National Jewish Retreat
The National Jewish Retreat (NJR) is the largest Jewish retreat in the United States. The Retreat draws upwards of 1000 participants to an unusual five-day Jewish immersion experience. The program, led by renowned thinkers, scholars and personalities, offers meaningful Jewish enrichment.
The 2010 retreat became the subject of media interest when it was reported that former senator George Allen would publicly discuss his mother's Jewish heritage for the first time since the rumors were substantiated.
Scholars in Residence
Previous scholars in residence include:
- Hon. George Allen, Mount Vernon, Virginia
- Rabbi Benjamin Blech, New York, New York
- Richard Blumenthal, Hartford, Connecticut 
- Dr. Erica Brown, Silver Spring, Maryland 
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