When Masha Kisel’s Russian parents sent her to a Jewish sleepaway camp in the United States, she was bullied in all sorts of ways.
Campers and staff members displaced after an overnight fire at a Jewish summer camp in Colorado have been relocated to a nearby JCC Ranch camp.
We wanted to be there for the grieving family and community. But there was also a parent’s natural instinct.
Thomas Friedman of the New York Times belittled Kushner’s qualifications during an interview with John Kerry, the secretary of state.
Rachel Mann discusses the magic of Jewish summer camp and her new young adult novel, On Blackberry Hill.
Eons ago, it seems, when Boychik was in elementary school and not the towering young man he is today, we went to a Camp Ramah parlor meeting to get a feel for the camp where we expected to send him for his first overnight summer experience. It seemed like an obvious fit. We belong to a Conservative shul and Boychik attended a Jewish day school. Since Ramah is the Conservative movement’s network of camps, it would be a place where he could continue engaging with Jewish values and skills — while playing gaga.
Hooking up at camp is a hallmark of the American Jewish youth experience. Many former campers say their earliest romantic experiences at camp paved the way for adult relationships.