Lecturers: prof. Eli Schleifer, rabbijn David Lilienthal, dr. Annette Boeckler
Co-ordinator: Bram Lagendijk


(Please note that in spite of it being Shabbat and against our normal principles, the services held will be those of the Shalosh Regalim, since there is no other time to hold these and to evaluate. All other elements will be those of Shabbat.)

Friday 30 May 

18.00  Arrival, drinks and snacks, welcome

18.30  Sukkot Arvit (Ma’ariv) service 

19.30  Dinner, Shabbat zemirot, birkat hamazon

20.30  Lecture 1: Shalosh Regalim II:
                          Themes, the Torah readings and Haftarot  (DL) 

21.15  Workshop 1: Ma’ariv Shalosh Regalim
                              (including the hakafot for Sukkot and Simchat Torah)

Shabbat 31 May

08.30  Breakfast 

09.00  Simchat Torah Shacharit service 

11.00  Break

11.30  Workshop 2: Shacharit Shalosh Regalim:
                              The special elements: Tal, Geshem, Akdamut, Lulav,
                              Year’s Kaddish, Ata Horeta Lada’at, Chatanim-aliyot,
                              Leshoni konanta

12.30  Lunch, zemirot, birkat hamazon

13.30  Lecture 2: Music of the chassidim (ES) 

14.45  Break

15.00  Workshop 3: Continuation Shalosh Regalim

16.45  Mincha service (nusach for Pesach)

17.30  Dinner, zemirot, birkat hamazon

18.30  Lecture 3: History and Structure of the Haggada shel Pesach  (AB)

19.45 Break

20.00  Workshop 4: Continuation Shalosh Regalim

21.15  Ma’ariv (Arvit) and havdala (Pesach nusach)
 

Sunday 1 June 

08.00  Breakfast 

08.30  Shavuot Shacharit (including Hallel and Torah service)

10.00  Workshop 5: Continuation Shalosh Regalim

11.15  Break

11.45  Lecture 4: Introduction to the High Holidays: 
                          The themes and the machzor  (AB) 

12.45  Lunch, birkat hamazon

13.30  Workshop 6: Singing the Rosh Hashana music

14.45  Break

15.00  Specific assignments on prayers:
            - which music to use
            - where is it to be found
            - how to work on it

15.30  Evaluation and Closing