Special Guests: Rabbi Manis Friedman, Rabbi Mendel Duchman
Program: Rosh Hashana 2016
• Pre Rosh Hashana Shabbat: Thursday eve, September 29th – Sunday, October 2nd
• Rosh Hashana: Sunday, October 2nd - Wednesday, October 5th*
• Yom Kippur Tuesday, October 11th - Thursday, September 13th*
HHR (High Holiday Resort) celebrates its 22nd year of providing the most incredible, meaningful and enjoyable Rosh Hashana experience ever. Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur will take place at the luxurious Westin Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort, one of Fort Lauderdale's premier beachfront resorts and spa.
A special Shabbat program will be offered for guests who wish to arrive for Shabbat before Rosh Hashana, which begins Sunday night.
In addition to the main service, the sensational Hazzan Amram Adar will once again lead a special Sephardic Minyan.
Overlooking the glistening blue ocean, HHR’s unsurpassed Rosh Hashana program offers a wonderful resort setting for guests to enjoy and celebrate the High Holidays. Each guest is warmly welcomed and given the finest holiday accommodations including enjoyable services, three daily gourmet meals and a sumptuous tea room freshly prepared by Florida’s finest executive chefs.
Services overlook the magnificent ocean and will be led by Chazzan Tzali Camissar, celebrated cantor at The Shul of Bal Harbor, Florida and Chazzan Rachmiel Andrusier of New York. The sensational Hazzan Amram Adar will once again lead a special Sephardic Minyan.
Highlighting the Rosh Hashana program, will once again be world renowned scholar and lecturer, Rabbi YY Jacobson and Mrs. Miryam Swerdlov. Both will offer special lectures each day that will undoubtedly inspire all in attendance, ensuring the most incredible, meaningful and inspiring High Holiday experience ever. Rabbi Jacobson is the most sought after speaks today.
The beautiful High Holiday retreat is hosted by Rabbi Pinny Andrusier, dynamic spiritual leader of Chabad SW Broward, Florida and his wonderful wife Gitty. The highly popular program caters to families of all ages and attracts guest from all backgrounds and affiliation.
Lectures: Guest Speakers
With great excitement, we announce that World Renowned Scholar, Rabbi Manis Friedman will once again be joining our Rosh Hashana program as well as Rabbi Mendel Duchman.
World-renowned author, counselor, lecturer and philosopher, Rabbi Friedman uses ancient wisdom and modern wit as he captivates audiences around the country and around the world. He hosts his own critically acclaimed cable television series, Torah Forum, syndicated throughout North America. Over 150,000 copies of his provocative yet entertaining tapes, both audio and video have been sold.
A nationally acclaimed business coach and motivational speaker, Rabbi Mendel Duchman has the rare opportunity to be simultaneously involved in two influential worlds -- the world of commerce and finance, and the world of spiritual inspiration and Jewish outreach.
Mendel's public presentations are filled with humor, clarity, meaning, and contagious passion. He stimulates, empowers and energizes his audiences to care more, to do more, to achieve more.
Also, as pioneer and director of many youth oriented programs and events, Mendel is renowned for his incredible rapport with young adults, teenagers and children. Mendel will organize several sessions with our younger guests, offering them guidance, direction and an opportunity to address some of the most pressing questions on their mind.
Fantastic Youth Program & Baby Sitting
Many young families return every year mainly due to the well-organized youth program headed by the rabbi's son, Eli and his energized team of counselors. The children are under great care thus allowing the parents to focus on their prayers and attend the lectures.
The Youth program is divided into four age groups offering youth prayer services, stories and games for the younger guests. At the conclusion of each holiday a grand raffle takes place with the exuberant youngsters celebrating their well-earned rewards. During services, babysitting is available for infants and younger children and is included in the package.
For Yom Kippur an elaborate gourmet pre fast dinner is offered as well as a lavish break-the-fast feast following the Neilah and evening services. Once again the beautiful resort will offer both a regular and a Sefardi Minyan. Guests can choose a late check out or stay till after breakfast Thursday morning.
*Late check out available 9PM on Tuesday eve, after Rosh Hashana & Wednesday eve, after Yom Kippur
** Complete Schedule & title of lectures coming soon.