8 2019


9 2019

Shavu'ot - As You Like It

7:00PM - 4:00AM  

Beth Jacob Synagogue 375 Aberdeen Avenue
Hamilton, ON L8P2R7
905 522 1351 (Phone)
905 522 8410 (Fax)

Tikkun Leil Shavuot 2019
Prayers, improv, discussions, classes, dinner, cheesecake, singing, dancing, and of course coffee - all night long!
Saturday June 8th, 7:00 pm - Sunday June 9th, 4:00 am

Parallel exciting children's and youth programme details below this schedule:

7:00 pm: Youth led Mincha
7:30 pm: Light Seudah Shelishit
8:00 pm: The Ten Commandments of Improvisational Theatre with Jennifer Walton ( Creative Theatre Company)
9:30 pm: Youth performance
9:45 pm: Ma'ariv
10:00 pm: Dinner
10:30 pm: Lessons for Today from Deep Time with Torsten Bernhardt (Biology dept., McGill)
11:30 pm: The Rediscovery of the Torah in the Time of King Josiah with Dr. Robert Israel (Xanadu)
12:15 am: Coffee break and Kumzitz
12:45 am: Reclaiming Mikveh by Jews of All Ages, Genders, and Denominations with Shira Kates (Beth Jacob)
1:30 am: A Jewish Perspective on Today's Environment with Moriyah Kleiman and Miriam Sager (Westdale High and HSAC)
2:15 am: Self Defence, Gun Control, and Public Safety in Talmudic Tradition with Rabbi Hillel Lavery-Yisraeli (Beth Jacob)
3:00 am: Fix Yourself Up: Early-Morning Yoga with Rabbi Yonah Lavery-Yisraeli (Yoga for Thinkers)

Parallel exciting children's and youth programme, starring our Director of Education, Einav Symons:

Grade 4 and under:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Shavu'ot games and activities

Grades 5 - 12:
7:00 pm: Youth led mincha
8:00 pm: Discussion - The Jewish view on self-defence and gun control, and a look at what's happening today in Canada, Israel, and the USA.
9:00 pm: Rehearsing a scene from the Book of Ruth
9:30 pm: Performance!