Oh what a time we had – life changing and beautiful!
—Esther Schulman
Join us for Jewish holiday retreats at Isabella Freedman
Get the insider's tour of sustainable food in Israel
October 29 - November 3, 2014
Israel Sustainable Food Tour
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.
Summer vacation in the Berkshires that is affordable, family-friendly, and eco-conscious!
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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Hazon has played a substantial role in helping me refine my rabbinate and enliven the mission of my shul.
—Rabbi Marc Soloway, Board of Directors & Colorado Advisory Board
When we gather together to hear each other's stories – that's the best of what this holiday can be.
—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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Order Hazon’s newest publication, the first-ever English translation of Rav Kook’s seminal introduction to Shmita concepts!

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What is JOFEE?

The Impact of Jewish Outdoor, Food & Environmental Education

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Hazon is at the forefront of an evolving conversation about how American Jewish life can be strengthened by engagement with food, the outdoors, and the environment.

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A Summer to Write Home About

In one of my favorite lines from the classic 1979 summer camp film “Meatballs,” head counselor Tripp

New Individual and Collective Dreams

Imagine for a moment if Hazon staged a Bike Ride (as we do several times each year) but if the parti

Hazon Mini-Grants: Making Major Change

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Bringing the Israel Ride Home

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People's Climate March
Sep 21, 2014 - All Day
West 58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues, New York, NY

Join citizens of all faiths and backgrounds to demand a world with an economy that works for people and the planet. A world safe from the ravages of climate change. A world with good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities for everyone.

High Holiday Retreats
Sep 24, 2014 - Oct 5, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Treat yourself to the transformative experience of welcoming in the new year with lively prayer services, deep teachings, immersion in a relaxing wooded venue, tashlich in our stream, community celebrations, contemplative fasting, and fabulous farm-to-table feasting.

Hazon Jewish Food Festival - San Diego & North County
Oct 12, 2014 - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Ranch, Encinitas, CA

Join San Diego foodies, nutritionists, chefs, farmers, rabbis, vegans, and omnivores in celebration of the values of the Jewish Food Movement: local, accessible, healthful food, crafted by people who are treated fairly, and grown or produced in a way that promotes a healthy, sustainable, and diverse environment.

Israel Sustainable Food Tour
Oct 29, 2014 - Nov 3, 2014

Enjoy six glorious days touring Israel and experiencing the sustainable food movement first-hand.

Liberty, Food, and Justice for All: The 2nd Annual Hazon Philadelphia Jewish Food Festival
Nov 16, 2014 - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Adath Israel, Merion Station, PA

Spend your day learning, celebrating and hands-on doing at the intersection of food, sustainability and Jewish life.

Jewish Intentional Communities Conference
Nov 20, 2014 - Nov 23, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join participants from across the country – including people who are already members of intentional communities as well as folks who are just curious and excited by the idea – as we learn from and share with each other, vision together, and plant seeds for communities to come.

Blues for Challah
Dec 12, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Our fourth annual Jewish Grateful DeadFest explores and celebrates the universe inspired and embodied by the Grateful Dead – and makes the connections between that universe and our Jewish tradition and culture.

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From Our Friends

People’s Climate Train… “All aboard!”
Sep 15, 2014 - Sep 18, 2014

The People’s Climate Train is a once in a lifetime experience for activists to spend days together networking, sharing knowledge and skills, organizing and building towards a landmark moment in the climate movement.

Simchat Torah with DaveTrek
Oct 14, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014

Join DaveTrek Adventures for a joyous celebration of Torah in the beauty of the Connecticut Berkshires.