Today is May 28, 2018 /

8100 Stevenson Rd., Baltimore, MD 21208 | Phone: 410-486-6400 |

Chizuk Amuno Congregation

Holidays

Thank you for being a vital part of our community. Your presence and participation create a warm and joyous experience for us all.


Major holidays

Holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the date specified.

Holiday Dates
   
Shavuot , 2018 Su‑M
Tish’a B’Av  Su

 

Schedule of Shavuot Services 5778 – 2018

On Shavuot we imagine ourselves at Mount Sinai and rejoice in the gift of the Torah. Sunday and Monday mornings will include opportunities for everyone from our youngest to our oldest learners to sit with each other and study and to celebrate the gift of Torah.
SATURDAY, MAY 19 – EREV SHAVUOT
7:45 p.m. – Minhah (Shabbat afternoon service)

8:15 p.m. –Tikkun Leil Shavuot – Study session with Rabbi Debi Wechsler

9:00 p.m. – Ma’ariv and Dairy Desserts

9:30 p.m. – Late Night Shavuot Learning with Rabbi Paul Schneider

 

SUNDAY, MAY 20 – SHAVUOT

9:15 a.m. – Shaharit: Morning Service and Hallel

10:00 a.m. – Book of Ruth and Torah Study on Book of Ruth

We’ll journey from the sanctuary and sit around Torah study tables in the Krieger Auditorium. Over coffee and nibbles, our rabbis will guide us as we dialogue with study partners and explore texts from the Book of Ruth.

10:00 a.m. – Children’s Holiday program

Children and families are welcome to join us for Torah study and chanting of the Book of Ruth at 10 a.m. and there will be a special table for them with learning led by Rabbi Seltzer. Following this learning there will be Family Service in the Chapel.

10:30 a.m. – Family Service K-5th Grades

10:30 a.m. – Torah Service followed by Musaf

12 p.m. – Shavuot Dairy Lunch

12:30 p.m. – Stay and Play on the Wagner Brill Playground

6:15 p.m. – Minhah/Ma’ariv

 

Monday, May 21 – SHAVUOT

9:15 a.m. – Shaharit: Morning Service and Hallel

10:30 a.m. – Yizkor Memorial Prayers and Dedication of Memorial Plaques

                        Chizuk Amuno Choir joins Hazzan Perlman

10:30 a.m. – Children’s Holiday program
Children of all ages can join in the pilgrimage to Jerusalem. For our Kindergarten-fifth graders Rabbi Seltzer and friends lead a Family Service which culminates in the Sanctuary where children take part in the tradition of Bikkurim (presenting first fruits on the bimah). 

Torah for Tots with a Shavuot twist. For our toddlers and preschoolers.
Led by Melissa Berman and Michelle Gold. We will have prayers and shavuot activities Including preparing for Bikkurim

11:30 a.m. – Bikkurim (presenting first fruits on the bimah)

12 p.m. – Shavuot Dairy Lunch

12:30 p.m. – Stay and Play on the Wagner Brill Playground

8:15 p.m. – Minhah/Ma’ariv

Thank you to the Sisterhood for sponsoring our Shavuot Kiddush luncheons.