CELEBRATE BEING YOURSELF!
Jewish LGBTQ Teen Shabbaton
August 24 – 26, 2012
For the first time ever!
A weekend FOR Jewish LBGTQ and Allied Teens and PLANNED BY Jewish LBGTQ and Allied Teens.
Thanks to incredibly generous support from UJA-Federation of New York,
participation in the entire weekend, including lodging and all meals, is FREE!
Free round-trip transportation will be provided between Isabella Freedman and Newark and Boston Airports, as well as Wassaic Train Station (MetroNorth service to Grand Central).
Click here to see a tentative weekend schedule.
Friday, August 24
3:00 - 6:00 Arrival and Check In
3:00 - 6:00 Gift Shop Open
6:15 - 7:30 Orientation, Opening Circle, Candle Lighting
6:30 - 7:30 Kabbalat Shabbat
7:30 - 9:00 Kiddush & Shabbat Dinner
9:00 - 9:45 Keynote TDB
9:45 - 11:00 Story Sharing with Jase Schwartz and Tsivya Miller
Shabbat: Saturday, August 25
8:30 - 9:30 Breakfast
9:15 - 11:45 Shabbat Services
12:00 - 1:30 Kiddush & Shabbat Lunch
1:45 - 2:45 Option 1: LGBTQ/Digntity Themes in Jewish Text with Rabbi Sarah Meytin, Tsivya Miller
1:45 - 2:45 Option 2: Being an Ally for the Trans Community with Jeremy Schwartz
3:00 - 4:00 Option 1: De-Stigmatizing Being Stealth with Jase Schwartz
3:00 - 4:00 Option 2: Setting Boundaries & Creating Personal Space at Home, School, and Beyond with Idit Klein
4:00 - 6:00 Optional Nature Walk led by Amit Schwalb and Free Time for Swimming, Boating, etc.
6:00 - 7:00 Open Space for Youth Led Discussion Groups, Facilitated by Jase Schwartz
7:00 - 8:00 Seudah Shlishit
8:20 Havdalah with Shahar Colt
8:30 - 10:15 Showing of Hineini and Talk Back with Director Irena Fayngold
10:15 - 12:00 Dance
Sunday, August 26
8:30 - 9:30 Breakfast
9:30 - 10:15 Advocating for LGBTQ Issues Through Social Media with Jordan Namerow
10:15 - 11:15 Taking What You Learned Back to Your Communities with Rabbi Sarah Meytin and Amit Schwalb
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Closing Circle
Presented in collaboration with
Thanks to incredibly generous support from UJA-Federation of New York, participation in the entire weekend,
including lodging and all meals, is FREE!
Click the purple button to the right to register online. You will receive a confirmation email once you have registered. If you do not receive the confirmation email within 24 hours of registering, please call us at 800.398.2630 x4.