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Candlelighting April 11--- 7:16pm


April 12, 2014

Kiddush this week is sponsored by Matt Chase & Rebecca Carman in memory of Rebecca’s sister Sara Leah Carman

Shalosh Seudos this week is sponsored by Gavriel & Anna Lanis in honor of their wedding anniversary.

At U.City Shul

Catered Shabbos meals at the Shul are only for those who have made reservations and pre-paid.

Save the Date! Back by popular demand.....Rabbi Lazer Brody Shabbaton at U City Shul! Friday, June 20th and Shabbos June 21st - Friday night dinner, Shabbos Lunch, Shalosh Seudas and Melave Malka all at U. City Shul.



Burning of chometz: A communal Biur Chametz will be held at the Torah Prep Girls’ School from 10:30 – 11:40 a.m. on Monday, April 14

U. City will make a dumpster available for household trash from Monday morning, April 7 until April 18. The location is 975 Pennsylvania, in the rear parking lot. That is the transfer station for the city, not usually open to the public.

The Vaad Hoeir Maos Chitim program assists hundreds of families for Pesach. Checks made payable to Maos Chitim can be mailed to the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis, #4 Millstone Campus Dr., St. Louis, MO 63146.

Kashering of utensils for Pesach is available at the Vaad parking lot, #4 Millstone Campus Dr. on Sunday Apr 13 from 9am-5pm. The Kelim Mikvah is available for use by combination, 314-569-2770.

Mazel tov to Rabbi Mordecai & Tzipporah Yaroslawitz on the engagement of their son Simcha Hillel to Ruchama Perlow of Brooklyn. The Yari Family invites everyone to join them for a L’chaim celebrating the engagement on Sunday, April 27 at their home, 8160 Balson, from1:30 -3:30 pm.

Visitors Network Bikur Cholim Spring Brunch in memory of Mrs. Rita Spetner, a”h – Sunday May 4 at 10:00 am at the home of Mrs. Channie Spetner, 8360 Balson Ave. Special guest Mrs. Shifra Rabenstein will speak on: Lessons From a Personal Journey: Expanding the “I”. Suggested donation $5.00. To make reservations contact Louise Bortz at 314.484.9011 or email louisebortz@gmail.com.

Block Yeshiva High School announces gala event featuring Rebbitzin Tzipporah Heller upcoming Monday, May 12th. For more info call 314.872.8701.

Ladies Tehillim group – Sunday mornings at 9:15 am. The group meets at the home of Jan Adelman, 8032 Amherst. Her phone # to call in for Tehillim to recite is 314.863.5438.

Epstein Hebrew Academy Superhero fundraising campaign – Help sustain the initiatives that make the school soar! Donate at www.eha.org.


Upcoming Yahrzeit

The following yahrzeit will be observed next week.

Joseph Litvag..........Monday, 4/14/2014.....Nissan 14, 5774



Shabbos Hagadol / Parshas Acharei Mos

Friday, April 11, 11 Nisan 
Shacharis 7:00 am 
Candlelighting 7:16 pm 
Mincha, Kabbalas Shabbos, Ma’ariv 7:15 pm 
Sunset 7:34 pm 
Repeat Kriyas Shema after 8:19 pm

Shabbos, April 12, 12 Nisan 
Class 8:30 am 
Shacharis 8:50 am 
Krias Shema 
According to Mag. Avr. by 9:04 am 
According to the G’ra by 9:45 am 
Mincha followed by family Shalosh Seudos 7:05 pm 
Ma’ariv and Havdallah after 8:20 pm

Sunday, April 13, 13 Nisan 
Shacharis (Sunday8:30 am 
Mincha/Ma’ariv 7:15 pm 
Search for Chometz

Erev Pesach

Mon, April 14, 14 Nisan 
First Seder at Night 
Shacharis followed by Siyum for First Born 7:00 am 
Last time for eating chometz: 
Preferably by 10:26 am 
No later than 10:50 am 
Burning and nullifying of chometz: 
Preferably by 11:43 am 
No later than 11:55 pm 
Candlelighting (say Shehechiyanu) 7:19 pm 
Mincha 7:15 pm 
Sunset 7:37 pm 
Maariv 8:22 pm 
Repeat Kriyas Shema after 8:22 pm 
Seder not earlier than 8:22 pm 
Latest time to eat afikomen no later than 1:01 am


Tues, April 15, 15 Nisan – 
Shacharis 8:50 am 
Krias Shema 
According to Mag. Avr. by 9:01 am 
According to the G’ra by 9:43 am 
Mincha 7:15 pm 
Candlelighting (W/Shehechiyanu) not before 8:23 pm 
Ma’ariv and counting of Omer 8:23 pm 
Repeat Kriyas Shema after 8:23 pm 
Seder not earlier than 8:23 pm 
Latest time to eat afikomen no later than 1:01 am 
Begin counting the Omer


Wed, April 16, 16 Nisan 
Shacharis 8:50 am 
Krias Shema 
According to Mag. Avr. by 9:00 am 
According to the G’ra by 9:42 am 
Mincha 7:15 pm 
Ma’ariv and counting of Omer 8:24 pm

Chol Hamoed

Thurs, April 17, 17 Nisan 
Shacharis 7:00 am 
Mincha/Ma’ariv 7:20 pm

Friday, April 18, 18 Nisan 
Shacharis 7:00 am

Shabbos Chol Hamoed Pesach

Mincha, Kabbalas Shabbos, Ma’ariv 6:00 pm 
Preferred Candlelighting 6:40 pm 
Candlelighting no later than 7:22 pm 
Sunset 7:40 pm 
Repeat Shema & Count Omer after 8:25 pm

Shabbos, April 19, 19 Nisan 
Class 8:30 am 
Shacharis 8:50 am 
Krias Shema 
According to Mag. Avr. by 8:57 am 
According to the G’ra by 9:40 am 
Pikei Avos 6:25 pm 
Mincha followed by family Shalosh Seudos 7:10 pm 
Ma’ariv and Havdallah after 8:26 pm

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