FESTIVAL OF SHAVUOT ALL-NIGHT CHEESE-CAKE & STUDY MARATHON
Led by Rabbi Elli
In aid of THOUSAND 4£1000 – A local charity that houses Refugees
When: Saturday 19th – Sunday 20th May 2018
Where: BHPS, 6 Lansdowne Road, BN3 1FF
Start: 9 PM (last entry: 10 PM)
Finish: 5 AM on the beach opp. Lansdowne Place
(Erev – Evening – Service, 8 PM, Shacharit – Morning – Service, 5 AM)
ALL-NIGHT CHEESE-CAKE, COFFEE AND SANDWICHES!
PRECEDED BY RAINBOW PILGRIMS POP-UP EXHIBITION ON LGBTQI REFUGEES & MIGRANTS, 6-8 PM (PLEASE BOOK THROUGH EVENTBRITE)
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8 PM Erev (Evening) Shavuot service
9 PM All-night Study Marathon on the theme of Refugees in aid of Thousand 4£1000 begins, with the opening sessions led by guest speakers:
9-10 PM Presentation by Shaan Knan, Coordinator of the Rainbow Pilgrims project, including a short film about the project
10-11 PM Presentation by Mahmut Gunaydin, Director of the Turkish-Muslim ‘Dialogue Society’
11 PM-Midnight Panel of speakers from local Refugees charities, including Thousand 4 £1000, Sanctuary on Sea, Brighton Migrant Solidarity, Migrant English Project and LG Migrant Solidarity
Midnight-1AM Dr Gerhard Wolf, Senior Lecturer in History, Sussex University, on the German Jewish refugee experience
During the night, in addition to studying texts surveying the Jewish experience of migration and flight, engaging in creative activities related to the theme of refugees, and pausing for a period of Mindfulness Meditation, we will also be screening two films: ‘Nina’s Children’ by Nina Grunfeld about what happened to a group of Viennese Jewish children who went to a Summer Camp in Oslo in 1938, and ‘We Ask Not What Thou Art’ by Kevin Reynolds about the Space For All Estate Agency Art Project
5 AM Shavuot Shacharit (Morning) service on the beach.
Participants will be free to leave at any time during the night.
For security reasons, no one will be able to enter the shul after 10 PM.
If you would like to volunteer to help organise the event, please email Rabbi Elli: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to participate in the Study Marathon, please email the shul office
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