Jewish Holiday Services & Programs

Jews for Exegesis: Midrash Rabba

June 24, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

A weekly look at the Medieval commentator Rashi's understanding of the Torah portion of the week, facilitated by Richard Friedman.  "Jews for Exegesis" meets each Shabbat during kiddush at a designated table in the corner of the Social Hall. No prior knowledge is necessary, so grab a nosh and join in on the discussion.

Jews for Exegesis: Midrash Rabba

June 24, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

A weekly look at the Medieval commentator Rashi's understanding of the Torah portion of the week, facilitated by Richard Friedman.  "Jews for Exegesis" meets each Shabbat during kiddush at a designated table in the corner of the Social Hall. No prior knowledge is necessary, so grab a nosh and join in on the discussion.

Jews for Exegesis: Midrash Rabba

June 24, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

A weekly look at the Medieval commentator Rashi's understanding of the Torah portion of the week, facilitated by Richard Friedman.  "Jews for Exegesis" meets each Shabbat during kiddush at a designated table in the corner of the Social Hall. No prior knowledge is necessary, so grab a nosh and join in on the discussion.

Shacharit: Shivah-Asar B’Tammuz

July 11, 2017 - 6:45am - 8:00am

The fast day of Shivah-Asar B’Tammuz (the 17th of Tammuz) commemorates calamities in Jewish history, according to Mishnah Ta’anit chapter 4, among them the breaking of the first set of tablets and the breaching of Jerusalem’s walls by the Babylonians.  Shivah-Asar B'Tammuz is a dawn to nightfall (in 2017; 4:41 am -9:19 pm) fast. Minchah will be at 7:45 pm, and will include the fast-day Torah and Haftarah readings. Arvit will follow around 8:20 pm. We will need six people present and fasting to have the Torah and Haftarah readings at Minchah.

Minchah and Ma'ariv (Shiv'ah-Asar B'Tammuz)

July 11, 2017 - 7:45pm - 9:00pm

Will include the fast-day Torah and Haftarah readings. Arvit will follow around 8:20 pm.

Jews for Exegesis: Midrash Rabba

June 24, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

A weekly look at the Medieval commentator Rashi's understanding of the Torah portion of the week, facilitated by Richard Friedman.  "Jews for Exegesis" meets each Shabbat during kiddush at a designated table in the corner of the Social Hall. No prior knowledge is necessary, so grab a nosh and join in on the discussion.

Jews for Exegesis: Midrash Rabba

June 24, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

A weekly look at the Medieval commentator Rashi's understanding of the Torah portion of the week, facilitated by Richard Friedman.  "Jews for Exegesis" meets each Shabbat during kiddush at a designated table in the corner of the Social Hall. No prior knowledge is necessary, so grab a nosh and join in on the discussion.

Jews for Exegesis: Midrash Rabba

June 24, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

A weekly look at the Medieval commentator Rashi's understanding of the Torah portion of the week, facilitated by Richard Friedman.  "Jews for Exegesis" meets each Shabbat during kiddush at a designated table in the corner of the Social Hall. No prior knowledge is necessary, so grab a nosh and join in on the discussion.

Minchah & Arvit: Erev Tish'a B'Av

July 31, 2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

According to Mishnah Ta’anit chapter 4, among the calamities on Tishah B’Av were the decree that the Israelites would have to wander 40 years in the wilderness and the destruction of the First and Second Temples.  On Tishah B’Av, the same restrictions apply as on Yom Kippur, no eating or drinking, no washing, no anointing, no wearing of leather shoes, and no sexual relations, and they apply from sundown to nightfall.

Shaharit: Tish'a B'Av

August 1, 2017 - 6:45am - 8:00am

According to Mishnah Ta’anit chapter 4, among the calamities on Tishah B’Av were the decree that the Israelites would have to wander 40 years in the wilderness and the destruction of the First and Second Temples.  On Tishah B’Av, the same restrictions apply as on Yom Kippur, no eating or drinking, no washing, no anointing, no wearing of leather shoes, and no sexual relations, and they apply from sundown to nightfall.

In 2017, on Tuesday, August 1, Shacharit will begin at 6:45 am.

Syndicate content

Ohr Kodesh Congregation

8300 Meadowbrook Lane
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 589-3880
Fax:  (301) 495-4801

Email: executivedirector@
ohrkodesh.org

Map & Directions

Map and Directions to Ohr Kodesh