Entries by David Gellman

Parsha Lech Lecha

Abraham was called by G-d to leave his homeland, his father’s house, and his position of status and prosperity to travel to the land that G-d would show him. Upon arrival with his wife Sarah and nephew Lot in the land of Israel, they discover it to be ravaged by a horrible famine. Traveling to […]

The Sisterhood Scoop – October 2018

The Sisterhood Scoop – October 2018 SISTERHOOD ELECTIONS ARE COMING! If you are a member of Sisterhood, you are eligible to vote in the elections that will take place Sunday, November 18 This is your opportunity to help determine the leadership of NHBZ Sisterhood, as well as to help shape the activities and programs for […]

Standing With Israel – CUFI

Christians United for Israel Standing With Israel In St. Louis MO “Peace for Israel means security, and we must stand with all our might to protect its right to exist” -Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote Speaker: Major Elliot Chodoff Israel Defense Force, Political & Military Analyst Imagine looking at a map of war […]

Parsha Noach

Parsha Noach As a result of Mankind’s evil, G-d brings a flood to destroy every living creature. Only Noah, his family, and at least one pair of every animal species were spared. Trivia question: Do you know the name of Noah’s wife? (hint — it is NOT ‘Joan of Ark’) When the flood waters begin […]

Yom Tov Schedule 5779

Hoshana Rabbah ~Sunday, Sept. 30 Shachris ~8:00 am Erev Shemini Atzeres ~ Sunday Night, Sept. 30 Mincha & Ma’ariv~ 6:20 pm Light Yom Tov Candles ~ 6:28 pm Shemini Atzeres ~ Monday, October 1 Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 14:22 – 16:17 Siddur pp 481 – 483 Chumash pp 1012 – 1023 Maftir: Numbers 29:35 – 30:1 […]

Mezuzah Campaign

The Mezuzahs have arrived….Rabbi Smason has 25 Mezuzah scrolls that are looking for a good home. These new kosher scrolls are $45.00 and a plastic case for $2.00 if you need one. Please contact Rabbi Smason who will also ensure it is installed properly.

Parshas: Ha’Azinu

Parshas: Ha’Azinu Ha’Azinu is comprised primarily of Moses’ “song” about the horrible tragedies and supreme joy which will make up the Jewish people’s future history. While not a song in the familiar sense, Moses’ song is a blend of otherwise disparate ideas into a beautiful symphony of thought. It expresses the idea that everything that […]

The Sisterhood Scoop – September 2018 – Sukkah

The Sisterhood Scoop September – Sukkah The Home Without a Mezuzah An article by Elana Mizrahi (https://www.chabad.org/theJewishWoman/article_cdo/aid/2265507/jewish/) describes how, as a little girl, whenever Elana would travel, her mother would stand at the open door, kiss the mezuzah, pray for a safe trip and a safe return, and then tell Elana to reach up on […]

Simchas Torah – October 1-2

Monday, October 1 6:15 pm Mincha & Ma’ariv 7:00 pm Hakofos & Parade of Torahs 7:29 pm Candle lighting in shul or at home 8:00 pm Break for Free Spaghetti Dinner Includes Whiskey Slush at no extra charge! Yummy Candy Apples compliments of Sisterhood. Lively Auction for Simchas Torah honors Tuesday , October 2 9:00 […]