Young Israel of St. Louis


29 CHESHVAN 5774 – 5 KISLEV 5774

PARSHAT TOLDOT                                                 MACHOR CHODESH


Happy Birthday to our amazing Bubbie, with love, from, Etan, Jasmine, Leora, Ralph, Hadassah, Bella, Natalie, Tamar, JJ, Eliana, Avi, Isaac, Sophia, Maya, and Aaron Adir!

Friday November 1st

Candle Lighting                                                 5:43 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:45 pm

Saturday November 2nd

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  10:07 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             4:45 pm

The Mitzvah of Bikur Cholim – Part 2:

Risk Taking

Bnei Akiva                                                       no Bnei Akiva this week

Mincha                                                             5:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:42 pm

Kiddush: Sponsored by Ruth Shanker, Gary, Debbie, and Alan to commemorate the yahrtzeit of Sam Shanker.

Seudah Shlishit: Co-sponsored by Howard & Jackie Oppenheimer and family, and Diane Fredman and family to commemorate the yahrtzeit of their grandmother, Zelda Goldberg.


Shacharit on Shabbat will remain at 9:00 am

Weekday Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:40 pm


Rosh Chodesh Kislev                                       Sunday/Monday – November 3/4







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


THANK YOU: Thank you to Danny & Sara Wachsstock who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

RABBI’S WEDNESDAY NIGHT CLASS: will not be taking place this week, due to the community lecture by Smadar Goldstein.

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.

Women’s division

We would like to thank the Women’s Division for underwriting the upkeep of the garden in front of the Shul.


Cutting edge education technology, currently in use at Yeshivat Kadimah High School in St. Louis, will be on display on Wednesday, November 6th as Smadar Goldstein of Jerusalem, co-Founder of JETS (Jewish EdTech Solutions), Judaic Online & Distance Learning Providers, will showcase the latest online educational tools. Her presentation, “Tearing Down Classroom Walls,” will highlight how YKHS students are learning Jewish history through video conferencing, online forums, student-created multi-media projects, & more. These 21st century interactive tools allow students to assimilate subject matter more thoroughly and creatively than through a traditional lecture and test format. The presentation begins at 7:30 pm and takes place in the Beit Midrash, shared by Yeshivat Kadimah, in the Epstein Hebrew Academy campus.

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!

cake decorating demonstration: with Gitti Allman of on, Sunday, December 8th, from 7 – 9 pm. Sponsored by Yeshivat Kadimah High School. $36 per person. Details forthcoming.

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 NSCY (for grades 5 – 8) . An evening including a bonfire, s’mores, and a movie complete with theater popcorn, Saturday night, November 2, 8- 10:15 pm at the NCSY office at Epstein. Cost: $5/person. Bring a new Jr NCSY’er and come for free.

·                                                                                                                                             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: No Bnei Akiva this week

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

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)