Thursday, May 11

MAJCO Shabbaton 5766 details

The Montana Association of Jewish Communities (MAJCO) will hold its annual Shabbaton July 21 - July 23 in Billings, hosted by Congregation Beth Aaron.

The event, titled "Jewish in the Montana Wilderness -- True Undaunted Courage," will be held concurrently with the signature Lewis and Clark bicentennial event taking place in Billings over that week.

Erev Shabbat services will begin on Friday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Aaron.

On Saturday, July 22, a Torah service will begin at 10 a.m., followed by brunch at 11:30 a.m. There will be a series of adult and children's programming from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. More details on this programming will be made available closer to the date of the event.

Attendees may wish to attend the "Clark on the Yellowstone" programming for the Lewis and Clark bicentennial at 6 p.m. at Pompey's Pillar National Monument.

Following that, there is a barbeque and bonfire following havdallah, titled "Klarski on the Rochejhone" tentatively scheduled for 7:30 p.m., location TBA.

On Sunday, July 23 attendees will have breakfast at CBA with a concurrent meeting of Montana Hadassah scheduled for 8 a.m. MAJCO's annual business meeting, including the election of officers and board members for 5767, will take place at 9:30 a.m.

Participants are encouraged to stay at the C'mon Inn, off exit 446 of I-90.

The deadline for registration is July 10. Cost per adult is $35. The cost per child, age 5-12, is $15. There is no cost for children under five years of age.

If you are interested in attending, please send me a note via email to aaron AT weissman DOT com. I will send you a registration form with specific locations and details.

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