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Country House Shabbat

Please join us for CTJC's first Country House Shabbat, at The Lodge, Ickworth, Suffolk, 28 February - 2 March 2014.


The intended programme* is as follows:

Friday 28 February
Check-in from 3:00pm
Free afternoon to settle in, explore the grounds, discover the adventure playground, or use the pool.
17:20 Candle lighting in the dining room
17:30 Services, or Kabbalat for Kids
18:30 Gala Shabbat Dinner (menu below)
21:00 Talk by Whisky Ambassador Gary Press, plus guided tasting

Dinner menu
Pomegranate humous with herb salad
Chicken with sumac, za'atar and lemon OR Imam biyaldi (v)
Jewelled couscous, roasted root vegetables
Halva and pistachio parfait, spiced poached fig, lemon biscuit
Coffee, tea and infusions with after-dinner chocolates

Saturday 1 March
Breakfast from 8:00
9:15 Class with Rabbi Reuven Leigh
10:00 Services and children's service (There will be a small kiddush between the haftorah and mussaf)
12:00 Buffet lunch
Leisure time
15:00 Walk in the Italianate gardens OR guided whisky tasting
16:00 Discussion with Rabbi Reuven Leigh OR book club (please read The Marrying of Chani Kaufman by Eve Harris in advance) OR children's Messibat Shabbat
17:00 Minchah
17:30 Seudah shlishit with zemirot, and children's supper
18:30 Ma'ariv followed by Havdalah
Free time
20:00 Dinner, Melava Malka and table quiz

Sunday 2 March
Breakfast from 8:00
8:30 Shacharit
Check-out by 11:00

The price is £145 pp for adults, and £45 pp for children. This includes two nights of luxury accommodation, gourmet meals, and the full programme above. 

Registration is now closed.

*subject to change without notice :-)