Come Celebrate Tikkun Leil Shavuot
A community journey to Sinai!
Date: Saturday, June 8
Time: 5:00pm – midnight (see below)
Location: Temple Israel of Natick
145 Hartford Street
Cost: Free, except if joining for dinner ($12/adult; $6/child)
RSVP: Not needed except if joining for dinner
Join us for any of these joyous events:
5:00 pm — Songs and stories for young children with Rabbi Dan Liben and Cantor Ken Richmond
5:30 pm — Delicious dairy dinner ($12/adult; $6/child), RSVP required (see above)
6:45 pm — An evening of study sessions (and cheesecake!) till midnight with area Rabbis, Cantors and Lay Leaders, plus joyful workshops in dance, yoga, song and meditation.
Featuring a special keynote address by Dr. Lori Lefkovitz: “Oy! Was that a Close Call: The Book of Ruth and the Fundamental Jewish Story”
Dr. Lefkovitz holds the Ruderman Chair in Jewish Studies at Northeastern University, where she is a Professor of English and Director of the Humanities Center. Her book, In Scripture: The First Stories of Jewish Sexual Identities was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award.
12:00 am — Midnight in the courtyard: hear the 10 Commandments read under the stars. We’ll open the heavens together in awesome wonder and lift our voices in praise!
Sponsored by Congregation B'nai Torah and synagogues throughout MetroWest.