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Shavuot @ KJ
Saturday, May 19 - Monday, May 21
See here for the full holiday schedule.

All programming will take place at 114 East 85 Street unless specified otherwise.

Tikun Leyl Shavuot
Saturday Night from 11:30 pm - 5:00 am
11:30 pm - Two classes to choose from:
Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz - Herzl, the Rabbi, and the Christmas Tree - Lindenbaum Gymnasium

Rachel Kraus - Revelation Revealed: Unearthing Matan Torah (For Women Only) - L1 Beit Midrash

1:00 am - Rabbi Elie Weinstock - Unpacking Our Belief in Torah Mi’Sinai - L1 Beit Midrash

2:00 - Rabbi Daniel Kraus - Israel @ 70: The History, Significance and Torah Behind the Flag - L1 Beit Midrash

3:00 - Morris Massel - "He Made Me Do It!” and Other Excuses: Naaseh V’Nishmah Revisited - L1 Beit Midrash

4:00 - Rabbi Elie Weinstock - The Joy of Torah  - L1 Beit Midrash

Sunrise Services at 5:00 am

Shavuot Youth Programming
11:30 pm - Shavuot Jeopardy & Ice Cream Party (Grades 3-7) - Room 501
11:30 pm - Make your own Pizza & Torah Bowl (Grades 8-12) - Room 402
12:30 am - Parent Child Learning led by Rabbi Daniel Kraus (Grades 3-7) - Room 501
12:30 am - Teen Learning led by Dr. Steven Ritholtz (Grades 8-12) - Room 505
5:00 pm - Family Ice Cream Party with reading of the Ten Commandments - Riklis Social Hall, 125 East 85 Street
5:00 pm - Junior Chopped Competition. Find out who is the best junior chef in town! (Grades 3-7) - Riklis Social Hall, 125 East 85 Street
For more information contact Youth Director Aryana Ritholtz at

Shavuot Soul Cycle with Rachel Kraus
Sunday @ 5:00 pm | Rohr Chapel, 125 East 85 Street

Women of the community are invited to a special edition of this popular series entitled #Instagood: A Shavuot Trend.
(Send the men and children to the KJYD Ice Cream Party taking place at the same time!)

Keter Torah Awards
Monday @ 9:00 am | Lindenbaum Gymnasium
We congratulate Karen Lerman and Stephanie Katz upon receiving the Judith Kaufman Hurwich Keter Torah Award. You can read all about them by clicking here. Wish them "Mazal Tov!" in person at a dairy kiddush luncheon sponsored by the Congregation in their honor following services.

Torat Nashim
Monday @ 6:45 pm | Heyman Auditorium, 125 East 85 Street
Mind, Body & Soul:  Fireside Chat with Dr. Aviva Preminger, Alexandra Zohn MA, HHC, EPC & Rachel Kraus. Women of the KJ community share Torah, thoughts & theories. 
Men and women invited. Refreshments will be served. Childcare provided.

Thu, June 21 2018 8 Tammuz 5778