“The hard part was the cover up, and the apathy,” said a lawyer for the plaintiffs.
Clayton, Georgia, deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a remote location for a Jewish summer camp. But from November 14 until December 5, Camp Ramah Darom was a cosmopolitan melting pot of rugged Mexican immigrants, Native Americans, whites from the Pacific Northwest and volunteers from local Christian Churches.
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A Jewish sleepaway camp’s decision to deny a blind camper a spot in its two-month program raises questions about how well camps deal with youngsters with special needs.
Some are doing it to answer the first lady’s call to fight childhood obesity. Others are doing it as a way of answering the Jewish call of shmirat haguf, or taking care of one’s body. Either way, Jewish summer camps of all sorts throughout the country are increasingly focusing on healthy eating and helping kids make educated food choices.