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Community – Week of January 2, 2021

January 2, 2021 ~ 18 Teves 5781

Candle Lighting 4:32 pm
Shabbos Ends 5:36 pm

Parshas: Vayechi Genesis 47:28 — 50:26
Chumash pages 268 – 289 

Haftorah: 1 Kings 2:1-12
Chumash pages 1145-1146 

Erev Shabbos, January 1

Mincha & Ma’ariv ~ 4:30 pm

Shabbos, January 2

Shabbat Services ~ 9:00 am
Mincha ~ 4:20 pm

Parsha Deep Dive with Rabbi Avi Okin

“Finding Meaning in Friday Night”

Ma’ariv/Shabbos ends ~ 5:36 pm

Important: Don’t forget to register to attend Shabbat services.
Call 991-2100 ext. 2 or by 4pm Thursday.

Happy Birthday ~ Dr. Naftali Kadosh, Lila Belasen and Mark Seigel

Happy Anniversary ~ Dr. Craig & Jackie Berkin and Dr. Eldad & Danielle Bialecki

This Week and Beyond

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 ~7:00 pm~ Presentation: “The Sephardic Story: From King Solomon to The Ends of the Earth.” Dr. Isaac Amon.

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

Watch the YouTube video 

Watch the video of Rabbi Smason’s recent presentation “Jump-starting Change in a Pandemic New Year” 

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 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.

To the Source

Please join Rabbi Smason’s popular text-based ‘To the Source’ each Monday evening at 7:30 P.M. Following the completion of selected topics in Kashrus, this coming Monday begins a new topic: “Torah Perspectives on the Coronavirus.” In the coming weeks we will study, analyze and discuss classic and modern Torah texts concerning issues such as, “What do Do When Plagues Strike?”, “What If It Is Not One’s Time to Die?”, and “Vaccine Triage: Who Should Get It First?”

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