U City Shul

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

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Candlelighting August 29 
Earliest: 6:13 pm 
Preferred: 6:30 pm 
No later than: 7:17 pm 
Mincha, Kabbalos Shabbos, Ma'ariv: 5:55 pm


At U.City Shul

Kiddush this Shabbos is sponsored anonymously.

Shalosh Seudos this Shabbos is sponsored by Jonathan & Channie Spetner in memory of Kenneth Spetner whose yahrzeit is upcoming this week.

Save the date! On Friday night, September 5th there will be a Shabbos dinner here at the Shul, catered by Jon Rubin. Costs: Adults $18, kids 11-18 $14, kids ages 2-10 are $10. Make your reservations to the Shul office. Even babies need an RSVP, so we can plan adequate seating.

The annual Yizkor Book is into preparation as the new year approaches. Contact the Shul office to confirm your memorial listing from last year, to make changes, or to place a new memorial listing. Forms are available in the Shul lobby.

Calendars for the upcoming new year are now available in the Shul lobby.

Policy re Shul kitchen: We need to enforce the policy that the Shul’s kitchen, which is under O-V supervision, is not available on a self-serve, walk-in basis. No one is allowed into the kitchen without speaking to Jon Rubin or Miriam Schwab. Thank you.



Dinner and Shabbos meals are being arranged for the Markowitz family, as Linda continues her recuperation. To participate in providing meals, sign up here.

For Women: Shmiras Halashon learning group. Two sessions: Sunday Aug. 31 and Sunday Sept 21 from 8:15-9:00 pm given by Mrs. Chavi Frank at the home of Mrs. Donna Zeffren, 959 Abbeville.

Ohr Pesia Women’s Torah Learning Program is offering two classes in preparation for the Yomim Noraim: Mrs. Tova Greenblatt will teach “Connecting to the Yomim Noraim through Tehillim” on Sept 9 & 16 at 10 am at EMBY and Mrs. Mimi David will teach “Yom Kippur and the Book of Jonah – Finding Tshuva” on Sept 7 & 14 at 8 pm at Nusach Hari.

Cooking for the King … How to enjoy a 3 day yom tov with grace, and manage in the kitchen as a queen. On Tuesday, Sept. 9th, Israeli cook/writer Renee Chernin will give inspiring words, an interactive food demo, and tasting of yom tov delicacies. At Young Israel. $5 advanced reservation fee, $7 at the door. Cooking demo begins at 7:15 pm.

Block High School girls are offering honey cakes for sale for Rosh Hashana. Under O-V supervision. $8.50 per pan. Orders due by Sept. 19. Call 314.660.8896 or emailscoby1415@gmail.com

Women’s Tehillim group meets at the home of Bobbi Gibli, 2 Delcrest Court, #204, Sundays @9:15 am. If you cannot participate in person, call 833-3352. The Tehillim hotline for names and updates is 995-7119.

Kashrus advisory from the Vaad: Breakfast Best Mini Pancakes from Aldi are certified OU-D, though the D is missing from some packaging.


Upcoming Yahrzeits

The following yahrzeits will be observed next week. 
Rose Ziden...............Sunday, 8/31/2014...Elul 5, 5774 
Nat Horwitz ............Tuesday, 9/2/2014....Elul 7, 5774 
Joe Nissenbaum.......Wednesday, 9/3/2014.Elul 8, 5774 
Kenneth Spetner......Wednesday, 9/3/2014.Elul 8, 5774 
Perri Smissman.......Thursday, 9/4/2014...Elul 9, 5774


Classes at U.City Shul

▪ 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 Yonoson Goldson on Prophets, and Rabbi Menachem Tendler, for teens.
▪ Tefila class given by Rabbi Yonoson Goldson at the home of Mrs. Genevieve Kramer Tuesdays evenings.
▪ The laws of making Brochos given by Rabbi Shmuel Greenwald - weekly class on Sundaynights, 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;
▪ Daf Yomi shiur daily at 6:00 am, before shacharis. On Shabbos class is held one hour and 40 minutes before mincha. Daf Yomi is given weekdays by Rabbi Ami Rosenbloom and on Shabbos by Jonathan Spetner.
▪ The Laws of Shabbos class class given by Rabbi Avraham Cohen on Shabbos afternoons beginning 40 minutes before Pirkei Avos.
▪ Pirkei Avos with Rabbi Tendler 40 minutes before mincha on Shabbos afternoons.

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



Parshas Shoftim 
Friday, August 29, 3 Elul 
Shacharis 7:00 am 
Mincha, Kabbalas Shabbos, Ma’ariv 5:55 pm 
Preferred Candlelighting 6:30 pm 
Candlelighting no earlier than 6:13 pm 
Candlelighting no later than 7:17 pm 
Sunset 7:35 pm 
Repeat Kriyas Shema after 8:20 pm

Shabbos, August 30, 4 Elul 
Class 8:30 am 
Shacharis 8:50 am 
Krias Shema 
According to Magen Avraham by 9:03 am 
According to the G’ra by 9:45 am 
Pirkei Avos 6:25 pm 
Mincha followed by family Shalosh Seudos 7:05 pm 
Ma’ariv and Havdallah after 8:19 pm

Sun-Thurs, September 1-4, 6-9 Elul 
Shacharis (Sunday8:30 am 
Shacharis (Mon - Thurs) 7:00 am 
Mincha/Ma’ariv 7:10 pm

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