Impeccable catering by Smokey Joe of Ember Catering
Joe Godin has been a force for innovation and high standards in the kosher world ever since he created Smokey Joe’s, the world's first authentic, slow-cooked, wood-fired, pit-smoked, glatt kosher BBQ. He followed up that creation with Ember, an exclusive caterer focused on premium quality, innovative food and service. While Joe understands that the traditional kosher client will always want a great tasting cholent, he also knows that they enjoy an authentic Coq au Vin or Duck a l’Orange. He looks forward to wowing Destinations guests this Pesach at Honors Haven.
We welcome you to join our Communal Seder led by one of our Rabbayim and Chazzan or dine individually in our gorgeous main dining room or rent a private dining area for you and your family.
Regardless of your choice you will feast on delicately prepared courses by our Chef Joe Godin and their highly regarded catering staff.
Our Tea rooms and after show dessert extravaganzas will put the finishing touches on our elaborate program. So come join and feast; Pesach 2022 awaits.
+ Under Hashgacha of Rabbi Taub
+ Mashgiach on premises
+ Cholov Yisroel
+ Chassidish Shechita
+ Shmurah Matzah Available
+ Full coursed meals
+ Deluxe Kiddush
+ Exquisite 24 hour Tea Room
+ Chol-Hamoed To-Go Packages
Starting his career in music back in 2009 at the age of 8, Dovid has since become a prominent solo artist, releasing his first solo album “Miracles” back in 2015, selling over 10,000 copies, and 4 hit #1 singles.
Dovid has performed all around the world; Europe, South America, Israel, and all across the US on tour. Dovid’s long awaited second album, “Shira Shebalev” was released in March 2021.
“I guess if I had to give one reason why I continue to pursue music, it would be that one positive message from my music, just one, can give someone the strength or inspiration that they need. And that makes this all worth it”.We are privledged to have a Dovid share his energy and voice this Chag in Concert.
Moshe Antelis is an accomplished bass and lead guitarist. He has performed thousands of simchas & concerts throughout the US and worldwide. Backing up Superstars like The Piamentas, Mordechai Ben David, Shlomo Carlebach & The Diaspora Yeshiva band.
Moshe made his debut in the secular music world. Making appearances on MTV (Music television), Featuring “The Triplets “, and was frequently seen performing in, and around New York City.
Director of commercial real estate for Coldwell Banker in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Moshe is a Musician at heart and proud Dad of his boisterous bunch in Hillside New Jersey.
Looking forward to sharing a wonderful Pesach with you at the Hudson Valley resort and spa 2022.
Rogue is a NYC Comedy Magician and Mentalist for kids birthday parties and corporate events. Rogue has appeared on AGT and has performed his act in places like Hong Kong, China, Italy, England, and Thailand just to name a few.
With over 35 years of experience under his belt, a documentary, "Misdirection", countless tv exposure on shows like HBO's Crashing, and Italy's Got Talent - Tu Si Que Vales, Rogue's Magic Show is guaranteed to entertain.
The Jersey Tennors
The Jersey Tenors is the newest Opera/Rock Mash-up sensation that creates an explosive blend of the most iconic Opera classics
Whether it's a theatrical production, corporate entertainment event, private event, party entertainment, or an outdoor concert…These four charming wise guys will raise the roof with their powerful voices, and they will have you singing along before you guys know it.
Happy Family. Happy Pesach.
At Destinations we understand the need for amazing Children's Entertainment, so that the adults can enjoy a relaxing Pesach, This year at Honors Haven is no exception. Our Complete day-camp and Babysitting program is Directed by a much-sought-after educator Avigail Salter. With a collection of entertaining activities and daily shows. This Chag will entertain all children, allowing you the rest you deserve.
• Supervised Children's Day Camp
• Teen Program
• Supervised Children's Dining Service Featuring Lunch & Dinner
• Children's Outdoor Playground
• Optional Toddler Program & Babysitting Services
• Quality Live Evening Entertainment on Chol Hamoed.
• Arts & Crafts
• Video entertainment
• Game Room
• Inflatable Center
• Daily Exercise & Dance Classes, Including Aerobics, Zumba, Yoga, Simcha & Line Dancing
Avigail Salter will be joining us for the first time this year as our day camp director. Avigail is an experienced and passionate elementary school teacher and day camp leader. Her creativity, energy and enthusiasm will ensure that your kids of all ages have their most memorable YomTov experience ever! Currently residing in Montreal, Avigail will be joining us with her husband Rabbi Daniel, and three kids Ezzy, Emma and Manny. Avigail is committed to providing an outstanding and safe experience for your children!
Dr Mordechai J Gampel
Dr. MORDECHAI J. GAMPEL is a psychiatrist and noted lecturer. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, and completed his residency in psychiatry at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Currently, he has been working as an attending psychiatrist in various emergency rooms in the New York area. Dr. Gampel is married to Dr. Neshe Gampel, an accomplished Emergency Room Physician, and they reside in North Woodmere with their three children. DESTINATIONS is delighted that Dr. Mordechai Gampel and his family join us once again at our Pesach program.
