Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Shavuot: Learn Like a Rockstar! (i.e. All Night Long)

This Thursday evening starts the holiday of Shavuot, the annual celebration of our receiving of the Torah all those 3,318 years ago. As was recently noted, our community here in Santa Cruz is offering many opportunities to be involved with Shavuot in different ways. As per usual, the JewniProj is here to hook you up with links and info to the various events in Santa Cruz (the following are the most accessible to students).

Holiday candles should be lit in Santa Cruz at 8:04pm on Thursday, June 1st.

Thursday June 1st 9:00-11:00pm
Short Holiday Service at the Chabad Student Center followed by a festive holiday dinner (must RSVP), followed at 11:00pm by an all night study/discussion session at Rabbi Friedman's house (151 Estates) - light refreshments will be available all night.

Thursday June 1st 7:00pm-6:00am
Rabbi Shalom Bochner invites everyone to his house for davening and all night learning, including a dairy and veggie potluck dinner. Contact him at shalom [at] santacruzhillel.org for more info.

Thursday June 1st 7:30-10:30pm
Congregation Kol Tefillah invites everyone to Unity Temple on 407 Broadway for a family-oriented potluck dairy dinner, including Torah learning and fun and games for the kids.

Thursday June 1 through Saturday June 3
The Jewish Study Network invites everyone to three days of learning and celebration, details here.

Friday June 2nd 6:00 - 7:00 pm
The Chabad Student Center invites everyone to hear the Ten Commandments and then enjoy ice cream and cheesecake (followed by Friday Night Live).

8 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love Shavuos

Tue May 30, 10:18:00 PM 2006  
Blogger G-D SQUAD said...

awwwww... and Shavuos loves you, no doubt ;)

Tue May 30, 10:37:00 PM 2006  
Blogger G-D SQUAD said...

btw, if anyone from the CSC reads this, ONE person from the Bochur Pad would like to RSVP for Thursday night.

Tue May 30, 10:42:00 PM 2006  
Anonymous Devorah Leah said...

YAY!!!

Wed May 31, 12:11:00 PM 2006  
Anonymous Shandel Tziporah Hoffman said...

I won't be anonymous anymore, Chag Sameach comment readers.

Wed May 31, 08:17:00 PM 2006  
Blogger G-D SQUAD said...

Yay, mazal tov! And I love how you embraced the whole Hebrew name.

Also, did you hear Han was having an art show this weekend? And then her art will be hanging in Cafe Revolucion for a while. We should check it out.

Wed May 31, 08:43:00 PM 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good...there's no need to be anonymous. What are you ashamed of?

Wed May 31, 10:54:00 PM 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh, and Chag Sameach right back at ya...

Wed May 31, 11:26:00 PM 2006  

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