In The Community

Community – Week of December 19, 2020

Presentation: “The Sephardic Story: From King Solomon to The Ends of the Earth

The presentation has been postponed, the new date is January 20, 2021 ~7:00 pm~ Presentation: “The Sephardic Story: From King Solomon to The Ends of the Earth.” Dr. Isaac Amon.

Join by video athttps://zoom.us/j/295822730

 

December 19, 2020 ~ 4 Teves 5781

Candle Lighting 4:24 pm
Shabbos Ends 5:27 pm

Parshas: Mikeitz Genesis 41:1 — 44:17
Chumash pages . 222 – 249

Haftorah: 1 Kings 3:15 – 4:1
Chumash pages 1143-1144

Erev Shabbos, December 18

Mincha & Ma’ariv ~ 4:20 pm

Shabbos, December 19

Shabbat Services ~ 9:00 am
Mincha ~ 4:10 pm

Parsha Deep Dive with Rabbi Avi Okin

After Mincha

Ma’ariv/Shabbos ends ~ 5:27 pm

Important: Don’t forget to register to attend Shabbat services.

Call 991-2100 ext. 2 or office@nhbz.org by 4pm Thursday.

Join Rabbi Avi Okin between Mincha and Maariv on Shabbos afternoon as we thoroughly explore some of the MItzvos, themes, and lessons of that week’s Torah Portion.

Happy Birthday ~ Sheera Tzadok, Leslie Gitel, Rhonnie Goldfader, David Gellman, Mindy Woolf, Debbie Finland, Norman Liss, Dr. Michael Kass and Gary Sudin

Happy Anniversary ~Irl & Myra Solomon, Jay & Peggy Umansky and Abert & Sheila Goodman

This Week and Beyond

Wednesday, December 23 ~ 7:00 pm ~ Rabbi Smason will speak on: “Jumpstarting Change in a Pandemic New Year.” Please by video: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/295822730

Sunday, December 27 ~ Pizza Night Carry Out

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 ~7:00 pm~ Presentation: “The Sephardic Story: From King Solomon to The Ends of the Earth.” Dr. Isaac Amon.
Join by video at: https://zoom.us/j/295822730

Sunday, January 10 ~ 7:00 – 8:00 pm ~ NHBZ 115th Anniversary Virtual Event: “Food for Thought “ ~ everyone is invited to attend via Zoom video.

 

The NHBZ Pushke Project Needs Your Pushke ~ December Pickup or Drop Off

We can pick up your Pushke or you can drop it off at shul. ~ please contact office@nhbz.org to make arrangements or call the office 991-2100 ext. 2. Please put the contents in a plastic bag with your name on it and keep your Pushke for continued use.

You also have the convenient option to simply count the amount in your Pushke and then mail a check for that amount.

Missed Class?

“Getting Your Second Wind: “Recharging Your Spirit as the Pandemic Drags On” presented by Rabbi Ze’ev Smason. You can now watch the class on video by clicking here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry-1bo_4vQ8&feature=youtu.be

 

Health guidelines for attending Minyanim:

Age Guidelines:

  1. Healthy individuals age 64 and under are welcome without additional restrictions.
  2. 65 – 74: Welcome only with a note or letter from their personal physician attesting that their health is good enough to reasonably assume the risk of a 45 minute (or for Shabbos, a three-hour) indoor prayer service held with medically-guided precautions. (please see back of bulletin for full health guidelines).
  3. Those 75 and over wishing to attend: Please contact Rabbi Smason directly at: Pepshort613@gmail.com or 314- 749-5271. 

Anyone 64 or younger with a comorbidity appearing on the following list may attend only with the physician’s note attesting that their health is good enough to reasonably assume the risk of a 45 minute (or for Shabbos, a three-hour) indoor prayer service held with medically-guided precautions.

  • People of all ages with underlying medical conditions, particularly if not well controlled, including:
  • People with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma.
  • People who have serious heart conditions.
  • People who are immunocompromised. Many conditions can cause a person to be immunocompromised, including cancer treatment, smoking, bone marrow or organ transplantation, immune deficiencies, poorly controlled HIV or AIDS, and prolonged use of corticosteroids and other immune weakening medications.
  • People with severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥40)
  • People with diabetes.
  • People with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis.
  • People with liver disease.

Community News

  • If you know of anyone who would like to receive the NHBZ Shabbat bulletin, please send their email to the office.

  • Rabbi’s Sermon ~ To receive an email edited version of Rabbi Smason’s sermon please contact Rabbi Smason at pepshort613@gmail.com.