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Community – Week of August 1st 2020

August 1, 2020 ~ 11 Av 5780

Parshas: Va’eschanan Deuteronomy 3:23 – 7:11 Chumash pages 958 – 979
Haftorah: Isaiah 40: 1-26 Chumash pages 1197-1198
Candle Lighting 7:55 pm Shabbat Ends 8:57 pm

Davening at Shul! (Tent on East Parking Lot) Mincha / Maariv: Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday:7:15 pm – Kabbalat Shabbat: 7:00 pm – Shabbat Morning: 9:00 am

See Davening post for full information.

Happy Birthday ~ Sally Needle & Janet Goldenberg

Anniversaries ~ NA

This Week and Beyond…..

  • Tisha B’av Wednesday, July 29: MIncha only at 6:45 pm. Fast begins before 8:15 pm. Maariv after 8:15 pm.
    At 8:45 P.M. there will be a reading of Eicha – The Book of Lamentations and a D’var Torah on Zoom.
    Please connect at
  • Thursday, July 30: Mincha at 7:15 pm. Tallis and Tefillin should be put on at each person’s car prior to entering the tent area. (Questions? Please contact Alan Zarkowsky). Maariv to follow. Fast ends at 8:56 pm.
  • Friday Evening, July 31 ~ Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat Service at 6:45 pm
    Join us for our Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat. We’ll gather on Zoom to welcome Shabbat in song with a guest Chazzan and Rabbi Smason providing inspirational and instructive Dvar Torah.
    Join by video: Join by audio: 314-325-8791
  • Sunday, August 2 ~ Mexican Kosher Carry Out at NHBZ ~ Too hot to cook? If so, make your reservation for a carry out kosher Mexican dinner! Please see the flyer for the menu and details. A limited number of dinners are available, so please reserve yours now.
  • Tuesday, August 4 at 7:00 pm ~ You are invited to a presentation through Zoom with NHBZ member Dr. Isaac Amon. Dr. Amon is a licensed attorney and counselor at law in Missouri. The title of his presentation is: “True Confessions? How Judaism and Other Traditions Approach the Role of Confession in Criminal Cases”.
    Join by video: Join by audio: 314-325-8791

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