In the Community – Week of July 27th, 2019
Thank you to the Cohen and McCary families for their contribution to the Kiddush luncheon and for sponsoring the cake in celebration of Brian McCary’s birthday!
Thank you to Bob and Joni Kaiser for sponsoring Shalosh Seudos in observance of the first yahrzeit of Eleanor Kaiser z’l.
Thank you to Dr. Craig and Jackie Berkin for enhancing the Kiddush luncheon in celebration of the birthday of their grandson, Jacob Horn.
Thank you to Murray and Joyce Hochberg for making a donation to the luncheon in celebration of their 40th anniversary.
Welcome to our Scholar-in-Residence ~ Rabbi Hillel Van Leeuwen.
Happy Birthday to: Jacob Horn and Brian McCary
Anniversaries: Murray & Joyce Hochberg
Shabbos, August 3 ~ Kiddush Luncheon sponsored by Janet and Alan Haber in honor of all the Minyan Men who attended minyan during this past year, allowing Kaddish to be said every day for our Dad, Sidney Weisberg.
Sunday, August 18 ~ NHBZ Sisterhood presents ‘A World of Fashion’ luncheon and fashion show with vendors for shopping. RSVP by August 12.
Sunday, August 25 ~ The Rabbi Ride Around is coming soon – check the details in the flyer! Consider being a sponsor for the RRA for a donation of $100.00.
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In the Community…
Sunday, August 4 ~ 1:00pm at The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center – Shaving Israel presents a movie and a speaker. Movie: Beneath the Helmet. Speaker: Shakked Armoza, a Lone Soldier from St. Louis, who will share his experience in the IDF and answer questions. Event is FREE
HMLC to Commemorate Tisha B’Av with Special Film Program
Sunday, August 11 ~ 2 pm in the HMLC Theater ~ The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center will screen a special film commemorating Tisha B’Av, the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av, (12 Millstone Campus Drive, 63146). This date in the Hebrew calendar marks the destruction of both the first and second Temples in Jerusalem and several other tragic events in Jewish history.
Rabbi Ze’ev Smason of Nusach Hari-B’nai Zion Congregation will lead a discussion following the screening of “Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War” a 2016 documentary directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky. This film presents the powerful, largely unknown story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who boldly committed to a life-threatening mission in Europe. Over two dangerous years they helped save dozens of refugees fleeing the Nazi occupation across Europe.
~ This Week’s Torah Trivia ~
Last Week’s Question: Was Bilaam a real prophet (Navi)?
Answer: Yes. He is even compared to Moshe. Bilaam would only prophesy and bless/curse what Hashem approved. Nevertheless, he schemed in other ways to bring disaster upon B’nai Yisrael.
This Week’s Question: Pinchas committed a zealous act by killing Zimri and Cosbi. How is he punished?