Shabbos 3/20 & Other Updates

Shabbat Services for March 21 will NOT be held.

March 20, 2020 ~ 18 Adar 5780 Candle Lighting 6:54 pm Shabbat Ends 7:58 pm

Parshas: Vayakhel–Pekudei Exodus 35:1 — 40:38 Chumash pages 516 – 541
Maftir: HaChodesh: Exodus 12:1-20 Chumash pages 348 – 355
Haftorah: Ezekiel 45:18 – 46:15 Chumash pages 1218 – 1219

Shabbat Services for March 21 will NOT be held. All Shabbos and weekday services, classes and meetings will not be held at the NHBZ building.

Adult Learning at NHBZ has moved to online video or by phone classes. This presents a great opportunity for you to increase your learning!

Here are the current list of classes and how to access them through your computer or phone:

  1.  Each weekday morning at 8:00 am. Rabbi Smason will share a 10 minute D’var Torah (Torah insight) relevant to the upcoming holiday of Pesach (Passover). (On Sundays, at 9:00 am.) This will take place by telephone conference, only. If possible, please try to join the conference call a few minutes before the start-time. To Dial-in call: (425) 436-6367 – wait for the prompt to enter the access code: 509084 #
  2. Each weekday evening at 7:00 pm ~ Rabbi Smason will offer a daily family Tehillim (Psalms) “meeting”, offering a few words of inspiration, perhaps a story, and then together we will recite Tehillim. Each session is planned to last 15 minutes or so. To join the class, click on the Zoom meeting link here: https://zoom.us/j/295822730 (if prompted choose computer audio) on your smartphone or computer and it will take you to the class. If you prefer to hear the class through your phone you should: Dial-in number: (425) 436-6367 – wait for the prompt to enter the access code: 509084 #
  3. Every Monday at 7:30 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. To join the class, click on the Zoom meeting link here: https://zoom.us/j/875806725 (if prompted choose computer audio) on your smartphone or computer and it will take you to the class. If you prefer to hear the class through your phone you should: Dial-in number: (425) 436-6367 – wait for the prompt to enter the access code: 509084 #
  4. Every Wednesday at 12:15 pm ~ Study with Rabbi Smason- Pirkei Avos / Ethics of the Fathers. You can access the class by video conference or telephone. Our long-running class offers contemporary, relevant insights based upon the timeless wisdom of the Torah. Even if you haven’t previously attended our Wednesday class, stop by and give it a try! To join the class, click on the Zoom meeting link here: https://zoom.us/j/214068419 (if prompted choose computer audio) on your smartphone or computer and it will take you to the class. If you prefer to hear the class through your phone you should: Dial-in number: (425) 436-6367 – wait for the prompt to enter the access code: 509084 #
  5. Every Friday afternoon at 12:15 pm, Rabbi Smason will be offering a 45 minute class/discussion on insights into the weekly Torah portion. While we currently are unable to have communal Torah study and listen to the Torah reading on Shabbos, we can at least prepare for the Torah portion that normally would be read on the upcoming Shabbos. To join the class, click on the Zoom meeting link here: https://zoom.us/j/382191516 (if prompted choose computer audio) on your smartphone or computer and it will take you to the class. If you prefer to hear the class through your phone you should: Dial-in number: (425) 436-6367 – wait for the prompt to enter the access code: 509084 #