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Joint Shavuot Tikkun

Saturday, May 19, 2018 • 5 Sivan 5778

11:05 PM - 4:40 AM Next Day
Joint Tikkun Begins at Ohev Sholom - The National Synagogue®
11:05 – 11:30 PM | Study in hevrutot the 4th chapter of the Book of Ruth.  Rabbi Seidel will provide leading questions to help guide the study. (Chadar Tikvah and Atrium). 
11:30 PM | Bibliodrama play led by Rabbi Seidel (Sanctuary)
11:50 PM – 12:00 AM | Questions about the play
12:00 – 12:15 AM | Break (Snacks in Hall)
12:00 – 4:45 AM | Ohev's Men's mikvah will be open. The usage fee is $20; please pay in advance at
12:15 1:00 AM | Communal session #1

Gilah Langner "Torah, Jews, and the Nations of the World" (Sanctuary)
Noah Lawrence “What Makes the Talmud Different from American Law School” (Chapel)
Caleb Kriesberg  "Gossip, Tzedakah, and the Book of Ruth" (Chadar Tikvah)
Michele and Howard Sumka “Can Israelis and Palestinians reconcile through understanding their conflicting narratives?” (Downstairs Landing)

1:00 – 1:10 AM | Break
1:00 – 2:00 AM | Daf Yomi with Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld

1:10 1:55 AM | Communal Session #2
Jay McCrensky  “Insight into Understanding Evil through the Zohar”(Sanctuary)
Shari Kleiner “What Should Believers Believe About Sickness and Medicine” (Chadar Tikvah)
Ira Forman “Antisemitism in 2018:  Where is the threat coming from?” (Chapel)

1:55-2:10 AM All proceed to Tifereth Israel
2:10 2:50 AM Communal session #3
Dani Kazhdan “What are the Ten Commandments?”
Ari Ne’eman "Jabotinsky, Ben-Gurion and Organizing Lessons of the Early Zionist Movement"
2:50 – 3:00 Break
3:00 3:45 AM Communal session #4

Rabbi Ruti Regan “Torah as a Source of Resistance and Resilience”
Emily Goldberg “Loving Ourselves like We Love our Neighbors”

3:45 – 3:55 Break
3:55 4:40 AM Communal 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
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