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My Adamah experience allowed me to see a clearer path between my spiritual life and my day-to-day ecological lifestyle choices.
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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.
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Hazon has played a substantial role in helping me refine my rabbinate and enliven the mission of my shul.
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Thank you for awakening my soul and reconnecting me to beautiful mother nature!
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SIP: NY Ride Bar Night
Oct 8, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chicojulio, New York,

2015 Riders! Bring a friend. The first 30 of you who do get a free well drink on us! Meet, mingle and reunite with old friends and new at this relaxed night out.

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Adamah Products Market
Oct 14, 2015 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
JCC Manhattan or 242nd Street, New York, NY 10023

Love Adamah products but can’t make it to the Isabella Freedman Campus as often as you’d like? Come stock up on local, organic, and kosher pickles & jams!

CYCLE: Hazon Inaugural Fall Ride
Oct 18, 2015 - 8:45 am - 12:30 pm
JCC Manhattan, 76th and Amsterdam, New York, NY

Join us for a beautiful 30 mile autumn foliage ride along River Road.

Jewish Men's Retreat
Oct 23, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015
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.

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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