The JOFEE Fellowship seeks to invigorate the Jewish educational landscape by seeding Jewish communities with a cadre of outstanding Jewish Outdoor, Food, and Environmental Educators. Click the image to apply for the 2016-2017 cohort!
The JICC was an amazing experience! I’d been feeling this pull to help form an earth-mindful Jewish community and felt very supported to know there are others out there with similar visions.
—Suzy Rosen, New York
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Months later I am still accessing the deep peace I experienced on this retreat. I experienced total rejewvination — the reset button was activated fully!
—Ken Ross
I'm so grateful I met people who are also looking to further contribute to the growing Jewish Food Movement.
—Danny, Chicago, IL, 2013 Food Conference
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My Adamah experience allowed me to see a clearer path between my spiritual life and my day-to-day ecological lifestyle choices.
—Eden Pearlstein, Adamah alum
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Isabella Freedman is a place to discover your heart... without losing your mind.
—Jill Robinson
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The Hazon Ride re-inspires me every time I participate. It gives me great hope in the future of the Jewish people and the world we are creating.
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Since I participated in a Hazon Jewish Food Festival, I give more mindful consideration to eating and purchasing food from a Jewish perspective.
—Colorado Food Festival participant
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The only way to get it together... is together.
—Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, z"l
Thank you for awakening my soul and reconnecting me to beautiful mother nature!
—Jen Barenholtz


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3rd annual Jewish Intentional Communities Conference
Dec 3, 2015 - Dec 6, 2015
Pearlstone Center, Reisterstown, MD

We are excited to learn from and share with each other, vision together, and plant seeds for communities to come. Whether you’ve been a part of an intentional community, are a part of one now, want to start one, or just want to learn more, we welcome you to join the conversation!

The Elat Chayyim Meditation Retreat
Dec 20, 2015 - Dec 27, 2015
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

With Rabbi Jay Michaelson, Beth Resnick-Folk, Shir Yaakov Feit, and Rabbi Naomi Hyman. Silent meditation with instruction, musical prayer services, evening teachings that draw on Jewish, Secular & Buddhist sources, and more.

Hazon Food Conference
Dec 29, 2015 - Jan 1, 2016
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join the thinkers and doers of the Jewish Food Movement for 4 days of inspiring lectures and discussions, expert cooking demonstrations and DIY projects, fun kid and family activities, rocking New Year’s party and delicious, consciously-prepared food.

New York Ride & Retreat
Sep 2, 2016 - Sep 5, 2016
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join the People of the Bike for our annual fully-supported ride and retreat. This exciting, diverse community Shabbat and cycling experience is open for people of all cycling levels and ages.

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