Shavuot starts the evening of June 3 and one of the holiday's customs is Jewish learning late into the night. Here is a listing of some of these learning opportunities.
Communitywide learning: The Jewish Community Association of Greater Phoenix has partnered with the Greater Phoenix Board of Rabbis to offer learning opportunities for Shavuot. Tikkun Leil Shavuot will be held at multiple locations on Tuesday, June 3. For additional information, click here.
The following congregations will also have all-night learning opportunities.
Ahavas Torah: 7011 E. Thunderbird Road, Scottsdale. The program will include public lectures, small groups, an all-night session for teen girls, boys' misnah. ahavastorah.org.
Chabad of the East Valley: starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, at the Pollack Chabad Center for Jewish Life, 875 N. McClintock Drive. Members of the community are invited to be presenters; presentations will be followed by a Q&A session and open discussion. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations strongly suggested.
Chabad of Mesa: 9:30-10:45 p.m. 941 S. Maple, Mesa. Topic: "Angels, Demons, Dybbuks and the Supernatural." Refreshments will be served. chabadmesa.com.
Chabad of Phoenix: 7:15 p.m. community dinner followed by all-night learning. chabadaz.com.
Congregation Beth Tefillah: 11 p.m.-4:30 a.m. 10636 N. 71st Way, Scottsdale. All-night learnathon features lecture, sessions and refreshments.
The Phoenix Community Kollel: starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday, June 3. 6516 N. Seventh St., Suite 104, Phoenix. One program features multiple speakers who will cover a variety of topics and the other will be small study groups being led by a rabbi and learning the same topic throughout the night.
Young Israel of Phoenix: 11 p.m.-5 a.m. 6516 N. Seventh St., Suite A, Phoenix. Led by Rabbi Reuven Mann. Topics: "Who Can Build The Temple?" (11 p.m.-12:15 a.m.); "Lessons Of The Book Of Ruth" (12:45-2 a.m.); "Sanctification Of The Divine Name" (2:15-3:30 a.m.); "How The Torah Depicts G-d" (3:30-4:30 a.m.); and concluding with a Shacharit service at 4:40 a.m.