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Three Stories: URJ & Ramah Camps Come Together To Learn



The URJ Service Corps program is designed to engage young URJ Camps staff and alumni, who will apply their experience, talents, and skills to create experiential, camp-style programming for families and youth in synagogue communities around the country. Working in partnership with the National Ramah Commission, the program seeks, over three years, to have a […]

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The URJ’s Summer Season is Almost Here!



by Paul Reichenbach and Miriam Chilton Not surprisingly, we always begin to feel a certain level of anxiety as we approach the URJ’s summer season. Each year our focus shifts from our winter “job” to our summer “job”-insuring the health and safety of nearly 10,000 campers and 1,500 young adult counselors, as well as 2,000 […]

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12 Ways to Make Shabbat Services at Your Congregation More Like Camp



Want to bring the camp experience home to your synagogue and engage former and future campers in congregational life? Here are 12

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