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Community Retreat

Retreat 2017


Our annual retreat will be a celebration of our responsible reopening and a marker of in-person gathering returning to our community. 

This year we'll be gathering closer to home, around the CRZ campus.  Please see below for our schedule of events, including both in-person and virtual happenings to make sure everyone has the opportunity to connect and engage. 

FRIDAY, 4/30: 

6pm - Outdoor Kabbalat Shabbat at Akiba-Schechter (signup required

7pm - BYO Dinner & Drinks at Harold Washington Park 

8pm - Adult Schmooze at Harold Washington Park


10:30am - Na'aseh V'Nishma service on Facebook Live 

Socially-distanced, in-person watch party will be in the Social Hall (signup required)! 

11:30am - Outdoor Minyan Katan at Akiba-Schechter (in-person) 

11:30am - B-Mitzvah cohort meeting with Rabbi Minkus at CRZ (in-person) 

12pm - Torah Study in the Chapel (will also be on Zoom)

3pm - One Book, One Rodfei discussion at CRZ (will also be on Zoom) 

Discussion will be about chapter one (What a School Means) of Eve L. Ewing's Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side

View a talk with the author here

Find a PDF of the chapter here

3:30pm - Park Playtime at Harold Washington Park 

3:30pm - All-levels Yoga at Harold Washington Park (bring a mat and water bottle)

4:30pm - Ice Cream Social at CRZ 

SUNDAY, 5/2:

4pm - Lag BaOmer cleanup at Promontory Point with bonfire and s'mores to follow (signup required)! 

Retreat 2015 Group
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Sat, June 19 2021 9 Tammuz 5781