ALTERNATIVE ROSH HASHANAH MINYAN FOR TEENS

Shimon Apisdorf, award-winning author of The Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Survival Kit, is back to spend another unforgettable Rosh Hashanah with Ramat Bet Shemesh teens. This year Rabbi Yonah Klein will be joining him for two inspiring days of talk and tefilla.

The minyan will include the main parts of the Yom Tov tefillos, including shofar blowing, and will focus mainly on interactive discussions, storytelling, and inspirational learning. Kiddush and coffee will be available throughout both days.

Following is the two-day program:

 **Please note the different locations for Maariv and Shacharis.**

 First Day

 Maariv: 7:30 p.m.

Location: the park at the corner of Nachal Shimshon and Nachal Hayarden

Topics:

  • Welcome to Rosh Hashanah
  • Awesome Potential, Drug Addiction, and the Baal Shem Tov Story I Never Understood—Until This Summer (Shimon Apisdorf)

 

Shacharis: 10:30 – 1:30 – Davening basics, interactive discussion, stories, etc.

Shofar: 11:45 (estimated)

Kiddush following

Location: Sorek 16 (Inside Shaalei Torah Boys School – up the hill, past Ahavas Yisroel Boys School, across from Ulam Sport, look for signs to direct you to the minyan)

Topics:

  • Rosh Hashanah: Who Gives You the Right to Judge Me, God? (Yonah Klein)
  • Life Before, and After, Death: My Personal Experiences (Shimon Apisdorf)

Second Day

Maariv: 7:30 p.m.

Location: the park at the corner of Shimshon and Hayarden

Topic:  How to Pray Without a Siddur (Shimon Apisdorf)

Shacharis: 10:30 – 1:30 – Davening basics, interactive discussion, stories, etc.

Shofar: 11:45 (estimated)

Kiddush following

Location: Sorek 16 (Inside Shaalei Torah Boys School – up the hill, past Ahavas Yisroel Boys School, across from Ulam Sport, look for signs to direct you to the minyan)

Topics:

  • Tashlich: Go Jump in the River: (Yonah Klein)
  • Nothing Is Off Limits: Anything You Have Ever Wanted To Ask About Judaism—and I Mean Anything—Go Ahead and Ask. (Shimon Apisdorf)

Discussion for girls only: Mylie Cyrus, Oh My!

Please call Yonah Klein, 058-766-8687, for more information.

Shana Tova and Kesiva uChasima Tova.

 

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