This year, Saturday night May 23rd, begins the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, which celebrates the revelation of the Torah to the Jewish people. Traditionally, it is celebrated by studying the Torah and other Jewish texts all night long in a ritual known as Tikkun Leil Shavuot. We’re giving the ritual a contemporary spin as we go INTO THE NIGHT for a nocturnal journey through culture, conversation, ritual and cheesecake! From 7pm to 2am, artists, musicians, authors, dancers, scholars, yogis, chefs and rabbis take over the entire building at The 14th Street Y.
Come and experience an innovative and original evening of Jewish culture, with over 25 events ranging from concerts to spoken word performances, from text study to an interfaith conversation, from yoga to song circles.
Events will simultaneously happen in all corners of the Y. Roam free throughout the Y and discover unusual and unexpected conversations and performances. It will make you see night in a whole new light.
The entire event is FREE and open to all.
We will provide wine, coffee, nosh and cheesecake!
Into The Night: A Contemporary Spin on Tikkun Leil Shavuot is presented by Downtown Jews, a network of downtown Jewish organizations and individuals convened by The 14th Street Y.
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