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!
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.
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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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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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Torah Yoga - Living with the Parsha
Feb 10, 2016 - Feb 15, 2016
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Experience the wonder of Torah study and the groundedness of yoga practice with Diane Bloomfield. All levels welcome.

Let My People Sing!
Feb 26, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join us for a weekend of song sharing and learning. Together, we will sing and share a wide array of Jewish song traditions, inclusive of the full range of Jewish ancestry and religious practices.

Hazon Food Project
Mar 14, 2016 - Mar 25, 2016

Hazon San Diego is excited to introduce the 2016 Hazon Food Project!

Taste, savor, craft, chop, build, pickle, compose, engage! Our vision is for pop-up cooking classes to emerge across San Diego from March 14-25, 2016. Is your venue perfect to host a class? Let us connect you with a dynamic cooking instructor. Do you love to bake? Let’s get cooking together!

Program ideas: Pre-Passover Recipe Workshop | Challah Baking | Vegetable Pickling | Jam Making | Vodka Infusions | Homebrewing | Food Justice 101 | Plating Design | Your Great Idea

Please contact Gabi at for more information.

Generously sponsored by the Leichtag Foundation


Passover at Isabella Freedman
Apr 22, 2016 - May 1, 2016
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.

JOFEE Network Gathering
Jun 6, 2016 - Jun 9, 2016
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join top-notch educators, exceptional professionals working in Jewish Outdoor, Food & Environmental Education (JOFEE) organizations.

Shavuot Retreat
Jun 10, 2016 - Jun 13, 2016
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.

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