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Sunday, February 14 • 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Why Don't We Fast on Yom HaShoah? Towards a Religious Experience of a Civil Holiday

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Yom HaShoah is usually marked outside of the synagogue sanctuary, with protocols more familiar from a secular memorial (a guest speaker, moment of silence, TV programming) than from Jewish modes of commemoration and mourning. Join us in a run through and discussion of סדר הלוויה ליום השואה (Yom HaShoah Funeral Service), one attempt to move beyond the civic towards an experience that is traditional, authentic, and rooted in Jewish feeling.

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Ben Greenfield

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah
Ben Greenfield is organizing and leading the Jewish community of waterfront North Brooklyn.  As Rabbi of the Greenpoint Shul, an inclusive Orthodox shul in historic/hipster/Hasidic-adjacent Greenpoint, Ben creates Jewish spaces that are inviting, warm, and rooted in exceptional Torah... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 5:15pm - 6:30pm EST