2020 Shavuot Programming

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Programming Schedule

See below for detailed descriptions of each session. Note that all sessions will take place pending sufficient attendance, as determined by advance registration.

Tikkun Leil Motzei-Shavuot

Saturday May 30, 2020

9:30–9:50 PM
Havdalah & “Tisch”

10:00–10:55 PM
“Wanting God to be near us… and wishing God would leave us alone” Keynote Lecture by Rabbi Shai Held

11:00–11:55 PM
Discussion Sessions

Retreat-Style Learning & Activities

Sunday May 31, 2020

10:00–10:30 AM
Shavuot Family Fun (Ages 0-5) with Alison Kapusta and Helaina Lehrer

10:30–11:30 AM
Yoga with Pam Skop

11:30 AM–12:00 PM
Rest & Refuel

12:00–12:55 PM

1:00–1:55 PM

2:00–2:55 PM

3:00–3:25 PM
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Health Update

Last updated May 25, 2020 at 1:05PM

  • Shabbat services are canceled until further notice. See here for materials about davening at home without a minyan on Shabbat. 
  • Check out our calendar for opportunities to connect, learn, and socialize virtually!
  • We're also rounding up relevant resources. View the list here and submit new listings here
  • If you find yourself needing support or want to volunteer to assist others, contact the Lifecycle team here or email them at lifecycle@kehilathadar.org.

Pre-Shabbat Happy Hour


June 5, 2020 - 5:30pm


Virtual meeting, via Zoom conference
Please join us in preparing for Shabbat with a chill virtual "happy hour" of distant socializing.

Zoom conference information:

This meeting is password-protected. Please see the weekly email or contact friday@kehilathadar.org for the password.

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Ma'ariv services


May 26, 2020 - 8:45pm


Virtual meeting, via Zoom conference
There's a Jewish concept that applies to our situation of when one cannot attend a minyan: "B'rov am hadrat melech," with more people the ruler is glorified. 

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