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. Located in the heart of the St. Louis eruv, Congregation Young Israel welcomes you.

Interested in Membership?

Please complete our membership form (you can use the form to update your information as well).

Visiting St. Louis?

We strive to live by the principle of hachnassas/t orchim. If you will be visiting the Saint Louis community for business, vacation, or looking to relocate, we invite you to enjoy a wonderful Shabbos/Shabbat at our shul.

Please contact the office at info@youngisrael-stl.org or (314) 727-1880 and we can help arrange hospitality and accomodations.

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:

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.

  • Welcome Lunch

    December 14, 2019
    Please join us for lunch on Shabbat, December 14th, as we welcome the new families in our Young Israel community.
    The cost is $18/adult (age 12 and up), $10/child, free for children 2 and under, with a $70 family max. Sponsors are invited.
    Please RSVP to the office as soon as you are able, so we can plan our tables and menu.
  • School Move Seforim Giveaway

    December 15, 2019
    As EHA and Kadimah move, many of the old seforim will not make the move with them. The community is invited to the book room off the library from 10 am to 4 pm. Take any books you like. Any seforim not taken will be buried as shaimos/sheimot.
  • Schnucks Ladue Hannukah Celebration

    December 18, 2019
    7 to 8 pm at Barnes and Noble at Ladue Crossing, with Rabbi Shulman and Jackie Oppenheimer, and STEAM activities for children.
  • Tot Shabbat

    December 20, 2019
    Families with children up to 5 years old are invited to join Young Israel and PJ Library for a exciting and song-filled Kabbolas Shabbos/Kabbalat Shabbat and light dinner.
    Register at forms.gle/NfFs2sbwNwmePeXz6 by December 11th.
  • Annual Meeting

    December 22, 2019
    Our Shul's Annual General meeting to elect the new board of directors will be held on Sunday December 22nd, 10:00 am at the shul. The proposed slate of officers before the meeting. Coffee and donuts will be served.
  • Blood Drive

    January 12, 2020
    The 13th annual Saint Louis Community Blood Drive will take place at the shul from 10 am to 4 pm. In addition, there will be a food drive for the Harvey Kornbloom Jewish Food Pantry.
  • Trivia night

    January 18, 2020
  • Scholar in Residence: Professor Nechama Price

    January 25, 2020
    Professor Nechama Price—Director of YU's Program for Advanced Talmud Studies (GPATS); Yoetzet Halacha for Englewood, Tenafly and Long Branch; and Judaic Studies Faculty in Tanach and Halacha at Stern College for Women
  • Comedy Night: Eli Lebovicz

    February 15, 2020
  • Scholar in Residence: Dr. Daniel Eisenberg

    February 22, 2020
    Dr. Daniel Eisenberg—Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging at Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine, Radiologist at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and a noted lecturer in the area of Jewish medical ethics, medical ethics scholar-in-residence for the New England Institute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem and for the Schlesinger Institute for Medical-Halachic Research.