Shavuot 5778

Shavuot 5778

Saturday, May 19 – Sunday May 20

Welcome the ever-changing Torah arriving from Mt. Sinai.


Saturday, May 19

Joint Tikkun begins at Ohev Shalom
11:05 pm – 11:30 pm: Book of Ruth hevruta study, led by Rabbi Seidel
11:30 pm – 12:00 am: Performance of “Oved” by Rabbi Seidel and discussion

Sunday, May 20
12:15 am – 1:00 am: Joint Tikkun Session 1
       * Noah Lawrence: What Makes the Talmud Different from American Law School?
       * Caleb Kriesberg: Gossip, Tzedakah, and the Book of Ruth
       * Michele and Howard Sumka: Can Israelis and Palestinians Reconcile Through Understanding Their Conflicting Narratives?
1:00 am – 2:00 am: Daf Yomi with Rabbi Herzfeld
1:10 am – 1:55 am: Joint Tikkun Session 2
       * Jay McCrensky: ___
       * Shari Kleiner: What Should Believers Believe About Sickness and Medicine?
       * Ira Forman: Anti-Semitism in 2018: Where is the Threat Coming From?

Joint Tikkun returns to Tifereth Israel
2:10 am – 2:50 am: Joint Tikkun Session 3
       * Dani Kazhdan: What Are the Ten Commandments?
       * Ari Ne’eman: Jabotinsky, Ben-Gurion, and Organizing Lessons of the Early Zionist Movement
3:00 am – 3:45 am: Joint Tikkun Session 4
       * Rabbi Ruti Regan: ___
       * Emily Goldberg: Loving Ourselves Like we Love our Neighbors
3:55 am – 4:40 am: Joint Tikkun Session 5
       * Ben Dreyfus: Praying Before Praying: Singing Niggunim to Approach Revelation
       * Jonah Winer: Balancing Humility With Chutzpah in the Everyday
       * Yvonne Shashoua: Deception in Joshua Chapter 9: A Group Reading and Discussion

The study sessions will begin at Ohev Sholom, 1600 Jonquil Street NW, and move to Tifereth Israel Congregation, 7701 16th Street NW (across the street), during the night.

Early Morning Fabrangen Shavuot Service at Washington Ethical Society building:

5:15 am – includes Yizkor




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