In The Community

Community – Week of March 6, 2021

March 6, 2021 ~ 22 Adar 5781

Candle Lighting 5:40 pm
Shabbos Ends at 6:44 pm

Parshas Ki Sisa: Exodus 30:11 — 34:35
Maftir Parshah Parah: Numbers 19:1-22
Haftorah: Ezekiel 36:18-36

Chumash Pages 484 – 515
Chumash Pages 838 – 1160
Chumash pages 1216 – 1217

Thank you to our bulletin sponsors:

Reuven & Margo Tzadok: in memory of Haviv and Miriam Tzadok z’l, Reuven’s parents, and Margo’s mother, Shirley Langfeld z’l, We would also like to honor Rabbi Smason’s return to the brick and mortar synagogue!

Gary & Trudy Sudin: In celebration of their 45th anniversary, Mazel tov!

We welcome Rabbi Ze’ev Smason back to the minyan! The Rabbi and Rebbetzin were blessed to have received both doses of the vaccine and look forward to a return to shul life with everyone very soon.

Erev Shabbos, March 5

Mincha & Ma’ariv ~ 5:40 pm

Shabbos, March 6

Shabbat Services ~ 9:00 am
Mincha ~ 5:25 pm Jewish Thought: “Who is G-d?” with Rabbi Avi Okin
Ma’ariv/Shabbos ends ~ 6:44 pm

Birthdays ~ Janet Haber and Pearl Figus

Anniversary ~ Gary &Trudy Sudin, Andy & Betty Epstein, Evan Garmaise & Dr. Melissa Schapiro

Important: Please register to attend Shabbat services. Call 991-2100 ext. 2 or by 4pm Thursday.

This Week and Beyond

  • Alert: Rabbi Smason’s Zoom Classes: Some class times will change beginning next week. Please see the zoom class page in the back of the bulletin for details.

  • Wednesday, March 10 ~ 7:30 pm ~ Join Rabbi Smason for an important presentation on:

    Erev Pesach Occurs On Shabbos: How Do We Prepare?”
    Zoom link:

  • Sunday, March 14 ~ 7:00 pm ~ Meet Elie Kligman, a top Major League Baseball high school prospect who happens to be… Jewish.
    Zoom link:

  • Wednesday, Mar 17 ~ 7:30 pm ~ Dr. Isaac Amon will present a fascinating program titled:
    “For the Benefit of Their Souls: The Iberian Inquisition, Crypto-Jews, and an Age of Global Persecution.
    Zoom link:

  • Sunday, March 21 ~ Pre Pesach-Carry Out Pizza Night ~ 4:00- 5:30 p.m. All pizzas are $14 with your choice or combination of mushrooms, green peppers and onions. Orders are prepaid, order by noon Friday, March 19th by calling 991-2100 Ext 2 or emailing Pay online

Pesach begins Saturday night / Motzei Shabbos, March 27

  • Included in this bulletin is a form for selling your chametz to Rabbi Smason.
  • The Vaad Hoeir 2021/5781 Pesach guide is now available at
  • Pesach schedule and more Pesach-related information next week.

Vaccine Hunting?

Try this link for more information on where to get vaccinated for Covid 19. Click here

Join Rabbi Okin and young men from all over Saint Louis for Torah and Camaraderie Thursday Nights from 8-830 pm. Sessions will begin virtually for a text-based and interactive learning session.

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