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Chanukah Experience at Ascent

December 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - January 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am

Chanukah Experience at Ascent!
Join us for a day, for the weekend or the entire Chanukah. It’s going to be awesome!

Program Highlights:

* Musical Menorah Lighting
* Creative Art Workshops
* Learn the mystical dimensions of Chanukah
* Spread the light of Chanukah to the needy and Volunteer!
* Meet people from around the world
* Magical Mystical Candlelit Tour of the Old City
* Nature Hike
* Spirited Shabbat Meals
* Explore Tzfat & the Galilee
* Classes & Workshops on Kabbalah
* Live Music & Jam Sessions
* Awesome open atmosphere: There’s no place like Ascent
* Includes sleeping accommodations.

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Chanukkah Daily Program

(Tentative schedule)

 

Sunday, December 25
10:00am Mystical Insights on the Festival of Chanukah
11:00am Volunteer at the local destinations! Meet at the front desk.
3:30pm  Candles workshop
 5:00pm Musical Menorah Lighting. In the kikar.
 8:30pm Living with the Times: Practical Guidance from the Weekly Parsha
 9:30pm  Stories & beer with Noam Volfin

 

Monday, December 26
10:00am What’s Next: Torah Thoughts on What the Future Holds
12:15am Jewish meditation
 2:30pm Light Up the Lives of the Elderly (donats,candles and lots of fun).meet at reception
 5:00pm Musical Menorah Lighting. In the kikar..
 5:45pm Latkes making- with the Leiter Family (meet at the front desk)
8:30pm Night Session

 

Tuesday, December 27
10:00am Toward a Meaningful Life: Practical Tools for Spiritual Living
11:00am. Volunteer at the local destinations! Meet at the front desk
 5:00pm Musical Menorah Lighting. In the kikar.. In the lounge
 5:30pm  Candlelight tour of the old city with Rabbi Amichai
 8:30pm Class
 9:30pm Tree of Life Workshop with Yaacov Leiter.

 

Wednesday, December 28
10:00am The Law & The Spirit: Mitzvot and Their Inner Meaning with Asi Harel.
11:00am  Women’s circle with Mrs Leiter
12:15am Jewish meditation.
 5:00pm. Musical Menorah Lighting. In the kikar.
 8:30pm Living with the Times: Practical Guidance from the Weekly Parsha.
9:30pm Donuts making- with the Leiter Family (meet at the front desk)

 

 

Thursday, December 29
10.00am The energy of Kislev with Mis Leiter
12:00pm Ask the Rabbi with Rabbi Mo. In the lounge
 2:30pm Light Up the Lives of the Elderly.meet at reception
5:00pm Musical Menorah Lighting. In the kikar..
5:30pm Candlelight tour of the old city with Eyal Karutsi
8:30pm Miracle Workshop In the cave with R Amichai
10:00pm Live Soul Music. In the lounge.

 

FRIDAY December 30

9:00am Breakfast (served until 10:00). In the dining area
10:00am Class: The weekly Torah portion with Rabbi Pasternak
11:00am Walk to the local galleries, winery, cheese factory, and Arizal’s resting place and Mikvah. . Meet in the lobby of Ascent.
12:30pm  Challah Baking Workshop with the Madrichot. In the dining area
14:45pm  Featured Lecture: The Kabbalah of Shabbat with Rabbi Leiter. In the lecture hall.
3:40pm  Menorah lighting with wine and cheese. In the lounge
4:10pm  Women: Shabbat Candle Lighting & Shmooze with the Madrichot. In the lounge.
4:30pm  Kabbalat Shabbat – Evening services with joy. On the Ascent roof
5:00pm  Walk to Host Families – Meet at the front entrance of Ascent
10:00pm  Farbrengen: Group-Dynamix. In the dining area

 

 

SATURDAY December 31

8:30am Breakfast coffee, tea and cake in the dining area
9:00am  Shabbat Services join synagogue of your choice in the Old City, maps with praying
times available at the reception desk
12:00pm  Kiddush & Light Refreshments in the dining area
12:15pm  Lecture: Listening to the candles” with Amichai Cohen in the Chamber of light
1:00pm Spirited Shabbat Meal with the Grinberg Family in the cave
4:00pm  Mincha and Light Refreshments in the dining area
4:20pm  Lecture: ‘Gathering the light’ with C.B Leiter

 

Details

Start:
December 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
End:
January 3 @ 10:00 am