Rabbi Ariel on ILTV, German Radio & TAIS in the NEWS!

This week, our Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn, was interviewed on four different topics as a religious and political commentator on ILTV’s Israel Daily, ILTV’s The Jewish World and on WDR2 German Radio.  In addition, TAIS was featured with our rabbi live on Radio Kesem’s Hanekudah sheh B’Lev!  In case you missed the programs, you can watch them online using the links below!
The programs featured the following discussions:
1.  ILTV: The Jewish World – Is Israel heading towards a Halachic State?  (English)
2.  ILTV: Israel Daily – How American Jews living in the US and Israel differ on their view of Trump‘s policies towards Israel (English)
4.  ILTV: Israel Daily – Reform Judaism’s View on Composting the Deceased  (English)
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5.  Radio Kesem – TAIS Trailblazing a Jewish Renaissance in Tel Aviv  (Hebrew)
Link will be posted shortly!
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Shabbat and Shavuot 5779 – Our 10th Annual Weekend of Torah Learning! 15 Speakers, 4 Languages, 1 Torah!

Join us for an action packed Shabbat & Shavuot Weekend of Torah Learning with Rabbi Ariel and Guest Speakers, Rabbis, Academics, Kabbalists, Authors & Public Figures in Four Languages – English, Hebrew, French & Russian!

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Friday, June 7

7:00pm – Mincha & Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat 

7:27pm – Candle Lighting

Our acclaimed Champagne Reception in the picturesque Shomron Gardens to follow!

RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2310288572547639/

Shabbat, June 8 – Parshat Naso, Erev Shavuot

8:30am – Cake & Coffee Breakfast (until 9:15am)

8:45am – Morning Services 

Sit Down Cholent & Kishke Kiddush in the beautiful Shomron Gardens to follow generously sponsored by Simone & Jacques Albeck in honor of Jacques’s Shabbat Chatan – Mazal Tov!

6:30pm – Talmud Shiur with Rabbi Ariel (English)

7:20pm – Mincha

7:40pm – Shiur with Rav Yaakov Medan, Rosh Yeshivat “Har Etzion” on the topic: The Harvest Festival – A Double Entendre (Hebrew)

8:20pm – Special Festive Tefillah!

9:00pm – Gourmet Shavuot Dairy and Cheesecake Dinner – Advance Registration Required! For details: https://www.facebook.com/events/384564412162177/

11:00pm – 4:00am – All-Night Learning Program in Hebrew, English, French & Russian!  RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/444359896121791/ 

English Shiurim Schedule:  

11:00pm – Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn, Founding Rabbi of TAIS
“Jumping into the Sea: Potential Messiahs and False Messiahs Through the Ages”

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Lavish TLV Community Shavuot Dairy & Cheesecake Dinner

Join us for a festive evening as we kicks off the holiday of Shavuot with a delicious, mouth watering Dairy and Cheesecake Festival meal!  cheesecake3

Sit back, relax with a glass of wine and enjoy a great Shavuot meal that features Fish, Pastas, Quiches, Personal Pizzas, Fresh Salads and Breads, and of course, Cheesecake, Chocolate Mousse and other delicacies!

Saturday night, June 8 – following a short and sweet holiday evening service at 8:00pm. (Mincha 7:15pm).

Cost of the dinner:
110 NIS Members
130 NIS Non-Members
Lone Soldiers – FREE

For Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/384564412162177/

To register online: https://eventbuzz.co.il/lp/event/ShavuotDinner2019
To pay by cash or check: Call Pinchas 052-457-7193
Advanced registration for the dinner required! Your reservation is only complete after payment!
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 6 at 4:00pm or until we’re sold out!!!

Then we will have our 10th Annual Tikun Leil Shavuot, a whole night of Torah learning, with parallel classes in Hebrew, English, French & Russian, and plenty of food and drink to keep you awake and noshing the whole way through.

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Shabbat Yom Yerushalayim Guest Speaker Jordanna Cope-Joseph in honor of Shabbat “Dorshot Tov”

In honor of Shabbat Yom Yerushalayim and Shabbat “Dorshot Tov” by Kolech, we are pleased to welcome our Scholar-in-Residence Rabbanit Jordanna Cope-Joseph!

