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Hazon recently completed a strategic plan in order to refocus our work in the coming years.
Read our updated mission statement and theory of change or view our new brochure to learn about our new direction.


For You

Go on a Retreat at Isabella Freedman

Join us at our home in the Berkshires for Jewish holidays, spiritual retreats, foodie events, meditation, yoga, or simply relax and rejuvenate.

Cycle with Hazon

Join the Israel Ride for a week-long cycling adventure across Israel in the Fall, or join us for pick-up rides throughout the year.

Access our Resources for Rabbis

Explore our educational resources, consult with Hazon staff about greening your institution or creating Hazon-themed sustainable programming.

Join the Adamah Farming Fellowship

Immerse yourself in a 3-month program that integrates agriculture, Jewish learning, community building, social justice and spiritual practice (ages 20-35).

Create an Intentional Community

Apply for support and funding to create an intentional Jewish community as part of our Hakhel program.

For Your Communities

Earn the Hazon Seal of Sustainability

Receive support to green your institution through our Hazon Seal – audit your food, energy, and ecosystems and create a sustainability plan.

Host a JOFEE Fellow

Our trained Jewish, Outdoor, Food, Farming & Environmental Education (JOFEE) Fellows create programming at organizations across the country.

Send Students to Teva

Experiential learning at Isabella Freedman that fosters Jewish, ecological, and food sustainability awareness for Jewish day school students.

Gather at Isabella Freedman

Let us host your organizational retreat, family reunion, lifecycle celebration, or community gathering in a beautiful setting with delicious farm-to-table food.

Delve into Hazon’s Educational Materials

Hazon’s curricula and guides are geared to a variety of ages and backgrounds. Explore Jewish food texts, shmita, family-friendly cooking classes, and more.


Amazing Things You Can Do

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Shabbat Elul
Sep 27, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019

Rosh Hashanah at Isabella Freedman
Sep 29, 2019 - Oct 2, 2019

Oct 13, 2019 - Oct 23, 2019

Hazon Meditation Retreat
Dec 22, 2019 - Dec 29, 2019

Words from Nigel Savage, CEO

Special Recent Posts

Endings and beginnings

 Significant staff changes at Hazon... Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 6 Av 5779 Dear All, In the Torah, this is an end, and then a beginning. We’re starting to read the book of Devarim. It’s the last book

Philip Roth’s Table & the Great Crash of 1987

Thursday, July 25, 2019 | 21st Tammuz, 5779 Dear All, Well: it was a funny week. On Shabbat I discovered my bike had been nicked, overnight. This was my fourth or fifth stolen, over the years, in

Summer and wilderness and complaining

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 8th Tammuz, 5779 Dear All, In this week’s parsha, the children of Israel are in the wilderness of Tzin. A small smile arises as I read it because it’s not just

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חזון זו המעבדה היהודית לקיימות
אנו מחוייבים בכל עשייתנו ליצירת קהילה מכילה ומכבדת לכולם

Hazon is the Jewish lab for sustainability. We are committed to inclusive community in all that we do.