Heritage Retreats Inc dba University Heritage Society

Rating: 4.95 stars   125 reviews


557 Fenlon Blvd Clifton NJ 07014 USA


We seek to revitalize Jewish identity through educational, religious and cultural initiatives that are designed to reach out to all Jews with an emphasis on those that do not strongly identify with Jewish life.

Target demographics:

Jewish college students and young adults all over North America

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Geographic areas served:

North America


Heritage Retreats is a one week immersion experience designed to revitalize Jewish identity among unaffiliated Jewish Youth.

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Rating: 5 stars  

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I had a marvelous experience participating in the Heritage Retreats. It was two weeks of learning and bonding. My connection to Judaism grew and I also saw that the other participants gained tremendous amount as well. In fact, over the years following my experience on Heritage Retreats, I have encountered several other fellow participants. And I was deeply impressed to see how far they have grown as well. It is genuinely inspiring.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Heritage Retreats is one of the most unique and innovative programs for connecting young Jews to their heritage. It provides the ultimate "Learn hard, Play hard" experience by combining great outdoor activities with engaging lectures and group learning. People who never met feel like brothers after a week at Heritage Retreats, and when they leave, they not only bring new friends with them, but a whole new relationship with Judaism and religion in general.

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I''ve seen so many participants go back home and get more involved in their Judaism, their communities, their soul!

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About every six months

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