Bais Chana Women International has a history and tradition of excellence.
Bais Chana has been in the forefront of Jewish women’s education since its founding in 1971.
Inspired by the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and his avid support of education for all Jewish women, Rabbi Moshe Feller, Mindy Feller, and Rabbi Manis Friedman opened the doors of Bais Chana in its first home in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, as a place where women with little or no formal Jewish education could rediscover their heritage.
Thirsty for knowledge and sense of community, women came and Bais Chana’s popularity quickly grew. Since that time, many thousands have passed through our doors from nearly every country in the world to attend our extraordinary educational retreats all over the US.
Today as then, our warm, inclusive atmosphere and exceptional teaching staff continue to win the hearts and minds of teenage girls, stay-at-home moms and career women, students and grandmothers. And the friendships made at Bais Chana help girls and women bring the inspiration home.
Bais Chana provides the very best in Jewish education for Jewish girls and women.
Since 1991 Bais Chana has been diversifying its programs to include shorter retreat segments and daily rates that make it simple to schedule a brief getaway or a month-long immersion. We offer generous scholarship opportunities for our programs, which includes programs for Jewish college students, a Jewish summer camp for teenage girls, Women’s Study Retreat in the Berkshires, Women’s Summer Study Retreat in Minnesota, and programs for Single Jewish Moms. We offer accommodations for women attending with children, a choice of three sessions annually especially for teens, a winter break adventure for college women, and an array of venues and attractions across the country that make it easy to combine that cherished vacation break with Jewish enrichment.
In the past ten years, Bais Chana has been in nearly three dozen cities, making the experience more available than ever to Jewish girls and women who may never have considered attending because of the cost or inconvenience of travel. And Bais Chana’s new online audio library will put its remarkable Jewish study experience at the easy reach of users the world over.