Rabbi Yehoshua Weber
Rabbi Weber is Rabbi Emeritus of Toronto’s Clanton Park Synagogue, where he served on Toronto’s Beis Din, in many areas of community leadership and founded NeXTJeN, an innovative young adults’ program. Rabbi Weber writes a weekly Parsha article, has lectured and published widely and spoken at Agudah and rabbinic conventions and alongside Prime Minister Netanyahu. Rabbi Weber’s exposure to many worlds - he learned in Beis Medrash Govoha, he has semicha from Chaim Berlin and he studied at Y.U.’s Revel graduate school - allows him to connect with many people, as do his fluent Hebrew and Yiddish. His home in NY, as it was in Toronto, is open to people searching for warmth, counsel and for a home away from home. He and his wife Leah, a special education teacher, have seven children.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind served the 48th Assembly District for more than three decades as an outspoken advocate for his constituency, battling discrimination, anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial, and human rights violations. In the 30+ years of his tenure, Dov has committed himself to the immediate concerns of his constituency and is proudest of mediating, facilitating, and advocating on their behalf. Elected in 1982, the Assemblyman has honorably pursued justice for his constituents in Borough Park, Dyker Heights, Flatbush and beyond, frequently receiving calls for his leadership on issues which involve the greater Jewish community.
In the early 1970s, Assemblyman Hikind was a leader in the movements to free Syrian and Soviet Jewry. Upon learning of President Ronald Reagan’s visit to the graves of Nazi war criminals, Dov traveled to Bitburg, Germany to protest.
His parents, Frieda and Mayer Hikind, both Holocaust survivors whose families were decimated by the Nazis, rebuilt their lives in the United States. In their home, Dov learned the true value of justice and honor, the dignity inherent in every human being regardless of their station or position, and the inalienable significance of freedom.
Rabbi Dov Greer
Rabbi Dov Greer serves as the Rabbi of the Beis Medrash of West Hempstead shul, and has been a Rav and Posek for nearly 20 years. He founded and leads an evening Beis Medrash program for young men in college, based in West Hempstead. He maintains a position as a Kiruv Rabbi in Mount Kisco Hebrew Congregation. He is also an in-demand Mohel, teaches Chassanim, and lectures widely. He is an EMT with the Mount Kisco VAC, and has served as a hospital Chaplain. Rabbi Greer was raised in Connecticut, studied in Yeshivas Brisk and Beth Medrash Govoha. He graduated with Honors from Yale University, has Semicha from Rav Yitzchak Berkovits, and was certified as a Mohel by the London Beth Din. He and his wife Sima are the proud parents of seven children
Rebbetzin Sima Greer
Rebbetzin Sima Greer is a teacher of Judaic Studies for two decades. She has taught high school Chumash and Navi, is a popular guest lecturer, and has directed women's programming and learning in her capacity as a Rebbetzin. She is currently a Curriculum Coordinator in Torah Academy for Girls in Long Island, and serves as Rebbetzin both in her husband's shul Beis Medrash of West Hempstead as well as their Kiruv position in Mount Kisco Hebrew Congregation. She has been at the forefront of Women's Adult Education for years, from beginner classes to advanced textual chaburot, as well as teaching kallahs. Sima (Tiefenbrunn) Greer grew up in Edison, NJ, graduated from Stern College for Women, and is the proud mother of seven children.
Rabbi Yechiel Lichtenstien
Rabbi Yechiel M Lichtenstein is a popular traveling speaker and practicing licensed psychotherapist. He currently works in the hip area of Sunset Park and the prestige district of Park Ave in NYC. With a clientele ranging from socialites to academics, navigating cultures and norms has become a focus point of his research and practice.
A charming yet energetic polymath, he has captivated audiences from across the spectrum. Highly accomplished at a young age, Rabbi Lichtenstein has taught Machshava in several Brooklyn based seminaries including Ateres Tziporah, Bnos Binah, and Ateres Naava. In addition, he provides professional trainings on mental health topics and innovations to clinically oriented facilities and organizations. Similarly, as a frequent guest at hotel programs, scholar-in-residence events, conferences, and national radio, his range of topics cover ancient spirituality to millennialist thought.
Fluent in philosophy and psychology while being a graduate of prestigious Yeshivos combined with a Social Change oriented University fuels dynamic discussions and analytic thought. Aside of an MS in Mental Health, he also holds several post-graduate certifications and trainings. When not traveling, Rabbi Lichtenstein resides with his Rebbetzin and family in Brooklyn, NY.
Following a 20 million dollar renovation, Honor's Haven Resort & Spa (formerly known as the Fallsview Resort & Spa) has transformed itself into one of the most luxurious resorts in New York state. Located in Ellenville, New York, just 90 minutes from New York City, it is also the most conveniently located hotel for your Pesach vacation. With beautiful grounds, lush scenery and a stately atmosphere reminiscent of days gone by, Honor's Haven is now the crown jewel of the Catskills. Nestled between the Shawangunk and Catskill Mountains, Honor's Haven offers a wide assortment of facilities, activities and exceptional service in a beautiful rustic setting.
The indoor pool offers picturesque views of our private lake and the Shawangunk Mountain range. Following your swim, relax in our spacious Jacuzzi.
The modern fitness center is equipped with Cybex equipment, free weights and cardio, strength, agility and performance training machines.
Choose between any of the Standard, Executive or Suite accommodations, which are all designed to enhance your stay in the Catskills. Many of the spacious rooms offer exceptional views of the mountainside, lake or formal gardens, making your visit to the Catskills one to remember.
Complimentary Wi-Fi and flat screen LCD televisions are standard in all lodging rooms. Designed to enhance your stay in the Catskills, Executive Rooms and Suites come equipped with a modest work area and a refrigerator.