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Metrowest Shabbat Retreat in Nature 2013

posted Jun 17, 2013, 12:02 PM by Sharon Rozines   [ updated Jun 30, 2014, 8:27 PM ]
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DATE: August 16-18
TC: Rabbi Katy Allen
EVENTThe second Metrowest Shabbat Retreat in Nature takes place the weekend of August 16-18 at the Winnetaska Girl Scout Camp in Ashland. The retreat will be a weekend of Judaism outdoors in the woods and will include Kabbalat Shabbat beneath the sky, walks in the woods, meditation, music, arts & crafts, environmental education, activities for kids and adults, havdalah under the stars, and more. Throughout the weekend will also be activities to enhance our spiritual preparation for the Days of Awe. Camp Winnetaska is located beside Ashland State Park and the Ashland Reservoir. The retreat is open to all who live, work, or daven in the Metrowest area, and registration is possible for an afternoon, a day, or the whole weekend. Options for sleeping include outside under the stars, in your own tent, in a platform tent, in a lodge, or at home. Everyone, of every age and every background, is welcome. The Retreat is sponsored by the Nature Chaplaincy Program of Ma'yan Tikvah with support from the Metrowest Jewish Community Fund of Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Hineni community of Weston, Mosaic Jewish Outdoor Club, Congregation B'nai Shalom of Westborough, Kerem Shalom of Concord, Congregation Beth Elohim of Acton, and Temple Israel of Natick. For more information or to register go to or contact Rabbi Katy Allen at
MEET: See website listed above for details.
COST: See website listed above for details.

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