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Hazon Virtual Book Club: The Overstory
Oct 17, 2018 - 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

For the first time ever we were inviting people to read a book together – The Overstory by Richard Powers. Join us for the virtual book discussion.

Lunch-Time Learning with Judy Klitsner
Nov 7, 2018 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The topic of our learning will be: #Me Too? Is There a Biblical Mandate to Objectify Women?

Hungry for Change: American and Israeli Strategies on Food Security, Recovery, and Justice
Nov 11, 2018 - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Jewish Community Services Building, Philadelphia, PA

Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for a one-day international food conference, an opportunity to learn about innovative food security initiatives currently in progress in Philadelphia and Israel.

Hazon Meditation Retreat
Dec 23, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

A week of silence, awareness, and insight with Rabbi Jay Michaelson, Beth Resnick, Miriam Eisenberger, and Shir Yaakov Feit.

Hazon Rabbis' Retreat
Mar 31, 2019 - Apr 3, 2019
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

The Hazon Rabbis’ Retreat focuses on giving back to rabbis – the people who give so much to our community every day. Not only is the retreat radically financially accessible, the structure of the retreat is designed to promote deep rest and rejuvenation.