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About Us

About Us

Demanding schedules and hectic days can leave little time for your spiritual side. At the National Jewish Retreat, you will embark on an exciting journey with our inspirational scholars and experience Judaism.

You will discover that Jewish life is not just for the study hall and synagogue, but for your personal, day-to-day living.

At the retreat you can expect lively lectures with dynamic delivery and interactive workshops from world-renowned experts that will help you forever unlock your inner, spiritual reservoirs of strength, passion and fulfillment.

For the past ten years, hundreds of people from across North America and around the world joined for the National Jewish Retreat. Building on the incredible success of past retreats, the twelfth annual retreat at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa will offer a broad array of options for your personal growth and enjoyment.

An outstanding program of learning and recreation has been planned for this year. We hope you will join us for five days designed to engage your mind and refresh your spirit.

At the National Jewish Retreat you will meet other people from around the world who are traversing the same journey as yourself, investigating the same questions and reflecting on the same truths. The retreat features first-class accommodations and exquisite kosher cuisine and will provide you with ample opportunity to explore text and tradition with master scholars and teachers. Feel, share and connect. Dare to be surprised; prepare to be enlightened.

 

jliThe mission of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is to inspire Jewish learning worldwide and to transform Jewish life and the greater community through Torah study. Our goal is to create a global network of informed students connected by bonds of shared Jewish experience.

As the pre-eminent provider of adult Jewish education, JLI aspires to continue to set new standards in the field. We are a learning organization, listening and responding to our affiliates and students so we can continue to grow in new ways.

Our holistic approach to Jewish study considers the impact of Jewish values on personal and interpersonal growth. Drawing on research-based instructional design and cutting-edge approaches to adult learning, JLI's innovative presentation of traditional Judaism is designed to be both intellectually rigorous and highly accessible.