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The Sinai Experience
Shavuot at Chabad of Westmount

Learning that Matters.

Eve of Shavuot
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Candle lighting Time  8:15 pm -  Mincha at 8:15 pm


Shavuot Dinner  9:15 pm

Climbing Mount Sinai - The Struggle to Choose
Dr. Shmuel Klatzkin, PhD
Cincinnati, Ohio

Dessert Reception


10:30 pm
Thought. Expression. Deed.


Genetics in Jewish Law - Dr. Eli Ben David
Song as the Pen of the Soul – Dan Wolfe
Raising Children to Love Torah - Devorah Shanowitz
The Torah of Space Science – Itamar Keren
Shavuot Done Right – Rabbi Yossi Shanowitz
Art Finds G‑d – Caroline Benchitrit
Life of a King – Learning from King David
– David Kakon
Right of First Refusal: Our Journey to Torah – Rabbi Ariel Stern
Chaya Constance Malka
Lessons from the Torah - Chana Rivkah Bensoussan


Shavuot Day 1

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Shachrit Morning Services 10:00 am 
Hallel Service

jKids Sinai Experience 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Shavuot Cheese Cake Factory – Show – Shavuot Experience – Door Prizes
Reading of the Ten Commandments
Info & RSVP 


Dairy Kiddush Buffet

The Sinai Effect:

Sinaitic influence on Common and Civil Jurisprudence
How Jewish law influenced Western Law

Dr. Shmuel Klatzkin, PhD


Dessert Reception 


5:00 pm – 2nd Reading of the Ten Commandments

jKids Cheese Cake Activity - Ice Cream  Party -
Shavuot Desserts


  8:15 pm  Chabad Student Delegation
Lessons of Shavuot
Songs of the Soul – Niggun Ensemble with Yeshiva Students



Shavuot – Second Day

Thursday, June 1, 2017

 Shachrit Service - 10:00 am 
Hallel Service

The Soul of the Matter – Yiskor Talk - 11:00 am
Dr. Shmuel Klatzkin, Phd

Yiskor Service

Buffet Kiddush Lunch

 Sweating the Small Stuff: Why it Counts - 12:30 pm 
Dr. Shmuel Klatzkin, PhD


My Life Story: From Reform Seminary to Chabad Emissary
Shmuel Klatzkin, PhD
Farbrengen in Private Home

Followed by Havdallah Service