In The Community

Community – Week of July 4th 2020

Happy Birthday ~ Fran Alper, Judy Levin, Jerry Goldenberg, Frieda (Smason) Aaronson, Linda Shore, Caryn Alper, Mateo John, Jane Lyss, Boris Yasinev and Mark Ragin

Anniversaries ~ Kurt & Sandy Kahn

June 4, 2020 ~ 12 Tammuz 5780

Parshas: Chukas — Balak: Numbers 19:1 — 25:9 Chumash pages 838-875
Haftorah: Micha 5:6 – 6:8 Chumash pages 1189-1190

Candle Lighting 8:11 pm
Shabbat Ends 9:14 pm

*Fast of 17th of Tammuz, July 9th : Fast begins at 4:32 A.M., concludes at 9:09 P.M.

Our Sponsors for this Week’s Shabbos Bulletin

  • In memory of beloved father and grandfather, Nathan M. Ferman z’l on the 25th anniversary of his yahrzeit, Tammuz 13 – by Fran and Lenny Alper, Caryn Alper and Joanna Alper
  • In honor of the July birthdays of Joanna (7/2), Fran (7/4), and Caryn (7/7) ~ by Lenny Alper
  • Happy 90th birthday to Fran Cohen with love! – by Jerry Cohen, his children and grandchildren
  • In memory of the yahrzeit of our grandfather, Isadore Feder z’l. By Irwin Rosen, Jessica Fadem and Jackie Gitel

This Week and Beyond…

  • Friday Evening, July 3 ~ 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

  • MINYAN Sunday and Wednesday Evenings at 7:00 pm ~ We have started a limited outdoor minyan at NHBZ. RSVP to Alan Zarkowsky
  • Wednesday, July 8 ~ 7:00 pm ~ Join us for a presentation and discussion with Beth Koritz, M.Ed, L.P.C., N.C.C. on “Coping with the Pandemic”. Ms. Koritz will touch upon pandemic related issues such as depression, anxiety, and isolation from friends and family and answer questions submitted in advance. . If you have a question to submit in advance, please contact Rabbi Smason at See the flyer for more details.

    The Zoom link to this program is:

Thank you to Lenny Alper for providing the links below to help celebrate the 4th of July:






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Members – we are conducting a survey to determine the direction of our virtual programming for the summer and fall of 2020. We are looking for your ideas on what programs excite and inspire you. Holiday? Family? Education? Please fill in as many ideas as you like. Take the survey now:

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