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Tikkun Leil Shavuot
June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us as we begin our celebration of Shavuot with late-night study sessions and teachings by local scholars, our clergy, and members of our congregation.
7:30 – 8 pm Collation (Sponsored by Sisterhood Temple Emanuel)
8:00 – 8:45 pm Adult Learning Session: Tuna Fish and Thou: Stories From Sinai with Rabbi Dan Judson
The MOTH story hour meets Shavuot Torah learning. In this hour, we will hear some stories from Rabbi Dan Judson, and explores the ways in which the medium of storytelling can
embody complex messages of religious truth.
8:50 – 9:05 pm Ma’ariv
9:10 – 10 pm Adult Learning Session: Synagogues and America: The Past and Future with Rabbi Dan Judson
In this session we will examine a few extraordinary documents from American Jewish history which highlight the influence of American culture on the development of synagogues. We will then ask the question of how the contemporary influence of American culture impacts the future direction of synagogues