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Arie Hasit is the founding Rabbi of the Masorti community in Mazkeret Batya, a community designed to promote meaningful Jewish engagement for Jews of all beliefs and practices, and a member of the law committee of the Israeli branch of the Rabbinical Assembly. Prior to his current position, Hasit served in a number of Rabbinical positions around Israel, including as acting Rabbi for the NOAM Masorti Youth Movement.

Friday, August 9
Friday Evening Shabbat Service - 6:00 pm
Followed by a complimentary dinner - Reservations required below.
Discussion following dinner with Rabbi Arie Hasit: On Baseless Hatred and Unconditional Love-The Western Wall in 2019

Shabbat, August 10
Torah for Today with Rabbi Arie Hasit - 10:15 am
Hineh Mah Tov U'Mah Naim: Modeling Successful Jewish Pluralism

Brief D'var Torah with Rabbi Arie Hasit- 11:15 am

Erev Tishah B'Av - Shabbat - August 10
Shabbat Minchah Service - 7:00 pm

Seudah Shlisheet and Introduction to Tishah B'Av - 7:45 pm

* Please note this will be a “full meal” so that we are all prepared for the Fast Day which will begin at the conclusion of Shabbat.
Discussion following with Rabbi Arie HasitPirkei Avot Study- What is the Talmud's Most Famous Heretic Doing Teaching Torah?

Ma'ariv for Tishah B'Av with Megillat Eichah (Lamentations) and Kinot (Elegies) - 8:45 pm

Tishah B'Av - Sunday, August 11
Shacharit Service without Tallit and Tefillin - 9:00 am
Special Torah Reading, Haftarah, & Megillat Eichah

A Thinking Person’s Judaism - 10:15 am
Modern Day Kinot Discussion and Special Movie Screening of "The Women's Balcony" with Rabbi Arie Hasit

Minchah Service with Tallit and Tefillin - 6:15 pm
Special Torah Reading and Haftarah

Tishah B’Av Discussion with Rabbi Arie Hasit - 7:00 pm
Success Stories of Conservative Judaism in Israel

Ma’ariv Service and the conclusion of Tishah B’Av - 8:15 pm

End of the Fast & Light Refreshments - 8:31 pm

Rabbi Arie Hasit’s visit and Tishah B’Av at B’nai Amoona are generously sponsored by Enid Weisberg-Frank and Bruce Frank in memory of Shurlie J. & Sidney Weisberg
and the Masorti Movement in Israel.

Oy vey, reservations for our Shabbat Dinner with Rabbi Arie Hasit on Friday, August 9 are now closed.

If you have any questions, contact Andy at


Mon, January 20 2020 23 Tevet 5780