Erev Shavuot – Saturday, June 8, 2019

7:00 PM – Erev Shavuot Service including Confirmation followed by an Ice Cream Sundae Oneg/Reception

9:00 pm  – Tikkun Leil Shavuot

  • Study with our Rabbis and guests

9:00 PM Rabbi Lerner – The Tenth Commandment: Don’t Covet
Alon Dotan, Director, Israel Engagement, Federation CJA – Land of Milk and Honey – Different Approaches to Shavuot in Israel

9:50 PM Cheesecake Contest

  • Rules: 1) The recipe must have “cheesecake” in its title; 2) The cheesecake must be made from scratch; 3) The baker must bring a copy of the recipe and be willing to tell us why he/she chose that recipe? Family recipe? Favorite ingredient? Etc.
  • Email Rabbi Greenspan if you plan to enter the contest.
  • Bring your cheesecake to the kitchen (off the Community Hall) by 9:00 PM.

10:30 PM Rabbi Grushcow – Stringing Texts Together: A Study Session and Beading Workshop
Rabbi Greenspan – Conversion in Jewish Tradition and Conversion at Temple

11:15 PM Singing and Wrap-Up – Rona Nadler

12:00 AM Rachael Pass, Summer Rabbinic Intern – Torah on Television: Watching Amélie through the Lens of Tikkun Olam  

Shavuot -Sunday, June 9, 2019

10:15 am Shavuot morning service including Yizkor
After services: Ruth’s Roundtable: Jews by Choice share their Journeys to Judaism.
Speakers: Rachael Bentley and Ryan Mercado