Yom HaAzmaut Celebration – “Blue and White Shabbat”, May 7, 2022
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Yom HaAzmaut Celebration – “Blue and White Shabbat”, May 7, 2022

Yom HaAzmaut Celebration – “Blue and White Shabbat”, May 7, 2022 Please join us in celebration and support of the 74th year of Israel’s statehood! On May 7th, we will have our Yom HaAzmaut celebration at NHBZ. Partake in an Israeli inspired Kiddush/lunch, the singing of a few favorite songs and HaTikvah, and an interesting…

Holocaust and Heroism – in Memoriam

Holocaust and Heroism – in Memoriam

Holocaust and Heroism – in Memoriam by children of Holocaust Survivors. Date: Thursday, 4/28/2022Time: 7:30 pmPlace: NHBZ, Feigenbaum Pepose Multipurpose Room Unfortunately, our members, who were survivors, have passed on. It is up to us, their children, to pass on their stories and keep going the memory of the Holocaust and Heroism of the Shoah….

Ask Our Rabbis – April 9th, 2022

Ask Our Rabbis – April 9th, 2022

Q: On Pesach some offer the greeting of Pesach Kasher V’Sameach (“a Kosher and JoyousPesach”). Why don’t we do so on other Jewish festivals, such as Sukkos Kasher V’Sameach,or Chag Kasher V’Sameach (“a Kosher and Joyous Festival / Holiday”)? A: Pesach occurs in the month of Nisan, the first month of the Jewish calendar. Therefore,Pesach…

Practical Insights in Dealing with Difficult People

Practical Insights in Dealing with Difficult People

SPECIAL GUEST CONTRIBUTOR: RHONNIE GOLDFADER “Practical Insights in Dealing with Difficult People,” an evening with Dr. David Lieberman Aish Ha’Torah’s wonderful 30 day program on CLEAN SPEECH concluded with a presentation atthe J with featured speaker Dr. David Lieberman. For those not familiar with him, he is an award winningauthor and internationally recognized leader in…

The Four Questions – Bruce Waxman

The Four Questions – Bruce Waxman

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, please allow us to introduce: BRUCE WAXMAN Bruce is a 2nd Generation NHBZ member. He and his brother, Brent, celebrated their BarMitzvah at Nusach Hari in 1970 and the Waxman family rejoined the Nusach Hari communityabout 10 years ago. Bruce just celebrated 30 years in business with his accounting/consultingfirm…

The Four Questions – Gavriel Matt

The Four Questions – Gavriel Matt

“Button, button, whose got the button?” “The Four Questions” passes to: GAVRIEL MATT Gavriel, a 1st Generation NHBZ member from Berkeley, CA has deeply rooted connections to our synagogue: he married Sarah Beth (nee Waxman), a 3rd Generation member. Gavriel serves on the Board of Directors and is a Research Scientist for St. Jude’s Children’s…

Ask Our Rabbis – April 2nd, 2022

Ask Our Rabbis – April 2nd, 2022

Question: Can you please explain the concept of Maos Chitim? I have heard this mentioned a few times in reference to the upcoming holiday of Pesach. Answer: Maos Chitim, which literally means “Wheat Money”, refers to the collections made to ensure that Jews in need have food for Pesach. The Jerusalem Talmud (Bava Basra 1:4)…