In The Community

Community – Week of September 12, 2020

September 12, 2020 ~ 23 Elul 5780

Parshas: Nitzavim – Vayelech Deuteronomy 29:9 – 31:30 Chumash pages 1086 – 1099
Haftorah: Isaiah 61:10 – 63:9 Chumash pages 1202 -1204

Candle Lighting 6:58 pm
Shabbat Ends 7:59 pm

SLICHOS: 7:30 am Sunday, Sept. 13, 6:30 am Monday Sept. 14 through Thursday Sept. 17 and 6:15 am Friday Sept.18

Minyan Times Wed
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Shachris 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 9:00 am 8:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am
Mincha / Ma’ariv 6:55 pm 6:55 pm 6:55 pm 6:40 pm 6:45 pm 6:45 pm 6:45 pm 6:45 pm

Davening at Shul (Tent on East Parking Lot) Mincha / Ma’ariv: Daily (see times above) Shabbat Morning: 9:00 am

See Davening post for full information.

Our Sponsors for this Week’s Shabbos

Bulletin Stan and Rhonnie Goldfader – In honor of their daughter, Melanie Winograd, receiving the David N. Roselin & Grosberg Young Leadership Award from the Jewish Federation this past week.

Happy Birthday ~ Myra Solomon, Carl Solomon, Fran Hoffman, Dr. Daniel Morgensztern, Mr. Corey Woolf, Irwin Rosen and Jesse Barash

Anniversaries ~ Louis & Rebecca Goldman and Dr. Michael & Charlene Kass

This Week and Beyond…

  • Friday Evening, September 11 ~ Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat Service at 6:45 pm
    Join us for our Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat. We’ll gather on Zoom to welcome Shabbat in song with a guest Chazzan and Rabbi Smason providing inspirational and instructive Dvar Torah.
    Join by video: Join by audio: 314-325-8791

  • Wednesday, September 16 ~ 7:30 pm ~ NHBZ Assistant Rabbi Avi Okin will offer a class discussing the traditional symbols of Rosh Hashanah entitled: “A Sign of Good to Come- Rosh Hashanah Symbols”.
    Join by video, click on the link below:

NHBZ will have available Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur  machzorim (special books) to lend to our members during the holidays. Contact the office for lending arrangements. A deposit of $65 in the form of a check or credit card is

lulav-etrogArba Minim (Lulav & Etrog) will be available for purchase, for members only.


Basic Lulav & Etrog set $50.00

Standard Lulav & Etrog set $60.00

Deluxe Lulav & Etrog set $70.00

Premium Lulav & Etrog set $85.00

The order deadline will be Friday, September 18th. Order now: email or call the office.


Daily Shofar Blowing at NHBZ!

Sunday through Thursday at noon, a Tekias Shofar (Shofar blowing) will take place in the NHBZ parking lot (East side).

Come — please wear masks and remain in your cars — while either Rabbi Smason or Rabbi Okin provide us with the opportunity to hear the shofar. You’ll have a blast! Listening to a daily shofar blowing is customary each week day during the month of Elul. Rabbis Smason and Okin will alternate, Sunday through Thursday, at Noon. (No shofar blowing on Friday)




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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