Young Israel of St. Louis


1 ADAR I 5774 – 7 ADAR I 5774

PARSHAT TERUMAH                                 SHABBAT ROSH CHODESH


Howard & Jackie Oppenheimer to commemorate the 1st yahrtzeit of Howard’s father, Eric.

Friday January 31st

Candle Lighting                                                 5:04 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:05 pm

Saturday February 1st

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:41 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur – The Miracle of Time           4:10 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       4:40 pm

Mincha                                                             4:55 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:05 pm

Kiddush: Sponsoredby Rabbi Hanan & Barbara Balk and by Ruth Kiem, in memory of their beloved father and husband, Leonard Kiem, and also in honor of the upcoming birthdays of their granddaughters and great-granddaughters.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsored by Hilton & Rene Price to commemorate the yarhtzeits of Hilton’s father, Louis Price and Rene’s father Teddie Weitzman.

Weekday Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:00 pm




Yehoshua Sommer                                                                  יהושע בן זהבה

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

                                                                                                אליעזר חיים בן פריידע

                                                                        נעמי בת מרים

                                                                                                צביה בת בריינה

                                                                                                רחל לאה בת ייטיל

                                                                                                הילה בת פייגא חנה

                                                                        חיה הדסה זהבה בת לאה רייזא

                                                                                                Jane Carol בתיה בת

Ruth Nitsun                                                                            רות רבקה בת פרומא רחל

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 Murray & Eva Gail Bresler and to Sidney & Rita Bresler on the birth of a granddaughter and great-granddaughter born to Chai Shai & Riki Gutovich.

The community is cordially invited to celebrate the engagement of Alex Ozar to Lauren Steinberg this Motzei Shabbat, Feb 1, 8:30 pm, at the Ozar home, 8134 Amherst.


WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING for children grades K and up, continues this week, Feb 1st at 7:00 pm. Sponsorships ($36) available.

MONDAY NIGHT HALACHA SHIUR: Monday, Feb 3rd, 8:00 pm.

SAVE THE DATE FOR YOUNG ISRAEL HACHNASAT SEFER TORAH: Please join us for the dedication of Young Israel's new Sefer Torah at the home of Howard & Jackie Oppenheimer on February 16th, at 12:00 pm (note new time) for the completion of the Sefer Torah and 1:00 pm for the parade to Young Israel.



SHABBAT FEB 8 - OSHRA KOREN - founder of the Matan Mother – Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program, Co-sponsored by Aaron Fredman, TMK, and the Young Israel Women’s Division.

Friday night Oneg: at the home of Barry & Hessie Needle, 8201 Balson, at 8:45 pm. “You Never Know – Seeing Beyond the Surface” - Aggadot from Massechet Taanit.

Shabbat morning after davening: “Hillel and Shammai – Between Heaven and Earth”.

Women’s Seudah Shlishit: at the home of David & Jill Mogil, 8031 Gannon, at 4:30 pm. “Rachel Imanu – The Mother at the Crossroads”.

Melave Malka: at Young Israel, 7:45 pm, for all graduates of the Ruth Fredman Mother - Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program. “Mishenichnas Adar Marbin B’Simcha”.


Thank you to Anna Rose Tendler and Bonnie Goldmeier for helping to make the Tu B'shvat dinner a success.

Please note that we are again planning pre-Pesach meals.

CHAT WITH SENIORS: Members of our Shul are once again going to be visiting senior members who are either house bound or would enjoy a visit from a member of our Shul. If you are either a senior wanting a visitor or a member who wants to volunteer to visit, please contact Judy Hellman at 314-862-8432 or


GIRL’S NIGHT AT BYHS:BYHS Student Council fundraiser. open to girls in 1st - 6th Grade. Enjoy a movie, games, baking, and art at the Block Yeshiva Girls’ School, from 7:00 - 9:30 pm on February 1st. $7/girl.

SUPER BOWL(ing) SUNDAY: February 2nd at the Olivette Bowling Lanes, 9520 Olive Blvd, 4:45 pm until the end of the game. Bowling, Fun, Festivities and Dinner. Walk-in price: $18/adult and $13/child (under 10). All proceeds will to go Epstein Hebrew Academy, Team Butterfly, and Yeshivat Kadimah High School.

