Simchat Torah and Shabbat Bereishit at QC


Wednesday, 10/11

Shmini Atzeret (Night)

  • 6:02PM – Candle lighting
  • 6:00PM – Mincha, Shiur, and Ma’ariv in the Patio Room (next to Kosher Cafe)
  • Shiur by OU-JLIC’s Rabbi Charnoff on “Coming Face to Face with G-d: The Essence of Simchat Torah”
  • 7:15PM – Hillel’s Yom Tov Dinner in the Kosher Cafe and Campus Sukkah. Dinner registration closed.
  • 9:15PM – Hillel Club Game Time in the Kosher Cafe

Thursday, 10/12

Shmini Atzeret (Day)

  • 9:15AM – Shacharit (with Yizkor) in the Hillel Beit Midrash (SU 206)
  • Yom Tov Drasha by former OU-JLIC Rabbinic Intern, Rabbi Michael Goldman

Simchat Torah (Night)

  • After 7:00PM – Candle lighting
  • 6:00PM – Mincha in Student Union Underground (Lower Level)
  • 6:20PM – Simchat Torah Round Robin in Student Union Underground (Lower Level). Featuring:
  • Molly Aflalo: Two Celebrations Are Better Than One!
    Devora Chait: A Sefer Way to Dance with the Torah
    Eliana Moskowitz: After a Month of Holidays, Why Do We End with Simchat Torah?
    David Ratz: Jewish Food – From Deli Roll to Mafruma
    Rabbi Michael Goldman: Beginning with God, Ending with Man – Lessons from V’zot Habracha
  • 6:50PM – Ma’ariv in Student Union Underground (Lower Level)
  • 7:20PM – Hakafot Round One in Student Union Underground (Lower Level)

Friday, 10/13

Simchat Torah (Day)

  • 9:15AM – Shacharit in Hillel Beit Midrash (SU 206)
  • 10:30AM – Hakafot Round Two in Hillel Beit Midrash (SU 206)
  • 12:00AM – Shiur for Women by OU-JLIC’s Shoshana Charnoff in Hillel Beit Midrash (SU 206)
  • 12:00AM – Men’s Aliyot in Hillel’s Ellen Koppelman Lounge (SU 206)
  • 12:30PM – Chattan Torah & Bereishit followed by Mussaf in Hillel Beit Midrash (SU 206)
  • Kol Hanearim: Zac Welgrin
  • Chattan Torah: Rabbi Robby Charnoff
  • Chattan Bereishit: Rabbi Michael Goldman
  • Chattan Maftir: David Stahl
  • 1:45PM – Yom Tov Mincha in Hillel Beit Midrash (SU 206)
  • 2:00PM – Full Kiddush-Lunch in Hillel’s Ellen Koppelman Lounge (SU 206)

Shabbat Bereishit (Friday Night)

  • 5:59PM – Candle lighting
  • 6:15PM – Kabbalat Shabbat, Shiur, and Ma’ariv in the Patio Room (next to Kosher Cafe)
  • Shiur by OU-JLIC’s Rabbi Charnoff on “Start from the Beginning: The Halachot of Shanyim Mikrah”
  • 7:15PM – Hillel’s Shabbaton Dinner in the Kosher Cafe. Dinner registration closed.

Shabbat, 10/14

Shabbat Bereishit (Day)

  • See local shul listings for davening times and locations.

Shabbat Bereishit (Afternoon)

  • 5:30PM – Mincha at Yeshivat Ohr Hachaim (across from the Charnoff Home)
  • Men’s section in the Beit Midrash, women’s section in the upstairs balcony
  • 6:00PM – OU-JLIC’s Signture Seudah Shlishit at the Charnoff Home
  • 7:00PM – Maariv and a Musical Havdalah at the Charnoff Home