TISHA B'AV - 10th/11th August, 2019
Tisha B’Av is the major day of communal mourning commemorating the destruction of both the first and second temples in Jerusalem as well as many other travesties that occured on the same date.
Erev Tisha B'Av - Saturday 10th August
6:15pm - Evening service including reading of Eicha and kinnot
Featuring international guest, world-renowned scholar and Rabbi Dr David Frankel. Rabbi Dr. David Frankel did his Ph.D. at the Hebrew University and has been teaching Bible and Jewish Studies for nearly twenty five years at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem.
Tisha B'Av - Sunday 11th August
9:00am - Morning service
11:00am - A chance to learn about meditation and mindfulness with a Jewish perspective.
What better time to meditate than Tisha B’Av, a day of reflection and going into the depths of the soul?
With Rabbi Dr. Orna Triguboff, we will explore traditional techniques of meditation in the Jewish tradition. This workshop is free and people of all backgrounds are welcome.
3:00pm - Mincha
4:00pm - A special presentation by Hand in Hand (see below for details).
6:15pm - Ma’ariv service folowed by light snacks to break the fast.
Hand in Hand is building a growing network of Jewish-Arab public schools and shared communities. In six locations across the country, thousands of students, teachers, and families come together every day in multicultural, bilingual classrooms, and integrated communities.
Living Together in a Divided Society?
The Temple was destroyed due to sinat chinam (baseless hatred). Hear an inspiring story from Israel about how the Hand in Hand school network is today transforming divided communities through Jewish-Arab integrated schools and communities.
Hand in Hand changemakers Shada Edress-Mansour and Noa Yammer will share both their personal journeys to this work, as well as the dilemmas and successes that come with building a shared and equal future for Jewish and Arab citizens in Israel.
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