Our Shul's Annual Dinner is now our Virtual Event and Fundraiser, celebrating the St. Louis Community Eruv's 25th Anniversary

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Honoring those who continue to make it happen

St. Louis Community Eruv Officers: Mickey Ariel, Joel Garbow, Alan Haber, Stuart Zimbalist

Inspectors: Rabbi Chona Muser, Lewis Notowich

Former Ameren UE lineman: Pat Lorenson

And Presenting the Young Leadership Award to Max Oppenheimer

Town Hall meeting

On May 10th, 2020, we had a town hall meeting with Dr. Todd Silverman and Dr. Daniella Hermelin on re-opening and looking to the future. Please watch the video of listern to the audio.

See important information about the shul's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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:

  • The 5779 Annual Dinner

    Our annual dinner, celebrating 25 years at our Delmar Boulevard location and honoring Rabbi and Mrs. Bienenfeld, was a great success. You can see the pictures and watch the slideshow that was presented, along with the video of the original building dedication and a slideshow of all the pictures from that event.
  • Shabbos/Shabbat Hagadol 5780: Pesach & Todah

    On April 4th, Rabbi Shulman gave his Shabbos/Shabbat Hagadol drasha via Zoom. The audio, video and sources are available.
  • Shteiging Into Shavuot

    Recently a group of women in our community coordinated together to create a beautiful pre-Shavuot learning booklet, available online. A special thanks goes out the coordinators who put it all together, Bella Adler, Rachel Deutsch, Baila Shulman, to all those who participated in the writing and artwork, Elianna Dryer, Avital Elkaim, Leah Farkas, Aliza Freilich, Glenna Gelfand, Bonnie Goldmeier, Chelsea Goldmeier, Leora Hertan, Michal Koshner, Aviva Needle, Adinah Raskas, Selina Rovinsky, Ruthie Shach (Grysman), Debby Schuman, Baila Shulman, and Lisa Tager. It is beautiful accomplishment for our community. We are so very proud of all of them for this initiative! In addition, our thanks goes out to all those who helped behind the scenes including the sponsors and those who went out to hand deliver these booklets to your homes. This was a beautiful initiative and a way of connecting us all through the power of Torah study in preparation for Shavuot.
  • 2020 Annual Dinner

    Our 2020 annual dinner became a virtual event and fundraiser on May 17, 2020, with comedian Eli Lebowicz. A celebratory dinner honoring the St. Louis Community Eruv's 25th anniversary will take place IY"H as soon as possible.
    Watch the video of the event.
  • Pre-Slichos/Slichot shiur: Embracing Uncertainty and Finding Joy

    On September 12, 2020, Rabbi Mordechai Becher of Yeshiva University gave a Zoom shiur on "Embracing Uncertainty and Finding Joy: Insights of Some Radical Rebbes". The audio and video are available on the website.
  • Shabbos/Shabbat Shuva: From Vice to Virtue

    Rabbi Shulman's annual Shabbos/Shabbat Shuva drasha is available on the website: audio, video, source page.

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.