Young Israel of St. Louis


29 ADAR I 5774 – 5 ADAR II 5774



Roberta & Larry Gornish in honor of their son Max as the new President of Young Israel.

Friday February 28th

Candle Lighting                                                 5:35 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:35 pm

Saturday March 1st

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:24 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             4:40 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       5:25 pm

Mincha                                                             5:25 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:36 pm

Parent/Child Learning-                                      Immediately following Maariv

Kiddush: Sponsored by Danny & Sara Wachsstock in honor to the birth of their granddaughter, Penina Tova.

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.

Weekday Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday, Thursday                                           6:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:40 pm


Rosh Chodesh Adar II                                      Sunday/Monday - March 2/3



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

Lenny Flaks                                                                            אריה הלל בן דרבה

                                                                                                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

                                                                                                רחל זהבה בת דורה

                                                                                                לאה בת חיה

                                                                                                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



ONEG SHABBAT: for Sr NCSY at the Hirschhorn home, 835 Swarthmore Lane, at 8:30 pm.

WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING: for children grades K and up, continues this week, March 1stimmediately following Maariv (note earlier time to allow for the Yeshivat Kadima Gala). Sponsorships ($36) are available.

RABBI’S CLASSES: The Monday classes are on hiatus this week. The Rabbi will be attending the AIPAC Conference.

MATZA ORDERS: If you will be ordering Shmura Matza thru the Shul, orders MUST be received with payment by Sunday, March 9th.

SAVE THE DATE: April 26th - Rabbi Aaron Adler, who will be our Scholar-in-Residence for the Shabbat. Sponsorships are available. Details to follow. For more info, contact Rabbi Shulman at the office or Debby Schuman at 791-0805.


NEW CALENDARS HAVE ARRIVED: Due to the number of errors found in the calendar, it has been reviewed and reprinted. The new ones are in the office and are available for pick up.

COMMUNITY-WIDE RENEWED AWARENESS: A thorough review on how to check produce for bugs presented by Rabbi Zvi Zuravin, Executive Director of the Vaad Hoeir, on Tuesday, March 4th, 7:45 pm in the Young Israel social hall. Suggested donation: $5, includes a light salad bar buffet. RSVP appreciated at

ESTHER’S EXPRESS: YI Women’s Division is once again creating beautiful Mishloach Manot baskets for Purim. Forms were mailed this week. Please return your form and check, made to the Women’s Division, to the office no later than Wednesday, March 5thnote the extension. If you have any questions, please contact Jackie Oppenheimer at 314-997-6924.

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. Please contact Judy Hellman at 314-862-8432.


YKHS INAUGURAL EVENT: 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, 8:00 pm, at the newly renovated St. Louis Public Library.

Exercise for Education!2-hour Fun Dance Class led by Jill Abrams to benefit our high schools: Block Yeshiva High School, Esther Miller Bais Yaakov, Missouri Torah Institute and Yeshivat Kadimah High School. Sunday, March 2, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, in the gym at Epstein Hebrew Academy. $20 for women, $10 for students. Sponsorships available. Any questions? Call Jill 314-323-9031.

MTI DINNER: 7th Annual Dinner on Sunday, March 2nd, at the Marriott West, 660 Maryville Center Drive, honoring Dr. Michael & Judy Shapiro and the first graduating Beis Medrash class. Cocktails: 5:30 pm, Dinner: 6:30 pm.

JEW IN THE CITY: Epstein Hebrew Academy and NCSY will host Allison Josephs, Founder of Jew in the City on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the school (1138 N. Warson Rd.). The program is entitled "Finding God in Hawaii: a childhood existential crisis, a search for meaning, and the life-changing answers found in a tropical rain forest" and will feature a dairy dessert reception. $18 suggested donation - men, women & teens are welcome to attend. For event questions, please visit or contact Friends of the Hebrew Academy (FHA) at 314-862-5661 or


SIYUM CELEBRATION: As part of celebrating the completion of Mesechtes Pesachim by the Rabbis of the St Louis Kollel, there will be Sunday morning learning at Agudas Israel sponsored by Dov & Tziona Zeffren in memory of Dov’s parents, Dr Lester and Matilda Zeffren. A learning seder will be at 9:15 am with source sheets. Topic: “Mishloach Manos and Matanos L’evyonim” and a special shiur with Rabbi Shaul Katz of Lakewood, NJ at 11 am. Coffee and pastries will be served.

ANNUAL RUBIN FELDMAN MEMORIAL LECTURE: “Survivor Testimony on Film: Faith & Courage Amid the Shoah”, Tuesday, March 11, 7:30 pm, at the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, 12 Millstone Campus Dr. Rabbi Dovid Bernstein will screen segments of the film V’nikdashti (“And I Will be Sanctified”) and discuss how filmed testimonies of acts of faith during the Shoah are being used as an education resource.Light reception to follow program. Sponsored by Aish HaTorah and the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center. For more info or to RSVP, contact Aish at 314-862-2474.

ANNUAL PURIM Re-Enactment PARADE: Will be on Purim, Sunday, March 16th. It will begin at the corner of Gay & Cornell at 2:00 pm and end at Saxony Ct.

PRE-PESACH “PRINCESS WITH PRIDE” 2014: St. Louis Kollel “Eishes Chayil” Women’s Division presents Pre-Pesach “Princess with Pride” Women’s and Teen’s Shopping Event, Sunday, March 30th,1:00pm – 5:00 pm Young Israel of St. Louis, 8101 Delmar. Everything you need to do Pesach with style! Chinese Carryout by Jon Rubin Catering will be available. For more information, contact: Shoshana Kowalsky (314) 726-6047 or

WINE FOR PURIM: The St Louis Kollel is now offering an expanded selection of wine. 10% of each purchase of 12 bottles or more of wine or grape juice goes to your designated shul or school – now through Purim. To order, contact the Kollel at 314-726-6047 or

Kosher Gourmet Shalach Manot: Flamenco Flowers and Sweets once again has Kosher Gourmet Shalach Manot available for purchase. 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. Or use this link and we will also receive a percentage of the sale:

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

WOMENS’ TEHILLIM GROUP: At the home of Jan Adelman, 8032 Amherst, Sundays, 9:15 am – 9:45 am. 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.


Mishnat Pinchas V’Sarah: 5 minutes after Kiddush.

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

Bnei Akiva: Bnei Akiva the same time as 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)