Perfect Passover Program
Join us for a wonderful and intimate Pesach experience - from the balloon twisting clown that greets you in the lobby when you arrive, till Yom Tov's end, our program offers a wide selection of choice entertainment for your pleasure, with non-stop activities planned to suit all tastes and ages. Enjoy the stimulation of our thought provoking shiurim, outstanding series of speeches, and interesting lectures of Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt, Professor Naomi Klapper, and Rabbi Dr. Chesky Gewirtz... The N"ach shiur by Sara Tanen..a gala chol hamoed concert featuring THE MACCABEATS, the melodious sounds of the NEW JERSEY TENORS... Rejoice at our exquisite traditional Sedorim, exquisitely prepared and impeccably served... Feel inspired at our stirring Pesach davening services led by Cantor Nachman Shneider... Create your own (or shared!) masterpiece at paint night ...Make your move with pilates, aerobics, zumba, cardio circuit training or fitness and exercise classes ... . Continue with your daily learning and Daf Yomi ...
Action packed, chock-full-of-excitement-lineup of non-stop Chol Hamoed excitement starring:HYPNOLORENZO - a comedy hypnotist guaranteed to keep everyone laughing, RUSSELL TARGOVE - singer extraordinaire with a wide repertoire of hits from the 50's 60's and thru to modern day music, BOOK TALK with author Michael Weinstein '10 TIMES CHAI' all about the orthodox synagogues of New York City, and gala WINE TASTING event. The MACCABEATS singing sensation in concert and a mouth-watering BARBECUE... The JERSEY TENORS show and PIZZA and ICE CREAM PARTY...Meet the world's first and only 'KOSHER' Olympian, A.J.Edelman... AJ EDELMAN is a 4 time Israeli national champion and 2018 Olympian in the head-first, dangerous, daredevil sport of skeleton. He is the first Orthodox Jew to compete in the Winter Olympics, the first Orthodox male to do so in any Olympic Games. After a career as a hockey goaltender, including a stint at MIT where he was the first sabbath observant player in the program's history, Edelman switched sports to bobsled and skeleton. After being told that he would "never be competitive" in skeleton, Edelman dedicated himself to qualifying Israel for the first time in an Olympic sliding sport. He is currently head coach and head of development for Bobsled/Skeleton Israel. Meet and greet A.J., with a ecture, Q and A session, Teen Activity, and photograph & autograph session..
Delight the family with game shows, hay rides, and food demonstrations and workshops... Capture the spirit of Yom Tov with the joyous sounds of Mark Infield's music, the melodious singing of zemiros, and the exhilarating voice of our Chazzan with his diverse repertoires of cantorial, popular and congregational song. (meet our staff) Featuring a star studded cast of nightly entertainment and daytime matinees with comedians and humorists for your amusement, noted lecturers, magician, and terrific day trips to great nearby attractions, our incomparable program will provide you with Yom Tov memories to cherish forever.
Gourmet Glatt Kosher Cuisine
Sit back and savor each flavorful moment. Traditional, fantastical, or unusual, from the first moments of your arrival at Erev Pesach Eve's lavish hot and cold buffet through the farewell continental breakfast on Isru Chag's morn, you'll be treated to a superb bouquet of lavish dishes and foods, beautifully prepared and impeccably served.
The ambiance is elegant, with impeccable table linens and china, crystal stemware, flawless service and gracious hospitality. From our exquisite Seders, our traditional matzo ball soup, to our unusual pastry creations, our Chefs delight in creating haute cuisine, with a mouth-watering blend of new exotic and traditional favorites, made with the freshest local and regional ingredients.
Impeccable Service. Our service is legendary; our cuisine, exquisite. From beautifully led traditional Seders replete with matzo and wine, to our Yom Tov Morning Kiddushim (a not-to-be-missed-event), throughout one amazing holiday meal after another, you’ll be treated to a festival of incomparable culinary experience. Our Pastry Chef delights in creating an abundant assortment of tasty cakes and stunning pastries that look as good as they taste. Our Tea Room Hospitality Suite is stocked with coffee, cakes and fruit to satisfy every in-between-meals need, and we offer boxed lunches for your Chol Hamoed excursions.
What to do on Chol Hamoed?
Some of our previous trips and nearby attractions...
From Sea to Shining SeaBoard the submarine USS (SSN-571) Nautiluswith us
The World's first operational nuclear-powered submarine & naval sub museum.
See the SealsHead out to sea with us for an unforgettable marine science experience!
Watch the seals hang out and play, Project Oceanology cruise.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Lived HereFDR's "Summer White House"
The Hyde Park estate he loved & the place he considered home.
Wild, Wet and WonderfulSparking children's curiosity and imagination
hands-on interactive Stepping Stones Children's Museum.
Jiggle a Jellyfish10,000 gallon shark tank, harbor seals, sea turtles, river otters & more
Touch the sharks and jiggle the jellies at the Maritime Aquarium.
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion MuseumEarly surviving Second Empire Style mansion
Highlighting the lives & styles of the Victorian Era.