Generations of Campers

Generations of Campers

Joanne Cohen, Camp Swig 1980-1992, Camp Newman Nefesh Faculty 2010- Present   The magic of camp is impossible to describe but, when you experience it, it is so easy to understand its impact and importance. The relationships, being in nature, the laughter, the pure...
Rishonim Maccabiah 2021

Rishonim Maccabiah 2021

By Levi Gettleman, S’gan Rosh Eidah  Rishonim and Maccabiah are two eidot (sessions) at camp that have long standing identities which have become synonymous with the session itself. The quintessential Rishonim experience is focused on nature in all forms, from...
Shomrim Etzim 2021

Shomrim Etzim 2021

By Margeaux Wolberg, S’ganit Rosh Eidah  For the past three and a half weeks, Shomrim/Etzim campers have enjoyed a taste of different Teen Camp sessions to look forward to in future summers, with four themed educational units that culminate in each child’s...
Holy Spaces

Holy Spaces

By Ben Haberman, Counselor and Social Media Specialist On the first night of camp, my campers looked up at the stars and became enamored by the beauty and clarity of the sky before them. It had been four years since they had seen stars like these. In this moment,...
Lobby Day 2021

Lobby Day 2021

By Ben Haberman, Counselor and Social Media Specialist & Rebekah Friedman, Communication Coordinator Guided by the value of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world), each summer our Hevrah campers dedicate their time at camp to learning about social justice and how they...