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.
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Adamah Farm Vacation
Aug 11, 2015 - Aug 20, 2015
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

The summer vacation in the Berkshires that is affordable, family-friendly, and eco-conscious! Join goats, chickens, farmers, and friends for a firsthand experience of life on the farm, an amazing kids program, interactive workshops, storytelling, DIY classes and more. Flexible dates and all-inclusive rates.


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.


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.


Talmud Circle Institute
Jul 20, 2015 - Jul 24, 2015
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.


Torah Yoga: Jewish Text Study & Iyengar Yoga
Jul 27, 2015 - Aug 2, 2015
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Experience the wonder of Torah study and the groundedness of yoga practice with Diane Bloomfield, whose teachings spring forth from her own deep learning in Jerusalem.


Arava Institute & Hazon Israel Ride
Oct 27, 2015 - Nov 3, 2015

Enjoy five glorious days of riding with routes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced cyclists. All routes are fully supported with rest stops, mechanics, and lead riders.

 

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