Welcome to Nusach Hari B’nai Zion

Since 1905 and Building for the Future

Nusach Hari B'nai Zion Shul

About NHBZ

NHBZ Is a House of Worship: Prayer, like any skill, takes practice, growth in understanding and introspection. We strive to make our services joyful and meaningful for the experienced, yet accessible to those who seek to grow in their own spirituality. NHBZ Is a House of Learning: For beginners and the experienced, on Shabbos, Holidays, weekdays and evenings, in the synagogue and in the homes of our members and friends… Read More

Rabbi Ze’ev Smason

Our Rabbi

Rabbi Ze’ev Smason is the spiritual leader of Nusach Hari B’nai Zion. Raised in Los Angeles, Rabbi Smason graduated from UCLA with a degree in Political Science. He then pursued rabbinical studies for 8 years in Jerusalem, receiving ordination from Rabbi Noach Weinberg and Rabbi Avrohom Kupshitz, and continuing post-graduate studies while lecturing there on Torah, Philosophy, Ethics, and Current Issues. Read More