8th Annual Tikkun Leil Shavuot at HUC-JIR/NY - June 12 from 9 pm to 5 am - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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8th Annual Tikkun Leil Shavuot at HUC-JIR/NY - June 12 from 9 pm to 5 am

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Wednesday, June 1, 2005


June 12, 2005 /6 Sivan 5765 -- 9 pm to 5 am
The New York Kollel
The Center for Adult Jewish Studies at HUC-JIR
Admission free -- Photo id required! 


Refreshments available at the Beit Cafe in the lobby or downstairs. No food or drink in the Sanctuary, please. 


9:00 PM CURTIS - Honorable Mention at Sundance Festival, 2004 - is a poignant and humorous portrait of a man struggling with AIDS. Directed by Jacob Okada
9:30 PM MAYIM - A ritual of transformation performed by the Avodah Dance Ensemble (Julie Gayer, Artistic Director, Connie Procopio, Amy Osgood, Christin Carlow with Newman Taylor Baker, Percussionist)
10:00 PM NOBODY'S BUSINESS - the Emmy award winning cinematic biography by Alan Berliner about his reclusive father.
11:00 PM THE SAME MOON - 2003. A group of American Jews confront the realities of Ethiopia. Directed by Aaron Soffin.
12:00 AM Short Films from The Sam Spiegel Film School in Jerusalem
1:00 AM Repeat screening of CURTIS
1:30 AM Repeat screening of THE SAME MOON
2:15 AM Repeat Screening of NOBODY'S BUSINESS


9:30-10:30 PM HANNAH ROTHMAN - Singer
10:30-11:30 PM HAVLAZ - Jazz/Klezmer Trio: Oran Etkin, Clarinet, Richard Huntley, Drums, Reuben Radding, Bass
11:30 PM-12:30 AM DAVID BERGER - 3rd Year Cantorial Student at HUC-JIR, Israeli Songs

Refreshments available in the Lounge 

8:30-9 PM
Petrie Sanctuary - Yom Tov Ma'ariv Service 

9-9:45 PM
CL 1 Art Feinglass - is a writer, director and adjunct professor at NYU.
From Superman to Maus: Comic Books, Graphic Novels and the American Jewish Experience.
CL 2 Michal Nachmany - is a teacher of Hebrew at HUC-JIR.
The Concept of Time at the Time of Matan Torah
CL 3 Rabbi Patricia Stevens, scholar and singer, has served congregations in Virginia and France.
The Ten Commandments of Philo Judaeus
10-10:45 PM
CL 1 Rabbi Sue Oren - community educator and teacher of Jewish Studies, is pursuing an MA in English as a Second Language.
"Moses Received the Torah on Sinai": Teachers and Teachings in Judaism and Our Lives
CL 2 Henry Resnick - has an M.A. and M.Phil in Judaic Studies from Columbia university and says with truth, "No Jewish text is alien to me."
Siyyum: A Celebration of and Invitation to the Daf Yomi Experience
CL 3 Rabbi Michael Friedman - is Director of High School Programs at the Union for Reform Judaism.
"Your People Shall be My People and Your God My God": Ruth and Sages on Conversion
11-11:45 PM
CL 1 Rabbi Dennis Shulman, Ph.D. - is a teacher at NY Kollel, psychoanalyst and author of The Genius of Genesis.
A Night of Mystery, A Day of Commandment: What Leo Baeck Would See at Sinai
CL 2 Simcha Kruger - a lover of Hebrew, Yiddish, Israel and the NY Kollel, worked at the Jewish Division of the NYPL and as a translator for the Folksbiene Theatre.
613 Mitzvot in 45 Minutes: A Crash Course
12-12:45 AM
CL 1 Dr. Freema Gottlieb - is a teacher of midrash and bible and author of The Lamp of God: A Jewish Book of Light and many articles.
"And the Woman Who Plays the Harlot Moves Away from Them": The Ordeal of the Feminine Presence in Ruth
CL 2 Rabbi Lynnda Targan - liturgist and poet, teaches Derekh Torah at the 92nd St. Y and in the Melton Program.
Pluralism in the Bible: A Vision of Sinai for Shavuot
1-1:45 AM
CL 1 Debra Griboff - MAJS from HUC-JIR, lectures frequently on film.
Prophets of Comedy: The Moral Revelations of Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David
2-2:45 AM
CL 1 Stuart Siegel - is a 4th Year Rabbinical Student at HUC-JIR
Seven Perfect Sabbaths: The Omer and the Kabbalah of Personal Perfection
3-3:45 AM
CL 1 Larry Sernovitz - is a 4th Year Rabbinical Student at HUC-JIR
4-4:45 AM
CL 1 Rabbi Ruth Gais, Ph.D. - is Director of the New York Kollel at HUC-JIR.
King David's Harp and the Daily Daf

5:00 AM
Petrie Sanctuary Yom Tov Shacharit Service 

The New York Kollel's Tikkun Leil Shavuot for 2005 has been sponsored by the Educational Alliance's Jewish Below 14th Street Project funded by UJA-Federation of New York.

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