Last Year’s Program

EREV PESACH, FRIDAY, APRIL 22

08:00 Shacharit and Siyum for the First Born

08:30 Breakfast 09:24 Sof Zman Achilat Chametz

10:40 Sof Zman Biur Chametz

13:00 Arrival & Check-in

13:00 – 15:30 Buffet lunch on the back porch (off the lobby)

14:00 – 16:00 Welcome to the Children’s Moadon. Meet Maya and the Madrichot. Varied Activities for children on the main lawn. . Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling.

17:00 Early Dinner for Children (age 12 and below) on the Lobby Patio

18:43 Candle Lighting

19:00 Mincha and Maariv. For tonight only we will be davening in the Kibbutz’s old, newly-renovated dining room. Rabbi Taragin will give a Dvar Torah befor Maariv: “The Number 15, Pesach and Sukkot”

20:00 Seder

00:36 Chatzot

SHABBAT & CHAG, FIRST DAY PESACH, APRIL 22

08:00 Coffee & Cake outside the Bet Knesset

08:30 Shacharit

09:15 – 1200 Children’s Moadon. . Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling

10:45 Light Kiddush after Davening

11:00 – 12:00 Rabbi Moshe Taragin – “The Art of Obstinance: Why Did Pharaoh Refuse to Listen? When Do People Not Listen? (in English) Bet Knesset בבית כנסת הקטן – בעברית Lapian Esther שמות פרק ב: שתי אמהות שלוש אבות – סיפור לידת מנהיג מתלבט?

12:00 Lunch

14:00 – 1600 Children’s Moadon. Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling

16:45 Mincha ההתקשות של לב פרעה: למה אנחנו לא מקשיבים אחד : בעברית Taragin Rabbi

00:18 – 00:17 . לשני? בבית כנסת הקטן Yehuda Ben-Meir – in English in the Bet Knesset “Where Does Israel Stand? A Strategic, Political and Military Overview.

18:00 Seudah Shlishit – Dinner

19:53 Maariv & Havdala ( 1st. Day of the Omer)

21:00 An Evening of Karaoke: The 8th. Annual Kfar Giladi Pesach Talent Contest. In the Bet Knesset

21:00 – 22:00 Men’s Swimming

22:00 – 23:00 Women’s Swimming

23:00 The Late Movie Bet Knesset

SUNDAY, FIRST DAY CHOL HAMOED, APRIL 24

07:30 Shacharit – Followed by “ 5 Minutes of Sfat Emmet” on topics related to Pesach.

07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast

08:30 – 10:00 Our resident tour guide, Mr. Richard Woolf, will be sitting in the lobby in order to help you plan your day’s excursion. Feel free to tap his expert knowledge. Children’s Moadon:. Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling Please provide your children with a lunch box when you drop them off.

16:00 – 17:00 TOUR OF THE KFAR GILADI WEAPON AND AMMUNITION SLIK(Hebrew) This is a must for the first-timers to Kfar Giladi, The tour covers the early pioneering history of Kfar Giladi, and the ingenious methods employed by the early pioneers in hiding weapons from the British. This is an uplifting tour that reflects the self-sacrifice made by the Jews of the Galil who built the State of Israel.

17:00 – 18:30 JUGGLING WORKSHOP WITH OREN for the entire family, including a fire extravaganza…..on the main lawn.

18:55 Mincha & Maariv(2nd. Day of the Omer) Each Day Between Mincha and Maariv, Rabbi Taragin will give a short talk on The Torah of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein z”l on Chag HaPesach: “The Moral Experience of Leaving Egypt”

19:30 Dinner

20:45 Second Minyan for Maariv

21:00 A Tribute to Simon and Garfunkel by Moni Arnon and Rani Mishan Enjoy the ageless songs of what must surely be one of the most famous singing duos in history.

21:00 – 22:00 Women’s Swimming

22:00 – 23:00 Men’s Swimming

22:30 The Late Movie(Bet Knesset)

MONDAY, SECOND DAY CHOL HAMOED, APRIL 25

07:30 Shacharit – Followed by “5 Minutes of Sfat Emmet” on topics related to Pesach.

