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2024 SCHEDULE

 

Tuesday, June 11 | EREV SHAVUOT/TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT


Wednesday, June 12 | SHAVUOT I


Thursday, June 13 | SHAVUOT II

TIKKUN OPPORTUNITIES

TI is delighted to offer Tikkun sessions at a variety of times and locations, and for all ages. Find one that suits you and try it out!
 

TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT

It is traditional to symbolically prepare ourselves to receive the Torah by studying (and snacking)
throughout the first night of Shavuot. TI observes this tradition each year in partnership with local congregations.

 

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2023 SCHEDULE
9:15 - 10:10 pm • Session #1
Rabbi Chuck Feinberg - "Tikkun Olam in the Talmud” *
Melissa Werbow - "Broken Tablets"

10:20 - 11:15 pm • Session #2
Bill Galston - "What Our Tradition Says About Economics” *
Dick Siegel - "TI's Neighbor on 16th Street, the Hanafi Muslim House, and the 1977 Hanafi Siege of DC" 

11:25 pm -12:20 am • Session #3
Rachel Braun - "Why Count the Omer?" *
Stan Dorn - "
Help, I've Fallen and Can't Get Up: Insights From an Early Hassidic Master About Coping with Life's Inevitable Setbacks

12:30 - 1:25 am • Session #4
Virginia Spatz - "
Sharpened Wits and Teachers' Eyes: Learning Across Time and Circumstance” **
Carolivia Herron "Yearning - The Hidden Beta Israel of Kechene and North Shewa, Ethiopia"

1:35 - 2:30 am • Session #5
Rabbi Michael Werbow - Cooking Session: Making Blintzes
Simcha Kuritzky - "Hebrew Love Tokens: Coins Engraved with Names of God and Other Things"

2:40 - 3:35 am • Session #6
Nancy Wallace - "The Jewish Home and Climate Change - 50 Things We Can Do Now"
Mark Berch - “Dissecting Names in the Scroll of Ruth”

3:45 - 4:40 am • Session #7
Rabbi Michael Werbow - "Engaging our Bodies in Torah"

5: 00 am • Morning Service, co-sponsored by TI and Minyan Segulah


* in person or virtual
** presented via Zoom, attend in person or via Zoom

 

TASTE OF TIKKUN FOR KIDS

 

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TIKKUN YOM SHAVUOT
Co-sponsored by Minyan Segulah and TI

 

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NEW(ISH) MEMBER BLINTZ BAKING
Sponsored by the Membership Committee
Sunday, June 9, 2024 at 4:00 pm

All who joined TI since 2019 are invited to bake blintzes with Rabbi Werbow and a handful of TI veterans. Learn why it's traditional to eat dairy products for Shavuot and enjoy a sample! Childcare will be available.

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THE BOOK OF RUTH
Thursday, June 13 ~10:00 am

With its themes of loyalty and kindness set against the backdrop of a harvest, the Book of Ruth is read each year on the second day of Shavuot.

View The Book of Ruth on Sefaria.
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Thu, April 18 2024 10 Nisan 5784