U City Shul

700 North & South Road
St. Louis, MO 63130 | 314-863-7485

Friday, May 27, 2016

Mincha: 6:20 pm 
Candlelighting no earlier than: 6:45 pm 
Candlelighting preferred time: 6:55 pm 
Candlelighting no later than: 7:58 pm


Kiddush this Shabbos is sponsored in part by David & Batya Rich in memory of David’s grandfather William Schwartz and in honor of the birth of a grandson, born to Lisa & Ahiya Galinsky in Israel. Mazel tov!

Shalosh Seudos this Shabbos is sponsored in part by Svetlana Kogan in memory of her mother.

Shabbos morning teen minyan this week.

Shabbos Zone for boys on Shabbos afternoon.

Sunday morning Learning Program on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. with Avi Roberts.

Everyone is invited to a L'Chaim on Thursday evening, June 2nd, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the home of Rich and Maurie Axelbaum to celebrate the upcoming wedding of Adira to Yehuda Romanoff.

Mazel tov to Chaim & Pat Fogel on the birth of a grandson in Detroit.


Epstein Hebrew Academy Memorial Day Weekend Event this Sunday, May 29, from 3-5 pm. Gazebo Grand Opening & Field Day Event at Epstein, 1138 N. Warson Rd. Bounce houses, playground fun, music, food, basketball, and more!

Women’s Tehillim Group: The group meets this week at Marcia Esrig's house, 958 Briarwood Lane, on Sunday, May 29. If you cannot participate in person, please call or text her cell phone number 314-313-3677. OnSunday, June 5th, Tehillim will return to Jan Adelman’s home, 8032 Amherst Ave, (314) 863-5438. The group meets at 9:15 am. If you cannot participate in person, please call. The Tehillim hotline (names and updates) is:(314) 441-6460

Rosh Chodesh Sivan Women’s Learning Initiative will be next Shabbos afternoon, June 4, at 4:45 pm, at the home of Mrs. Tammy Friedman, 716 Brittany Lane. Speaker is Mrs. Mindi Mintz. A project of the Eishes Chayil division on the St. Louis Kollel.

Missouri Torah Institute’s 9th Annual Dinner honoring Mr. & Mrs. Charlie & Naomi Ruth Deutsch, Mr. Shlomo Schlesinger, and the Graduating Class of 2016 – Sunday June 5th at 6:00 pm at Marriott St. Louis West. RSVPdinner@missouritorah.org or 636-778- 1896. Graduation ceremony at1:30 pm (same day) at MTI, 1809 Clarkson Rd in Chesterfield, followed by a dessert reception

Block Yeshiva High School invites everyone to their graduation, held at U.City Shul on Sunday evening June 6 at 7:30 pm.

Important Kashrus Advisory from the Vaad Hoeir: Kirkland Signature Frozen Chilean Sea Bass from Costco - some packages were printed with an unauthorized O-U. The O-U does not certify this product.

JCC Maccabi games will be held this summer in St. Louis from July 31-Aug 5. Host families are needed to welcome young Jewish athletes into their homes. To register as a host family, go to www.maccabistlouis.org.


The following yahrzeits will be observed this week:

Bette Pocost............Saturday, 5/28/2016.....Iyar 20, 5776
Lillian Markowitz.......Sunday, 5/29/2016.....Iyar 21, 5776
William Schwartz......Sunday, 5/29/2016....Iyar 21, 5776
Mildred Berick..........Tuesday, 5/31/2016....Iyar 23, 5776
Clara Enger............Tuesday, 5/31/2016....Iyar 23, 5776
Baba Chaya Tullman.Friday, 6/3/2016.......Iyar 26, 5776


▪ Wednesday night men’s Bais Medrash program following Maariv: Learning with Rabbi Yaakov Pentelnik on Chumash, Rabbi Dan Morris on Nesivos Shalom/The Ways of Inner Peace, Rabbi Yonason Goldson on Prophets, and Rabbi Menachem Tendler, for teens.

▪ Tefila class given by Rabbi Yonason Goldson on Tuesday evenings meets at the home of Genevieve Kramer, 7732 Gannon.

▪ The laws of making Brochos given by Rabbi Shmuel Greenwald - weekly class on Sunday nights, to men and women at Todd and Sarah Rush’s home.

▪ Chumash class for men taught by Rabbi Herber Sunday evenings one hour before mincha.

▪ Rabbi Herber teaches a Gemorra shiur for men Thursday evenings one hour before mincha.

▪ Pirkei Avos class with Rabbi Tendler, 40 minutes before mincha.

▪ Path of the Just class with Rabbi Goldson, 45 minutes before Pirkei Avos.

Shabbos morning groups for children up to age 8 starting at 10:15 a.m.


Parshas Behar
Friday, May 27, 19 Iyar
Shacharis 7:00 am
Mincha, Kabbalas Shabbos, Ma’ariv 6:20 pm
No earlier than 6:45 pm
Prefered candlelighting 6:55 pm
No later than 7:58 pm
Sunset 8:16 pm
Repeat Kriyas Shema & Count Omer After 9:01 pm

Shabbos, May 28, 20 Iyar
Class 8:30 am
Shacharis 8:50 am
Say Shema Yisrael
According to Magen Avraham by 8:30 am
According to the Gra 9:19 am
Mesilas Yesharim class 6:20 pm
Pirkei Avos 7:05 pm
Mincha followed by family Shalosh Seudos 7:45 pm
Ma’ariv and Havdallah after 9:02 pm

Sun-Thurs, May 29-2, 21-25 Iyar
Shacharis (Sunday) 8:30 am
Shacharis (Mon-Thurs) 7:00 am
Mincha/Ma’ariv 8:00 pm

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