A night of virtual Jewish learning celebrating Torah presented by the Reform Movement
Register for 1, 2, 3 or all 4 sessions!
8:00-9:00pm – Shavuot Conversation – Hosted by HUC-JIR
Join HUC-JIR professors for a Shavuot conversation on individual responsibility and obligation in modern Jewish thought featuring Rabbi Rachel Adler, Ph.D. (Professor of Modern Jewish Thought) and Rabbi Joseph Skloot, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish Intellectual History).
9:00-10:00pm – Preparing to Ascend: Poetry on the Themes of Shavuot – Hosted by the CCAR
Join CCAR Chief Executive, Rabbi Hara Person, and acclaimed poets, Jessica Greenbaum and Judy Katz, as they take a poetic journey up the mountain, reading and discussing poems that share themes with Shavuot.
10:00-11:00pm – Ahavat Olam: Love, Torah, and Great Music – Hosted by the ACC
All you need is love! Ahavat Olam, praises God for having shared the Torah with us - a gift which can be seen as God's greatest expression of love. Together with Cantor David Berger of KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation in Chicago, IL, we'll dig into some classical rabbinic sources, contemporary reflections, and sample pieces of the amazing music that bring this love song to life.
11:00pm-12:00am – A Discussion on Personal Jewish Stories – Hosted by the URJ
Hearing the stories of others allows us to imagine how our own lives can and might change - so join Rabbi Leora Kaye (URJ Director of Program) and Rabbi Esther Lederman (URJ Director of Congregational Innovation) for a conversation on personal Jewish stories and hear from others in the Reform Movement about their Jewish journeys, ultimately reminding us that Judaism is as much about where you have been as it is about where you can still go.