Shabbaton opens Friday, November 11 at 8:00 am and ends Sunday, November 13 at 4:00 pm (1:00 pm for Group 1).
Note: The schedule is approximate and subject to change.
7:45 am Registration opens – Jewish Children’s Museum
Light refreshments will be served
Venue: Jewish Children’s Museum, 792 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11213
8:00 am NYC tour departs (buses leave promptly at 8:15!)
*by prior reservation only
11:00 am Jewish Discovery Walking Tour
1:00 pm Registration Closes
3:30 pm Welcome! Opening Session
Venue for all for all JewFest events (unless noted otherwise): Oholei Torah Center, 667 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11213
4:10 pm Candle Lighting Ceremony
4:45 pm Workshops
5:45 pm Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat with exuberance
6:30 pm Visit Lubavitch World Headquarters
7:00 pm Shabbat Dinner at the Home of Your Host
9:30 pm – 1:00 am FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! Interactive discussions and social opportunities
8:30 am Chassidut: A mystical start to Shabbat
9:30 am Shacharit (option 1)
10:30 am Prayer discussion & meditation (Option 2)
12:00 pm Festive Shabbat Lunch
2:30-5:15 pm Workshops, activities and social opportunities
5:30 pm Uplifting Havdallah Ceremony
8:00 pm ULTRA: JewFest Party
11:00 pm – 1:00 am Late Night Interactive discussions
8:30 am Shacharit & Tefillin Club
Note: The Sunday programming is split into two groups. Check to see which group your school is joining.
9:00 am Breakfast
10:00 am Closing program
11:00 am Busses depart to the Rebbe’s Ohel
1:00 pm Official end of JewFest; busses return to Crown Heights
9:30 am Option A: Jewish Discovery walking tour (by prior reservation) – leaving from Dreidel at JCM
10:00 am Option B: Jewish Children’s Museum tour
Kingston Avenue Judaica and gift shopping!
11:30 am Brunch
12:30 pm Closing Program
1:30 pm Busses depart to the Rebbe’s Ohel
3:30 pm Official end of JewFest; busses return to Crown Heights
Have a safe trip home, see you next year!