Sign In Forgot Password

Shavuot 5780

Our building may be closed but our virtual community is open!  We will have many opportunities to learn & join together in the days leading up to and following Shavuot.  

Quick Links

  • Shavuot Tefilla Guide for davening at home can be accessed here.
  • Siyum: Sign up to learn a section of Sefer Shmuel over Shavuot here!  You download your Perek either through Sefaria or Chabad
  • Zoom Links: Event links can be accessed here.

Monday, Memorial Day, May 25

Marilynn Lowenstein z"l Twilight Tikkun

3:00 - 5:00 pm via Zoom

with Guest Speaker

Dr. Ruth Lowenstein Glasser

and Shiurim with Rav Yosef and Rabbanit Alissa

Dr. Ruth (Lowenstein) Glasser currently serves as the Coordinator of Student Guidance at Naaleh High School for Girls, and as the Rebbetzin of the Young Israel of Passaic Clifton, where her family has lived for the past 15 years. A native of LA, Dr. Glasser attended YULA High School, then received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania, and her MA and PhD in Child Clinical Psychology from St. John's University. Dr. Glasser speaks regularly in school and professional settings regarding issues of mental health, and delivers Shiurim in her community on a variety of topics in Tanach and Jewish thought. An avid sports fan, Dr. Glasser lives in Passaic, NJ with her husband and 4 children.

Special Edition YP Torah on Tap!:

YP Tikkun and Cheesecake Bake

6:30 - 8:30 pm via Zoom

Join BDJ YPs for an evening of Torah learning and cheesecake making!Ingredient list and recipes will be shared beforehand (allergy-friendly alternatives welcome!). Throughout the evening, we will hear mini-Ted Talk style divrei Torah-- the more Torah the better!

To access the cheesecake recipe, click here.

Sponsored by the Blumofe family in loving memory of Rabbi Dr. David Blumofe z''l.

Tuesday, May 26

Virtual Megillat Rut Reading

7:30 pm via Zoom

One imagines that Ruth and Naomi might have had a lot of advice for us this year, as we struggle with adversity and look forward to brighter days. So this year of all years we will be extra sure to read and think about their story!

On the Tuesday night before Shavuot at 7:30 pm, join us for a special reading of Ruth featuring both the traditional reading of the Megillah itself as well as insights into each chapter of the text. 

We are thankful to Sara SmithYonah SchmeidlerRebecca Cohen, and Joey Lipner who will do the reading, and David KeeneRayna KentJoel Kosh, and Hana Wexler who will share insights!

Wednesday, May 27

Yizkor with Josh Sharfman

7:30 pm via Zoom

Though we cannot join together for Yizkor on Shavuot, we can join together virtually to honor our loved ones.  

Shavuot: May 28-30

  • Tefilla Guide for Shavuot can be accessed here.  Thank you again to Abe Rosenberg for compiling!
  • Sefer Shmuel - Don't forget to study the portion of Sefer Shmuel you registered for!  More info below.


Erev Shavuot - Thursday, May 28

Tefillah Together - 6:45 AM

No Tefillah Together Mincha

Candle Lighting - 7:39 PM

Please be sure to make Eruv Tavshilin before Chag


Shavuot Day 1 - Friday, May 29

Earliest Tallis - 4:51 AM

Earliest Shacharit - 5:44 AM

Latest Shema - 9:17 AM

Latest Shacharit - 10:28 AM

Mincha After: 1:26 PM

Candle Lighting - 7:40 PM


Shavuot Day 2 - Shabbat May 30

Mincha After - 1:26 PM

Havdalah - 8:43 PM

Sunday, May 31

  • Sign up to learn a section of Sefer Shmuel over Shavuot here!  All are welcome to join!
  • Don't have a copy of Sefer Shmuel?!  We've got you covered!  You download your Perek either through Sefaria or Chabad.  English translations too!
  • Interested in teaching at the siyum?   Email for more information.

Tue, September 22 2020 4 Tishrei 5781