Tikkun Leil Shavuot 2019 Program

Speak Truth 2Saturday June 8 at 7:30 pm Congregation Emanu-El Sanctuary — Here’s the program for our all night learning.

7:45 pm—Andrew Gow:  Race, Religion and Ethnicity in the Face of Right Wing Populism: How Jews, Muslims, and People of Colour can Counter the Far Right in North America and Europe
8:30 pm—Festival Maariv Service
9:15 pm—Julia Herzog: The Power and Place of Personal and Family Narratives in our Inner World
10:00 pm—Snacks & cheesecake
10:15 pm—Devorah Stone: An Artist’s Show and Tell
10:45 pm—Michael Tripp: Inter/Intra Generational Equity, Insights from 50 Years on the Front Line
11:15 pm—Frances Rosenberg: “The wave of the great stream of life swallows the voices of those without property and power – without echo.” Remembering Hedwig Dohm (1831–1919) on the centenary of her death
12:00 am—Jeff Kushner:  An open minded dialogue on climate protection and world energy sources Summary: It is an absolute given that we must do things differently if we are to sustain life on this planet.  That said, there are other fundamental truths that cannot be ignored, even and especially if we don’t like them, that have a great impact on our ability to change the course of human history.  This discussion seeks to build greater understanding of the technological, social, and economic forces that will ultimately decide the future of our planet – and are in essence the both the truths and the power when we speak truth to power on this critical issue.
12:45 am—Rabbi Harry Brechner: Faith in Action, Personal Growth and Integrity, Social Justice as a form of Practice
1:30 am—Francis Landy: When you reap the harvest
2:15 am—Rabbi Louis Sutker: A Mystical Interlude
3:00—4:30 am—Torah Study from Ben Ish Chai’s Tikkun Material
Dawn—Shacharit Service: Finally We Are at Mount Sinai Together

All Are Very Welcome!

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