Partners in Torah will be having its annual retreat January 13th and you are invited to experience the Shabbos of a lifetime. The weekend will feature an array of inspirational and dynamic speakers headlined by Rabbi Zev Leff of Moshav Matisyahu and Rabbi Meir Goldwicht, Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University. Keynote addresses will be delivered by Rosh Yeshiva of Ner Yisroel and renowned author Rabbi Yissochar Frand and by Rabbi Chaim N. Segal of Torah Umesorah. Prisoner of Zion, Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich, will be sharing his amazing and miraculous encounter with the KGB, and Rabbi Mordechai Becher, noted professor at Yeshiva University and a senior presenter for the Gateways Organization, will be joining us as well for the entire Shabbos. Additionally, Rabbi Mat and Dr. Brachie Hoffman will once again be sharing their expertise and guidance on how to build a successful marriage and relationship, and noted lecturers Mrs. Esther Wein and Mrs. Chani Juravel LCSW, will be imparting to the crowd their vast experience and knowledge. As a finale to this all-star lineup, Rabbi YY Jacobson will be delivering a series of inspiring and humorous lectures during the weekend.
Besides the phenomenal and diverse lineup of great speakers and educators, there will also be premier entertainment throughout the weekend. Superstar artist, Eitan Katz, will not only be giving a concert on Motzei Shabbos, but he will be with us the entire Shabbos, leading the tefilos and various kumtzitzes. Eitan will be joined by world famous violinist, Joe Deninzon, who will be serenading the crowd with his soul stirring music. For the kids, besides featuring an elite, safe, and exciting babysitting service for children ages 0- 12, there will also be a outstanding carnival and magic show featuring world famous illusionist, David Blatt.
When talking about a great Shabbos, one can never forget the food, and at the Partners in Torah retreat, we definitely have that covered. Chap-a-Nosh of Cedarhurst will be providing a gourmet feast throughout the weekend with each meal being more delicious and delectable than the next. There will even be a gala Melava Malka featuring an exquisite wine tasting provided by Kedem.
I am sure that after reading this article you are brimming with excitement in anticipation of this fabulous weekend. However, I still haven’t told you the best part: The Partners in Torah Experience. The great work that Partners in Torah does on a weekly basis, connecting Yidden from all over the world and from all walks of life, will be on full display over the weekend. You will get a chance to see firsthand the beauty of what a unified Klal Yisroel looks like as various students and mentors from Partner in Torah will be there, sharing their experiences on how this great program has changed their lives. Their stories will be become your story.
So please join us at this great event with Jews from all walks of life–learning and laughing with one another and the best Shabbat experience you can imagine. It’s an experience that simply cannot be described. In the words of past participants, “it’s magic”.