Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center

No One Hurt In Fire At Conn. Jewish Retreat Center

09/03/2014 - 20:00

A cottage caught fire at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Connecticut.

Firefighters from several northern Connecticut towns arrived early Thursday morning to put out the fire at the center in Canaan, about an hour from Hartford. No one was injured.

Hazon Conference Dispatch

Is the 'New Jewish Food Movement' still new, and a movement?

01/01/2014 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Just as hip chefs love to subvert classic dishes, so did the participants at this week's Hazon Food Conference take a careful look at the "New Jewish Food Movement" that the conference helped birth and has supported over the seven years of its existence.

Nigel Savage reflected on and celebrated the Jewish food movement at Hazon's conference. Yossi Hoffman

Sustainable Environment, Sustainable Financing

Green Jewish groups’ merger comes as startup and established Jewish groups consolidate.
12/03/2012 - 19:00
and Julie Wiener

Three Jewish environmental organizations have announced plans to merge, finding one answer to the question of sustaining innovative “second-stage” Jewish organizations.

Hazon, the Jewish organization known for its bike rides and community-supported agriculture (CSA) network will join forces with the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center and Teva Learning Alliance, which trains environmental educators.

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