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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?

If you are not already a member of our Shul, we invite you to join us. We offer reduced membership dues for new members in their first year of 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.

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:

Since the start of the COVID pandemic, we have been priviliged to hear from a series of speakers from Israel via Zoom. They are archived here:

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.

  • New Members Welcome Event

    December 3, 2022
    A beautiful Shabbat kiddush to welcome new families who have joined the Young Israel community this year.
  • Scholar In Residence: Nachliel Selevan

    December 10, 2022
    Our Sinai Scholars program picks up again with Nachliel Selevan, "The Museum Guy". For more details please see his website, museumtours.co.il.
  • JSU Gala

    December 11, 2022
    The JSU 20th Anniversary Gala will be on December 11 th at The Factory, 17105 Outer 40 Road, honoring: Jill and David Mogil with the Jewish Community Award, Diane & Paul Gallant with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Benjamin Singer with the JSU Alum of the Year. Hors D'oeuvres and cocktails: 5:15 pm and the Grand Buffet: 5:45 pm, followed by dessert and entertainment.
  • Cholent Cook-off

    December 13, 2022
    Our extraordinary community chefs will once again compete for the honor of 1st place crown in the ever-popular Young Israel Cholent Cook-off.
  • The St. Louis Jewish Community Blood Drive

    January 8, 2023
    10am-4pm at Young Israel.