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Upcoming Events

Bookings Available for Your Own Retreat
Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

We host personalized retreats year-round (best rates in the winter!) for synagogues, organizations, community groups, celebrations, weddings, bnai mitzvah, and more. Dates available in 2019 and beyond.

Shabbat In the Park
May 31, 2019 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

We will sing songs to get into the Shabbat spirit, experience guided reflection in nature, participate in a discussion about the sustainability of our planet, our choices as individuals and communities, and how we might lift the voices of those who suffer most within food systems and justice.

Shavuot Retreat
Jun 7, 2019 - Jun 11, 2019
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Join us for an inclusive celebration of revelation that includes all-night learning, sunrise shacharit, 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!

Camp Isabella Freedman
Jul 8, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019
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.

Goats, Boats, and Berries
Jul 14, 2019 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

The Adamah Community Farm in Falls Village, CT invites you for a day outside in celebration of summer bounty. Join our farmers and educators, visit our animals, canoe on our mountain lake, and harvest your own pint of organic raspberries – all amidst the lush beauty of Isabella Freedman’s Berkshire landscape.

Davvenen' Leadership Training Institute 10: Week Three
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019
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.

Torah Yoga: The Art of Inwardness
Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Through the study of Torah and the practice of yoga, we will seek out light in our body, mind, heart, soul, and ultimately the world.

Kohenet: The Hebrew Priestess Institute
Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

The Kohenet training program uses prayer, ritual, text study, and experiential learning to give women tools of spiritual leadership they can use in their own communities.

Kohenet Ordination Weekend
Aug 8, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Register your friends and family for the Kohenet Ordination!

Hazon Food Conference
Aug 14, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Take a summer vacation that’s good for you… and the planet. Engage at the intersection of food systems and climate change while you enjoy delicious local, seasonal, sustainable food. The Kids’ Food Conference, specially designed for young foodies, makes it perfect for the whole family!

Michigan Jewish Food Festival
Aug 18, 2019 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eastern Market Corporation, Detroit, MI

Metro Detroit is at the forefront of the Jewish Food Movement, which connects food and sustainability with Jewish tradition. Join us for the fourth annual Festival!

Let My People Sing!
Aug 22, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019
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!

JOFEE Network Gathering
Aug 30, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019
Walker Creek Ranch, Petaluma , California

Join Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming, and Environmental Educators for the fourth annual JOFEE Network Gathering. If you work in the JOFEE world or are interested in bringing any of these elements to your life, then this experience is for you.

Shabbat Elul
Sep 27, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Come enjoy the last Shabbat of the month of Elul – and the year 5779 – as we prepare for Rosh Hashanah with spirited, diverse prayer and deep learning in a beautiful setting.

Rosh Hashanah at Isabella Freedman
Sep 29, 2019 - Oct 2, 2019
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Lively prayer services, deep teachings, immersion in a relaxing wooded venue, tashlich in our stream, community celebrations, and fabulous farm-to-table feasting. Traditional Egalitarian & Orthodox service options. Includes Camp Teva for kids!

Sukkahfest
Oct 13, 2019 - Oct 23, 2019
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!

The Israel Ride
Nov 5, 2019 - Nov 12, 2019

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.

Adva Reunion
Nov 15, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019
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 & Gan Adamahfor kids!

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

Siyum: Celebrating Completion
Jan 3, 2020 - Jan 5, 2020
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT

Gather with friends, family, and the global community of Jewish learners, to mark the completion of the 7.5-year cycle of studying Talmud with a Shabbat celebrating the completion of cycles and a marathon. You don’t have to be a runner to join us, and you don’t have to have studied the Talmud.