Celebrate the start of summer and the Jewish festival of abundant lactose (lactose free version available). Join in by bringing a cheesecake or vegan pastry for our tasting. Enjoy mini classes on a variety of topics.
Fee: nope! Although if you bring along a dairy or vegan treat (or beverage) it is always appreciated.
Kid friendly: yes, even though it is later in the evening kids are welcome!
Program of classes for the evening:
7.15 pm: Lactose Tolerance: an introduction to Shavuot - by Rabbi Jason Rosner
7:45 pm: The Abrovanel Story from the Barbanell descendant: A brief history of the Rabbi, Scholar, and Statesman told by his direct descendant - by Max Barbanell
8:15 pm: Things you can do with Barley: Beer! - a workshop by cottage brewers Brian Pepper and Libby Boroson
8:45 pm: Havdalah followed by Kiddush over Beer, Motze - Cheesecake and Coffee Break
9:15 pm: What the Jewish Cemetery in Klein-Krotzenburg Teaches Us by Bernhard Rohrbacher
9:45 pm: Cheeses and Sages : a culinary tour by Noémie Taylor-Rosner
10:15pm: Do you even lift? Learn to Hagbah (power-clean the Torah) and get up close and personal with the calligraphy inside - by Rabbi Jason Rosner
10:45pm Closing song and shmoozing.
To learn about Shavuot:https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/shavuot-101/