Pegisha opens Friday, November 3 at 8:00 am and ends Sunday, November 5 at 4:00 pm (1:00 pm for Group 1).

Note: The schedule is approximate and subject to change.


7:45 am Registration opens – Jewish Children’s Museum
Light refreshments will be served
Venue: Jewish Children’s Museum, 792 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11213

8:00 am NYC tour departs (buses leave promptly at 8:15!)
*by prior reservation only

11:00 am Jewish Discovery Walking Tour

1:00 pm Registration Closes

4:00 pm Welcome! Opening Session

Venue for all for all Pegisha events (unless noted otherwise): Oholei Torah Center, 667 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11213

5:15 pm Candle Lighting Ceremony


Kabbalat Shabbat – Welcoming Shabbat with exuberance

Visit Lubavitch World Headquarters

7:30 pm Shabbat Dinner at the Home of Your Host

10:00 pm – 1:00 am FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! Interactive discussions and social opportunities

Saturday / Shabbat

9:00 am Chassidut: A mystical start to Shabbat

10:00 am Shacharit (option 1)

10:30 am Prayer discussion & meditation (Option 2)

12:30 pm Festive Shabbat Lunch

2:30-5:15 pm Workshops, activities and social opportunities

6:30 pm Uplifting Havdallah Ceremony

9:00 pm ULTRA: Pegisha Party

12:00 am Late Night Interactive discussions


8:30 am Shacharit & Tefillin Club

Note: The Sunday programming is split into two groups. Check to see which group your school is joining.

Group 1

9:00 am Breakfast

Closing program

Visit the Rebbe’s Ohel

1:00 pm Official end of Pegisha; buses return to Crown Heights


Group 2

9:30 am Option A: Jewish Discovery walking tour (by prior reservation) – leaving from Dreidel at JCM

10:00 am  Option B: Jewish Children’s Museum tour

Kingston Avenue Judaica and gift shopping!

11:30 am Brunch

Closing Program

Visit the Rebbe’s Ohel

3:30 pm Official end of Pegisha; buses return to Crown Heights


Have a safe trip home, see you next year!