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Revelations & Revelry: a Rodef Reads Shavuot Celebration

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 3:00 AM


Revelations & Revelry: a Rodef Reads Shavuot Celebration Sponsored by Rodef Reads Saturday, June 8 8:00 PM- Sunday, June 9 at 12:15 AM Shavuot…it’s about more than cheesecake!  Jump into your PJs and get ready for a uniquely entertaining and interactive late-night celebration of Shavuot. The evening starts with Havdalah, festive song and tasty treats, as we begin our “exodus” to freedom, and concludes with a recommitment to our enduring Covenant with God.   We’ll re-imagine the “Journey to Sinai” with study, dancing and drumming, yoga, blintzes, and luscious libations at the (adult) Dairy Bar! Our entire TRS clergy team and special guests will help us discover new interpretations of traditional Shavuot customs, infused with deep meaning and great fun. Don’t forget to wear your favorite pajamas (optional)! Event Schedule 8:00 PM - Reception with small nosh, including dairy bar and blintzes  8:30 - 8:55 PM– Welcome, Havdalah and Introductions with Cantor Michael Shochet  9:00 - 9:40 PM - Study Session 1: “Freedom” with Rabbi Stephanie Bernstein and Georgetown Law Professor Sherman Cohn 9:45 - 10:25 PM - Study Session 2: “Preparing for Sinai - Body and Soul” with Rabbi Amy Schwartzman and a yoga/meditation session with Danielle Heyman-Feist 10:30 – 11 PM – Your choice of Dancing with Joanne Stefanick or Drumming with Hannah Piracha, and Dairy Bar with "Mixologist Extraordinaire" Ted Kavich  11:05 - 11:45 PM - Study Session 3: “Revelation” Cantor Allen Leider and Rabbi Jeff Saxe 11:50 PM - 12:15 AM - Siyyum/Covenant with Cantor Rachel Rhodes Post-program “Bring Your Own Bedding” overnight accommodations available for those who do not wish to drive home late at night and/or after savoring “adult beverages” at the Dairy Bar Cost: $18 for TRS adult members. Late fee of $22.00 after June 4. Contact:  Tena Nauheim, tnauheim1@gmail.com, 703-598-3638 RSVP by: June 4, 2019. Please email us if you need any accomodations to participate in the event.

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