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FJMC Western Region 2018 Retreat

If you are looking for the Paypal payment option, you will find it above the file(s) attached at the bottom of the page

We are thrilled to announce that the FJMC Western Region will be holding our biennial retreat from June 8-10, 2018 at the Shalom Institute Camp and Conference Center. The facility is located at 34342 Mulholland Highway, Malibu, CA 90265. Need directions and a map? Click HERE.

Activities will start Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. and will end Sunday at 12 noon. This event will include food, fellowship, fun, learning, and lots of RUACH! The cost for the weekend, including all kosher meals,  depends on what you choose as lodging:

Emma Stern Center (2 men per room, 17 rooms available): $240 per person

Hillel Retreat House (4 bunk beds per room, 4 rooms available): $135 per person

Camp Area Cabins (10 bunk beds per cabin, 8 cabins available): $135 per person.

NOTE 1: Those men staying in the Hillel Retreat House or the Camp Area Cabins need to supply their own pillows, linens, blankets, towels and toiletries - just like camping! There is a communal bathroom building serving the Camp Area Cabins.  There is a shared bathroom in the Hillel Retreat House serving the 4 rooms.

NOTE 2: Check with your club president to see if there are subsidies available from your club! The Region is providing subsidies for those traveling more than 100 miles one way to the Retreat.

NOTE 3: When you are ready to register for the Retreat, please RSVP to your club president or his designate, or to Aren Horowitz ( Then download the attached registration form, an editable .PDF file from the bottom of this page -- fill-in the form before attaching it in an email to Aren Horowitz.

Note 4: Last date to register by May 25, 2018! Last date for canceling and getting a refund of your registration fee is May 25, 2018.

Payment options are the following:

1. Send your check made out to FJMC Western Region to:
   Mitchell S Daks CPA
   16055 Ventura Blvd., Suite 660
   Encino, CA. 91436
2. Pay through your local club.
3. If you would like to use a credit card, you can follow this link -- note that there is a 3% processing fee for this option:

   a) The "Buy Now" appears with Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. IF You Are USING Microsoft Edge, click on the "..." on the top right and select "Open with Internet Explorer".

    b) If you do not see the "Buy Now" Button, just click a couple of times below here. 

Contact Aren Horowitz with any questions or concerns!
Email to or call at 505-452-7712.
Aren Horowitz,
Feb 26, 2018, 11:06 AM