Community – Week of November 21, 2020

November 21, 2020 ~ 5 Kislev 5781

Parshas: Toldos: Genesis 25:19 — 28:9
Chumash pages 124 – 143

Haftorah: Malachi 1:1 – 2:7
Chumash pages 1137-1138

Erev Shabbos, November 20, 2020

Mincha & Ma’ariv ~ 4:25 pm

Shabbos, November 14, 2020

  • Shabbat Services ~ 9:00 am
  • Mincha ~ 4:10 pm
  • Parsha Deep Dive “Charity as the Key to Godly Blessing” with Rabbi Avi Okin ~ after Mincha
  • Ma’ariv/Shabbos ends ~ 5:29 pm

    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 ~ Evan Garmaise, Carly Eisenberg, Dr. Alan Brook, Dr. Erol Amon, Jay Umansky, Shirley Hollander, Sandy Greenberga

    Happy Anniversary ~

     

    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 Board Elections 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. Almost Sold Out – Only 10 Baskets Left!!! 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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