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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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2017 JOFEE Network Gathering Remarks

From Steven Green, Director of Grants Management and Program Officer, Jim Joseph Foundation We are

Less Fear, More Resolve

by Nigel Savage Originally posted in the Forward on August 30, 2017. "Who shall live and who sha

When 6,500 people come together

by Judith Belasco September 7th, 2017 | 16 Elul 5777 Dear All, Dreams (and dreamers) are bein


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Yom Kippur Retreat
Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Spend Yom Kippur in a place and in a community that supports quiet, contemplative time and meaningful shared experiences. Orthodox Minyan with Rabbi-Chazan Matti Brown and Renewal Minyan with Kohenet Shamirah Bechirah.

Sukkahfest!
Oct 4, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
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. Includes Camp Teva for kids!

Jewish Men's Retreat
Nov 10, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
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.

Adva Reunion
Nov 17, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join generations of Adamah/Teva alumni for a momentous Shabbat celebration and an unforgettable gathering filled with Adva love. Bring your whole self; leave with body, mind, and soul renewed. Includes Camp Teva for kids!

Hazon Meditation Retreat
Dec 24, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join Rabbi Jay Michaelson, Beth Resnick-Folk, Eliezer Sobel, and Rabbi Naomi Hyman for silent meditation with instruction, musical prayer services, evening teachings that draw on Jewish, Secular & Buddhist sources, and more.

Rabbis' Retreat
Feb 19, 2018 - Feb 22, 2018
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.

Sustainable Israel Tour
Apr 29, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Join Rabbi David Ingber, Founder of Romemu, and Nigel Savage, Founder of Hazon and Romemu Board Member, on a one-of-a-kind mission highlighting Israeli developments in sustainable food production, healthy living, and social justice.

 

From Our Friends

Torah Yoga in Hiking Boots in Israel
Oct 31, 2017 - Nov 9, 2017

Torah Yoga in Hiking Boots will combine classic yoga for both beginning and advanced students with Torah wisdom from Rav Kook, Sfat Emet, the Zohar and more, while anchoring it all with hiking through the terrain of Biblical Israel.

Run with Team UJA
Nov 5, 2017 - All Day

HAZON is teaming up with UJA to help them build a team of 100 runners in the TCS New York City marathon honor of the their 100th birthday. Will you be one of them? (This is the year to take it off your bucket list!)