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Shavuot All Ages, All Night Shul-In! June 11 at 7 pm

posted Jun 6, 2016, 9:02 AM by Michael Rose   [ updated Aug 7, 2017, 10:05 AM by Alice Hyatt ]

The Jewish festival of Shavuot is nearly upon us!  We are so excited for our

All-Ages, All-Night Shul-In
Our theme: Community-building

June 11 at 7 pm to June 12 at 6 am at Temple Beth Emeth, 83 Marlborough Rd.

Food, Fun, Study, and 
A Storytelling Workshop led by instructors from The Moth Radio Hour!

You Must Reserve Your Spot(s) by Wednesday, June 8—call 718-282-1596 or email with number and age of attendees, and how long you hope to stay

Suggested Donation: $10-25/person—pay what you think 

(children under 4 free)

If you wish, bring a dairy or vegan dish (cold or room temp) to share!

Shavuot Festival Morning Service:

June 12, 10:30 am at Progressive Temple Beth Ahavath Sholom, 1515 46th St.: 
Shavuot services with Yizkor, followed by a light lunch

Presented by 

Temple Beth Emeth v'Ohr Progressive Shaari Zedek & Progressive Temple Beth Ahavat Sholom


This event is partially underwritten by a generous grant: 
For Brooklynites, By Brooklynites, from UJA-Federation of New York.

Additional information:


All-Ages, All-Night Shavuot Shul-in

Preliminary schedule:

7 pm – blintz-making and food for everyone (dessert and snacks). Food, coffee, and soft drinks will be available all night.

8 pm – Havdallah with Cantor Suzanne Bernstein, D. Mus.

8:15-9:45 pm – Adults: text study; Teens: Movie; Activity; Pre-K-2nd grade: Activity

10 pm to 2 am – Adults and teens: Storytelling workshop with instructors from The Moth; 3-5th grade: Movie; Pre-K-2nd grade: Sleeping time.

2:15-3 am – Adults and teens: exercise for relaxation and stimulation – Karen Karopkin; All other kids (and some teens and adults if desired): Sleeping.

3:15-4:15 am – Adults and teens: Jewish game show – Michael Rose

5-6 am – Adults and teens: Learning with Liz Fisher

6-6:30 am – Wrap-up. Pickup time for kids whose parents have left.

10:30 am – Shavuot morning services with Yizkor at Progressive Temple Beth Ahavath Sholom, followed by a light lunch (no charge).

Additional information: No, you do not have to stay the whole night. Yes, you may bring air mattresses, sleeping bags, etc. Parents of children in 4th grade or older may leave them overnight.