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Saturday Night
May 26, 2012
5 Sivan 5772
10 pm -12:50 am

Join us for a community wide Tikkun Leil Shavuot program at the Jewish Community Center (5738 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh 15217)

Free and open to the community.

Numerous classes per session:
10:00 – 10:50 pm
11:00 – 11:50 pm
Midnight – 12:50 am

Dessert and coffee will be served during each break.  After the program, all night learning will continue at Beth Shalom, Kollel Jewish Living Center, Chabad/Lubavitch Center, Poale Zedeck and Shaare Torah.

Any questions, please contact: Amy Karp at 412-521-1101, ext. 3204 or

Download The Brochure Here.



Rabbi Amy Hertz
The Personal and Shared Experience of Sinai

Rabbi Art Donsky
Embracing Sinai

Rabbi Chuck Diamond
From Sinai: A Search for an Ethical Life

Rabbi Sharyn Henry
Modern-day Mitzrayim: Examples from the U.S. and Haiti

Rabbi Howie Stein
Tell Me What You Really Think—What our Prayers Say About How We View our Neighbors

Rabbi Jon Perlman
The Second Commandment: Is Hashem Jealous of the other Gods

Rabbi Scott Aaron
From Counting Wheat to Counting Commandments: The Evolution of the Shavuot Holiday

Rabbi Aaron Bisno / Rabbi Michael Werbow
You Can’t Judge a Jew by his Kovah: Reflection on Headcoverings for Jewish Men

Cantor Ben Rosner / Cantor Rick Berlin

Rabbi Jamie Gibson
The Book of Ruth and Intermarriage In Our Day: A Crisis of Faith

Rabbi Aaron Herman
Teachings of the Ba’al Shem Tov

Rabbi Daniel Yolkut
The Righteous Convert of Vilna: An 18th Century Shavuot Story

Rabbi Yaier Lehrer
Mourner’s Kaddish: What Does it Mean and Why Do We Say It?

Rabbi Jon Perlman and Dr. Beth Kissileff
When Her Lips Speak Lies—Two Biblical Women

Rabbi Danny Schiff
Sanctity of Life: A Jewish Invention

Rabbi Aaron Kagan
The 70 Faces of One Nation—a Deeper Look at the Jewish Role at Sinai

Rabbi Yisroel Altein
Sinai: A Blueprint for Marriage

Rabbi Jamie Gibson
Yehuda Amichai: The Heights and Depths of Religious Poetry

Rabbi Michael Werbow
Milk…It Does A Body Good: What About the Soul?

Rabbi Danny Schiff
Creation, Redemption, Revelation- A Linked Trilogy

Rabbi Aaron Herman
613 Mitzvot—What Qualifies as a Mitzvah?