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Retreat Institute

The Retreat Institute

The Retreat Institute supports experiential Jewish education in a variety of forms. It is dedicated to providing engaging and memorable experiences for youth, families, and educators that impact the formation of Jewish identity. Through unique and immersive experiences, participants encounter Jewish texts, traditions, and community in a deeply meaningful way. 

 

Retreats developed in collaboration with the Retreat Institute:

  • Impart values, and deliver high impact, meaningful experiences 
  • Are customized to an institution’s culture and the group’s needs
  • Offer an inviting, welcoming environment
  • Integrate experiential learning with Jewish curricular content
  • Center creatively around Jewish text and tradition
  • Foster a caring community within each participant group
  • Engage the arts
  • Build powerful connections to Jewish life, learning, and community