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The Indomitable Spirit of Camp Newman by the Bay 0

The Indomitable Spirit of Camp Newman by the Bay

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 in From the Blog

Last October when the fires roared through Northern California, and more specifically the Santa Rosa area, the flames incinerated the forested home of our beloved URJ Camp Newman; a spiritual place that has nurtured the Jewish lives of thousands of teens and staff across the western US and inspired dozens of leaders in our movement over the last two decades.

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To Be a Mishlachat Is… 0

To Be a Mishlachat Is…

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 in From the Blog

Year after year, 15+ Israeli’s come to Camp Newman to spend their summer engaging in a Jewish community across the globe. We call them our Mishlachat, our Israeli delegation. Although it may be a daunting task, their experience results in countless memories and a new perspective of Judaism. They come not only to build lifelong friendships but to help break down barriers and illuminate for our entire camp community what their lives are like back in Israel.

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Camp Is Awesome! 0

Camp Is Awesome!

Posted on Aug 3, 2018 in From the Blog

Within three weeks following the devastating Santa Rosa fires last fall, and the destruction of Camp Newman, Summer 2018 was planned for an alternate site at California State University Maritime Academy: Camp Newman by the Bay.

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Hevrah Campers Ask “What Can We Do to Help?” 0

Hevrah Campers Ask “What Can We Do to Help?”

Posted on Aug 3, 2018 in From the Blog

Since the 1970’s, our 10th and 11th grade Hevrah campers have stood for a statement of changing the world, every year shifting their focus towards a new theme. This year's focus is on Economic Inequality, and teens have spent the last several weeks learning about the repercussions of poverty and how drastically it can impact lives.

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Gratitudes & Transitions 0

Gratitudes & Transitions

Posted on Jul 20, 2018 in From the Blog

We are grateful to work and partner with an amazing team of professionals. Please join us in welcoming our new Camp Directors, Beto and Christine, and our new Development and Logistics Associate, Martee!

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