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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.

Schedule of Shavuot Services 5779 – 2019
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, JUNE 8 – 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 Joshua Gruenberg

SUNDAY, JUNE 9 – 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
6:00 p.m. – Minhah/Ma’ariv

Monday, JUNE 10 – 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).

For our toddlers and preschoolers Melissa Berman, Young Families Coordinator, leads preschool age interactive story time and Bikkurim preparation.
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.

Major holidays

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

Dates in bold are yom tov, so they have similar obligations and restrictions to Shabbat in the sense that normal “work” is forbidden.

HolidayDates
Pesach, 2019 Sa‑Su
, 2019 M‑Th
, 2019 F‑Sa
Shavuot, 2019 Su‑M
Tish’a B’Av Su