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Tikkun Leil Shavuot 5781/2021

Sunday, May 16, 2021 5 Sivan 5781

11:15 PM - 1:30 AM Next DayMultiple

Though we will not have the same packed learning at shul as in past years, the show will go on!

3 Locations, 2 Sessions, 6 Teachers, Lots of great Torah to Learn!

When: Sunday May 16th, 11:15pm-1:30am (Rain Date Monday May 17, 11:15pm-1:30am)

Where: 2 Georgetown Backyards and the Kesher Sanctuary (exact address will be sent prior to Chag)

Cheesecake is sponsored by Jonathan Mansfield in memory of his grandfather, Aaron Mansfield, who, on Shavout 1944, smuggled cheesecake into the Polish (Czestochowa) concentration camp.


Topics and Teachers by Location:

Shafner Backyard

  • 11:15pm-12:15am : "The State of Israel and the Titanic Disaster in the Derashas of Kesher Israel’s First Rabbi" (Rabbi Shafner)
  • 12:30am-1:30am: "The Genesis of Ruth: A Mysterious Biblical Sequel" (Hody Nemes)

Moses' Backyard

  • 11:15pm-12:15am: "Humanity's Role in Revelation" (Daniel Schwartz)
  • 12:30am-1:30am : “What Happens on the Derech: Torah and Transformational Journeys”  (Estee Ellis)

Kesher Sanctuary

  • 11:15pm-12:15am: "Satan in the Tanach and Talmud" (Naomi Grant)
  • 12:30am-1:30am: "It's the End of the Torah as we know it and I feel fine: When does the Torah end? When does the Tankah end?" (Rabbi Dan Epstein)


Please sign up below to attend 2021 Tikkun Leil Shavuot classes.

Please select the number of seats you would like to reserve at each class location:
Location Options (you stay put, teachers will rotate):
   Shafner Backyard - Fully Booked
   Moses Backyard - Fully Booked
   Kesher Sanctuary - 15 of 40 Left

Masking and social distancing will be enforced at all readings, including for those already vaccinated. 

In order to attend Kesher programs, you must read and agree to comply with our Kesher Minyan Policies and Protocols.


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