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.
Sign up for the NY Ride & Retreat, Labor Day Weekend 2014
Summer vacation in the Berkshires that is affordable, family-friendly, and eco-conscious!
Adamah Farm Vacation July 21 - 25 and August 4 - 8
Get the insider's tour of sustainable food in Israel
October 29 - November 3, 2014
Israel Sustainable Food Tour
My Adamah experience allowed me to see a clearer path between my spiritual life and my day-to-day ecological lifestyle choices.
—Eden Pearlstein
Fall Adamah Fellowship still accepting applications
Join the fun at Isabella Freedman this summer!
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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, on Shavuot
Oh what a time we had – life changing and beautiful!
—Esther Schulman
Join us for Jewish holiday retreats at Isabella Freedman
Thank you for awakening my soul and reconnecting me to beautiful mother nature!
—Jen Barenholtz


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Learning & Resources


Hazon Food Audit & Food Guide Toolkit newly revised for 2014!


The JOFEE Report

The Impact of Jewish Outdoor, Food & Environmental Education

10 Things You’re Bound To See In JOFEE

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From Our Blog

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.

Special Recent Posts

How the NY Ride Changed My Life

If you want to understand the impact of Hazon's programs, how they can truly change people's lives i

Topsy Turvy Tour De Farm

Hi! This is Molly, one of the Teva support staff members. This past Sunday, the Topsy Turvy bus was

Reb Zalman z"l and the Tree of Life

Dear All, As the week goes on, and despite events in Israel and so many other things, I remain pr

Sustainable Shabbat Dinner Guide Download

Thank you for filling out the survey. You can download a PDF of the Sustainable Shabbat Guide here.

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

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

Adamah Farm Vacation - July
Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

On an Adamah Farm Vacation, you’ll have the opportunity to spend quality time with yourself and your loved ones without getting in the car! You can participate in an array of activities or simply relax in a beautiful setting and enjoy three delicious kosher farm-to-table meals each day.

New York Ride & Retreat
Aug 29, 2014 - Sep 1, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

A relaxing two-day weekend retreat followed by a two days of riding through the Berkshires and the Hudson Valley into Manhattan. Non-riders can join as crew or come for Shabbat.

Davennen' Leadership Training Institute VIII: Week One
Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 3, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

The Davennen’ Leadership Training Institute (DLTI) offers a unique learning experience to help those who lead worship in a Jewish context to deepen the quality of communal prayer so that it activates the body, touches the heart, engages the mind, and nourishes spiritual growth and insight.

Elat Chayyim Living Laboratory
Aug 11, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Choose from one of four labs to explore innovative Jewish spiritual practices related to health and wellness, healing the earth, text study, or physical embodiment.

Talmud Circle Institute
Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Using the English edition of the Talmud with commentary by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, The Talmud Circle Institute is dedicated to the study Talmud as a Jewish spiritual practice for all levels of students.

Adamah Fellowship Fall 2014
Aug 27, 2014 - Dec 8, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Now in its tenth successful year, 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.  Learn more or Apply here for the 2014 spring, summer, or fall fellowship.

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From Our Friends

Nehirim Women's Retreat
Aug 8, 2014 - Aug 10, 2014
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

The Nehirim Women’­­s Retreat brings together 50-100 queer Jewish women (self-identified) of a wide variety of ages, religious affiliations, family situations (singles, couples, families) and backgrounds. Children & non-Jewish partners are welcome. Ours is a warm, diverse, inclusive community.

People’s Climate Train… “All aboard!”
Sep 15, 2014 - Sep 18, 2014
California Zephyr Train, San Francisco to New York, USA

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.