Mazel tov to David & Fran Reisler

Mazel tov to David & Fran Reisler

Mazel tov to David & Fran Reisler on the birth of their great-granddaughter Ziv Rimon, and mazel tov to her parents Yehuda & Emunah Rimon. ”We named her Ziv (זיו), which means radiance or luminance, and sometimes splendour. It is used in phrases like “זיו השכינה” which means the light of the divine, and זיו נעורים which means the splendour…

NHBZ’s Synaplex Shabbat Event Will Host Nationally Recognized Israel Advocate

NHBZ’s Synaplex Shabbat Event Will Host Nationally Recognized Israel Advocate

Synaplex Shabbat on Saturday, March 11 will feature, as one of its three presenters, nationally recognized speaker on Israel advocacy Destiny Albritton, whose presentation is titled “Lessons Learned from Israel Advocacy on College Campuses . . . and Beyond.” Image by rawpixel.com

The Four Questions – Jennifer (“Jenn”) Cohen

The Four Questions – Jennifer (“Jenn”) Cohen

One of our newest members, we are pleased to introduce: JENNIFER (“JENN”) COHEN “Jenn grew up in New York City where she and Sandy met and started their family. Though she is often “cawt” still saying words like “cawfee”, and “tawk”, she has made St. Louis her home since 2013. When she is not multi-tasking…

Celebrate Tu BiShvat – the original Earth Day!
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Celebrate Tu BiShvat – the original Earth Day!

Do good for the earth! Donate to support forestry and green innovation efforts and plant trees in Israel!  Jewish National Fund-USA has planted over 260 million trees in Israel. While this is an impressive achievement, there is always a need for more due to natural forest regrowth, forest fires, and arson. We encourage you to…

Amazon Smile – Coming to a Close

Amazon Smile – Coming to a Close

You may have heard that Amazon decided to discontinue its AmazonSmile program, effective February 20th, 2023. They will make a one-time donation (based on 2022 donations) at the close of the program. You still have until February 20, 2023, to benefit NHBZ through your Amazon purchases. Please take advantage of this program while it is…

In Celebration Of Rachael Pevnick – Rabbi Smason’s Tribute
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In Celebration Of Rachael Pevnick – Rabbi Smason’s Tribute

We’re here to honor the 40th anniversary of Rachael Pevnick’s 50th birthday. What a milestone! Rachael has been blessed with wonderful children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. So what better way to begin than to share the following thought about grandmothers: An 8-year-old wrote, “A grandmother is a lady who has no children of her own, so…

The Four Questions – Lenny Alper

The Four Questions – Lenny Alper

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is our distinct pleasure to introduce the man who knows every inch of our Shul and is always at the ready to help: LENNY ALPER Lenny is a fourth-generation member of NHBZ. His father, grandfather, and great-grandfather were members, and his two daughters, Caryn and Joanna, are current members. His wife…