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Bringing Camp Into The Synagogue



By Jennifer Luskey, long time camper, staff and current member of the URJ Service Corps Fellowship. There are three URJ Service Corp fellows serving our region. Jen was the Niviim Unit Head this past summer and is a Senior at the Unversity of Texas. I have two passions in life: talking to people and talking […]

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Giving Back: It’s All About The Passion



What has had an influence in my life? What is important to me and my family? I knew the answer to that question was where I needed to be. And this led me, of course, to Greene Family Camp and the Camp Committee!

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Back to the Future: An Update on “Unplugging” at Camp



Walk into any cabin at GFC and it’s a scene from Back to Future: campers have taken to the games like fish in water. There is laughter, healthy competition, camaraderie and good old fashioned fun.

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Spring Time in Israel



by Loui Dobin As I am writing these words, I am on a plane home from Israel. We took off a couple of hours ago and have just crossed the coast of France. Now that we are “feet-wet” over the North Atlantic, I have had a little time to think about my trip. I landed on the eve […]

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Olim: Changing The World One Bunk At A Time



Every camper has their own spark, something that makes them tick, their burning passion. An ineffable desire that makes them excited to wake up each morning. One action item for the counselors is to help each camper find and ignite their spark.

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