07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast

08:30 – 10:00 Our resident tour guide, Mr. Richard Woolf, will be sitting in the lobby in order to help you plan your day’s excursion. Feel free to tap his expert knowledge.

10:00 – 16:00 Children’s Moadon. Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling Please provide your children with a lunch box when you drop them off.

11:00 Children’s Moadon Visit to the Refet to see the Cows being Milked.

16:30 – 18:30 The Reptile Center of Katzrin Comes to Kfar Giladi. (Children;s Moadon). Come…See…and touch snakes(including a 4 meter python)..special lizards, turtles…rare and hairy tarantulas…and scorpions from all over the world.

18:55 Mincha and Maariv(3rd Day of the Omer) Each Day Between Mincha and Maariv, Rabbi Taragin will give a short talk on The Torah of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein z”l on Chag HaPesach: “The Freedom of Time”

19:30 Dinner

20:45 Second Minyan for Marriv

21:00 Come and Enjoy an Evening of Unique Humor with Yisrael Campbell.Yisrael(born Christopher) grew up Catholic in a Philadelphia Suburb. He converted to Judaism with a Reform Rabbi, and says that a “spiritual hunger” led him to have a second conversion by a Conservative Rabbi. During a 4 month visit to Israel in 2000, he decided to undergo a third, Orthodox conversion. Yisrael and his wife Avital, a Talmud teacher, live in Jerusalem with their 4 children.

21:00 – 22:00 Men’s Swimming

22:00 – 23:00 Women’s Swimming

22:30 The Late Movie (Bet Knesset)

TUESDAY, THIRD DAY CHOL HAMOED, APRIL 26

07:30 Shacharit – Followed by “5 Minutes of Sfat Emmet” on topics related to Pesach.

07:10 – 10:00 Breakfast

08:30 – 10:00 Our resident tour guide, Mr. Richard Woolf, will be sitting in the lobby in order to help you plan your day’s excursion. Feel free to tap his expert knowledge.

10:00 – 16:00 Children’s Moadon. . Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling Please provide your children with a lunch box when you drop them off.

16:30 Puppet Theater – Children’s Show (Bet Knesset)

18:55 Mincha & Maariv(4th. Day of the Omer) Each Day Between Mincha and Maariv, Rabbi Taragin will give a short talk on The Torah of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein z”l on Chag HaPesach: Pesach, Progressiveness and Preservation

19:30 Dinner

20:45 Second Minyan for Maariv

21:00 Enjoy an Evening of Music with KIPPALIVE, Israel’s Foremost Acapella Group. Kippalive began as a group of friends singing Shabbat songs together on Friday night. Their hugely successful audition and further performances on X Factor Israel caught the attention of the Israeli music industry.

21:00 – 22:00 Men’s Swimming

22:00 – 23:00 Women’s Swimming

22:30 Late Movie(in the Bet Knesset)

WEDNESDAY, FOURTH DAY CHOL HAMOED, APRIL 27

07:30 Shacharit – Followed by “ 5 Minutes of Sfat Emmet” on topics related to Pesach.

07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast

10:00 – 16:00 Children’s Moadon. . Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling Please provide your children with a lunch box when you drop them off.

11:00 The Tel Chai Photography Workshop Comes to visit the Children’s Moadon

16:00 – 17:00 TOUR OF THE KFAR GILADI WEAPON AND AMMUNITION SLIK(English) This is a must for the first-timers to Kfar Giladi, The tour covers the early pioneering history of Kfar Giladi, and the ingenious methods employed by the early pioneers in hiding weapons from the British. This is an uplifting tour that reflects the self-sacrifice made by the Jews of the Galil who built the State of Israel.

16:30 The Amazing Roly Poly Balls These Inflated spheres are light-weight, impact absorbing, safe for everone over the age of three……and most important….heaps of fun. Playing Roly Poly is exhilarating and enormously energizing.

18:55 Mincha & Maariv(5th. Day of the Omer) Each Day Between Mincha and Maariv, Rabbi Taragin will give a short talk on The Torah of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein z”l on Chag HaPesach: “The Test of Obedience”

19:30 Dinner

20:45 Second Minyan for Maariv

21:00 MARC SALEM – THE GODFATHER OF MENTALISM You will be blown away by this incredible show of mind reading. Marc Salem belongs to the rare group of mentalists who actually perform for a living – and the even rarer group who has had hit Off-Broadway and Broadway shows.

