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Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls

is pleased to invite community women to a Tikkun Leil Shavuot In memory of Moreinu Harav Lichtenstein zt”l Program will be presented at Congregation Rinat Yisrael 389 W Englewood Avenue Refreshments will be served

11:45 PM -12:30AM – Mrs. Rivka Kahan, Principal: “Finding Religious Meaning in Commandedness”

12:35 – 1:10AM – Mrs. Yael Weil, Halakha Teacher: “The Skeletons in Mashiach’s Closet”

1:20 – 2:05AM -Ms. Ora Laufer, Tanakh Teacher: “All You Need is Love”

2:20 – 3:00AM – Learning Program led by Ma’ayanot Alumnae

3:10-4:00AM – Senior and Alumnae Chaburot


– Shacharit

– Open Beit Midrash

Congregation Beth Abraham

Learning Program for Women

12:00AM – Sefer Yehoshua throughout the night (Upper Level 406) Bring Sefer

Congregation Bnai Yeshurun


– Rabbi Steven Pruzansky: “The Rabbi’s Critics and the Rabbi’s Response”– Case Studies

– Rabbi Ari Zahtz: “ Kickibacks in Life, Politics and Halacha”

– Rabbi Jason Finkelstein: “Brisker Chumras: The Ins and Outs of chumra in Halaha and Hashkafa”

All night Chavrusa Learning followed by Shacharit 4:30AM

TABC Communitywide Learning Opportunities

Community-wide Afternoon Adult Learning Program on Shabbat and both days of Shavuot (May 23-25). Members of TABC’s Judaic Studies Faculty will be giving shiurim on various aspects of the theme “Kavod”, at four shuls: Congregations Keter Torah, Beth Abraham, Beth Aaron, and Bnai Yeshurun

Shabbat 6:30: Keter Torah– (R’ Ezra Wiener), & after Mincha (R’ Nosson Rich).

1st day Y”T 5/24: Beth Abraham– 5:15 (R’ Yaakov Blau), 6:30 (R’ Steven Finkelstein).

2nd day Y”T 5/25: Beth Aaron– 5:30 (R’ Yoni Mandelstam), 6:45 (R’ Duvie Nachbar), & after Mincha (R’ Josh Kahn).

2nd day Y”T 5/25: Bnai Yeshurun– 5:45 (R’ Yosef Adler), 6:55 (R’ Chaim Jachter).

Congregation Beth Abraham

11:45 PM – 12:30AM – Rav Tanchum Cohen: “Of Emuna and Segulos” The Supernatural and its Proper Place in the Life of a Jew

12:45 AM – 1:30AM – Yair Dear: “Paced With Good Intentions:Exploring the Concept of Aveira Lishma”

1:45AM – 2:30PM – Benjamin Rubin: “Har Sinai,Neo-Chassidus and Inspired Judaism”

2:45am – 3:30AM – Rabbi Turk: “Chukot Goyim: An Analysis of the Prohibition to Follow the Ways of the Gentiles”

3:45AM – 4:30AM – Rav Neuberger: Insight and Hindsight: When does our Mesora Welcome, Tolerate or Discourage Innovations?

Netivot Shalom’s Tikkun Leil Shavuot

in memory of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l

11:00-11:40PM – Pamela Scheininger: Special shiur for fifth grade through middle school children (snacks will be served)

11:45PM-12:35AM – Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot: “The Approach of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l to Pesak Halakha”

12:45AM-1:35AM – Pamela Scheininger: Carpe Diem? When do we Seize the Day?

1:45AM-2:35AM – Fred Schulman: “The Third Version of the Aseret Hadibrot in the Torah”

2:55AM-3:45AM – Barry Herzog: “More on Tithing”

3:55AM-4:45AM – Ben Sandler: “Understanding Matan Torah”

Refreshments will be served throughout the night.

Keter Torah

11:00PM – Rabbi Baum: “LGBT In the 12 Tribes”

12:00AM – Rabbi Leibtag: “Emulating G d”

1:15AM – Rabbi Weiss: “The Shabbos Switch”

2:35AM – Rabbi Blumenthal: “Mila Today”

3:50AM – Rabbi Leibtag: “The Documentary Hypothesis”


5:00PM – Rabbi Leibtag: “Why isn’t one mother enough?”

6:30PM – Rabbi Weil: “Revolutionaries”

Between Mincha and Maariv – Rabbi Willig: Skip the Mishna?

Young Israel of Teaneck

12:00AM – 1:00AM – Rabbi Krohn: “Is G d Pro-Life or Pro-Choice? Roe vs Wade in Jewish Law”

1:10AM – 1:50AM – Dror Barber: “Harry Potter and Halacha: The Jewish Perspective on Marriage”

2:10AM – 2:50AM – Ari Nat: “Yom Tov Sheini: History and Perspective”

3:00AM – 3:50AM – Binyamin Schmutter: “Does Everyone Really Get a Share in the World to Come?”

4:00 – 4:45AM – Harvey Schatz: The Make-up Doubleheader:Insights on Tefillas Tashlumin

5:00PM – 6:15PM – Women’s Shiurim with Cheryl Siegel and Devorah Weinstein Monday

7:00PM – Rabbi Noah Goldberg: “Mystic vs Halachist:Understanding Kabbalah and its place in Halacha”

5:00PM – Shira Schiowitz: “If Gd Is Still Speaking (at the home of Susan and Yussi Zelig)”

Monday 2nd Day Shavuot

6:50PM – Rabbi Menachem Leibtag Scholar in Residence: “Our Relationship with Hashem, in light of the “covenant” at Sinai: Reflections on Rav Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l’s approach to Torah study”

Between Mincha and Maariv Re-living Har Sinai-Daily, Yearly; or Every Seven Years? From “Omer” to “shemitta” and Hakhel

Sunday, May 24

Congregation Zichron Mordechai, 268 West Englewood Ave., is pleased to invite all women to a special Shavuos Shiur at 5:30 pm on the first day of Yom Tov (Sunday, May 24), to be presented by Shuli Taubes. Topic – Matan Torah Revisited: What Really Happened “Under the Mountain?”

6:30 PM The Frisch School invites the community to a Shavuot Shiur by Dr. Eitan Zadoff, “Understanding Marriage and the Marriage Metaphor of Shavuot: Complications and Contexts,” on the first day of Shavuot, at the home of VV and Shmiel Ramras, 542 Grenville Ave, Teaneck.

Congregation Shomrei Emunah (Englewood)

We have the pleasure of presenting the following 4 Shiurim on the first night of YomTov

11:30pm – 12:15am – Mr. Raphael Benaroya: מידת הענווה – סוד, נפשי כעפר לכל תהיה״’

12:15am – 1:00am – Dr. Charles Popper: “Rav Aharon Lichtenstein z”l on the nature of ‘Shtar’

1:00am – 1:30am – Rabbi Genack: “What to do when you’ve bought Israeli carrots this year”

1:30am – 2:00am – Dr. Larry Shemen: “ Rav Zadok HaCohen”

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