purchase will be donated back to EHA!

MABELS LABELS IS BACK!: To order personalized labels please go to A portion of your purchase will be donated to FHA.

Community News

TASTE OF JERUSALEM: Enhance you Shabbat table with Elchanan’s salads, dips and kugels (Yerushalmi and potato) Items will be available every Friday at: StL Kollel and Toby’s Challah House. Or you can order in advance at Under the supervision of the Vaad.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS COOKBOOK:A new project by Tomchei Shabbos – The Tomchei Shabbos cookbook. Help us name our new cookbook.  The name should reflect the values and core beliefs of Tomchei Shabbos. E-mail your suggestions to  The deadline for suggestions is December 1st. If your cookbook name is chosen you will receive a free cookbook.  Look for details on recipe categories and recipe submission information shortly. If you would like to help on the cookbook, please call Bryna Kandel at 569-5001 or send email address listed above.

The St. Louis Wedding Dresses G’mach is in need of a new home:The G’mach has been housed in the home of Faye and Earl Newman for several years, and now needs to relocate. The G’mach serves the entire community by providing bridal gowns, mother-of-the-bride/groom gowns, bridesmaids gowns, and flower girl dresses free of charge. This is a wonderful resource for our community. Please contact Phyllis Shapiro at314-724-4876 or if you would like to discuss housing the G’mach.

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

·                                                                                                                                             JR Fall Shabbaton: Registration is open for JR Fall which will take place in Minneapolis, November 8-10. If you are planning on coming, PLEASE have your parents contact Rabbi Mike or Sam ASAP to reserve a spot for you.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

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

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.

Calling all Chevraya bet (all 9 th-12 th graders): Hadracha/ Leadership Shabbaton at CampWyman on Parshat Toldot, Nov 1-3rd, with 2 guests, Adir Pinochet and Ben Kohane . Call Mali, Moriya, Roni or Tamar for details.

Bnei Akiva Regional Shabbaton: for all 9th graders, in Chicago on November 23rd. Contact Moriya for details.


Shul Office Hours:  Mon, Fri 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM.

Tues, Wed, Thurs 11 AM – 4 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)