Young Israel of St. Louis




Judah Greenberg, in honor of his lovely wife Jessica, on the occasion of their 6th wedding anniversary.

The Ugaldes Family in honor of Aaron Fredman. Thank you for all that you do for TMK and the Bat Mitzvah Program.

Friday February 7tht

Candle Lighting                                                 5:12 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:10 pm

Saturday February 8th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:41 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             4:15 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       4:45 pm

Mincha                                                             5:00 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:13 pm

Parent/Child Learning                                       7:15 pm

Kiddush: Sponsored by Judah Greenberg, in honor of his lovely wife Jessica, on the occasion of their 6th wedding anniversary, the "sugar" anniversary: "...sweeter than honey dripping from the honeycomb" (Tehillim 19:11).

Seudah Shlishit: Stan & Leila Biel and family to commemorate the yahrtzeit of their beloved mother and grandmother, Shirley Redlich.

Weekday Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:15 pm



Yehoshua Sommer                                                                  יהושע בן זהבה

Steven Zweig                                                                          שלמה תודרוס בן אסתר רבקה

James Kauders                                                                        Jane יעקב טוביה בן

Joseph Winkleman                                                                  יוסף בן שיינדל

Herbert Baron                                                                         יעקב שמואל בן אסתר מרים

                                                                                                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 Dov & Tziona Zeffren on the birth of a granddaughter, Miriam, born to Chaim & Talia Schuss in Cleveland.

Mazal Tov to Vicki Isakow, Lizzy Kline and Suzanne Sundy on being honored at the EHA Annual Dinner on Sunday, February 9th. Mazal Tov to Rabbi Avi Greene on receiving The Samuel Cherrick Community Service Award.


NCSY/BNEI AKIVA ONEG, Friday night, at the home of Bella Adler, 7921 Cornell, starting at 8:45pm

WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING for children grades K and up, continues this week, Feb 8th at 7:15 pm. Sponsorships ($36) available.

SAVE THE DATE FOR YOUNG ISRAEL HACHNASAT SEFER TORAH: A new Sefer Torah is a time to celebrate. Please join us for the dedication of Young Israel's new Sefer Torah, starting at the Oppenheimer home on Feb 16th, 12:00 pm (note new time) with the completion of the final letters.  There will be treats for the kids and an opportunity to buy letters or words and to watch the sofer complete this wonderful mitzvah. The parade dancing the Sefer Torah from the Oppenheimer’s to Young Israel will begin Oppenheimer’s home at 1:00 pm.



WELCOME TO RABBINIT OSHRA KOREN. Oshra Koren is the director of MaTan Hasharon (Women’s Torah Institute) in Israel and the founder of the MaTan Mother – Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program. We thank our sponsors for the weekend: Aaron Fredman, TMK, and the Young Israel Women’s Division.,

Friday night Oneg (Men & Women), 8:45 pm - At the home of Hessie and Barry Needle, 8201 Balson. “You Never Know—Seeing Beyond the Surface” - Aggadot from Massechet Taanit

Shabbat Morning (after davening) - “Hillel and Shammai—Between Heaven and Earth”

Seuda Shlishit (Women): 4:30pm - at the home of Jill and Dave Mogil, 8031 Gannon. “Rachel Imanu—The Mother at the Crossroads

Motzei Shabbat Mother/Daughter Melave Malka: 7:45pm - at Young Israel, for all graduates of the Ruth Fredman Mother and Daughter Bat Mitzvah Program, as well as women and girls in the community. Delicious Dairy Dinner. Suggested donation $10.00: “Mishenichnas Adar Marbin B’simcha” - An experiential shiur for women and girls including chavruta, discussion, and art activity!

OFFICE HOURS: Judy will be away part of this week.  Revised office hours are as follows:

·                                                                                                                                Thursday, Feb 13th: 9 – 10 am

·                                                                                                                                Friday, Feb 14th:, Monday, Feb 17th: closed

·                                                                                                                                Tuesday, Feb 18th: 12 – 1 pm.



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


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. with complimentary valet parking.

Block Yeshiva Student Council: brings you Kohn’s uncooked cheese pizza!! $12.95 for one pie, $23.95 for two. Orders are due Monday, February 10. Pickup will be at Block Yeshiva High School Girl’s School on Thursday, February 13, at 3:30 pm or 4:40 pm. Delivery Option: Additional $3, delivered to your door. To order email: or call 314-358-3609.

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 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.

ZAYIN ADAR DINNER: The Ahavas Chesed Society Annual Zayin Adar Dinner will be Sunday, February 23, at Agudas Israel. Dinner at 5:45 pm. The guest speaker will be Rabbi Menachem Tendler. $36.00 per person. Contact Marni Green, dinner chairperson, for more information at 314-330-0086 or

Kosher Gourmet Shalach Manot: Flamenco Flowers and Sweets once again has Kosher Gourmet Shalach Manot available for purchase. Affordable prices and custom creation are our specialty! Under the supervision of the Vaad of St. Louis. For questions and to place an order, please call Elisheva Heit 314.456.6027 or Zippy Kent 314.583.7793. Mention this announcement and a percentage of the sale will go to Young Israel.

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.


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.


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)