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May 09

Amazing Shavuot Programme at Beit Emanuel – Tuesday 14 May 2013

Beit Emanuel has organised a mouth-watering learning programme for Shavuot, the festival that celebrates our receiving the Torah. It is traditional to have a learning programme during the night. For the first time, we’re organizing a programme with a variety of choice and top speakers. The evening will commence with a service, followed by a light dinner. Thereafter, the learning will commence. We hope you will take this opportunity to join us at Beit Emanuel, 38 Oxford Road (entrance in 3rd Avenue), Parktown, for a stimulating evening. The programme is as follows:
6.00 p.m. Shavuot Evening Service
7.15 p.m. Light Supper The Learning programme commences at 8.00 p.m.
8.00 p.m.-9.00 p.m.
Basil Kransdorff ‘The e’Pap Story: Developing Nutritional Food for the Developing World’
Merle Williams ‘”The Conversion of the Jews”: Philip Roth’s Classic Story of American-Jewish Life and Belief’
(Copies of this literature can be sent to you via email or collected from the office)
9.15 p.m.-10.15 p.m.
Irwin Manoim ‘The Aleph Bet Bible. How our ancestors invented the alphabet and how the alphabet invented the Jews.’
Rabbi Ash ‘Is Jewish Law Really Law?’
10.30 p.m.-11.30 p.m. Lewis Levin – Revelation in the Talmud