In The Community

In the Community – Week of October 12th, 2019

Our Sponsors:

Thank you: Vivian and Alan Zarkowsky for sponsoring the bulletin to welcome their new grandson, Noam, his big brothers Zev and Matan, and their parents. Happy Birthday to Asher! We are so happy you are with us!

Happy Birthday: Ariel Belasen

  • Monday, October 14 and Tuesday, October 15 ~ Sukkot Services at 9:00 am
  • Monday, October 14 ~ NHBZ KIDS SUKKAH Decorating contest and party 3:45 pm -5:00 pm see flyer for details.
  • Wednesday, October 16 ~ 7:15 pm ~ NHBZ Sisterhood program In the Sukkah “Women in the Torah” Presented by Rebbetzin Chani Smason. Light refreshments. This program is open to men and women.
  • Monday, October 21 ~ Simchas Torah ~ 9:00 am Services – 5:45 pm Mincha ~ 6:55 pm Hakofos, Parade of Torahs – 7:30 pm auction and free Spaghetti Dinner. Please consider being a dinner sponsor for $25.00 and RSVP to
  • Monday, October 21~ 3:45 – 5:00pm ~ Kinder-Kafot for Kids! See flyer.
  • Shabbos, October 26 ~ New Member Shabbat ~ Meet our newest NHBZ members in a give-and-take during Kiddush luncheon.
  • November 4 ~ 7:00 pm ~ “To the Source” with Rabbi Smason. An ongoing weekly class covering contemporary Torah topics using classic and modern English and Hebrew texts. For Men and Women.
  • Friday Night, November 8 ~ Shabbat Dinner at NHBZ ~ RSVP by Monday, November 4. Adults $18 / Children $12.00.
  • Monday, November 11 ~ 7:30 pm ~ Home Discussion Group topic ‘Medical Methods and Halacha’ hosted by Jackie & Dr. Craig Berkin. RSVP to the office for address.
  • Shabbat, November 16 ~ Synaplex with speaker Greg Yawitz, incoming STL Jewish Federation president and developer. Luncheon to follow.

Thank you to our NHBZ Team Sukkah who raised the Sukkah in 2.5 hours! A record time… Jay Umansky, Bob Kaiser, Bobby Levine, Boris Yasinev, Craig Berkin, Bryson Hartranft, Denny Feit, Eliyahu Sheinberg., Edmundo Del Castillo, Stuart Klamen and Menachem Szus.

The Shabbat Buddy System

As announced last Shabbat, NHBZ is forming a buddy system for those who would like to have a “buddy” help guide them through the Siddur and Chumash during services. We are looking for those who can serve as the “Buddy”.

Amazon Smile

If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support Nusach Hari Bnai Zion in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

  1. If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your Android device.
  2. View Settings and select AmazonSmile.
  3. ‘Follow the in-App instructions to complete the process.

~ This Week’s Torah Trivia ~

Last Week’s Question: Who takes over from Moshe as Leader of Am Yisrael?

Answer: Yehoshua Ben Nun

This Week’s Question: What happens to Moshe in this Portion?

Don’t Forget…

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