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The JOFEE Fellowship seeks to invigorate the Jewish educational landscape by seeding Jewish communities with a cadre of outstanding Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming & Environmental educators. Click the image to learn more.
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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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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Shabbat Elul
Sep 30, 2016 - Oct 2, 2016
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Come enjoy the the last Shabbat of the month of Elul, and the year 5775 – prepare for Rosh Hashanah with spirited, diverse davennen and deep learning in a beautiful setting.

Rosh Hashanah Retreat
Sep 30, 2016 - Oct 5, 2016
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

This Rosh Hashanah, 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, and fabulous farm-to-table feasting.

Sukkahfest!
Oct 16, 2016 - Oct 26, 2016
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Sukkahfest is a singular event — perhaps the most joyous, and almost certainly the most diverse celebration of the holiday of Sukkot on planet Earth.

The Israel Ride
Nov 8, 2016 - Nov 15, 2016

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.

Jewish Men's Retreat
Nov 11, 2016 - Nov 13, 2016
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Along with the connections that naturally develop among men who meet at our retreats, many men have used the JMR as an occasion to deepen their relationships with their fathers, sons, or brothers, friends, and congregants by inviting them to join them for the weekend.

Jewish Intentional Communities Conference
Dec 1, 2016 - Dec 4, 2016
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.

Hazon Meditation Retreat
Dec 18, 2016 - Dec 25, 2016
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

With Rabbi Jay Michaelson, Beth Resnick-Folk, Shir Yaakov Feit, and Rabbi Naomi Hyman. Silent meditation with instruction, musical prayer services, evening teachings that draw on Jewish, Secular & Buddhist sources, and more.

Hazon Food Conference
Dec 28, 2016 - Jan 1, 2017
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join the thinkers and doers of the Jewish Food Movement for 4 days of inspiration and fun. Expert cooking demonstrations and DIY projects, fun kid and family activities, a brilliant Chanukah, rocking New Year’s party and delicious, consciously-prepared food.

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