In The Community

Community – Week of October 3, 2020

October 3, 2020 ~ 15 Tishrei 5781

Candle Lighting 6:25 PM
Shabbat Ends 7:26 PM

Our Sponsors for this Week’s Shabbos Bulletin

Dr. Steve and Myra Radinsky in honor of their grandchildren, Andrew Felton and Samantha Radinsky, for being semi-finalists in the National Merit Scholarship program.

Davening Information

See Davening post for full information.

Happy Birthday ~ Sandra Segall, JoAnn Raskas, Ruth Novack and Talia Shifren

Happy Anniversary ~ Dr. Alan & Marcie Brook

This Week and Beyond…

  • Sunday, October 4th ~ 4pm-5pm ~ Join Rabbi and Rebbetzin Okin for a (yummy) Sukkah building event in the NHBZ Sukkah. The Sukkah will be set up in a socially distanced manner, with participants asked to remain masked and at their family’s table during the duration of the event.

    Please RSVP to Rabbi Okin at to ensure that we have enough supplies for the event.

Notice concerning Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat:

As the days have become shorter and Shabbos begins at an earlier time, the Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat is on hold for the foreseeable future.


Sukkot through Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah Information

  • Based on medical recommendations, we advise not to share Etrog & Lulav outside of the group of people residing in your household.
  • Simchat Torah instructions will be available next week.
  • Yizkor Service for Shemini Atzeret will take place via ZOOM on Friday October 9th at 11:00am. Please join the service through the link below or you can call in on your phone to the number listed below:

Connect with video:

Connect with audio in 2 ways:

  1. Preferred option – Call 312-626-6799 which connects you to the ZOOM audio number which will enable you to participate fully, except for the video.
  2. Or call 314-325-8791 for our old audio connection. We encourage you to use the preferred option.

Do you have a simcha to celebrate? Saying Kaddish or observing a yahrzeit? Consider sponsoring one of our many learning sessions with Rabbi Smason or our guest speakers. Donate $18 or  more to have a dedication made. Contact: or call 991or call 991–2100 ext. 22100 ext. 2

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.

Community News

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