21:00 – 22:00 Women’s Swimming

22:00 – 23:00 Men’s Swimmimg

22:30 The Late Movie – In the Bet Knesset

THURSDAY, FIFTH DAY CHOL HAMOED, EREV CHAG, APRIL 28

07:30 Shacharit – – Followed by “ 5 Minutes of Sfat Emmet” on topics related to Pesach

07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast

09:00 – 10:30 Women’s Swimming

10:30 – 12:00 Men’s Swimming

10:00 – 15:00 Children’s Moadon. Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling Please provide your children with a lunch box when you drop them off.

11:00 The Alon Circus on the Main Lawn Taking it’s inspiration from the travelling circuses of the past century, a show combining classical and modern circus acts has been created. Alon leads the audience through an unconventional, insane and entertaining voyage. In this interactive show, the spectators will find themselves taking part as Alon stares danger right in the eyes. In 40 minutes of laughter, special tricks and with his charm and charisma, the crowd will be screaming for more.

15:00 AMIT the Clown on the Main Lawn

15:00 TOUR OF THE KFAR GILADI WEAPON AND AMMUNITION SLIK(English) This is a must for the first-timers to Kfar Giladi, The tour covers the early pioneering history of Kfar Giladi, and the ingenious methods employed by the early pioneers in hiding weapons from the British. This is an uplifting tour that reflects the self-sacrifice made by the Jews of the Galil who built the State of Israel.

17:00 Children’s(12 and under) Early Dinner

18:48 Candle Lighting(Lobby)

19:00 Mincha and Maariv(6th. Day of the Omer) Each Day Between Mincha and Maariv, Rabbi Taragin will give a short talk on The Torah of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein z”l on Chag HaPesach “The Weaker Hand”

19:45 Dinner

21:30 Dr. Efraim Zuroff: A look at Lithuania – They do not deny the Holocaust – but are investing millions in changing the narrative.

FRIDAY, LAST DAY CHAG, EREV SHABBAT, APRIL 29

08:00 Coffee and Cake outside the Bet Knesset

08:30 Shacharit

09:15 – 12:00 Children’s Moadon. Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling .

10:45 Light Kiddush After Davening

11:00 – 12:00 Rabbi Taragin: Shir Hashirim and the Three Oaths. The Historical Opposition to Zionism

12:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Children’s Moadon. Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling .

17:00 Sweet Surprise for Kids

17:30 – 18:30 Professor Menachem Kellner: Gentiles in the Eyes of Maimonides: They Too are Called Human(based on his new book).

18:48 Candle Lighting

19:00 Mincha and Kabalat Shabbat(7th. Day of the Omer). Rabbi Taragin – “The First Shabbat in History”

19:45 Dinner

21:30 ONEG SHABBAT WITH THE TARAGINS, THE FASSES AND THE LAPIANS Continuing our tradition of Friday night “Tishes” during Pesach at Kfar Giladi come join us for stories, songs and “nosh”. Our discussion this year will center around the topic of “My Aliya”…..featuring personal Aliya stories of our own guests.

SHABBAT, APRIL 30

08:00 Coffee and Cake outside the Bet Knesset

08:30 Shacharit

09:15 – 12:00 Children’s Moadon. Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling .

10:45 Light Kiddush after Davening

11:00 – 12:00 Esther Lapian Shmot Chapter 2 – Two Mothers, Three Fathers – Danger, Flight and Rescue – the Birth of a Reluctant Leader. This Shiur is to honor the memory of Esther’s mother, Saba Orenstein , who died on the 23rd. of Nissan 36 years ago.

12:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Children’s Moadon. Please note the following. Children under the age of 4 have to be accompanied by an adult, or an older sibling. 16:00 Surprise for Kids

16:40 – 17:40 Rabbi Moshe Taragin: Chassidut and Tzionut – Historical Overlaps

17:40 Mincha

18:00 Seuda Shlishit

19:59 Maariv and Havdala

Shavua Tov to All Of Our Guests.

Wishing you a Safe Journey Home.

Zvi, Esther, Yehuda, Maya Lapian and Family

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