Young Israel of St. Louis


6 ADAR II 5774 – 12 ADAR II 5774



Young Israel, in honor of Adam and Rachel Lubchansky

Harvey Iken and the JSU Advisory Board, in appreciation of the community support of the JSU Gala.

Friday March 7th

Candle Lighting                                                 5:42 pm

Mincha/Maariv                                                 5:40 pm

Saturday March 8th

Hashkama                                                        7:30 am

Chumash Shiur                                                 8:15 am

Shacharit                                                          9:00 am

Sof Zman Kri’at Shema                                  9:18 am

Pre-Mincha Shiur                                             4:45 pm

Bnei Akiva                                                       5:30 pm

Mincha                                                             5:30 pm

Shabbat Ends                                                   6:43 pm

Parent/Child Learning                                       7:30 pm


Kiddush: Sponsored by the many friends of Adam and Rachel Lubchansky in appreciation for all the good work, dedication, and care they have devoted to the Shul. Long may it continue!

Seudah Shlishit: Sponsors invited.


Weekday Shacharit

Sunday                                                             8:00 am

Monday                                                           6:30 am

Thursday (Fast day)                                          see below

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday                            6:40 am


Mincha/Maariv                                                 6:45 pm


Ta’anit Esther – Thursday, March 13:

Fast begins                                                       5:57 am

Shacharit & Selichot                                         6:20 am

Earliest Talit & Tefillin                                       6:28 am

Chatzot                                                            1:11 pm

Mincha                                                             6:30 pm

Fast ends                                                          7:48 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

Lenny Flaks                                                                            אריה הלל בן דברה

                                                                                                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

                                                                                                חיה איידל עדינה בת אסתר

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/EREV SHIRAat the home of Rabbi & Baila Shulman. Everyone is invited. Friday night, 8:45 pm.  Mi’shenichnas Adar marbim be’simcha!

THANK YOU: Thank you to Rael & Suzanne Sundy who are the ushers this Shabbat for the youth groups.

WINTER PARENT/CHILD LEARNING: for children grades K and up, concludes for the season this week, March 8th at 7:30 pm.

PURIM SCHEDULE: See attached flyer!

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

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

ISRAELI DINNER AT YOUNG ISRAEL: Sunday, March 23rd, 5-7 pm, prepared by Chef Elchanan, with a raffle drawing at 6:30 pm.  Falafel, French Fries, dessert, and drink for $9.99/order; by reservation only by March 20th. To reserve dinner and/or purchase raffle tickets, email or call Bonnie at 314-503-2792.  Dinner proceeds will benefit the shul, and we are hopeful that we can continue to offer Chef Elchanan’s falafel evenings in the future as well.  All raffle proceeds will go to Epstein Hebrew Academy and other community organizations of your choice, as per the information printed on the raffle ticket!


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

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.


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

TORAH PREP PURIM CARNIVAL: Sunday, 3/9, 12:–2:30 pm, at Torah Prep Girls School, for families and children: girls through 6th grade and boys through 2nd grade. $7/child, ages 2 and up, with a $35 family max, which includes activities, popcorn and cotton candy. Purim costumes are encouraged. All proceeds to the 8th grade girls fund raising.

MTI DINNER: 7th Annual Dinner has been rescheduled, because of the inclement weather last week, for this Sunday, March 9th, 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.


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, introducing this year for the first time, Queen Esther! 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,1:00 pm – 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

BAIS ABRAHAM CONG 120TH ANNIVERSARY GALA: Sunday, March 30th, 6:00 pm, at 560 Music Center (560 Trinity Ave in U City), honoring Rabbi Hyim Shafner & Sara Winkelman for their 10 years of leadership, and the Young Leadership Awardees, Gabe & Keren Douek. Cost: $110/person. For questions, contact Bais Abe at 314-721-3030.

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 FOOD DRIVE: Look for bags to be dropped off at your doorstep or sent home with your child! Bags will be distributed on March 21, and picked up March 28. To help with distribution or pick-up, please call Jackie Oppenheimer at 314-997-6924.

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)