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The Hazon Board has set up a fund for an orchard of fruit trees at Isabella Freedman in memory of Gerry Savage z”l, Nigel’s father, who passed away on Tu b’Shvat. Donate in his memory.

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Sustainable Purim Resources

Purim begins the evening of Wednesday, February 28 and is celebrated until sundown on Thursday, March 1.

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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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Shemesh and Service Work: Igniting Holiness Through our JOFEE Work | JOFEE Fellowship Cohort 2 Reflections

We were pleased and proud to graduate the second cohort of JOFEE Fellows last month at our closing s

Rise to the Challenge – Every Month!

To start off the secular new year with sustainability in mind, the Hazon Seal launched its first mon

Hakhel, Heathlands, Jewish Community Farming...and the evolution of "community" in the 21st century

by Nigel Savage Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 9 Shevat 5778 Dear All, I and we struggle to exp


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Pesach at Isabella Freedman
Mar 30, 2018 - Apr 8, 2018
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Spend the holiday with family and community. Come enjoy gourmet kosher-for-Pesach food, inspiring seders, and the beauty of the Berkshires. Includes Camp Teva for kids!

Shavuot Retreat
May 18, 2018 - May 22, 2018
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join us for an inclusive celebration of revelation that includes all-night learning, sunrise shacharit, Adamah Foods, a midnight hike to the top of the mountain, a pilgrimage parade with costumes and goats, outdoor fun for kids, and more. Includes Camp Teva for kids!

Jewish Intentional Communities Conference
Jun 14, 2018 - Jun 17, 2018
Pearlstone Center, Reisterstown, MD

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.

Camp Isabella Freedman
Jul 9, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center has been offering annual summer camp experiences for active adults 55+ since 1956. We are honored to continue this tradition by providing you with a warm and welcoming atmosphere for one of the best summer vacations you’ll ever have.

Davvenen' Leadership Training Institute 10: Week One
Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

The Davvenen’ 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.

Hazon Food Conference
Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Expand your culinary expertise, enjoy local, seasonal organic fruits and veggies, unpack the complexities of our global food system, and connect to our ancient food tradition. The Kids’ Food Conference, specially designed for young foodies, makes it perfect for the whole family!

Let My People Sing!
Aug 23, 2018 - Aug 26, 2018
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join us for a weekend of song sharing and learning. Together, we will sing and share a wide array of Jewish song traditions, inclusive of the full range of Jewish ancestry and religious practices. Includes Camp Teva for kids!

New York Ride & Retreat
Aug 31, 2018 - Sep 3, 2018
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join the People of the Bike for our 18th annual fully-supported ride and retreat. This exciting, diverse community Shabbat and cycling experience is open for people of all cycling levels and ages.

The Israel Ride
Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018

Cycle from Jerusalem to Eilat and broaden your understanding of the region as you meet Israelis, Palestinians, and Jordanians working towards peace, environmental sustainability, and regional cooperation.

 

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Romemu Yeshiva: Contemplative Elul Practice
Aug 13, 2018 - Aug 16, 2018
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

The Romemu Yeshiva aims to teach Torah and support the practices of Tefillah (prayer), Tzedakah and Gemilut Hasadim (acts of justice and kindness) through a contemplative lens.