Rabbi Smason’s Remarks at Sunday’s Zoom Yizkor (2020)
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Rabbi Smason’s Remarks at Sunday’s Zoom Yizkor (2020)

Rabbi Dovid Trenk, a yeshiva high school rebbe in Lakewood, New Jersey, had a problem. One Friday night Rabbi Trenk was told that one of his students, Chaim, had found the keys to his car and had taken it to go to the movie theater.   It was Friday night – Shabbos.   Chaim had…

Guide for those Davening without a Minyan on Yom Kippur 2020

Guide for those Davening without a Minyan on Yom Kippur 2020

Guide for those Davening without a Minyan on Yom Kippur Page listings from the NHBZ Machzor YOM KIPPUR EVE One may recite “Kol Nidrei” pages 35-36 * Omit the passage “על דעת המקום” (“With the sanction” p.35) and omit the line “מיום כיפורים זה עד יום כיפורים הבא ” (“from this Yom Kippur … for good”) …

A Sign of Good to Come- Rosh Hashanah Symbols
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A Sign of Good to Come- Rosh Hashanah Symbols

Wednesday, September 16 ~ 7:30 pm ~ NHBZ Associate Rabbi Avi Okin will offer a class discussing the traditional symbols of Rosh Hashanah entitled: “A Sign of Good to Come- Rosh Hashanah Symbols”. Join by video, click on the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86821018451?pwd=blBMOEM4VVphbDdrT05US3RkalA4UT09

Guide for those Davening without a Minyan on Rosh Hashanah 2020

Guide for those Davening without a Minyan on Rosh Hashanah 2020

Guide for those Davening without a Minyan on Rosh Hashanah 2020 Page listings from the NHBZ Machzor 1a)  Morning Blessings. pages 60-62 1) Introductory Prayers and Psalms of Praise (Psukei D’Zimra)  pages 79-100 Optimally, one should recite all these prayers. Minimally, one must say: Blessed is He who spoke …. (Boruch Sh’amar) p. 89 Happy…

Selichos
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Selichos

As the month of Elul draws to a close, the mood of repentance becomes more urgent. Prayers for forgiveness called selichos are added to the daily cycle of religious services. Selichos are recited in the early morning, before the daily shacharis service. Selichos adds about 30 minutes to the regular daily service. The first selichos…