The Greater Carolinas Association of Rabbis proudly presents:
The Rabbinic Kallah at Wildacres
July 30-August 5, 2020
The Rabbinic Kallah at Wildacres has been occurring for over 60 years! The Kallah features an outstanding Jewish scholar for a six-day rabbinic seminar attended by Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Reform, and Traditional rabbis and their families. We join together for study, prayer, discussion, debate, relaxation, and camaraderie. Rabbis and family members come from all over the country to enjoy the learning, kosher cuisine, egalitarian minyanim, and joyously observe Shabbat together. Participants are able to lead the davening, give divrei-Torah, and offer workshops. The program includes evening entertainment, arts and crafts for family members, and children’s activities. Included in the schedule is free time for touring, relaxing, and schmoozing with family and friends.
The Wildacres Interfaith Institute
July 27-30, 2020
The Wildacres Interfaith Institute has been meeting at Wildacres for over 25 years. The Institute brings together clergy and lay people of all faiths to gain understanding towards the Wildacres goal of “betterment of human relations.” Our annual Interfaith Institute at Wildacres Retreat Center off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Little Switzerland, North Carolina, is open to clergy and interested lay people from all religious traditions. Come and join us for fellowship, discussion, and fun on the mountaintop. Wildacres provides a magnificent vista of the Blue Ridge Mountains, including stately Mt. Mitchell across the way. Our study sessions are supplemented by plenty of good food (strictly kosher), a daily happy hour, evening entertainment, morning prayer services, and opportunities to explore the area.
Each summer the Greater Carolinas Association of Rabbis (GCAR) sponsors The Rabbinic Kallah at Wildacres and the Wildacres Interfaith Institute in the magnificent setting of western North Carolina. Join us for one or both of these events. And be sure to join our mailing list to keep up to date on our annual summer events!
Wildacres is a 1,600-acre retreat founded in 1946 and located atop a mountain off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Little Switzerland, North Carolina, near Asheville. The view is breathtakingly beautiful and the time spent at Wildacres is like no other…..