Announcing!! SUN & STUDY 2021 in person, in gorgeous Lake Lanier, GA
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Countdown to Sun & Study 2021
May 26-June 2
at Timber Estate in Gorgeous Lake Lanier, GA
A Summer Crash Course for Your Jewish Soul
for College Women - undergrads and grad students
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Why Sun & Study?
Do you love Shabbat meals (or Shabbat-To-Go!) at your Chabad House on campus?
Did you go on a Birthright trip to Israel or Pegisha in NYC and then wonder what’s next?
Have you done a magical week at Snorkel & Study in Key Largo? Or joined Summer for the Soul?
Do you ever wonder…
What does it mean to be a Jew today?
Do Jews believe in reincarnation? Is Judaism sexist? What can I do about antisemitism?
How do I know if what I believe is true? Should I start to light Shabbat candles? Why marry Jewish?
Is abortion allowed in Judaism? What does Torah say about dealing with anxiety, sadness and guilt? What's the Jewish key to happiness? Is cheese cake kosher??
So many questions...and there's never been a better time to learn than this summer!
Timber Estate at Lake Lanier
YOUR HOME AT SUN & STUDY 2021!
What's on the Agenda
A crash course in Judaism you take at your own pace, created especially for your Jewish soul.
Provocative discussions, text-based Jewish learning, eye-opening Q&A with experts, challah baking and farbrengens (ask us!), and a rocking talent show with your new best friends from around the world.
There's also time for spectacular hikes in the woods. Tanning and swimming at the pool. And canoeing, kayaking and river water tubing.
They're smart, insightful and funny and only want the best for you.
Meet this summer's staff
Rabbi Manis Friedman
His classes touch on everything, but check your preconceptions at the door.
Rabbi Manis Friedman is an internationally acclaimed lecturer, educator, author and counselor. Friedman likes to challenge our assumptions about pretty much everything so be prepared for some potent insights into areas of your life you thought you understood. His classes touch on everything from the Jewish soul and psyche to the significance of the Jewish star, the meaning of fate and free will, different kinds of love, and the deeper significance of Shabbat.
Working on your attitude? She'll be your guide to a better you.
Manya Lazaroff is the co-director of Chabad at Texas A&M University. She’s down-to-earth, passionate and one of the warmest women you’ll ever meet. Expect her classes to be thought-provoking and engaging, and make sure to corner Lazaroff for some private conversation – she’s very fun to talk to and very insightful. To sample some of Lazaroff’s classes, visit Chabad.org and TorahCafe.com.
Her no-holds-barred Q&A usually raises an eyebrow or two.
Rivkah Slonim, educator, acclaimed lecturer and Co-Director of Chabad at Binghamton University, is the author of two books, “Total Immersion” and “Bread and Fire: Jewish Women Find G-d in the Everyday.” Slonim is scholarly and down-to-earth, authentic and very honest. She’ll be speaking about the mitzvot unique to women, medical ethics and Jewish law, and the Jewish take on intimacy. Her no-holds-barred Q&A session is one of the highlights of the week and will probably (hopefully) raise some eyebrows.
She'll show you how to Jew-it no matter where you are.
Shifra Sharfstein is the unstoppable Co-Director of Chabad at Georgia Tech and Georgia State Universities, and an experienced and passionate educator. She's taught students of all ages and backgrounds, and from around the world, from Vienna to New York. She's a talented public speaker whose featured lectures on chabad.org get rave reviews and are listened to by people around the world.
She talks about serious topics like - "happiness"
Miriam Lipskier, educator and Co-Director of Chabad at Emory, is a spirited and very funny teacher but her humor never obscures the profound life-lessons she’s teaching – in fact, it’ll enhance them. She’ll be speaking about the serious problem of happiness, the Chassidic perspective on prayer, and the truth and nothing but the truth about Jewish dating and marriage. This winter we're lucky to have the Lipskier family joining us for Shabbat.
Cost & Scholarships
Sun & Study Application Fee is $50. Sun & Study Program Fee is $910 and covers accommodations, meals, classes, tutorials and the priceless friendships you'll go home with.
Need a SCHOLARSHIP*? Apply NOW!
Apply ASAP! Space is limited!
*Scholarship awards go as high as 90% 100% of the Program Fee.
Health & Safety Rules
Negative PCR test taken with 3 days of travel
Positive antibody test
She said, she said.
I can't believe how much I learned in such a short period of time, and about so many things I didn't expect.
~ Amie from Montreal
The teachers are such strong, smart, outspoken women. Seriously, I've never met Jewish women like this before - they're not intimidated by anything.
~ Claire from Bellmore
I never had Jewish friends so I was kind of expecting not to make any friends at all here. Instead I'm leaving with 2 of the closest friends I've ever had.
~ Robby from El Paso
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