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Positive Thinking

January 25 - January 27

“Think good and it will be good”

– Meet people from around the world
– Explore Tzfat & the Galilee
– Tzfat old city tour
– Kabbalah, Meditation sessions
– Thought-provoking lectures & workshops
– Awesome open atmosphere: There’s no place like Ascent

Reserve now – space is limited – CLICK HERE to reserve your spot.
Special Student and New Olim Discount available.
Shabbat meals and Sat. night dinner included.

About our hospitality:

  • Accommodation is in Ascent’s own accommodations, cozy and air-conditioned rooms in a homey atmosphere.
  • Ascent provides home-cooked meals as well as light snacks in between.
  • During Shabbat you can enjoy all of Ascent’s hospitality areas:

– Balconies with breathtaking views
– A lobby with ancient stone arches
– A pleasant and well-kept tea garden
– Coffee / tea corner with light refreshments 24/7

The Ascent Center is located on the edge of Safed’s Old City, adjacent to a Galilean forest and overlooking amazing views of Mt. Meron. It’s the perfect location to take time out of life, meet new friends and experience the peace of nature.



Weekend Tentative Schedule

8:00pm Supper & Welcome to Ascent
8:30pm “Staying afloat in a Turbulent World” / Amichai Cohen
10:00pm Live Soul music Session & Light Refreshments / Alon Rom
9:00am-10:00am Breakfast
10:00am Class: ‘The weekly Torah portion’ / Rabbi  Pasternak
12:00pm Chalah baking workshop
1:00pm Light Meal– yey couscous!
Walk to the Ari z”l  Mikvah (for men) & visit our sages resting place
Free Time: take a rest and prepare for shabbat
3:15pm Featured Lecture: The Kabbalah of Shabbat/ / Rabbi Leiter
3:50pm Wine & Cheese with Orientation Live Music with a view
4:35pm Women: Shabbat Candle Lighting
Kabbalat Shabbat  Evening services with joy & singing
Walk to host families for an amazing shabbat meal experience!
10:00pm Farbrengen: Group-Dynamix / Mo Moodie
8:30am Light Breakfast
9:00am Shabbat Services Explore the Old City
12:00am “POSITIVE THINKING” /   Amichai Cohen
1:00pm Spirited Shabbat Meal with the Moodie Family
4:10pm Mincha  Services fallowed with Light Refreshments
4:30pm “Think good and it will be good!” / CB Leiter
6:05pm Musical Havdalah dance & celebrate
20:30pm Melaveh Malkah Post Shabbat Dinner & Chasiddic Stories/ R’ Tilles


January 25
January 27