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CSI Retreat @ Ramah Darom: may 8 - 10, 2020

We are pleased to announce Congregation Shearith Israel’s 3rd Annual Retreat! Join us for an exciting Shabbaton at the Kaplan Mitchell Retreat Center at Ramah Darom. The majestic mountain campsite and landscape will serve as an inspiring backdrop to build community, further strengthen our bonds, and experience a spiritually uplifting Shabbat surrounded by nature and our extended Shearith family. Info on the retreat is below, and we will continue to update this page with more specifics in the coming weeks. Let's go to the mountains!


Dates: friday, may 8 - sunday, may 10

Check-in will begin at 3pm on Friday, May 8th, at the Welcome Center.

Check out is at 11am on Sunday, May 10th.

Who is it for?

The retreat is for you! We are gathering together as a whole community- from our Lifetime Members to our babies and everyone in between. Singles, couples, families- all are welcome. Those who yearn for intentional community, intellectual stimulation, a soulful expression of Judaism, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts — all are encouraged to come!


The programming for the retreat will be varied and exciting. There will be indoor activities, outdoor activities, structured time, down time, and programming for children as well. We will enjoy quality time, meals, and Services together. Keep an eye out on this page for additional information on the programming for the Shabbaton.

The weekend will close with a special Mother's Day brunch! 


Transportation will not be provided, but we will facilitate carpools for those looking to share the ride, gas costs, and lower our carbon footprint.

Directions to Ramah Darom 

What is covered by the registration fee?

The registration fee includes all meals (Friday night dinner; Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner; and Sunday brunch) and snacks, activities, accommodations, and a special, refreshing weekend with your extended Shearith family!


There are a variety of options for accommodations, including shared cabins, hotel rooms and deluxe hotel rooms.

For a packing list, click here.

For a map of Ramah Darom, click here.

Retreat Pricing

Adult and child rates may be found below, or via the Registration page.



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