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Joint Shavuot Tikkun

Saturday, June 8, 2019 5 Sivan 5779

10:45 PM - 4:45 AM Next DayStarts at Tifereth Israel

Joint Community Tikkun with TI and other synagogues

Joint Tikkun Begins at Tifereth Israel

10:45 – 11:30 PM  Communal session #1

Rabbanit Tali Schaum Broder "Seek and Ye Shall Find- a Hasidic text for Shavuot"

Rabbi Ethan Seidel “Having it Both Ways: the Importance of Ambiguity when Speaking of Sinai”

Virginia Spatz "Thoughts from Hebrew Poetry on American Shore: Lake Michigan in Hebrew and Kikayon in New York”

11:30 – 11:40 PM Break

11:40-12:50 AM – Joint Session: ASK THE RABBI

12:50 AM – 1:00 AM Break

1:00 -1:50 AM - Communal session #2

Josh Milner “The Yoke of Heaven and Immunity to Infection- does it help to think about them?”

Ira Forman “The Rising Tide of Antisemitism:  What Is It and How to Confront It”

Norman Shore “Avigayil eshet hayil: texts on Abigail wife of King David”

1:00 AM -Shavuot "Open Derash" Night

Join us for consecutive divrei Torah all night long!  Everyone is welcome to share your Torah, regardless of age, background, and knowledge level. We will start at 1 am and go until Shacharit (or until we run out of divrei Torah) 

1:50-2:05 AM All proceed to Ohev Sholom- The National Synagogue®

2:05-2:50 AM Communal session #3

Arie Michelsohn “Discovering Splendor in Techelet and Marvel in the Wearing of Tzitzit: A Journey of Na’aseh V’nishma” (Library)

Leora Troy “Don’t Judge the Torah by its Laws: Does following the Torah make you a good person?” (Chadar Tikvah)

Jesse Beller “Late Night Nigun Singing” (Chapel)

2:50 – 3:00 Break

3:00 -3:45 AM Communal session #4

Saul Weinreb "Pure versus Impure - whatever happened to all the laws of Tumah Ve'Taharah?" (Chapel)

Darius Sivin “Mordecai Kaplan's critique of the chosen people doctrine: significance for contemporary liturgical.choices” (Chadar Tikvah)

3:50 – 4:00 Break

4:00 -4:45 AM Communal session #5

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld “Telling the Story of Ruth” (Chadar Tikvah)

Yvonne Shashoua "A Reading and Discussion of Daniel in the Lion's Den" (Library)

Ben Dreyfus "Praying Before Praying: Singing niggunim to approach revelation" (Chapel)

4:45 AM Early Shavuos Services at Ohev Sholom-The National Synagogue®

4:55 AM Minyan Segulah service, co-sponsored by Tifereth Israel at Tifereth Israel


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