• Road to the Final Four…..Questions

       This is your ticket to join the fun   We have been sharing the upsets and underdogs of the 2014 March Madness.  This is similar to the intensity and intrigue of our annual tradition to retell the history of the exodus from Egypt during the Passover Seder.  Let’s have some fun fulfilling the commandment of […]

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  • Slam Dunk: Fantasy Sports as a Portal to New Youth Group Models

    Originally posted on ReformJudaism.org Blog Guest Blogger By Beryl Trauth-Jurman Fantasy Basketball. That is how Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation in Reston VA, decided to solve two problems. I had just started as the Youth Activities Coordinator here at NVHC and after our first two or three events, I noticed that there was a certain group of […]

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  • New Champions are Crowned Down Under

    by Beth Daub, Tennis Coach   Grand Slam season has officially begun for 2014 and the Australian Open was nothing less than a smash hit with all the upsets and new champions being crowned. Going into every big tournament, certain players are expected to do well and go far while others are simply looked over. […]

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  • Hearts of Champions

    by Alli McKain Undefeated Team USA declared yet another victory on Sunday against Mexico with a final score of 4-0.  Team USA stepped on the pitch Sunday with one strategy in mind, to win.  Defensively they were unbeatable.  They played a very compact game and were consistently provided support when there was commitment to a […]

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  • Happy Thanksgivvukah

    What does 6 Points Sports Academy and Thanksgivvukah have in common? Thanksgivvukah and 6 Points Sports Academy illustrates the harmony of being Reform Jews in America today.

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  • Firefly Legacies, Session 3

    Three short summers ago, I walked into 6 Points as a scared, nervous boy. I was completely lost and didn’t know what to do with myself. I was very close to leaving with my parents, but luckily, I stayed.

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  • Jewish Women – Athletes, Coaches and Role Models

    In addition to being outstanding role models for the campers, these coaches are role models for the counselors.

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  • Firefly Legacies

    In soccer, we are taught that the ball is a paintbrush and we are the painters. I have applied this to life because life’s am empty canvas and it’s our job to complete a masterpiece.

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  • D’var Torah – Va’etchanan

    This evening, I would like to introduce you to Bertoldo de Giovanni, the most important sculptor you never heard of. Bertoldo was Michelangelo’s teacher.

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  • Recharging, Unplugged

    It was an intense day of Maccabiah (color war) challenges, each team fighting and playing hard for a win. Part of what makes this possible, this complete devotion to a competition that engages our entire camp, is the concept of unplugging.

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