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Camps & Education |  Young adults can apply for Adamah fellowships

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Applications are currently being accepted for summer and fall fellowships at Urban Adamah in Berkeley and the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Falls Village, Conn. The three-month-long residential programs integrate organic farming, community building and leadership development in a Jewish environment.

Urban Adamah is an organic farm and environmental education center on Parker Street in West Berkeley. Its summer fellowship is from June 9 to Aug. 30; the fall fellowship is from Sept. 9 to Nov. 22. Fellows must be between 21 and 31 years old. Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling basis.

Rebecca Guenoun, a summer 2011 fellow at Urban Adamah, tends to the greenhouse.   photo/cathleen maclearieRebecca Guenoun, a summer 2011 fellow at Urban Adamah, tends to the greenhouse.   photo/cathleen maclearie
Rebecca Guenoun, a summer 2011 fellow at Urban Adamah, tends to the greenhouse. photo/cathleen maclearieRebecca Guenoun, a summer 2011 fellow at Urban Adamah, tends to the greenhouse. photo/cathleen maclearie
Adamah: The Jewish Environmental Fellowship at Isabella Freedman center in New England is a three-month leadership training program for Jews ages 20 to 32. The summer program runs from May 29 to Sept. 2; the fall program is from Aug. 28 to Dec. 9. The deadline for summer applications is Feb. 1; for fall applications, March 1.

A 400-acre sanctuary in the Berkshires, the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center announced in December a merger with Hazon. The new organization will be called Hazon, with headquarters in Falls Village and New York City. Hazon’s San Francisco office will remain open. Urban Adamah in Berkeley is a sister program of the Isabella Freedman retreat center.

For more information the the programs and to apply visit http://www.urbanadamah.org or http://www.isabellafreedman.org/adamah.


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