Welcome to the Young Israel of St. Louis

Young Israel of St. Louis welcomes visitors and new members to our warm and vital shul. Committed to living Torah lives, fostering spiritual growth and supporting Israel, our Orthodox congregation provides daily and Shabbos/Shabbat davening as well as multiple learning opportunities for men, women and our youth. We strive to live by the principle of hachnassas/t orchim and would be pleased to offer home hospitality to any travelers coming to our St. Louis community. Located in the heart of the St. Louis eruv, Congregation Young Israel welcomes you.

Rabbi Moshe Shulman

Rabbi Moshe Shulman

Rabbi Shulman has Rabbinic Ordination from the Jerusalem Chief Rabbinate, and is a graduate of the Rabbinic Kollel and Sha'al Institute for Rabbinic and Educational Training of Yeshivas/Yeshivat Sha'alvim. Before joining Young Israel, he served as spiritual leader in Calgary and Toronto. His special interests include Tanach and the interaction of science, medicine and halacha. He can be reached for private consultation through the shul office, 314-727-1880, extension 3, or his home office, 314-725-6130.

Listen to Rabbi Shulman online

The following shiur series are available for listening to online or downloading to your MP3 player:

Ongoing shiurim:

Rabbi Shulman has also given lectures at the annual Machon Herzog Yemei Iyun B'Tanach. Some of his talks are archived here:

Archived shiurim:

  • Have an upcoming Simcha or Yahrzeit?

    If you have an upcoming event and need an aliyah, or want to be Shliach Tzibbur, or need any other honor in shul, please contact the shul office or email the gabbaim. While we try to anticipate everyone's needs, if you tell us in advance, it will make our lives much easier.
    Thank you,
    The gabbaim
  • Tomchei Shabbos

    Tomchei Shabbos serves the poor and hungry in our community. Greeting cards can be purchased for a minimum donation of $5.00. Contact Tammy Friedman to purchase your cards. Tomchei Shabbos cash donations may be mailed to Martha Ginnsburg; for food donations call Jackie Oppenheimer.
  • Young Israel in Print

    See the article in St Louis Jewish Parents Magazine about Young Israel! (It's on page 18)
  • Teen Minyan

    Grades 7 through 12 are invited to a teen minyan beginning Parshat Beshalach, February 11, 2017.
    Davening begins at 9:45.
    To layn an Aliyah or Haftorah contact David Spektor.
  • Sara Adelman Lecture 2017

    On July 30, 2017, Aliza Bulow spoke on "Crossing the Narrow Bridge: Growing through Life's Challenges". The audio is available on the shul website.

Upcoming Events

To reserve the shul for an event, please review the facility use information and contact the office. There may be dates reserved that have not yet been entered on the calendar.

  • Shabbos/Shabbat Shuva Drasha

    September 23, 2017
    Young Israel of Saint Louis cordially invites the community to join us for the annual Shabbos/Shabbat Shuva talk given by Rabbi Moshe Shulman, this week, September 23rd, 5:00pm, at Young Israel. The topic this year: "Shofar and Neilah: When It's All Over—How Should We Feel?"
  • Women's Learning Event

    September 27, 2017
    Learn with the bnot sherut; from fifth grade and up. Wed, Sept 27th, 7:00-8:30pm, at Young Israel. Cost: $5.
  • Bnai Akiva Sukkah Hop

    October 7, 2017
    For grades 2-12. Shabbat Chol Hamoed Sukkot from 4:30-6:30; drop off and pick up at Young Israel
  • Great Challah Bake St. Louis

    October 26, 2017
    Join women around the world baking challah on the same day, at 7PM at the JCC in Creve Coeur. Great Big Challah Bakes around the world have seen tens of thousands of inspired women, covered in flour, and with their spirits soaring. From the Phillipines to Kazakhstan, from Nigeria to Nicaragua, for one very special night, Jewish women in more than 1,000 locations in 153 countries, measured, mixed, braided, danced, sang, and came away exhilarated and enriched by the experience.Sponsored by The Shabbat Project.