Shavuot 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017 • 7 Sivan 5777

12:30 PM - 3:00 PMMt. Sinai Jewish Center Social Hall - Following Davening

Schedule:

TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT MAY 30TH—JUNE 1

12:00 AM—12:55 AM

· Rabbi Ezra Schwartz, Topic: Perspectives on Zionism, Main Sanctuary

1:00 AM—1:55 AM

· Zahava Wapner, Topic: The Six Day War: פרסומי ניסא , Location: Youth Room (Downstairs)

· Leead Staller, Topic: Ben Noach and the Righteous Amongst Nations: What Learning About Others Can Teach Us About Ourselves, Location: Main Sanctuary

· Shira Eliassian, Topic: From דודי to ידיד: Links Between שיר השירים and זמירות שבת Location: Upper Beit Midrash

2:00 AM—2:55 AM

· Helene Sonenberg, Topic: TBD, Location: Youth Room (Downstairs)

· Dani Weiss, Topic: Do I have to follow my parents' minhagim?, Location: Main Sanctuary

· Jason Botvinick, Topic: Why Separate the Giving from the Joy? Comparing and Contrasting Shavuot and Shemini Atzeret, Location: Upper Beit Midrash

3:00 AM—3:55 AM

· Pnina Grossman, Topic: From Bathtub Babies to Test Tube Babies: A Historic Evolution of Halakhic Methodology, Location: Main Sanctuary

· Rabbi Dr. Zvi Weiss, Topic: If You Will It, It is No Dream: Dream Interpretation in Psychology and Jewish Thought, Location: Youth Room (Downstairs)

4:00 AM—4:55 AM

· Organizer: Sam Weiss, Topic: Torah Bowl: Shavuot Edition III, Location: Main Sanctuary

4:50 AM Early Shacharit in Main Sanctuary

 

Tikkun Yom Shavuot – Tuesday night, May 30

Between Mincha and Maariv

· Rabbi Ezra Schwartz, Senior Rabbi of Mount Sinai Jewish Center, Topic: Limitations on Rabbinic Authority: The Case of the Taz, Location: Main Sanctuary

 

Tikkun Yom Shavuot – Wednesday afternoon,** May 31

6:00 pm—6:55 pm

· Shachar Maidenbaum, Post-Doctoral Researcher at Columbia University, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Topic: וכל העם רואים את הקולות - Sensory Mitzvot When Our Senses are Mixed, Substituted, or Augmented, Location: Main Sanctuary

7:00 PM—7:55 PM

· Rabbi Jesse Abelman, Ph.D Student in Medieval Jewish History at Bernard Revel Graduate School, Topic: צדקה תציל ממות: Communal Charity in Medieval Ashkenaz, Location: Main Sanctuary

Between Mincha and Maariv

· Rabbi Yaakov Hoffman, Rabbi of Washington Heights Congregation (“The Bridge Shul”), Topic: Not Just a Shavuot Issue: Making Kiddush Early During the Summer Months Ahead, Location: Main Sanctuary

 

Tikkun Yom Shavuot – Thursday afternoon,*** June 1

6:00 PM—6:55 PM

· Dr. Sara Reguer, Professor and Chair of Judaic Studies, Brooklyn College, Topic: David’s Women: Part 4 - Avishag, Location: Main Sanctuary

7:00 PM—7:55 PM

· Dr. Rivka Schwartz, Assistant Principal, SAR High School, Topic:.דרשו את שלום העיר אשר הגליתי אתכם שמה : Towards A Modern Orthodox Ethic of Citizenship, Location: Main Sanctuary

Between Mincha and Maariv

· Rabbi Yoni Danzger, Rabbinic Intern, Mount Sinai Jewish Center, Topic: Better to Burn? The Torah's Perspective on Public Shaming, Location: Main Sanctuary

 

**Eruv Walk with Rabbi Ezra Schwartz on Wednesday afternoon. Leaving from Mt. Sinai at 6:30pm.

***Historical Tour of Washington Heights with Jonathan Schwab on Thursday afternoon. Time TBD.

****Annual Shavuot BBQ Lunch, Thursday, June 1st at 12:30pm

 

Sponsorship opportunities for Tikkun Leil Shavuot and the Shavuot BBQ are available on our website (you can even sponsor the pickles!)

 

 

Sponsorship opportunities for Tikkun Leil Shavuot and the Shavuot BBQ are available on our website (you can even sponsor the pickles!)

 

BBQ Prices:

  • $19 for Members
  • $25 for Non Members
  • $ 5 Children over 5 years old
  • Under 5 Years Old Free
 
 
For more information or to volunteer
contact Oren or Rivka in the shul office
office@mtsinaishul.com
(212) 568-1900

 

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