In The Community

Community – Week of June 20th 2020

Happy Birthday ~ Roberta Tolpen, Terre Farbstein, Esther Gelb, Alan Morgensztern, Dr. Adrian Shifren and Sanford Koenig

Anniversaries ~ Richard & Mindy Woolf, Keith & Karen Zeff, Alan & Vivian Zarkowsky and Boris & Alla Yasinev

June 20, 2020 ~ 28 Sivan 5780

Parshas: Shelach Numbers 13:1 – 15:41 Chumash pages 798 – 819
Haftorah: Joshua 2: 1-24 Chumash pages 1184-1185

Candle Lighting 8:10 pm
Shabbat Ends 9:13 pm

This Week and Beyond…

  • Friday Evening, June 19 ~ 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 Tuesday Evenings June 21 and 23 ~ We have started a limited outdoor minyan at NHBZ. Please see bulletin or email for how to attend and RSVP.
  • Sunday, June 21 ~ Pizza Night Carry Out ~ This Father’s Day we will be offering our delicious pizza for carry out only. Pre-paid orders only. See the flyer in this issue for details or call Jeff at 991-2100 ext. 2 to order. Deadline for orders is Friday, June 19 at 12 noon.
  • Wednesday, June 24 ~ 7pm ~ Meet with NHBZ Associate Rabbi candidate Rav Okin and his Rebbitzen through a Zoom video conference. After a short introduction by Rabbi Smason, Rabbi Okin will deliver a Dvar Torah, followed by a presentation by Rebbitzen Okin. After the Okins have shared their thoughts, we will open the Zoom session for member interaction and questions. See the flyer in this bulletin for more information.Join by video:
    Join by audio: 314-325-8791

Accepting Classified Ads for the NHBZ Shabbat Bulletin

Do you have a business or wish to advertise an item in our Shabbat bulletin? For only $18.00 per month your JPEG, PDF or MS WORD designed ad can be seen by all our members and friends plus on our website. Contact Jeff at or call 314-991-2100 ext 2.

Important NHBZ Survey Coming Tomorrow ~ Check Your Email!

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.

  • Wednesday, July 1 ~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.
  • 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