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.

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:

  • Kollel Yom Rishon: Rabbi Zvi Sobolofsky

    On January 13, 2019 we were honored to inaugurate our Kollel Yom Rishon with lectures from Rabbi Zvi Sobolofsky, Rosh Yeshiva at YU/RIETS and spiritual leader of Congregation Ohr HaTorah in Bergenfield, N.J.
    He spoke on "Chinuch Parameters" and "Mitzvoth of the Land" (sources).
    We would like to thank the Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future for the partnership that made this Kollel Yom Rishon program possible.

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.

  • Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Ya'akov Neuberger

    May 26, 2019
    Kollel Yom Rishon: we are bringing in YU REITS Rashei Yeshiva for an enhanced Sunday learning program.
  • Annual Dinner

    June 2, 2019
    On June 2, 2019, Young Israel of St. Louis will hold its Annual Dinner. This year's dinner marks the 25th Anniversary of our move to 8101 Delmar Boulevard. Our special guests of honor are Rabbi Jeffrey and Yocheved Bienenfeld, our previous Rabbi and Rebbetzin. We will bestow our Hakarat HaTov Award to Lisa and Dugie Baron, Jackie and Howard Oppenheimer, Adinah and Heschel Raskas and Betsy and Stuart Zimbalist in recognition of their instrumental role in leading the effort to relocate the Synagogue, ensuring its viability for the decades ahead. This is an opportunity to celebrate our Synagogue and recognize all of these exemplary individuals who have provided selfless service to our synagogue and community.