In The Community

Community – Week of November 28, 2020

November 28, 2020 ~ 12 Kislev 5781

Parshas: Vayeitzei: Genesis 28:10 — 32:3
Chumash pages 144-169

Haftorah: Hosea 11:7 – 12:14
Chumash pages 1139-1140

Erev Shabbos, November 27, 2020

Mincha & Ma’ariv ~ 4:20 pm

Shabbos, November 29, 2020

  • Shabbat Services ~ 9:00 am
  • Mincha ~ 4:10 pm
  • Parsha Deep Dive “Does G-d Have a Body” with Rabbi Avi Okin ~ after Mincha
  • Ma’ariv/Shabbos ends ~ 5:26 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 ~ Shirley Hollander, Sandy Greenberg, Dr. David Reisler, Gail Rose and Menachem Szus

    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…

    • 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 office@nhbz.org .

    • Wednesday, December 9 ~ 7:15 pm ~ Rabbi Smason and Rabbi Okin will present a Chanukah class via Zoom “The Open and Hidden Miracles of Chanukah” please join at:
      https://us02web.zoom.us/j/295822730

    • Wednesday, December 23 ~ 7:00 pm ~ Rabbi Smason will speak on: “Jumpstarting Change in a Pandemic New Year” Please join through zoom video:
      https://us02web.zoom.us/j/295822730

    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.

    Yom Kippur Yizkor Tzedaka

    This year has been quite tough and some may have missed the opportunity for giving Tzedaka for Yom Kippur Yizkor. If you would like to do so, please send a payment to our shul or call Jeff at 314- 991-2100 ext. 2 with your payment details or send an email to office@nhbz.org with your pledge.Thank you for your support for your shul.

    The NHBZ Pushke Project Wants Your Pushke ~ December 1st

    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.

    NHBZ Chanukah Baskets are Sold Out!

    Thank you to everyone who purchased a Chanukah basket and made this program a successful fundraiser. Thank you to Amy and Denny Feit for spearheading the program and Amy for putting the baskets together.

    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 office@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

    • 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 pepshort613@gmail.com.