Manger Winter Learning Seminar 2019
Shabbat in Community: A Day that Unites, A Day that Divides

SAMPLE SCHEDULE - SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

7:45-8:30

Shaharit 

Shaharit 

8:30 - Shaharit 

Shaharit 

8:30-9:15

Breakfast

Breakfast

9:15 - Breakfast

Breakfast

9:15-12:45

Seder and Shiur

Introduction

Subjectivity in Shabbat Violation –

דבר שאינו מתכוון

Seder and Shiur

Divisions Between Jews and Gentiles

מלכאה נעשית ע’’י נכרי

10:00 -  Shiur K’lali

The Personal Mitzvah of  עונג שבת in Halakhah & Aggadah

Seder and Shiur

Division within Jewish Communities: Melakhah Done by a Jew

 מעשה שבת

12:45-2:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

2:15-3:45

Minhah

Minhah

Minhah

Minhah

3:45-4:00

A House Divided? Shabbat in Diverse Communities and Families

Use of Technology on Shabbat: Electricity and Melakhah in a Digital World

Split Level Shiur on “Oneg Shabbat”

Split Level Shiur on

Ma’aseh Shabbat”

4:00-6:00

5:30-6:00 Registration

Class Options

1) Melting Cheese on Shabbat: When is a garnish just a garnish?

2) Diversifying the “woman of valor”: A Midrashic Exploration of
Eishet Hayil 

3) Sabbath Lie: Israeli poets write about their Sabbath

Class Options
1) A
Bobver Melody for Yah Ribbon

2)
Imagining Shabbat as a Sanctuary Using Visual Arts

3) Angels Among Us: What is the role of the angels in making Shabbat?

Class Options

1) Shabbat in Modern Jewish Thought

2) Shabbat and Radical Change in the Hasidut of the S’fat Emet 

3) The Deeper Meaning of L’khah Dodi

Closing Program

Shabbat in Tefillah

6:00-7:00

6:00 - 6:30: Orientation

Dinner

Evening off

Dinner

6:30-7:30

Dinner

Arvit

Evening off

Arvit

7:30-9:00

Opening Lecture:

Is Shabbat Meant for Everyone? Personal Practice v. A Universal Day of Rest

9:00 - Arbit

Public lecture  

Evening off

Evening Program