• We Have So Much to be Grateful For

    Winter is coming and we’re in the height of recruitment and planning for the upcoming summer. As we finish up the week, pack our bags to be with family, and bake that one last pie, we want to stop, be in the present, and remind ourselves how grateful we are for 6 Points Sports Academy. […]

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  • Letting our Core Values Guide Us

    How can we make sense of the changes brought about by the election? How will we face challenges and maintain who we are as Jews and citizens of our great country? We must go back to our roots and draw on our core values, reminding us of who we are...

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  • The Chronicles of a Camp Hopper

    In her fifth summer at 6 Points Sports Academy, counselor, Ayla Kaufman, shares what it was like to grow up going to many different camps, and why she has returned to 6 Points many more years than she could have imagined. “Sam Shabsin, Gina Salemi, Ellie Buckner,” the names continued, but mine was never called. […]

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  • 6 Points Sports at West Coast Party!

    This weekend, I had the awesome opportunity to attend West Coast Party at URJ Camp Newman. When you have a NFTY or camp event, you are bringing together passionate, enthusiastic teens, all motivated by their love of Judaism. When you do it with 400 teens from 3 URJ Camps and 4 NFTY regions all across […]

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  • The Crossover of Judaism and Sports

    I am writing this from my spring break vacation to Orlando, Florida. I've been here four days. Three of them I have spent traveling and hanging out with my 6 Points friends

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  • THANKS to you for GIVING!

    A mensch is a person of integrity and honor. When we think of a mensch, we often think of famous people, maybe someone who gives of themselves selflessly or a person of wealth who generously gives to the needs of others.

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  • In the words of a camper….

    URJ camps and Israel programs enrich and transform lives by strengthening Jewish identity, teaching Jewish knowledge, instilling Jewish values and cultivating lifelong friendships within a vibrant and fun community of living Reform Judaism

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  • God’s Partners On and Off the Field

    By a show of hands, all of us have been to a team practice and nearly all of us have been to a team banquet. Most of us have volunteered to help others: the poor, the elderly, and those with special needs.

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  • “Everything I Need to Know I would Have Learned At 6 Points (if it had only existed back in the day!)”

    So our portion, Pinchas, has many good messages. From both God’s call for Moses to take a new census of the people in the 40thyear, and the back and forth as God called Moses up onto Mt. Ebarim to see the Promised Land he would not enter, we can clearly see that one of those messages deals with times of transition.

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  • Lax Warriors

    One of the Jewish values this week has been Kehillah (community). At the beginning of my day, I ventured over to the lacrosse field to learn about how the coach is teaching her players about the importance and meaning of this value.

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