Tag - Jewish Summer Camps

The Joy of Camp

By Becca Goldman Every year we count down the weeks, days and hours until we are reunited together at camp. The result? Pure joy. The butterflies of pulling through the entrance into camp, running, hugging and jumping into the arms of the bunkmate you haven’t seen in ten months, high fiving your counselor as you unload your duffle into the chug...

Torah and the Art of Toilet Plunging

By Max Weiss Na’aseh v’nishmah, we will do and we will understand.  As the Israelites stood at Sinai preparing to receive torah, they replied to the oncoming revelation, Na’aseh v’nishmah—we will do it and we will understand it. They took a leap of faith and, and declared that they would, no questions asked, accept torah and do all that...

The Lasting Impact of Cornerstone

By Liora Bernstein “Hineini, I am here to do as much as I can, in the time that I have, in the place that I am, and to inspire others to join me in this holy work. For it is written: ‘Lo alecha hamlacha ligmor, v’lo ata be horin, l’heebatel mimena.’ You are not required to complete the work, nor are you free to ignore it. (Pirkei Avot...