Scroll down to watch: Preparing for Rosh Hashana, connecting to Hashem, prayer, clapping for the King, crowning Hashem King, Yom Teruah, Shofar and a broken heart, the Machzor (the holiday “siddur”), Yom HaDin, judgment, Baal Shem Tov, Teshuvah, Rebbe Nachman’s Teshuvah, New Year’s Resolutions, positive/pure thoughts, looking for the nikudos tovos, Tzaddik, sweetening judgment, weep like a child, less talking, making a new beginning, starting over, and more. Have a Sweet New Year.
Due to popular demand, we’re opening the doors of the Valevue Estate this Sunday, September 10th. You’re invited to join us for a special brunch featuring acclaimed speaker, Rabbi Jonathan Rietti. Rabbi Rietti will speak at 11:00 am on “My Emotions & Me: Who’s the Boss?”
If you like, stay for the Lost Art of Contemplative Writing workshop with me, inspired by the Alim Terufah, the letters of Reb Noson. Bring something to write with and on.
This Sunday, September 10th, the entire event will be from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at the Valevue Estate 33 Picatinny Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960. $54 at the Door, RSVP appreciated, space is VERY limited to email@example.com.
It’s Rosh Chodesh Elul and each Jewish soul feels a deep yearning to come closer to Hashem. Rebbe Nachman says that we can all start over in life and that there is no better time to prepare for the New Year than Elul.
This is why we’re inviting you join other like-minded women at the BRI Women’s Retreat at the gorgeous Valvue Estate in Morristown, NJ, September 8-10th. There will be classes and workshops by Rabbi Jonathan Rietti, Rabbi Yossi Katz, and me, as well as plenty of joy. You’ll gain the inspiration and momentum you need make a fresh start.
Make 5778 your best year ever and come to the BRI Women’s Retreat.
I look forward to welcoming you,
Chaya Rivka Zwolinski
Come to BRI Women’s First-Ever Weekend Retreat for Women at the Spectacular Vallevue Estate, Morristown, New Jersey
With Talks, Workshops and Classes by
Rabbi Jonathan Rietti, Acclaimed Speaker, “My Emotions & Me: Who’s the Boss?”
Chaya Rivka Zwolinski, Director BRI Women & BreslovCampus
“The Lost Art of Contemplative Writing” (bring pen, paper, or tablet) and “Chassidic Meditation” (experiential) and“Preparing for the New Year with Rebbe Nachman’s Stories.”
Rabbi Yossi Katz, Director, and Mrs. Fraidy Katz & Family, Breslov Research Institute USA and BreslovCampus.org who will give two, powerful classes on“Teshuvah, Breslov Style” and “Rebbe Nachman’s Torah.”
Our low cost includes all programs, meals, lodging $349 to $399 (depending on room) but there is LIMITED SPACE – BOOK NOW.
Call: 347-271-9539 or Email: Women@Breslov.org to register now.
P.S. Sponsors for talks, Shabbos meals, and more needed in order to keep costs low. Please contact if you would like to sponsor part of this retreat in the memory or honor of a loved one.
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