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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Join us for an inspiring and relaxing Passover holiday in the Berkshires.
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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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It's so "Olam HaBa" to be in a place where all streams of Judaism are honored and can interact.
—Marni Rothman
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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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I was enthralled seeing wave after wave of proud Jews, many with shofar in hand and many new to climate activism, interspersed among countless other people of faith.
—Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb at the People's Climate March
The only way to get it together... is together.
—Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, z"l
Hazon has played a substantial role in helping me refine my rabbinate and enliven the mission of my shul.
—Rabbi Marc Soloway
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Thank you for awakening my soul and reconnecting me to beautiful mother nature!
—Jen Barenholtz

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2015 New York Ride Launch Night!
Mar 12, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
JCC Manhattan, New York, NY

Join the JCC Manhattan 20s + 30s and Hazon young professionals for a fun evening of pickling and planting as we celebrate the launch of the 2015 Hazon New York Ride & Retreat.


Passover at Isabella Freedman
Apr 3, 2015 - Apr 12, 2015
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Spend the holiday with family and community, enjoy gourmet kosher for Passover food, inspiring seders, and the beauty of the Berkshires.


California Ride & Retreat
May 7, 2015 - May 10, 2015
Walker Creek Ranch, Petaluma, CA

A weekend of riding and relaxing. Ride for two days along the Pacific coast, through Marin County and into San Francisco. Non-riders can join for Shabbat or as crew.


New York Ride & Retreat
Sep 4, 2015 - Sep 7, 2015
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.


Shavuot at Isabella Freedman
May 22, 2015 - May 26, 2015
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join us for a musical celebration of revelation that includes all-night learning, sunrise shacharit, Adamah Foods, a midnight hike to the top of the mountain, a pilgrimage parade with costumes and goats, outdoor fun for kids, and more.


Adamah Fellowship: Summer 2015
Jun 3, 2015 - Sep 7, 2015
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

The Adamah Fellowship is a three-month leadership training program for young adults in their 20s that integrates organic farming, sustainable living, Jewish learning, community building and contemplative spiritual practice.


Camp Isabella Freedman
Jul 6, 2015 - Jul 19, 2015
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center has been offering annual summer camp experiences for senior adults since 1956. We are honored to continue this tradition for senior adults and their families by providing you with a warm and welcoming atmosphere for one of the best summer vacations you’ll ever have.

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