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...
Staff Week Everything I Wanted and More

Staff Week Everything I Wanted and More

By Ben Haberman, Counselor and Social Media Specialist As a camper at URJ Camp Newman you hear stories of the magical staff training week. It is shrouded in mystery and as an Avodahnik or CIT, is just out of reach. Staff finish their training when campers arrive, but...
I Believe

I Believe

by Rachel Dubowe, Summer Assistant Director & Nefesh Director I believe in the power of camp. I believe that what we learn at camp transcends space and time. I believe in loving and living the work you do. I believe in my family for understanding my happy place. I...
Holy Spaces and Creating Holiness

Holy Spaces and Creating Holiness

by Asya Artikaslan, Rosh Breicha This summer’s theme of creating holy spaces and holy community, means something different to each and every one. Whether it’s your first summer or your tenth, we can all find different moments, places, and friendships that represent...
Our countdown to Summer ’21 begins

Our countdown to Summer ’21 begins

Opening day of Summer 2021 is 100 days out but, in truth, we have been waiting YEARS to start this countdown. Between now and then our incredible staff will begin to arrive and set up for the summer of your lives. We asked our staff what they were excited for and here...
Breaking Bread with Newman

Breaking Bread with Newman

Matt Ghan, Camp Newman summer senior staff member and Director of Youth Engagement at Temple Bat Yam and Martee Fischman, Retreat Center Director at URJ Camp Newman, share a delicious recipes, witty banter and a love of camp! If you make the recipes, please feel free...