Community – Week of November 14, 2020

November 14, 2020 ~ 27 Cheshvan 5781

Parshas: Haftorah:
Chayei Sarah: Genesis 23:1 — 25:18
1 Kings 1:1-36

Chumash pages 106-123
Chumash pages 1136 – 1137

Erev Shabbos, November 13, 2020

Mincha & Ma’ariv ~ 4:35 pm

Shabbos, November 14, 2020

  • Shabbat Services ~ 9:00 am
  • Mincha ~ 4:15 pm
  • “Parsha Deep Dive” Appreciating and Learning from Our Leaders with Rabbi Avi Okin ~ after Mincha
  • Ma’ariv/Shabbos ends ~ 5:34 pm

    Our sponsor for this week’s Shabbos bulletin: Bob Kaiser to say thank you to the following hardworking gentlemen for helping construct the new pergola on NHBZ’s terrace: Meir Armoza, Jesse Barash, Ed Del Castillo, Richard Frankel, Richard Goldstein, David Stein and Alan Zarkowsky.

    Join Rabbi Avi Okin between Mincha and Maariv on Shabbos afternoon as we thoroughly explore some of the MItzvos, themes, and lessons of that week’s Torah Portion.

    Happy Birthday ~ Marilyn Liss, Kenny Bressler and Mike Minoff Anniversaries~ Jerry & Devy Goldenberg

    Happy Anniversary

    Veterans Day – November 11

    NHBZ expresses its gratitude to all veterans, and in particular to all Jewish veterans, for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

     

     

    NHBZ Adopt-A-Tree Raffle EXTENDED Raffle deadline…

    Enter our raffle to win one ‘Adopted-Tree’ for only $18.00! The winner will get six bottles Israeli olive oil, and support NHBZ’s Israel advocacy programming. To enter the raffle email jeff@nhbz.org or call the office 314-991-2100 ext 2 .

    Deadline is Monday, November 19th .

    The NHBZ Pushke Project Wants Your Pushke !

    The Pushke project began in September and is now approaching the first pickup or delivery date. Please see the flyer in this bulletin and plan on making arrangements for your Pushke to be counted.

    Minyanim at NHBZ

    Minyanim have now begun to take place indoors at the shul, both daily and on Shabbos. We welcome the participation of those able to attend, and our daily minyan always needs the support of our members. The health precautions in effect during the High Holidays such as masks, social distancing, etc. will continue to be in effect.

    Health guidelines for attending Minyanim:

    Age Guidelines:

    1. Healthy individuals age 64 and under are welcome without additional restrictions.
    2. 65 – 74: Welcome only with a note or letter from their personal physician attesting that their health is good enough to reasonably assume the risk of a 45 minute (or for Shabbos, a three-hour) indoor prayer service held with medically-guided precautions. (please see back of bulletin for full health guidelines).
    3. Those 75 and over wishing to attend: Please contact Rabbi Smason directly at: Pepshort613@gmail.com or 314- 749-5271. 

    Anyone 64 or younger with a comorbidity appearing on the following list may attend only with the physician’s note attesting that their health is good enough to reasonably assume the risk of a 45 minute (or for Shabbos, a three-hour) indoor prayer service held with medically-guided precautions.

    • People of all ages with underlying medical conditions, particularly if not well controlled, including:
    • People with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma.
    • People who have serious heart conditions.
    • People who are immunocompromised. Many conditions can cause a person to be immunocompromised, including cancer treatment, smoking, bone marrow or organ transplantation, immune deficiencies, poorly controlled HIV or AIDS, and prolonged use of corticosteroids and other immune weakening medications.
    • People with severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥40)
    • People with diabetes.
    • People with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis.
    • People with liver disease.

     

    This Week and Beyond…

    • Wednesday, November 18~ 7:00 pmJoin a special class with Rabbi Smason “Getting Your Second Wind: How to Recharge Your Spirit as the Pandemic Drags On”
      Join by video: https://zoom.us/j/295822730

    • Sunday, November 22 ~ 12:00 pm~ Annual Membership Meeting and Olive Tree Raffle drawing. Join via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87380534593
    • Sunday, November 29 ~ PIZZA NIGHT ~ Nusach Hari B’nai Zion will have a Kosher Carry Out PIZZA NIGHT on Sunday, November 29, 2020 with pick-up from 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 Friday, November 27. Call 991-2100 Ext 2 or email jeff@nhbz.org .

    • NHBZ Chanukah Gift Basket Fundraiser sponsored by Amy & Denny Feit.. See flyer for details.

      Join Rabbi Avi Okin between Mincha and Maariv on Shabbos afternoon as we thoroughly explore some of the MItzvos, themes, and lessons of that week’s Torah Portion.

      Sunday, November 22 ~ 12:00 pm Annual Membership Meeting Election of Officers

      Attend Meeting via Zoom at- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87380534593

       

      Missed the program “Remembering Kristallnacht”? Watch it now!

      Rabbi Smason’s program “Remembering Kristallnacht” presented November 9, 2020 is now available to watch on You Tube : https://youtu.be/ufGsuF93rdM

       

      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 jeff@nhbz.org or call 314-991-2100 ext 2.

       

      Young Families Programs With Rabbi Avi Okin

      November 2020 – March 2021

      November 26th- Thanksgiving Parent-Child Learning

      December 13th- Chanukah Party

      January 1st- New Year’s Day Parent Child Learning

      January 28th- Tu Beshvat kids party

      February 25th – Purim Party

      February 26th- Purim Carnival/Meal

      March 21st- Pre-Pesach Camp/Babysitting

      Community News

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