Shavuos – By Rabbi Smason
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Shavuos – By Rabbi Smason

The major festival of Shavous begins on Saturday evening June 5 and concludes Monday evening June 6. You may remember Cecil B. DeMille’s film The Ten Commandments, starring Charlton Heston. Good film; however, the book was better than the movie! On Sunday morning the Torah reading (Exodus 19:1 – 20:23) contains the narrative of the…

Shiurim for Shavuos Overnight Studies, Motzei Shabbos June 4 – June 5, 2022
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Shiurim for Shavuos Overnight Studies, Motzei Shabbos June 4 – June 5, 2022

The tradition of Shavuos Overnight Studies continues! We will have plenty of snacks (and caffeine!) and some very interesting classes this year. Please join us! 11:30 pm – 12:30 am Menachem Szus, “Korbanot: Are We Sacrificing Fido?” 12:50 am – 1:50 am Isaac Amon, “A Walk Through Time: The Story of Jewish Portugal” 2:15 am…

Passover Newsletter 2022 ✡ 5782
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Passover Newsletter 2022 ✡ 5782

Rabbi Smason’s Message Following the end of the famine that plagued Egypt, Joseph, along with the entire generation, had passed away. The Torah then states: ‘A new king arose over Egypt, who did not know of Joseph.’ (Exodus 1:8) How is it possible that anyone — let alone a king who followed the previous Pharaoh –…

NHBZ Pesach Schedule 2022
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NHBZ Pesach Schedule 2022

Thursday, April 14 Shacharis – 7:00 amBedikas Chometz (Search) – After 8:22 pm Friday, April 15, Erev Pesach Shacharis – 7:00 amSiyum for First Born Following ShacharisFinish Eating Chometz – 10:25 amBiyur Chometz (Burning) – by 11:43 amBitul Chometz (Annulling) -. by 11:43 amMincha/Maariv – 7:15 pmCandle Lighting Shabbos/Yom Tov -.7:19 pmFirst Seder -after 8:23…

Hero In Heaven: The Story of Michael Levin – Recording Available
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Hero In Heaven: The Story of Michael Levin – Recording Available

Join Nusach Hari B’nai Zion Congregation for a joint program with Musar Avicha Shul of Ma’aleh Adumim, Israel, in honor of Yom HaZikaron (Israel’s Remembrance Day).

Mark & Harriet Levin will lead a discussion about their son Michael’s life. Michael made Aliyah from Philadelphia in 2002 and joined the I.D.F. Michael Levin was 22 years old when he fell fighting for the country he loved. Michael’s memory and courage live on in the thousands of lone soldiers who continue down the path he set, and the Lone Soldier Center his parents established in their son’s memory.

NHBZ Pesach Schedule 2021
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NHBZ Pesach Schedule 2021

 NHBZ Pesach Schedule 2021  Thursday, March 25  Shacharis: …………………………….7:00 am Siyum for First Born Following Shacharis: At shul and on Zoom (Link below) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82887110722  Mincha/Ma’ariv………………………. 6:55 pmBedikas Chametz (Search) After …..8:03 pm The beracha and kol chamira are recited.  Friday, March 26  Shacharis:…………………………..…7:00 amBiur Chametz (Burning of Chametz): by 12:06 pm Mincha/ Ma’ariv……………………………6:55 pm Candle Lighting Erv Shabbos……………7:00 pm…