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Downtown Tikkun Leil Shavuot: All-Night Jewish Learning Festival

Shavuot2016 webiconSaturday June 11

Where Sinai meets Spadina: a full night of community, study, singing, snacking and more! Over 60 sessions reinterpret and reimagine traditional Jewish texts and open up new community conversations. Special programs for kids and teens. All are welcome! Come for the cheesecake. Stay for the learning. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 416-924-6211 x154.



SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

Community Tikkun Dinner: 5:00 – 7:30 PM

($10/adult, $5/child or senior, free for babes in arms)
If you can't stay up all night, start early! Bring your family to join the community for a light kosher dairy dinner for all ages. Aviv Bogdanovsky leads Includes storytelling, games, and Israeli-style activities for the kids. Baskets of bread, plenty of salad, and of course -- cheesecake! Everyone is welcome! Space is limited for the dinner. Buy your tickets at the MNjcc Info Desk now: (416) 924-6211 x0.

Camp Shavuot: 7:30 PM – 12:00 AM

(For kids ages 5-11)
Led by Aviv Bogdanovsky

Hang out in our special Shavuot tent with glow-in-the dark fun! Celebrate Shavuot themes with puppetry, stories, songs, and edible art in this indoor/outdoor program. With counsellors from Camp Shomria/Hashomer Hatzair and Camp Gesher/Habonim Dror. Holiday atmosphere observed: we unplug to be together! Info about the kids’ program: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 416-924-6211 x388. REGISTER NOW!

Teen Program: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Hang out @ the J – Shavuot Style! Teens have a choice: join the adult sessions or hang out together in a program tailor-made for you. REGISTER NOW!

Main (Adult) Program: 8:00 PM – 8:30 AM

Doors open at 7:30 PM | FREE AND ALL ARE WELCOME
From 8:00 PM onward, you can choose from over 60 sessions that reinterpret and reimagine traditional Jewish texts and open up new community conversations. The full schedule is available now! Follow Where Sinai Meets Spadina on Facebook for updates.

REGISTER NOW!

This year, we encourage you to let us know you’re coming to help us manage attendance. Please submit your information here.

VOLUNTEER FOR THE DOWNTOWN TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT

We’re looking for outgoing people who can greet participants, as well as kitchen helpers who can set up and clean up snack service through the night. Volunteer duties for the night of the event will be scheduled in shifts so you’ll still have a chance to learn in sessions. To sign up for a shift, please contact Deanna Di Lello at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Volunteer Orientation Session: Tuesday June 7 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM.

SUPPORT THE DOWNTOWN TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT!

We are deeply grateful for the support of lead donors Nani and Austin Beutel, Brenlee Robinson, and Carole and Jay Sterling, as well as the partnership of over 20 downtown Jewish organizations that help us keep this celebration free and open to the public. If you would like to support the sustainability of this program as a free public celebration, please donate through Canada Helps.

HOW DOES THE DOWNTOWN TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT HAPPEN?

Our celebration of Shavuot is a unique collaboration among more than twenty downtown synagogues, schools, camps, social service agencies, and Jewish cultural organizations. We are so proud to showcase their work tonight. We invite you to explore their programs and services throughout the year.

Annex Shul
BASE Toronto
Beach Hebrew Institute
City Shul
Congregation Beth Torah
Congregation Darchei Noam
Congregation Shir Libeynu
Danforth Jewish Circle
Downtown Jewish Community School
First Narayever Congregation
Habonim Dror and Camp Gesher
Holy Blossom Temple
The Jewish Agency in Canada
Jewish Family and Child
Kensington Torah Circle
Limmud Toronto
Makom: Creative Downtown Judaism
Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre
Oraynu: Congregation for Humanistic Judaism
Paul Penna Downtown Jewish Day School
UJA’s Committee for Yiddish

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Men's dry sauna closed until further notice

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