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Thanksgiving Weekend Retreat

November 23, 2017 - November 25, 2017

Join us for a meaningful & amazing weekend in Tzfat!
* BBQ and Live Music Jam
* Nature Hike – Explore Tzfat & the Galilee
* Meet people from around the world
* Magical Mystical Tour of Tzfat
* Kabbalah & Meditation sessions
* Thought-provoking lectures & workshops
* Includes Great Lodging & FoodAwesome open atmosphere: There’s no place like Ascent

Reserve now – space is limited.

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 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.



Tentative Schadule

7:30pm Welcome to Ascent
8:30pm “Staying afloat in a Turbulent World” / R’ Amichai Cohen
9:30pm  BBQ & .Live Soul Jam
8:00am     Breakfast
9:00am ‘The weekly Torah portion’ / Rabbi  Pasternak
10:00 Nature Hike in the Hills of the Galilee. Wear proper shoes
1:00-1:30pm Light meal – yay couscous!
1:30pm Walk to the Ari z”l  Mikvah (for men) & visit our sages resting place
  Free Time: take a rest and prepare for shabbat
3:00pm Featured Lecture: The Kabbalah of Shabbat / Rabbi Leiter
3:40pm Wine & Cheese with Orientation Live Music with a view
4:10pm Women: Shabbat Candle Lighting
Kabbalat Shabbat  Evening services with joy & singing
5:00pm Walk to host families for an amazing shabbat meal experience!
10:00pm Farbrengen: Group-Dynamix / Mo Moodie
8:30-10:30am Light Breakfast
9:00am Shabbat Services join synagogue of your choice in the Old City, maps with praying times available at the reception desk
11:45am Kiddush & Light Refreshments
12:00am Featured Workshop: “The Power of Gratitude/ R’ Amichai Don’t miss out!
1:00pm Spirited Shabbat Meal with the Moodie Family
  Mincha  Services and Refreshments
3:45pm The core essence of Gratefulness– walking meditation to the citadel singing cave
5:35pm Musical Havdalah dance & celebrate
8:00pm Melaveh Malkah Post Shabbat Dinner & Chasiddic Stories/ R’ Tilles
9:00pm Creative Art Workshop


November 23, 2017
November 25, 2017