Month: September 2021

The Sisterhood Scoop – September 25, 2021

The Sisterhood Scoop – September 25, 2021

Volume 4 Number 37 – September 25, 2021 – 19 Tishrei 5781

Sisterhood’s Book Club News

NHBZ Sisterhood wishes you and your family a healthy, happy, and sweet New Year!

Mark your calendars now for these upcoming Book Club discussions dates:

  • October 25 “The Third Daughter” by Talia Carner – discussion led by Ilene Brooks Scharnhorst
  • December 27 “The Ghost of Hannah Mendes” by Naomi Ragen

For more information or to RSVP call Terri Schnitzer at 314-518-4107 or email terrischnitzer@yahoo.com

“Teshuva insists that we can liberate ourselves from our past, defy predictions of our future, by a single act of turning . . . as long as we do it now.”

– Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

“Welcome Back” Open House

Sisterhood is hosting a ‘Welcome Back’ Open House
Thursday, September 23, 5:00-6:30 pm

Join us for schmoozing & socializing appetizers & drinks – LIVE – in the Sukkah!

If you haven’t yet had a chance, come and meet Rabbi Avi & Devorah Tova Okin in the sukkah

Sisterhood misses you!
Stop by for a drink, stay for a visit.
Guests are welcome (men and women).

To RSVP – email sisterhood@nhbz.org

St. Louis Jewish Federation – Women’s Philanthropy presents: 

L’Chaim! Make a Fresh Start 

A virtual evening of celebration, community, and giving, on October 27, 5:00-9:00 pm featuring Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, founders of The Home Edit who will share how Jewish values have shaped them into powerful female entrepreneurs with an inspirational Instagram account, celebrity clients, and a hit Netflix series. NHBZ Sisterhood will serve as a Congregational Table Host for the Event. You can register online at https://JFedSTL.org/LChaim2021 by October 20, 2021. 

We invite you to join us!

For more information: email sisterhood@nhbz.org or contact Fran Alper at 314-993-4024 or fran.alper@outlook.com or Teree Farbstein at 314-753-5035 or tfarbstein2@gmail.com

Posted by Nusach Hari B'nai Zion in Shul Events, Shul News, Sisterhood, Sisterhood Scoop
Celebrate Sukkot Together

Celebrate Sukkot Together

A New Program of the NHBZ Children & Young Families Committee

Sunday, September 19 10:00 11:00 am

Kids and Young Families are invited for a fun and delicious “Edible Sukkah-Making” activity on the NHBZ Patio

  • Learn the meaning of the Mitzvah of Sukkot
  • See old friends
  • Earn bragging rights for the most creative edible Sukkah west of the Mississippi and then enjoy eating the fruits of your labor!

There is no cost for this event.
You need not be a member of NHBZ to attend!

Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 15, 2021, to the NHBZ Office at office@nhbz.org or call 314-991-2100, ext. 2.

Sukkot – The time of our rejoicing

Posted by Nusach Hari B'nai Zion in Kids, Rabbi Okin, Young Families
The Sisterhood Scoop – September 18, 2021

The Sisterhood Scoop – September 18, 2021

Volume 4 Number 36 – September 18, 2021 – 12 Tishrei 5781

Sisterhood’s Book Club News

Mark your calendars now for these upcoming Book Club discussions dates:

  • October 25 “The Third Daughter” by Talia Carner – discussion led by Ilene Brooks Scharnhorst
  • December 27 “The Ghost of Hannah Mendes” by Naomi Ragen

For more information or to RSVP call Terri Schnitzer at 314-518-4107 or email terrischnitzer@yahoo.com

“Teshuva insists that we can liberate ourselves from our past, defy predictions of our future, by a single act of turning . . . as long as we do it now.”

– Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

“Welcome Back” Open House

Sisterhood is hosting a ‘Welcome Back’ Open House
Thursday, September 23, 5:00-6:30 pm

Join us for schmoozing & socializing appetizers & drinks – LIVE – in the Sukkah!

If you haven’t yet had a chance, come and meet Rabbi Avi & Devorah Tova Okin in the sukkah

Sisterhood misses you!
Stop by for a drink, stay for a visit.
Guests are welcome (men and women).

To RSVP – email sisterhood@nhbz.org

St. Louis Jewish Federation – Women’s Philanthropy presents: 

L’Chaim! Make a Fresh Start 

A virtual evening of celebration, community, and giving, on October 27, 5:00-9:00 pm featuring Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, founders of The Home Edit who will share how Jewish values have shaped them into powerful female entrepreneurs with an inspirational Instagram account, celebrity clients, and a hit Netflix series. NHBZ Sisterhood will serve as a Congregational Table Host for the Event. You can register online at https://JFedSTL.org/LChaim2021 by October 20, 2021. 

We invite you to join us!

For more information: email sisterhood@nhbz.org or contact Fran Alper at 314-993-4024 or fran.alper@outlook.com or Teree Farbstein at 314-753-5035 or tfarbstein2@gmail.com

Posted by Nusach Hari B'nai Zion in Shul Events, Shul News, Sisterhood, Sisterhood Scoop
Teen Schmooze

Teen Schmooze

Refreshments will be served.

Join Rabbi Avi Okin to talk about . . . life, Jewish stuff, not-so Jewish stuff, concerns, questions . . . and whatever is on your mind!

5th-8th graders 9:00 am – 9:30 am
9th-12th graders 9:30 am – 10:00 am

There is no charge for this program/ NHBZ membership is not required.

Please RSVP to Rabbi Okin at aviokin@nhbz.org

Posted by Nusach Hari B'nai Zion in Kids, Rabbi Okin, Young Families