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Adas Israel Traditional Egalitarian Minyan Shabbaton

Friday, December 7, 2018 29 Kislev 5779

6:30 PM - 5:40 PM Next Day


Adas Israel Traditional Egalitarian Minyan Shabbaton

Join the Adas Israel Traditional Egalitarian Minyan for a family friendly Shabbaton! This event will include Friday night Shabbat dinner (pre-registration required) and breakfast, services, lunch (pre-registration required), learning, Seudah Shlishit, Havdallah, and Chanukkah candle lighting for the whole family on Saturday.

Please note the three places registration is required: Friday night dinner, Saturday lunch, and childcare (if needed). Thank you!

Friday, December 7
6:00pm Shabbat Service and Dinner (Registration is Closed)
Please gather with us on Friday Night, December 7 as we kick off the TEM's Shabbaton weekend with services, Shabbat dinner and zemirot. Come lend your voices and welcome Shabbat with us.

Saturday, December 8
8:45am Boker Ohr Study with Rabbi Sarah Krinsky and Breakfast
Boker Or meets Saturday mornings in the Biran Beit Midrash with the weekly portion as its focus.
9:15am Shabbat Chanukkah/Rosh Chodesh Services
12:45pm Shabbat Lunch (Sorry, registration for lunch is closed, however the Congregational Kiddish is still open to the community)
D'rash by Rabbi Avi Strausberg from the Hadar Institute: "A Beautiful, Complicated Mess: What Do We Do When The Torah Turns Ugly"

*2:15pm - 3:00pm First Learning Session Options "Holidays and History"
Rabbi Alexander: Hannukah as a Paradigm for Understanding Halakhic Development
Lara Chausow: History of Hannuka in the US
Scott Miller and Edna Friedberg: Spiritual Resistance and Jewish History.
Deborah Barer: “Were the Maccabees Zealots?” Analyzing excerpts from the text of Maccabees itself, through the lens of rabbinic teaching

*3:15pm - 4:00pm Second Learning Session Options "Challenging Elements of Jewish text, Liturgy, and Practice"
Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt: Finding light: A textual analysis of light after darkness in the Zohar
Rabbi Krinsky: Birkat haminim, and what it means to be obligated to curse our enemies
• Shalom Flank: Davening as if the Words Really Matter: Nusach Shivyoni (egalitarian liturgy)
"Speed Round"
   Harris/Draheim: Converting a surrogate-born baby
   Ketura Persellin: Chiyuv and women wearing talitot
   Bob Peck: Prayer for our country
   Miriam Szubin: TBD
   Lilah Pomerance: TBD

*4:15pm - 4:45pm Session 3 Options Hang Out/ Games or Meditation
Hang out/ games in Cohen Hall
Meditation with Alesandra Zsiba in the Library

4:45pm - 5:30pm Seudah Shlishit
5:40pm Havdallah and Chanukkah Lighting

*Childcare and kids activities, ages 12 and under will be offered from 2:00pm - 4:30pm. Please Register for childcare HERE in advance.

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