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Philadelphia Jews Extend Royal Welcome to Lightning Victim

After learning that a Jewish camper who was struck by lightning last summer would be in the area for pain treatments, a group of local well-wishers...
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Where Jews of Color Go to ‘Feel Normal’ at Summer Camp

Now in its sixth season, Camp Be’chol Lashon in Northern California is the nation’s only Jewish sleepaway camp geared toward Jews of color. PETALUMA, Calif....
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Finding the Jewish Camp That’s Right for Your Child

With such a diverse variety of Jewish camping options in this area, the question isn't whether Jewish camp is right for your child, but...
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Camper of the Week: Bonding With Her Bunk

Eating fettuccine alfredo and bonding with bunkmates at Camp Ramah in the Poconos have been highlights of the summer for this Camper of the...
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Camp JRF’s Eco-Friendly Path to New Youth Village

The Reconstructionist camp's "Eco-Village," where the oldest set of campers now get to live, skirts the line between cutting edge and rudimentary.  Yurts and motion...
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Filling a Niche: Health, Fitness and Judaism at Camp Zeke in the Poconos

Launched with the help of a national incubator program, Camp Zeke's first season of campers experimented with healthy cooking lessons, judo, Krav Maga, bootcamp...
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Camper of the Week: A Relationship Builder

From eating pierogies to hanging out with his friends, this week's star camper is having a blast at Harlam. This summer, the Exponent is profiling standout campers...
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Camps Face Tough Decisions About Israel Trips

The ongoing violence in the Middle East has challenged Israel program directors to modify planned itineraries on the fly, and in some cases, even...
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Camper of the Week: Sing-along Specialist

This week's standout from Camp Pinemere eagerly participates in every activity, from sports to ceramics, and plays backup guitar at folk song sessions.  This summer,...
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Jewish Summer Camps Grappling With Murders of Israeli Teens

Counselors and administrators are wrestling with how to share tragic tidings from Israel with their young charges. On the morning of June 30, the children...