FRUIT MARKET FUND RAISER: Help support the BYHS Student Council. Mention the Student Council on February 6th and 7th when you purchase produce from Long Acres Farm, and the market will donate a percentage of the sale. Call (314) 863-2418 on the 6th and 7th to order.

EHA 71st ANNUAL BANQUET:Join us, February 9th, at NEO on Locust, 2801 Locust St, and pay tribute to our SUPER volunteers - Vicki Isakow, Lizzy Kline and Suzanne Sundy - and service award recipient, Rabbi Avi Greene. Cocktails at 6:00 pm and the Program and Dinner at 6:30 pm. $125/person with complimentary valet parking. To RSVP, email or call the school at 314-994-7856.

CASINO NIGHT: The 2nd Annual Casino Night to benefit Block Yeshiva Athletics will take place Sunday, February 16th at 6:00 pm at Nusach Hari. Featuring a buffet dinner and games such as Blackjack, Craps, Roulette and Poker. The discounted Early Bird Special is available until February 7th and includes an additional $1,000 of playing chips. Reservations can be made online by clicking the Casino Night banner at Email with any questions.

SAVE THE DATE – MARCH 1st: Join us in celebrating Yeshivat Kadimah High School, an innovative and creative new approach to Jewish high school education. Saturday night, Motzei Shabbat, March 1, 2014 at the newly renovated St. Louis Public Library. Details to follow.


February is North American Inclusion Month, otherwise known as NAIM: To introduce the St. Louis Jewish Community Inclusion Initiative, the Jewish Federation ishosting a screening of "Praying With Lior"onSunday, Feb 16th, 2:00pm at the Galleria 6 Cinema. Tickets are $8/adults, $5/children or $25/family and are available at or call the Jewish Film Festival hotline at 314-442-3179. In addition, the Federation’s Jewish Community Inclusion Initiative will be sponsoring a resource fair before and after the movie.

AISH SPEAKER:Lori Palatnik, Mon, Feb 17th, 7:30 pm. "The Kabbalah of You - Understanding Yourself and Appreciating Others". Clayton Crown Plaza, 7750 Carondelet Ave. Suggested donation of $18. Contact Aish at 314-862-2474.

TOMCHEI SHABBOS COOKBOOK: Pleasesend all recipes to Questions? Call Bryna at 569-5001 or Jackie at 997-6924.

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: Now meets at the home of Jan Adelman, 8032 Amherst, Sundays, 9:15 am – 9:45 am. The group is looking for new members. Please join if you can. If you cannot participate in person, call 863-5438. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is 995-7119.


·                                                                                                                                              Latte and Learning - Wednesday night at Starbucks on Hanley and Wydown, 7:30 pm.

·                                                                                                                                              Parsha & Pizza -for high school girls, every Tuesday, 12 – 12:45 pm, at the NCSY office.

·                                                                                                                                              Parsha & Pizza - for high school boys, every Wednesday, 12 – 12:45 pm, at the NCSY office.

Bumper Carmageddon: for Sr. NCSY, Saturday night, February 1st, 8 – 9: pm, at Adrenaline Zone Demolition, 1879 S Old Highway 94, St Charles. Cost: $15/person for 1.5 hrs. Contact Sam for more details.


Jewish Student Union (JSU) Gala GROWING A JEWISH FUTURE! Feb 22, 2014 at the Danforth Plant and Science Center. Honoring Dr. Eldad and Danielle Bialecki and Dr. Michael Rauchman and Dr. Ariane May, with special tribute to Howard Granok, JSU Faculty Advisor of Crossroads College Prep School. For more information or to make reservations or a donation, visit or contact Event Chairpersons Melanie and Dan Winograd or Rick Kodner and Gail Brody at or Rabbi Mike at 314-498-6279. JSU serves more than 700 teens in 12 high schools in the St. Louis area.

Senator John Danforth Israel Scholars Program: Classes meet Monday evenings beginning February 3rd, 7:15-8:45 pm at the JCC. For more information, visit or call the JSU office at 314-498-6279.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

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

Bnei Akiva: Bnei Akiva begins 15 minutes before Mincha.

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.

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)