The classes at Yeshivacation, are especially designed to fit the needs and interests of our students.
Workshops and Tours vary from program to program but may include any or all of the following:
Discussions – topics on women, marriage, education, parenting
Farbrengens – chassidic style gatherings for inspiration
Tefillah in Shul
Shabbos Meal by Crown Heights hosts
Pirkei Avot Class
Tours and Workshops bring the learning to life!
Mikva Tour – The Laws of Family Purity that govern Jewish family life; a tour of the mikva.
Model Temple – A visual presentation of the layout and vessels of the Temple.
Kashrut Laboratory – A tour of a Kosher Kitchen.
Scribal Arts – Watch a Sofer (scribe) at work.
Matzah Bakery – Learn how flour & water become hand-baked matzah.
Discover how to apply the depths of Chassidic teachings in to your daily lives. Focusing on the essential basis of Chassidus- Divine Unity.
Chassidus Mevueres on Tefilah
Do you want to improve your prayer? Learn the purpose and goal of prayer, inspirational thoughts and meditations on Davening.
Inner Dimension of Mitzvos Maasiyos
Not just about knowing the laws, it’s about living them. Learn about it in the source, and discover its spiritual dimension.
Topics: Brachos, Shabbos, Hadlakas Neiros, Challah, Yom Tov, Kashrus, Torah, Chesed, Mezuza, Tfillin & Tzizis, Chinuch, Tznius, Yichud, Holidays.
Spiritual Connections - Mitzvos Shebalev
Delve in to our more emotional connections with Hashem, discussing topics such as: Hashgacha Pratis (Divine Providence), Bchira Chafshis (Free Will), Bitachon (Trust), Women Roles, Nisyonos (Challenges), Chassidus, Relationships, Galus/ Geulah, Mesirus Nefesh( Self Sacrifice), Moshiach, Simcha, Bittul.
Learning the laws as they really are, on Shabbos, Kashrus,Taharas Hamishpacha, the Jewish Calendar, Life Cycle, Brachos and more.
What is it built of? How do I make mine? How does it last? Addressing: Tznius (Modesty), Sholom Bayis, Derech Eretz, Teens, large families, challenges with children.
Teach me a Torah Skill
Building your learning skills on your level: Kriah-Hebrew reading, Chumash-how to learn, Yiddish Sichos-the language of the Rebbes teachings, Rashi Sichos- understanding the Chochma of learning Yayna Shel Torah.
“Living with the times”- Explore the daily portion of the Weekly Torah Reading, study the message it has for you.
Farbrengen and Discussions
The Rebbes perspective on dating, Yichud, Tznius, Chasunah, parenting , education, Israel, being Frum & professional, medical ethics, anti-semitism, art & music , Priorities, Chinuch and much more!
Crown Heights Tours
Explore Judaism through what the Crown Heights community offers:
Mikveh, Chassidic Art Gallery, Chassidic wedding, Sofer Stam, Rebbes Library, Bais Hamikdosh Model, Shul Tour, Jewish library tour, Kosher Kitchen, Mikveh for utensils, and you just can’t miss the Judaica stores!
Optional bi-weekly trips:
Malls, Museums, Times Square, Central & Prospect Parks, World Trade Center, and you just can’t miss NY shopping
Please note that many of our classes are suitable for both YVC and iLearn participants. Therefore much of our schedule applies to both programs.