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Shavuot at Pearlstone

May 25 May 28

5425 Mt Gilead Rd
Reisterstown, MD 21136 United States

Join us for Shavuot at Pearlstone

This annual immersive retreat is filled with inspiring Jewish learning, spirited singing, festive farm-to-table meals, and a pluralistic community building experience.

Retreat Details

Pricing and Accommodations

We have two main types of lodging – standard rooms feature private bathrooms with one or two queen beds, while the Garden Lodge Dorms have twin beds and mostly shared bathrooms. Children’s rates assume sharing a room with at least one adult (13+), regardless of lodging style. More details about our lodging options can be found here.

  • Standard Room Multiple Occupancy per adult: $610 per person
  • Single Occupancy (one adult 13+): $925 per person
  • Garden Lodge Dorm Rooms: $480 per adult
  • Youth ages 6 – 12:  $305 per person
  • Youth ages 1 – 5: $120 per person
  • Infants up to 12 months:  free, but must register

Pearlstone has a limited number of cabins which can accommodate up to 9 guests. Please email aulick@pearlstonecenter.org for availability and pricing.

Program Highlights

Enjoy multiple learning tracks about Judaism and sustainability, keynotes from guest scholars, delicious, healthy food, music, and activities for people of all ages.  This multigenerational gathering of participants, both local and distant, is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience deep Torah learning and collective communal engagement.

Click here for a sample program schedule

Teachers and Educators

Joey Weisenberg

Musician, composer, and teacher Joey Weisenberg is the founder and director of Hadar’s Rising Song Institute, which cultivates grassroots musical-spiritual creativity in Jewish community. He is the author of The Torah of Music (2017 National Jewish Book Award) and Building Singing Communities. L’eila, his eighth album of original music, is Joey’s latest release on Rising Song Records

Rabbi Avram Mlotek

Avram Mlotek is a rabbi, cantor, actor, writer and social worker. Grandchild of Holocaust refugees and Yiddish cultural leaders, he is the co-founder of Base now operating in ten cities. Mlotek is the author of two books (Why Jews Do That, Passover in a Pandemic) and works as a psychotherapist at Blanton-Peale Institute and Counseling Center in New York. He is the proud Tati to Ravi, Hillel Yosl and Shabtai. 

Jon Greenberg

Jon Greenberg received his bachelor’s degree with honors in biology from Brown University and his Master’s and Doctorate in agronomy from Cornell University. He has also studied with Rabbi Chaim Brovender at Israel’s Yeshivat HaMivtar and conducted research on corn, alfalfa, and soybeans at Cornell, the US Department of Agriculture, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Cancer Research. Since 1989, he has been a science teacher and educational consultant. Dr. Greenberg was Senior Editor of science textbooks at Prentice Hall Publishing Co. Previously on the faculty of Yeshivas Ohr Yosef, the School of Education at Indiana University, and the University of Phoenix, he has taught at the Heschel School since 2008. In 2021, he published Fruits of Freedom, a Passover Hagadah with a commentary from the perspective of the history of Jewish food and agriculture. He is a frequent speaker at synagogues, schools, and botanical gardens. Dr. Greenberg can be contacted at jon@torahflora.org.

Rabbi Psachyah Lichtenstein

Rabbi Psachyah is a teacher, naturalist, and artist. He has served the community teaching the Torah of the Earth in both the US and Israel for over 20 years. Psachyah has raised sheep, goats, chickens, ducks, dogs, bees, and his children.

Details about Pearlstone

For more information about accommodations, dining, transportation, and our campus amenities, please visit our Guest Information and FAQ page

Pearlstone Guest Experience & FAQ
Pearlstone | 5425 Mt. Gilead Rd, Reisterstown, MD 21136
410.500.5417 | info@pearlstonecenter.org