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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?

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 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:

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.

  • Adult Chanukah Party

    December 4, 2021
    Join us for Latkes, Liquor, and Laughs! 8:00 pm in the social hall. With an exciting game of Kahoots, and a whiskey tasting with expert Dave Davis from The Wine and Cheese Place! $15 for admission; $25 for liquor as well. Contact Tamar or Elissa. Please RSVP to the office by Friday, November 26th.
  • Cholent Cook-Off

    December 15, 2021
    Vote on some of St. Louis' finest chefs as they battle for first place in our annual Cholent Cook-Off, 8 pm in the social hall. $5 entrance fee to vote and taste. Includes free potato kugel! Questions, or to register as a chef, contact Max Oppenheimer.