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The Name’s Shavuot, Tikkun Leil Shavuot.

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The Name’s Shavuot.

Tikkun Leil Shavuot.

James Bond and Jewish Scriptures

Shabbat 8 June

Mincha 8:00 pm

Supper 8:30 pm including quiz and learning session Part I:

“The Spy Who Loved Me”

Ma’ariv 10.20 pm followed by Kiddush for Shavuot, cheesecake, ice cream and learning session Part II:

“On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”

Finish 11.15 pm (Optional learning until midnight)

*The practice of staying up on Shavuot night to study Torah – known as Tikkun Leil Shavuot – has its source in the Midrash, which relates that the night before the Torah was given, the Israelites retired early to be well-rested for the momentous day ahead. They overslept and Moses had to wake them up because God was already waiting on the mountaintop. To rectify this perceived flaw in the national character, many religious Jews stay up until late to learn Torah and some stay up all night long.

Event information

Event:
The Name’s Shavuot, Tikkun Leil Shavuot.
Start:
Saturday 8th June at 20:00
End:
Saturday 8th June at 23:30
Venue:
Central Synagogue London
Phone:
020 7580 1355
Address:
36 Hallam Street, London, W1W 6NW United Kingdom

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