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JBFCS JACS Teen and Young Adult Retreat

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Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons, and Significant Others


Teen And Young Adult Retreat

December 31st, 2010- January 2nd, 2011

Stamford, CT


Connect, share, learn, and listen about alcohol, substance abuse, and teen issues.

Jewish spirituality, clean and sober fun! 


For teens and young adults ages 15 – 27.  Applicants will be screened for retreat readiness. 


For more information, call 212.632.4600 or visit



Rabbi Menachem Creditor
Congregation Netivot Shalom  || Bay Area Masorti  || 

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