Young Israel of St. Louis


20 KISLEV 5774 – 26 KISLEV 5774




Friday November 22nd

Candle Lighting                                                 4:25 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:25 pm

Saturday November 23rd

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:20 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             3:30 pm

Mincha                                                             4:15 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       4:15 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   5:25 pm

Kiddush: Co-sponsored by Alan Gerson to celebrate the 23rd - a wonderful date and my wonderful date. A co-sponsor is invited.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Phyllis & Maier Sadwin to commemorate the yahrtzeits of Phyllis’ mother, Batsheva bat Hershel Zvi, and Maier's grandmother, Deena bat Maier.

Weekday Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday,                                                          6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday                                       6:40 am

Thursday (Chanukah & Thanksgiving)               8:00 am

Friday (Chanukah)                                            6:30 & 8:00 am


First Night of Chanukah                                    Wednesday night, November 27th


Mincha/Maariv                                                 4:25 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

                                                                                                רות רבקה בת פרומא רחל

Merle Hartstein                                                                      מינה רחל בת שייפא

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 Bernie & Mariam Weisel on the birth of twin grandchildren, a girl and a boy, born to Elly & Josh Goldberg of Richmond, Va. Mazal Tov to grandparents Rich & Diane Goldberg and to great-grandmother, Sarah Dreksler.

Mazal Tov to Sybil Carmen on the birth of a great-grandson born to Moshe & Frumie Immerman in Johannesburg.

Mazal Tov to Leon & Ruth Nitsun on the birth of a great-granddaughter.

Mazal Tov to Ted & Shirley Zeffren on the birth of a great-grandson, Yoav Ziv, born to Jason & Shoshanna Silberman. Mazal Tov to grandparents, David & Esther Schnaidman.

Mazal Tov to Ezra Dryer on the occasion of putting on T’filin for the first time, Thanksgiving morning, November 28th. Everyone is invited to celebrate with coffee and sufganiyot (doughnuts) after the 8 am minyan.

STONE DEDICATION: For Eric Oppenheimer will take place Sunday, December 1st, 11:00 am, at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery on Olive.


THANK YOU: Thank you to Jimmy & Elana Fendelman who are the ushers this week for the youth groups.

YELLOW SAFEFY BELTS are available for the membership, to be used by adults and children whenever walking outside at night.  We strongly encourage everyone to use these belts so that they can be seen by traffic, especially in areas where there are no sidewalks.  This is a matter of pikuach nefesh. We thank the families of the Shul who donated to this project.  We suggest a $1 contribution to the Shul for each belt, which you can provide to the office.  Thank you, and please stay safe!

WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING: Our Motzei Shabbat parent/child learning for children grades K and up continues this week, November 23rd, at 6:30 pm, in the Beit Midrash. Sponsorships of $36 are available.

WELCOME DINNER: December 6th. Cost: $18/adult, $8/child (12 and under) with a $72 family max. So all can attend, you can become a sponsor of the dinner with sponsorships starting at $18. Please RSVP to Judy in the office by November 29th. Payment may be made by check or credit card.


WOMEN’S DIVISION CALENDAR: The Women’s Division calendar lists Birthdays, Anniversaries and Yahrtzeits. It’s only $3 per listing, or $2 after 25 listings Please send your list and your check, made payable to Young Israel Women’s Division, to the Shul. The deadline: November 25th.

Save December 8TH: for a tour of the Holocaust Museum given by Albert and Eva Derby at 12:45 pm. RSVPs are a must. Tour is limited to 20 people. For further information, contact Hessie Needle at 726-4591 or

WOMEN’S DIVISION TABLECLOTHS The Women's Division has purchased black and silver tablecloths for Shul members to rent and use. The cost is $6 a cloth and you can return them clean or dirty!!! Please call Bonnie Goldmeier or Bryna Kandel with any questions.


BASKETBALL GAME:BYHS vs. Marquand-Zion H.S., Sat night, 7:30 pm in the Yetra and Israel Goldberg Gymnasium at EHA. The concession stand now features grilled hot dogs.

Krispy Kreme Donuts (by the dozen): offered by FHA. $6.50/dozen for original. $8.50/dozen for chocolate iced, lemon filled, raspberry filled, and kreme filled. $9.00 for a 12 oz. bag of Krispy Kreme brand coffee. Orders are due on Monday, November 25. Pick up will be on Wednesday, November 27: EHA at noon or YI from 5-6 pm. Orders can be placed at or contact Vicki at 314-862-5661 if internet is not accessible.

FHA MONTHLY TUTTI FRUTTI FUNDRAISER: Tuesday, November 26th, 12:00 – 10:00 pm.

cake decorating demonstration: with Gitti Allman of on, Sunday, December 8th, from 7 – 9 pm at the home of Bonnie & Marshall Friedman, 10123 Winding Ridge Road. Reservations are required, as space is limited. To RSVP or for more information, contact Aviva Adler at 314-862-5602 or Sponsored by Yeshivat Kadimah High School. $36 per person - $100 sponsorships available.

Community News

MOTHER-DAUGHTER PRE-CHANUKAH EVENT: Community event on Motzei Shabbat, November 23rd, 7:00 – 8:45 pm at the U City Shul. $7/person. Sponsored by St Louis Kollel, FHA, Torah Prep & U City Shul.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS CHANUKAH FOOD DROP-OFF: Sunday, Nov. 24, 9:00-11:00 am. Please include non-perishable food items only. U. City at Jackie Oppenheimer, 914 Albey Lane. Chesterfield at Janice Mankowitz, 186 Stablestone Drive. If you need items picked up from your home, please call Jackie Oppenheimer at 314-997-6924.

YU ADMISSIONS MEETING: The undergraduate admissions staff from Yeshiva University will be visiting St. Louis next week. They will have an open information night on Monday evening, November 25th, 7:30 -9:00 pm, in the lobby of the Doubletree Hotel, 16625 Swingley Ridge Road, Chesterfield. If you have questions about Yeshiva University and would like to setup a one-on-one meeting, please contact Ms. Malkie Krieger at 845-325-6716.

CHANUKAH FAMILY FUN: The St Louis Kollel is having a day at the City Museum on Sunday, December 1st, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, with a lunch of chili dogs, chips, and a drink provided by Jon Rubin Catering. Admission is $8/person (includes access to the museum and lunch). RSVP to the Kollel at 314-726-6047.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS COOKBOOK. CALLING ALL COOKS!Pleasesend all recipes to And please be clear on ingredients, number of servings, & proper size cooking pan. Questions? Call Bryna at 569-5001 or Jackie at 997-6924. We are also looking for sponsorships at the $36, $72, $100, $180, $360, $500 or $1,000 level. Our goal is to have 100% of the profits of this cookbook go to Tomchei Shabbos.

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.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

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

Bnei Akiva: Bnei Akiva begins the same time as Mincha.

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

Bnei Akiva Chanukah Event: Dec 7th for grades 2-12 at Centennial Commons. Details to follow.


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)