Shabbatonim are back for 2023! Last year, almost 70 LGBTQ Jewish teens gathered to celebrate Shabbat together, and we are already hard at work planning our Shabbatonim in 2023. We are excited to offer two Shabbatonim in 2023:

  • East Coast Shabbaton (returning for its 11th year!): March 10-12, 2023, in the Baltimore/DC area
  • Midwest Shabbaton (returning for its third year!): April 28-30, 2023, in the Chicago area

Registration is now open! Click below to register and reserve your spot at our Shabbaton!


Thank you to our community partner organizations who support our LGBTQ and Ally Teen Shabbatonim:

BBYO, Habonim Dror North America, Jewish Youth Climate Movement, jGirls+Magazine, JQY, JQ International, Jewish Women’s Archive, Moving Traditions, National Ramah Commission

Want to learn more about Shabbatonim? Join our Q&A session for teens or our session for parents/caregivers.

Check out our FAQ!

Check out these videos from past Shabbatonim!

The safety of our community and all communities is of the utmost importance to Keshet. Keshet’s policy is to not disclose the exact location of our Shabbaton retreats or our travel guidelines until registration is completed. Additionally, as the COVID pandemic continues we will re-evaluate conditions for safety and consult with partner organizations and medical professionals before proceeding with in-person programming. All our in-person youth programs will adhere to local guidelines. If you have additional questions about travel to/from the Shabbatonim or about COVID-19, please email .

We ask all eligible individuals to be vaccinated. We will send out a health check reminder prior to the Shabbaton, reminding all participants to join us only if they are in good health with no cold or flu symptoms. Additional testing prior to the Shabbaton may be required, based on CDC recommendations.

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