2023 Call for Courses

We invite you to submit a course proposal for the 2023 National Havurah Committee Summer Institute, to be held in person at Pearlstone Retreat Center from Friday, August 4 to Tuesday, August 8. Applicants are encouraged to consider how they will draw on this year’s theme: וְאָסַפְתָּ Ve-asafta “and you… READ MORE

Summer 2023 Plans

We’ll meet in person on August 4th-8th for a 5 day/4 night retreat at Pearlstone Retreat Center in Maryland. We listened to you. Many of you told us that it was important to be together for Shabbat. We weren’t able to book a time that ends with Shabbat, but we think… READ MORE

DIY Creation Activity

Dear NHC Community, We are writing to invite you to participate in a “Do It Yourself,” asynchronous, collaborative creative experiment! Most years, the Timbrel Artists in Residence offer a concluding workshop to Institute participants. This year, we are offering creative prompts for anyone and everyone you to engage with at… READ MORE

Summer Study on Zoom

Learn with us on Zoom this summer. Classes will meet on Zoom on weekday evenings and Sunday afternoon from July 18th- July 28th.  See the class list, teachers’ bios, and registration information here. READ MORE

Register Now for the Summer Retreat

Join us at Isabella Freedman August 14- 18 A few things to consider when preparing to register: 1. Your prompt sign-up will be very helpful to us in planning and assuring that we have enough people to move ahead with the retreat. It is also possible that we will reach… READ MORE

Join Us In Person in August

Summer Retreat at Isabella Freedman August 14-August 18 Join us this August for an in-person retreat at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Connecticut. Reconnect with friends, learn together, and enjoy time in a beautiful outdoor setting. Look for registration and more details in early to mid-June. READ MORE

Learn with us Online in July

Save the Date!

We will be offering some outstanding classes online this summer.
Mark your calendars for the
Monday-Thursday evenings of July 18-28
&
Sunday afternoon July 24

For more information, head to our web page.

Add these dates to your calendar!

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Volunteers Needed: Year-Round Online Programming Committee

Do you like having online programming between Institutes?  The NHC is a volunteer run organization and we need you to make it happen!  We are looking for people to join the Year-Round Online Programming Committee.  The job requires about 2 hours a month to recruit teachers and leaders for online classes and workshops, run the zoom meetings and dream of more ways to involve more people.  For interest and questions, please email volunteer@havurah.org.