Shavuot 5781                   


Sunday night May 16 'til Monday morning May 17.

Shiur 1:  11-11:50 PM  Shira Brudoley at the Khabie Home

"A Tale of Two Seforim: Exploring Themes in Malachim and Divrei HaYamim."

Shiur 2:  12:15 - 1:05 AM Sam Kessler at the Kessler Laufer Home

Can Hashem forget Sinai? 

Shiur 3:  1:30 - 2:20 AM Bob Karasov at the Karasov Bloomfield Home

An Exodus for Egyptians? Reading Genesis and Isaiah Together. 

2:30 AM at Darchei Noam.  Seforim giveaway.  Two lucky winners.  Must be present to win.

Shiur 4:  2:35 - 3:25 AM Shira Krebs at Darchei Noam

Constructive Communication and Conflict L'sheym

Shiur 5:   3:35 - 4:25 AM Rob Portnoe at Darchei Noam

The concept of a "matir" and its importance to Kiddush, the Omer offering, the shtei halechem, etc.

Shiur 6:   4:30 - 5:10 AM  Rabbi Max Davis at Darchei Noam

Great Challenges of Judaism: Psukei D'Zimra, Soloveitchik style

Shacharit 5:15 AM  (Neitz - Sunrise 5:42 AM)


Important notes:

- Masks and distancing mandates remain in effect (as per shul policy).

- We are planning to have all sessions outdoors.  Schedule and locations will be emailed this week.  In the event of rain or temperatures below 50-degrees, shiurim will be held in the Darchei Noam shul/social hall space.  

- Individually portioned refreshments will be available at shul for outdoor enjoyment.  We will politely request adherence to CDC precautions concerning small outdoor gatherings.

Shavuot Services Schedule

Sunday evening, May 16

Mincha 8:25 PM

Candle lighting 8:18 PM (7:16 PM earliest)

Yom Tov Ma'ariv/Kiddush after 9:12 PM

Tikun Leyl Shavuot begins at 11 PM at the Khabie Home.  (Rain/Cold weather location: Darchei Noam.  See Tikun Schedule below for all details.)

Monday, May 17

EARLY Shacharit 5:15AM Indoors

REGULAR Shacharit 10 AM Outdoors

Mincha 8:25 PM

Shiur by Aaron Dukes "Shavuos: Chosen and Choosing" followed by Ma'ariv for Yom Tov Day 2

Candle lighting (from preexisting flame) after 9:28 PM

Tuesday, May 18

Shacharit (Indoor) 8:30 AM.  YIZKOR approx. 9:45 AM

Shacharit (Outdoor)  10 AM.  YIZKOR approx. 11 AM

Youth Dvar Torah Slam 3:30 PM

Women's Reading Megillat Rut 5 PM

Mincha 8:25 PM followed by shiur by Rabbi Davis and Ma'ariv

Havdallah 9:29 PM


PJ Library Sinai Selfies, Crafts and 'Creams

Erev Chag - Sunday, May 16 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM on the shul patio.  PJ Library is helping Jewish children bring in Shavuot with special programming erev Shavuot.  They'll be stopping at a select few shuls around the Twin Cities, bringing a Sinai cutout for selfies, free craft kits and ice cream to-go.  Drop by the shul patio and enjoy.  Open to all kids but advance registration is required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Youth D'var Torah Slam!

Tuesday May 18 at 3:30 PM  We are reviving this delightful annual tradition and encourage youth of all ages to participate.  Teach us your Torah!  Show us what you know!  Gift seforim for all participants, but let Rabbi Davis know soon if you are able to participate.  It's not too late to sign-up!  Contact ASAP.


Women's Megillah Reading

Tuesday May 18 at 5:00 PM  Women and girls of all ages are invited to participate.  This will be our first 'live' reading in quite a while and we encourage you to help us begin on a strong footing.  Contact Judy Shapiro with questions or to assist.

Zoom link: CLICK HERE     Meeting ID: 783 892 391     Password: 613