Congregation Darchei Noam

Invites the Community to Shavuot With

Elliot Kaplowitz & Toby Goldfisher Kaplowitz

June 1 – 3, 2006



Before 8:30 pm

Make Eruv Tavshilin

(Prayer can be found in most siddurim or haggadot)

Your house!

8:30 pm

Mincha (candle lighting is 8:36 pm)

Palchick-Silver Home

2608 Princeton Ave. S.

9:30 pm



12:15 – 1:00 am

Ahavah, Emunah, ve-Kavanah: The mystical poetry of Shavuot – led by Shully Adler

Kusnetz Home

2530 Inglewood Ave. S.

1:30 – 2:15 am

The Rubashkin’s Controversy: Issues of Humane Shechita – led by Elliot Kaplowitz

Rapoport Home

4605 W. 28th St.

2:45 – 3:30 am

Torat Chesed – A Textual Analysis of Megilat Rut – led by Toby Goldfisher Kaplowitz

Baumgarten Home

4800 W. 27th St.

4:00 – 4:45 am

Making Shavuot About Loving G-d – led by Rob Portnoe

Palchick-Silver Home

2608 Princeton Ave. S.

4:45 am

Early Shacharit

9:00 am


7:00 pm

Mincha, Ma’ariv (candle lighting is 7:15 pm)


9:00 am


Palchick-Silver Home

2608 Princeton Ave. S.

5:00 pm

Life Boat Ethics (for teens) – led by Toby Goldfisher Kaplowitz

Rapoport Home

4605 W. 28th St.

8:20 pm


Palchick-Silver Home

2608 Princeton Ave. S.

8:45 pm

Seudah Shelishit, Har Sinai, Revelation and Spirituality – led by Elliot Kaplowitz

9:41 pm

Ma’ariv, End of Shabbat, Shavuot


About our Scholars in Residence


Elliot Kaplowitz is a third year student at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah.  He received a combined BA/MA in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University.  Prior to beginning his studies at YCT, Elliot worked as the Iyyun Fellow at Hillel’s International Center in Washington, DC.  Elliot is currently working as a rabbinic intern at Congregation Sha’arei Tefilah in Newton, MA, and teaches classes on Judaism at the Manhattan JCC.  Elliot is an avid Boston Red Sox fan (thank you, Minnesota for David Ortiz!) and brews his own beer.


Toby Goldfisher Kaplowitz is program coordinator at the Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools and High Schools, an agency of the Center for the Jewish Future, Yeshiva University.  Toby received her BA in psychology and music from Stern College for Women and is a graduate of the Stern College Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies.  Toby spent three summers abroad in Australia and New Zealand leading an informal Jewish education program called Counterpoint.  She currently is finishing a masters program at the Bank Street College of Education and loves to watch the Food Network and cook any chance she gets!  Elliot and Toby were married this past September and live in Riverdale, NY.



Congregation Darchei Noam        4800 W. 27th St. St. Louis Park, MN 55416

For more information about Darchei Noam or this program, call 952-929-7833.