In The Community

Community – Week of February 22nd, 2020

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Thank You:   Today’s kiddush lunch is being sponsored by the Cohen & McCary families in honor of Frances and Jerry’s 69th Anniversary. The delicious cake is being sponsored by Shirley & Larry Hollander in honor of Frances and Jerry’s Anniversary. The cookies are being sponsored by Faye & Brian McCary in honor of Scott’s 15th birthday!

Alan & Vivian Zarkowsky are sponsoring Shalosh Suedos in observance of the yahrzeit of Alan’s father, Nathan Zarkowsky z’l.

Happy Birthday to: Matan Kadosh, Dr. Arnold Brody, Larry Chervitz, Karen Zeff and David Pepose.

Anniversaries – Jerry & Frances Cohen

Shabbat Greeters: TBD

This Week and Beyond

Shabbos, February 22 ~ Kiddush Luncheon and Mitvzah Adventure program by the Education Committee, Topic: “Counting your Blessings; Important Early Davening Prayers” speaker: Rabbi Smason.

Sunday, February 23 ~ PIZZA NIGHT RETURNS with the Way Cool Balloons for the Kids ~ 5:00- 7:00 pm ~ Join us for an all-you-can-eat buffet of Kosher pizza, pasta, salad, garlic bread, dessert and a beverage. $12.00

Friday, February 28 ~ Shabbat Dinner at NHBZ ~ Our first one of 2020. Make your RSVP early as we have sold out the past 2 dinners. Our speaker will be Rabbi Avi Roberts, Director of YP Ignite.

Monday Night March 9 ~ PURIM begins ~ MEGILLAH READING at 7:15 pm

Tuesday, March 10 ~ PURIM Seudah at 6:05 pm. Dinner, costumes and more.. RSVP for the Purim Dinner to or 991-2100 ext. 2

Shabbos, March 14 ~ SYNAPLEX ~ Speakers and Kiddush luncheon.

Shabbos, March 28 ~ Guest speaker Rabbi Chaim Eisen.

Sunday March 29, 3:00-4:30 pm at NHBZ ~Meet author Caroline Goldberg Igra and hear her speak about her book “Count to a Thousand”. The book is available in advance at NHBZ for $15 and is displayed in the lobby. Light refreshments.



Attention All Jewish Undergraduate Students!

Join The Network: Chabad on Campus for a delicious Shabbat dinner on Friday night March 6th at Nusach Hari B’nai Zion! Connect with other Jewish undergraduate students from the St. Louis area, engage in discussing interesting Jewish topics, and enjoy delicious Chinese food. Feel free to invite your friends!

When: Friday, March 6th @ 7pm
Contact Dodi Smason at for more information and/or to  RSVP. (FREE of charge for all undergraduate Jewish students.)

In the Community

Yeshivat Kadimah High School’s 7th Annual Scholarship Gala. We hope you will join us on February 22, 2020, 8:30 pm at Moulin Events & Meetings, Jefferson Ballroom, in the historic Centennial Malt House of the historic Schnaider Brewery. RSVP by February 6, 2020. You can register now at:

March 2nd at 7:30 pm ~ MTI invites the entire community to an evening with the world renowned inspirational speaker Charlie Harary, who will speak on the topic of “The Eyes of Greatness-How to See the Invisible”. Monday evening,. Light refreshments to follow. 1809 Clarkson Road in Chesterfield. Dedicated in memory of Greg Fox obm, commemorating his 4th yahrtzeit. There is no charge for this event. To RSVP or for any questions, please email or call the Yeshiva at 636-778-1896 x108.

Sunday, March 15th ~ St. Louis Kollel Presents: Yaakov Shwekey ~Live And In Concert At Jewish Unity Live 2020 One Night Only! Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall Touhill Performing Arts Center One University Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63121 Concert starts at 7pm Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets on sale Jewish Unity Live: Shwekey in Concert

Torah Trivia from the Parsha this week:

Last week’s question: What were the names of Moshe’s wife and sons?

Answer:  Tziporah, Gershom, Eliezer

This week’s question: What is the punishment for striking one’s parent?

Don’t Forget…

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