Tag Archives: Shavuot

8th annual Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot Brookline

Kehillath Israel: 384 Harvard Street and 100 Centre Street in Brookline Starting at 9:00 pm (with a pre-tikkun session at 8:15p) and ending June 12 at 4:10 am Join your friends and neighbors from Dust to Day for an all-night educational and cultural experience! We again offer a variety of traditional and innovative programming, from […]

2nd annual Metrowest Community Tikkun Leyl Shavuot

Lots of great classes, singing, dancing, & more, and a special midnight ceremony! If you are coming after dinner, there is no charge, and reservations are not needed. 5:00 Storyteller 5:45 Dairy Dinner: Reservations needed 7:00 Study into the night (until 1:30am) 8:00 Keynote address by Rabbi Harold Kushner 9:20 Ma’ariv service and cheesecake   […]

Shavuot 2015

Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot

  Join hundreds of friends and neighbors for a unique educational and cultural experience at the 7th Annual Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot in Brookline. Learn, discuss, eat and shmooze all night long. From singing to Sermon Slam and hummus to chumash, this night is not to be missed! We again offer a variety of traditional and […]


Cheese-making workshop: Preparing for revelation

Torah is the force that sustains our people, flowing with milk and honey. Through revelation on Shavuot we gain the nutritious power of Torah to nourish our whole selves. Please join Nehar Shalom and Ganei Beantown as we prepare for the revelation of Torah on Shavuot, the “dairy holiday,” through text learning and cheese making (to be […]


Cheesecake as we know it

What is cheesecake? In the fourth century BCE, Greeks prepared griddle cakes with curd cheese, flour and honey. The Romans also made cheesecakes on a griddle, although some were baked in a crust. In late medieval Italy, cakes were made from curd cheese, milk, eggs, sugar, butter and ginger that were similar to a cheese tart, […]