Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center and the Elat Chayyim Center for Jewish Spirituality
Elat Chayyim Center for Jewish Spirituality

Fall/Winter Retreats

December 30 – January 6, 2008

Elat Chayyim Advanced Meditation Program (ECAMP)

Norman Fischer, Rabbi Joanna Katz,
Rabbi Alan Lew & Rabbi Jeff Roth
Space available to join the two-year training; alumni welcome.
January 7-13, 2008

Jewish Arts Institute (JAI)

Danny Masseng, Dr. Richard Chess and Ohad Shaltiel
Space available to join this two-year training!
April 11-13, 2008

Rabbi Shefa Gold

Preparation for Pesach: The Purification of the Heart
May 26-30, 2008

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

The Joseph Saga: Healing and Trauma
Co-sponsored by the Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El and The Open Bet Midrash of Hebrew College
May 30-June 1, 2008


Nehirim: GLBT Spiritual Retreat with Jay Michaelson and more

Training Institutes 2008

Davvenen Leadership Training Institute (DLTI)

Davvenen Leadership Training Institute

Rabbi Marcia Prager and Rabbi Shawn Zevit
Lev Shomea

Lev Shomea

Jewish Spiritual Direction
Rabbi Howard Avruhm Addison and Dr. Barbara Eve Breitman


A New Vision of Jewish Women's Spiritual Leadership
Rabbi Jill Hammer and Holly Taya Shere
NEW! Apply online.

Fall/Winter Brochure

2007 Program CatalogClick here for our 2007-08 brochure (pdf)

Welcome to the Elat Chayyim Center for Jewish Spirituality, a program of the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. Elat Chayyim is a living laboratory for the development and renewal of contemporary Jewish spiritual life. We offer experiential approaches to Jewish learning, ritual and prayer that help people in their search to cultivate the awareness of the Divine presence in all aspects of life.

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