Shabbat, June 1 – 19 :30 at the Sam’s Bagel’s Seudah Shlishit in the TAIS Shomron Gardens  yardena yom yerushalayim 2

Jordanna will speak on the topic:  Poems of Jerusalem: “Port City on the Shores of Eternity”

About the Speaker:  Jordanna (Yardena) is an attorney who serves as a Legal Adviser at the Jewish Law Department of the Israeli Ministry of Justice.  She is a senior lecturer in Talmud and Jewish law, a Yoetzet Halakha and Fertility Yoetzet and was the Director of Matan’s Advanced Talmudic Institute from it’s inception in 1999 until 2012 as well as founder of Matan’s Daf Yomi Shiur for women by women.

About the Organization:  Kolech is the leading Orthodox, feminist movement in Israel. It’s mission is to further the status and rights of women in the realms of Halacha, religious leadership, the religious establishment and community life.

Details & RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/420593292113367/
Complimentary Admission!

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Rabbi Ariel Interviewed on WDR2 German Radio – Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv

Enjoy an interview by WDR2 reporter Lissy Kaufman with Rabbi Ariel on Eurovision in Tel Aviv and its religious implications.  wdr2


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NEW!!! Friday evenings – Hot Pancake & Maple Syrup and Make-Your-Own-Sundae Champagne Kiddushes! Shabbat afternoons – Sam’s Bagels Seudah Shlishit & Parsha Class!

Our acclaimed Shabbat Kiddushes just got even better!  ice cream conespancakes
This Friday night,  May 24, join us for a Hot Pancake and Maple Syrup Champagne Kiddush following Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat!  We will also feature Make your own Ice Cream Sundae Champagne Kiddushes and the delicious Piece of Cake Pastries Champagne Kiddush in the weeks to come!sam's bagels

This Shabbat afternoon, May 25, join us for our Seudah Shlishit & Parsha Class generously sponsored Sam’s Bagels featuring a rich array of American style bagels, spreads and vegetables!
The TAIS Shomron Gardens awaits you!  Shabbat Shalom!
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Shabbat Eurovision with the Jewish Pavarotti – the CHAZZ Israel Nachman and Choir!

This weekend TAIS presents – Shabbat Jewrovision!
Join HUNDREDS of young Tel Avivians & tourists, Olim & Israelis as we bring in the Sabbath with the Jewish Pavarotti & Choir singing the best of Jewish music – Carlebach and Israeli Eurovision hits!  Shabbat Eurovision - Chazz

Friday, May 17

6:45pm – Mincha & Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat 

7:14pm – Candle Lighting

Our acclaimed Champagne Reception in the picturesque Shomron Gardens to follow!

RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1296265020527860/

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Pics – Kabbalat Shabbat on the Beach

As we brought in early Shabbat, we are pleased to share some pics from Kabbalat Shabbat on the Beach!

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Pics – From Sadness to Celebration

From Sadness to Celebration

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Shabbat Eurovision Dinner with Guest Speaker Jonathan Elkhoury

In honor of Shabbat Eurovision, JIC Israel & TAIS invite young Olim & Israelis for ShabbatDinner @ the Tel Aviv International Synagogue with great food and abundance of wine and liquor!

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This Shabbat, we are pleased to welcome our guest speaker, Jonathan Elkhoury,Minorities Coordinator at Reservists On Duty.
Jonathan will speak on the topic:  Defending the State of Israel in the IDF, the Media and on College Campuses: A Christian Arab Israeli Tells His Story


Friday, May 17th, 2019
18:45 – Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat with the Chazz Israel Nachman and Choir followed by Champagne Kiddush Reception and Dinner and Dessert Buffet


About the Speaker:  Jonathan is a Christian Arab Israeli who will share his story and why Muslims, Christians and Druze defend the State of Israel in the IDF

About the Organization:  Reservists on Duty, is a non-profit organization established in 2015 by IDF veterans who felt a duty to expose and counter the BDS movement and new forms of anti-Semitism erupting on US college campuses.

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