Shavuot in Greece!
Shavuot Afternoon Learning Program
Celebrate Shavuot with the cuisine and the Torah of the Jewish communities of Greece.
Did you know that Jewish people have lived in Greece for at least 2400 years? Come enjoy a delicious dairy lunch featuring Greek delicacies, and stay for our Annual Shavuot Afternoon Learning Program on topics inspired by Jewish Greece. Complete list of topics coming soon!
Services, including the reading of Megillat Rut (The Book of Ruth), begin at 9am, followed by our Community Shavuot Meal & Afternoon Learning Program.
Following our delicious community Shavuot meal, please join us for a Dessert Buffet & Afternoon Learning Program about Torah of Greece. Enjoy cheesecakes, fruit and coffee and explore the following topics led by various members of our community:
- 1:30 pm The Wise Men of Athens & Their Discussions with Our Sages – Rabbi Ron
- 2:15 pm From the Seder to Shavuot: the Lessons of the First Fruits – Jay Taffel
- 3:00 pm Torah of the Izhbitzer Rebbe – Len Goodman
- 3:45 pm From Prophecy to Philosophy: Where Have All the Idols Gone?! – Rabbi Ron