• 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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  • One more … Yes you can!


    The anticipation of Shabbat is a boost of energy driving us towards the finish-line, pushing us to our limits, letting nothing stand in our way.

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  • Bringing Camp to the “Real World”


    Each one of us is an integral and valued member of a community, and we hope to cultivate a sense of collective responsibility for each other.

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  • Shavua Tov From Danny Herz

    First, I would like to say thank you! I want to thank you for everything you have done to make the first week of the summer an incredible one. I am so amazed by the amount of support this community has demonstrated over the past few days. We’ve had some incredible moments over the past […]

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  • My Daughter, The Hebrew School Dropout

    “My daughter, the Hebrew School dropout.” Those weren’t exactly the words I had in mind when I enrolled Hannah in Hebrew school when she was in kindergarten.

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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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  • The Best Parenting Guide

    The best parenting guide today is traditional Jewish text. By following traditional Jewish text we learn to teach our children to live healthy lives, to grow to be independent yet caring adults, and even to be fiscally responsible while supporting their communities.

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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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  • Shabbat Shalom

    They have finally arrived. After a year of recruiting and registering campers, hiring staff, developing programming and so much more, we are finally together for the experience of a lifetime.

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