Tisha B’av is our opportunity to explore “The Language of the Broken Pieces”. Join us for an evening of learning, discussion and inspiration as we explore this language, what it sounds like, how we can learn from it and why it is important to use it at least once a year.
Neve Schechter, Chelouche 42, Tel Aviv, Free admission. Advance registration requested.
8:30pm – Opening Words
9pm – A talk with Yair Agmon ,Israeli writer, filmmaker and publicist.
Yair will discuss the idea of “The Language of the Broken Pieces” from the teaching of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov (Hebrew)
9pm – Gallery Workshop – The Synagogue of the Future
What is Broken and What Can Be Repaired – with Bar Yerushalmi, our gallery curator, and Yuval Komem (Hebrew)
9pm – Traditional Megillat Eicha (Book of Lamentations) Reading
with Rabbi Roberto Arbiv and the Masorti Community of Neve Tzedek
9:30pm – Finding Hope in Brokenness with Elliot Vaisrub Glassenberg
From Tisha B’Av to Tu B’Av, from Lamentations (Eicha) to Psalms to Leonard Cohen, what does Jewish culture teach us about finding hope and wholeness and times of brokenness and despair? (English)
10:30pm – That Orchestra With the Broken Instruments/ A film by Yuval Hameiri
A broken string, fractured echo chamber, rusting valves. 100 musicians meet for four days of rehearsals. They speak different languages. Their instruments are broken.
An orchestra of professional and amateur musicians, young and old, set out on a journey against all odds, to a one-time concert. (English subtitles)