Really educational and uplifting. Gave me a better sense of what being a Jewish young women is.
Great Experience! I have gone to the the Bais Chana girl's camp, not once, but 2 times. It really helps people (esp. girls) to get to know what and who they are. They develop a bond with their faith, what it is, and how to express that. If your Jewish, you must look into this. It will recharge you in some way.
Three years ago, I came from South Africa, to Bais Chana’s summer program. I was over worked and exhausted, looking for direction and a break. My life has never been the same since. Bais Chana has always been there for me and I see how they are always there for every Jewish Women, every step of the way. Whether it be a teenager searching for answers, an undirected student questioning her own identity and existence, a Professional looking to understand her role as a women, or a Mother wanting to strengthen her knowledge, Bais Chana empowers women to go out into the world with a strong sense of purpose and knowledge of their role as a Jewish women in an every changing world. I have been back to a program ever since, and I always feel that there is so much more to learn and gain, each time I am imparted with more strength and clarity . The organization has provided a continuum of strength and support for women of all ages and backgrounds to further their Jewish education. Whether you are a onetime attendee or come back regularly, you always leave with a life changing experience.
bs''d Bais Chana is a unique school that helps women of all ages reconnect with the essence of their souls.
Bais Chana is a unique organisation, in it's ability to bring together women who are different in almost every way... (age, character, upbringing, nationality and career..) and blend them into one harmonious group, learning from and with one another. A single program which caters to the very individual needs of each participant (some facing serious challenges), is hard to come by. Participants leave changed, always for the better. The directors have worked hard, and succesfully created a haven of physical comfort, spiritual warmth and emotional growth.
Bais Chana brings together women of all ages and stages of their intellectual, emotional and spiritual development. Through lectures and small group discussion with outstanding lecturers, I have been able to broaden my view of how I look at people and the experiences that occur in my life.
after having such a positive experience with my own teenage daughter going to a bais chana retreat we decided to get involved and help. the camaraderie and acceptance of both the counselors and other participants make a world of difference for the teens. i have seen numerous times girls stay up all night talking to help other girls.
I was blessed to be a part of this incredible organization for a weekend, as I witnessed the transformation of teenage girls struggling with issues of gender and family, so challenging during these pubescent years. We used dialogue, art and music to help each young girl find her voice as a unique and significant individual, an integral part of the whole: the framework of Jewish Family and Community Culture.
Bais Chana is a real eye-opener. People come from all walks of life: Some are searching for meaning and purpose in their lives; some are just curious about Judaism; some are seeking answers to important questions; some are looking to learn about what their own heritage has to offer; some just want to have fun. All gain an experience that is potentially life-altering. In an open and non-judgmental, non-confrontational way, Bais Chana tackles those all-important questions and brings insight into the human existence. The atmosphere is at once intellectual and down-to-earth. You'd be surprised to see every age participating - from 13 until 83 (and probably older!). There are also fun adventures like a snorkel trip, as well as beautiful natural surroundings and accommodations.