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Shabbaton To Newport, RI

with Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Friday, November 8 - Sunday, November 10

Come with us to Newport where we will join our friends of Congregation Jeshuat Israel for a full Shabbat experience at the Touro Synagogue. Trip price includes optional transportation (note: bus capacity is limited, so sign up now!), meals, a major symposium on Motsaei Shabbat featuring Prof. Jonathan Sarna and other renowned scholars, and a Sunday excursion to the Breakers mansion. 

For lodging, we have secured a block of rooms at a discounted group rate at the lovely Viking Hotel, which is steps away from the Touro Synagogue and within the Newport erub. You will need to book directly with the hotel. Booking information will be available shortly; stay tuned for updates.



To be added to our waitlist, contact Sarah Gross at with your name, number of people in your party, and which part(s) of the program you would like to attend (see below).



Entire Shabbaton (with round-trip bus transportation) - $600

Entire Shabbaton (without CSI bus transportation) - $540

Shabbaton (without CSI bus transportation or excursion to Breakers) - $480

Saturday night symposium only- $18


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This program, which highlights the deep historical roots of our congregation, is one of our many Year of Years, 365th Anniversary celebration events.

Benjamin N. Cardozo

Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.

Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history.