Oheb Shalom celebrates Jewish holidays throughout the year, combining traditional and contemporary approaches. Our congregation gathers in the synagogue and the homes of members to enjoy programs and share meals.

SHAVUOT 5777 - MAY/JUNE 2017

Erev Shavuot/Tikun Leyl Shavuot
TUESDAY, MAY 30 @ KOL RINA
60 VALLEY ROAD, SOUTH ORANGE

An Evening of Study and Celebration
THEME:  “IS JUDAISM AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB OR A RELIGION FOR THE WORLD?”

Ma’ariv (Evening Service)
8:15 PM

Tikun Session #1
8:30-9:15 PM (followed by a 15-minute break for refreshments and conversation)
Rabbi Mark Cooper
“Eloheinu Melech Ha-Olam…Ruler of the Universe:  Must the God of the Jews Be the God of the Universe?”

Tikun Session #2
9:30-10:15 PM (followed by a 15-minute break for refreshments and conversation)
Rabbi Len Levin
"The Universal Dimension of the Sinai Revelation"

Tikun Session #3
10:30-11:15 PM
Nikki Pusin
"Who is the neighbor we're supposed to love?"

First Day of Shavuot
Wednesday, May 31

  • 9:45 am - Service for the first day of Shavuot, followed by light lunch.
  • 11:00 am - Program for families with young children.
  • 9:00 pm - Evening services for the second day of Shavuot

Second Day of Shavuot
Thursday, June 1

  • 9:45 am - Service for the second day of Shavuot.  Special ceremony to commemorate Yizkor.  Light lunch after the service.