Bonus Day Program

Kayam Kollel: Reviving the Migrash

One Day Learning Intensive


Sunday March 13, 2011 at 6:00 PM EDT
Monday March 14, 2011 at 4:00 PM EDT

Add to my calendar 


Pearlstone Conference & Retreat Center 
5425 Mt. Gilead Rd
Reisterstown, MD 21136
Driving Directions 

Kollel Contact:

Jakir Manela 
Kayam Farm at Pearlstone 
410 429 4400 x200

Registration Contact:

Yoshi Silverstein
Kayam Farm at Pearlstone 
410 429 4400 x235

This program is designed as a supplement to the Kayam Farm Beit Midrash Shabbaton, but can be attended separately for those unable to join us for the whole weekend.


Kayam Kollel: Reviving the Migrash

An exploration of ancient Israelite land-use and their relevance to today

Featuring special guest scholars:

Rabbi Steve Greenberg, Senior Teaching Fellow at CLAL, the National Jewish Center for Learning & Leadership

Rabbi Or Rose, Associate Dean, Rabbinical School of Hebrew College

Amanda Behrens, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Miriam Avins, Baltimore Green Space

  • Get your hands dirty on Kayam Farm
  • Discover a biblical greenbelt zoning system, where cities were surrounded by vineyards, orchards, pasture, and wilderness
  • Explore Jewish tradition as it relates to sustainable real estate development
  • Assess the critical state of our nation's food system using foodshed mapping and food justice analysis
  • Help revive the migrash through permaculture, eco-villages, transition towns, and more ideas of your own!

Contact Jakir Manela with questions-



Cost - $75 (includes all meals, program fees and lodging)