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:

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.

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.

  • St. Louis Kollel Women's Yarchei Kallah

    July 25, 2017
    Mrs. Sara Aliza Scheinberg will be speaking Monday through Wednesday, July 24-26 from 10:30-12 noon in the Young Israel Beit Medrash. Topic: "Out of Eden: Exploring the Journey of the Soul".
  • Parenting classes with Sara Aliza Scheinberg

    July 25, 2017
    Mrs. Scheinberg will be giving arenting classes on Monday and Tuesday 8-9 pm at Young Israel in the main sanctuary. $10/per person for both sessions.
  • St. Louis Kollel Women's Yarchei Kallah

    July 26, 2017
  • Sara Adelman Memorial Event

    July 30, 2017
    Aliza Bulow will be speaking on "Crossing the Narrow Bridge: Growing Through Life's Challenges" at 7 pm at the shul. She is the Director of Ner LeElef's North American Woman's Program and the Senior Educator at The Jewish Experience in Denver, Colorado. A Jewish educator for over 30 years, she mentors leaders who work in Jewish Education and Outreach throughout North America.
  • The Great American Eclipse

    August 21, 2017
    Save the date For an excursion to witness the Solar Eclipse on Monday August 21st, 2017. Join fellow Young Israel and community members for a front-row seat to view what has been termed The Great American Eclipse (due to the fact the path of the total eclipse will cross through the US). This will be the first total solar eclipse in the continental US in 38 years. For most of the greater St. Louis area, the last total solar eclipse was in 1442. Stay tuned for further details.