Thanksgiving Weekend Retreat at Ascent

Thursday, November 26

7:00pm  Check-In at Ascent

8:00pm  Thanksgiving BBQ in the dining area.

9:30pm  Poetry Slam & Cocktails in the lounge.

10:00pm  Live Soul Jam on the roof.

Friday, November 27

8:00am  Breakfast in the dining area. Pack lunch and water for hike.

9:00am  Nature Hike in the Hills of the Galilee. Wear proper shoes.

12:30pm  Challah Baking in the dining area.

   OR             Visit to the Arizal’s resting place and Mikvah(Meet at the front of Ascent).

3:00pm Featured Lecture: The Kabbalah of Shabbat with Rabbi Tilles in the chamber of light.

3:45pm  Pre-Shabbat Orientation with Wine & Cheese in the lounge.

4:00pm  Shabbat Candle Lighting & Shmooze with the Madrichot in the lounge.

4:45pm   Kabbalat Shabbat – Evening Services with joy on the Ascent roof.

5:45pm  Walk to Host Families – Meet at the front entrance of Ascent.

10:30pm  Farbrengen: Group-Dynamix in the dining area.

Saturday, November 28

8:30am  Coffee, Tea and Light Breakfast in the dining area.      

Join services at synagogues in the Old City. Maps available at the Reception Desk.

11:45am Kiddush & Light Refreshments in the dining area.

12:00pm “The Power of Gratitude” – Featured Workshop: with Amichai Cohen in the library.

1:00pm  Shabbat Meal in the dining area.

3:45pm  Refreshments in the dining area.

4:00pm  Magical Mystical Tour of Tzfat with CB Leiter.Meet at the front entrance of Ascent.

5:40pm  Musical Havdallah. Dance and celebrate with IDF soldiers!  On the Ascent roof.

7:30pm  Melaveh Malka post-Shabbat Dinner and Stories with Rabbi Tilles in the cave.

9:30pm  Creative Art Workshop in the Chamber of Light.


Stary tuned for Ascent’s upcoming events!

Dec 7-14:  Chanukah Festival At Ascent
Dec 24-26: Student Weekend Retreat



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