Tisha B’Av Program

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Program Date(s): 
1:15 PM Sunday Aug 14, 2016
Leaders & Speakers: 
Dr. Reena Basser,
Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot,
Rabbi Chaim Strauchler,
Rabbi Tuvia Aronson,
Rabbi Zev Spitz,
Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner

Morning Program

8:30 am Yeshivat Or Chaim, 159 Almore Avenue
Shacharit followed by introductions and explanations of selected Kinnot.
Led by Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot and Rabbi Jay Kelman 

Afternoon Program
1:15 pm Shaarei Shomayim Congregation, 470 Glencairn Avenue
Virtual Tour of “The Second Temple” 3D Experience
2:30 Mincha

3:00 pm  Nachem? A Rebuilt Yerushalayim
Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner, Rosh Beit Midrash, Yeshiva University Torah Mitzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov Toronto

4:00 pm Tisha B’Av and Yom Hashoah: Tensions in Incorporating the Memory 
of the Holocaust in Ritual: Halakha, Ideology and Politics
Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot, Spiritual Leader, Congregation Netivot Shalom, Teaneck, NJ 

5:00 pm Towards Ahavat Chinam: Inspiration, Motivation, and Practical Pointers 
Rabbi Tuvia Aronson, Rav of “The Ohel” Shul and Beit Midrash Or Chaveirim,
Pardes Hana, Israel

6:00 pm The Spanish Inquisition: Mysticism in a New Land
Dr. Reena Basser, Ph.D. in Ancient History, has taught at Queen’s University
and Tanenbaum CHAT

7:00 pm Weeping Over the Ruins and the Politics of 2016
Rabbi Chaim Strauchler, Spiritual Leader, Shaarei Shomayim Congregation 

Suggested donation $18