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Birthright Israel + OneTable – The Shabbat Retreat
May 1 @ 2:00 PM - May 3 @ 2:00 PMFree
Birthright Israel and OneTable invite you to a new, immersive training designed to elevate your ability to transform Shabbat into a day of meaning and exploration for yourself and your participants both in Israel and at home.
The weekend will be a deep dive into Shabbat, including:
- What is Shabbat? What can it do and what can it be for me and my participants?
- Preparation and programming for the full 25 hour Shabbat experience, including spiritual leadership, delegation to participants, one-on-one conversations, and both large and small group activities
- An interactive immersion into Shabbat rituals and customs, including where they come from and how to make them relevant
- Skills to make the most of tradition and innovation
Eligible applicants must:
- Have previously staffed a Birthright Israel Trip
- Live in Midwestern United States
- Commit to continue staffing trips in the future
- Preference will be given to applicants who have a confirmed offer to staff a trip this summer