Chana In The Mountains
in the scenic Cortina Valley Ski Lodge, ¾ of a mile from
Tannersville, NY, Machon Chana will begin its fourth season on
Rosh Chodesh Tammuz. As in the past, the program will cater to
college students as well as women of all ages and levels of
commitment and knowledge.
morning five simultaneous classes take place: beginners and
advanced levels for students, an advanced level for women who are
Tannersville residents (most of them alumnae of Machon Chana),
classes for men and classes for teenagers.
staff include Rabbi Eli and Chana Silberstien of Ithaca NY, Rabbi
Dov Wagner, Rabbi and Mrs. Trachtenberg and three madrichot.
Summer Kollel, which is becoming increasingly more popular, is the
perfect summer vacation for a family growing in their Yiddishkeit
or just wishing to spend their summer in further study or
spiritual growth. The family can rent a normal house in a scenic
area, attend highly motivating, skill-oriented classes daily for
both men and women, while the kids attend the highly professional
local day camp with 2 pools, trips, beautiful modern facilities, shiurim,
color war - the works. A perfect Chassidishe boost.
Teen program, a highly successful 2-week program, called for an
encore. Geared to teenagers seeking answers to issues not
addressed in school in addition to having a great time, this
program offers Chassidic fun at its best. With exciting trips each
afternoon, mornings are spent studying Chassidus with a new lens,
discussions on contemporary issues and halachic questions,
and writing workshops. Evenings are spent playing thinking games,
rap sessions and doing projects. Run by Chana Gellman, Rabbi &
Mrs. Adelman, Chabad Shluchim in Amhert, Mass. act as parents and
mentors. The program will run July 6-25.
couples program: August will be geared to married couples. The
weekend of August 5, Shabbos Chazon, will be geared to couples new
in their Yiddishkeit that wish to grow, entitled
“A Vision” and will focus on relationships and
children; while the Shabbos Nachamu weekend and the week following
it will be chinuch week for baalei t’shuva
further information or to enroll call 718-735-0030 or e-mail Machonc@aol.com.