Monthly Archives: March 2018

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Synaplex Shabbat March 24, 2018

Shabbos, March 24 ~ Synaplex Shabbat and Kiddush Luncheon with Scholar-In-Residence, Rabbi Yosef Landa, (Director, Chabad of Greater St. Louis) and Robin Park (Member of the Matzevah Foundation, which restores desecrated Jewish cemeteries in Poland). On Shabbos morning Rabbi Landa’s topic is “The Teachings of Chassidism, and what it has […]

Parshas: Vayikra/HaChodesh

Parshas: Vayikra This Shabbos marks the beginning of our reading the third book of the Torah, Sefer Vayikra which deals primarily with the services and responsibilities of the Kohanim. This week’s portion focuses on many of the korbanos (offerings) to be brought in the newly-constructed Mishkan. Parshas Vayikra begins with […]

Model Seder 2018

Jewish Customs & Practices The Holiday Series The Model Seder: Refresh and Update Your Seder Experience Come and explore ways to add meaning to your Seder, and make sure you’re getting the most out of your Seder experience Open to all adults in the community who would like to add […]

Passover 2018

Getting Ready for Pesach Selling Chometz/Mechiras Chometz: All non-Pesach food that cannot be eaten before Pesach can be sold to a non-Jew. Rabbi Smason will be available to act as your agent for the selling of chometz. Passover begins Friday night, March 30, 2018. There are two ways to sell […]

Parshas: Vayakhel—Pekudei

This week we read the final portion of Exodus, a book which began with the Jewish people enslaved to Pharaoh in Egypt and now ends with the completion of the construction of the Mishkan (Tabernacle) in the desert. Exodus is known as ‘the Book of Redemption’; redemption was achieved not […]

Themed Kiddush

New Outreach Program The NHBZ Outreach Committee is starting a new program called “Themed Kiddush”. The purpose of the program is to present a Kiddush with a theme that would be unique and attractive to many people. Here is how it works. One or two families or individuals will sponsor […]

Parshas: Ki Sisa

Parshas: Ki Sisa The portion begins with G-d’s command to Moses to take a census by collecting an equal contribution of a half-shekel coin from every adult male between the ages of 20 and 60, with the profits going to the Mishkan (Tabernacle). G-d designates Betzalel, of the tribe of […]