Nusach Hari B’nai Zion

RABBI SMASON

Rabbi Ze’ev Smason is the spiritual leader of Nusach Hari B’nai Zion.

RABBI AVI OKIN

Rabbi Avi Okin is Nusach Hari B’nai Zion’s rabbi.

SERVICE TIMES

Service times for Minyan, Shabbos, and holidays.

CONTACT US

 

 

Shabbos with the Kollel – May 14th

Join Nusach Hari B’nai Zion for an uplifting and inspiring Shabbos morning experience of Torah & Tefilla with the St. Louis Kollel.

NHBZ Principles

Nusach Hari B’nai Zion is a Modern Orthodox shul that welcomes Jews of all backgrounds and levels of observance. 

Rose Ragin Chesed Fund – Supporting Our Members

Rose Ragin Chesed Fund – Supporting Our Members

What is the Rose Ragin Chesed Fund?

The fund provides for acts of chesed (lovingkindness) to support lifecycle events of NHBZ members, such as…

How can I contribute to the Rose Ragin Chesed Fund?

Buy Rose Ragin Chesed cards and Purim CardsBuy ‘onesies’ for a babyMake a donation..

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Final Week of the Schmooze with Rabbi Okin

Final Week of the Schmooze with Rabbi Okin

FINAL WEEK of “The Schmooze” with Rabbi Okin, This Sunday, 6 p.m.

Our final discussion-based Torah learning with Rabbi Okin (for kids 4th Grade and older) is this Sunday, May 22, at 6:00 p.m. We’re having hot dogs and hamburgers and other treats for this special event. See..

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Ask Our Rabbis – May 7th, 2022

Ask Our Rabbis – May 7th, 2022

Q: Why are mirrors covered in a house of mourning / shiva?

A: There are several suggested reasons for this custom, most perfectly rational and practical, while some more Kabbalistic.

Covering Mirrors is a way to remind us that the observation of shiva is not about ourselves but rather..

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Four Questions – Linda (Bressler) Szus

THE FOUR QUESTIONS

Please allow us to introduce:

LINDA (BRESSLER) SZUS

Linda (Bressler) Szus was born and reared in St. Louis. She attended Ladue High School and graduated from Washington University with a degree in Graphic Design. On a group trip to Israel, she met her husband,..

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Ask Our Rabbis – May 14th, 2022

Ask Our Rabbis – May 14th, 2022

Q: I see Pesach Sheni listed on my Jewish calendar. What is it? What are we celebrating andhow should we celebrate this day?

A: Pesach Sheni, literally the Second Pesach, commemorates the day when someone whomissed the opportunity to bring the Korban Pesach, the Pascal Lamb, before Pesach wouldhave..

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Mazal Tov to Dr. Gavriel & Sarah Beth Matt on the Birth of a Daughter!

Mazal Tov to Dr. Gavriel & Sarah Beth Matt on the Birth of a Daughter!

Mazal tov to Dr. Gavriel & Sarah Beth Matt on the birth of a daughter! Mazal tov to grandparents Bruce & Faith Waxman and Dr. Daniel & Hana Matt, dear great grandparents Marvin & Sandy Greenberg, and to the entire Waxman and Matt families.

May Gavriel and Sarah Beth and your..

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Mazel Tov to Chiyya and Chagit Smason on the Birth of a Son

Mazel Tov to Chiyya and Chagit Smason on the Birth of a Son

Mazel tov to parents Chiyya and Chagit Smason on the birth of a son. Mazal tov to Rabbi Ze’ev & Chani Smason and Hanan & Yael Caspi on the birth of a grandson. And mazel tov to great grandparents Jacquelyn Smason and Barbara Siegel.

May Chiyya and Chagit merit to raise their new..

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Shabbos with the Kollel – May 14th

Shabbos with the Kollel – May 14th

Join Nusach Hari B’nai Zion for an uplifting and inspiring Shabbos morning experience of Torah & Tefilla with the St. Louis Kollel.

Shacharis – Rabbi BerkowitzLeining – Rabbi HessMussaf – Rabbi TajersteinDrasha – Rabbi Berkowitz

Parshas Emor May 14 –..

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Ask Our Rabbis – May 7th, 2022

Ask Our Rabbis – May 7th, 2022

Q: How is it that my appliances seem to know when it is Erev Yontiff? Invariably, JUST before Yom Tov (a major holiday) they seem to break. What gives?

A: To answer your question we reached out to a stove owned by a Jewish family. Its response:

Rabbi: “Mr. Stove. Pleasure to meet..

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Sisterhood Scoop – May 7, 2022

Sisterhood Scoop – May 7, 2022

Upcoming Sisterhood events, book club information and much more…
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