Stepping Up and Standing Up in the Olim Fellowship

Stepping Up and Standing Up in the Olim Fellowship

But most importantly, I understand that I have the opportunity to teach individuals that they have the power to make a difference. I want my campers to know they have the power to do something big with their lives. They have the potential to do anything they put their mind too, they just need someone to believe in them.

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L’Shanah Tovah!

L’Shanah Tovah!

Just like the hakshivu (announcement) speaker calls our attention at Camp, the shofar blasts call our attention to the High Holidays. Listen to the different calls of the shofar in the video!

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Hot ShoTz and Tefillahpalooza, Part Deux

Hot ShoTz and Tefillahpalooza, Part Deux

For 50 minutes after breakfast on Thursday morning, our Hot ShoTz (and our faculty) showed their stuff, and offered equally engaging experiential Tefillah programs in areas as diverse as playdough prayer, writing their own stories prayer, Cold-Pray (a Coldplay service), Improv, and “The Theatre is Our Temple,” where campers had a chance to examine and discuss movie and TV clips that portrayed Judaism.

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Natan Sharansky Speaks to URJ Camp Staffers About the Conflict in Israel

Natan Sharansky Speaks to URJ Camp Staffers About the Conflict in Israel

The URJ’s shlichim (Israeli emissaries) were privileged last month to participate in a webinar with Natan Sharansky, the chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, in which he discussed the ongoing Operation Protective Edge and its implications for the shlichim, who were working in the Diaspora as conflict escalated in Israel.

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Discussion with Sheryl Sandberg, Coleman Alumna

Discussion with Sheryl Sandberg, Coleman Alumna

This summer we had a special opportunity to have a live discussion with Camp Coleman Alumna, Sheryl Sandberg, who is the COO of Facebook. As part of the recent Maccabiah, the campers asked her questions about her Coleman memories, her Jewish identity, and sought her insight and advice on a variety of other issues. Below you can watch a few segments from our discussion with Sheryl –we hope you will enjoy.

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Second Session 2014 Video Wrap Up

Second Session 2014 Video Wrap Up

Below is the final episode of Friday Night Live, the Photo Slideshow, and Video Yearbook. Enjoy!

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Chalutzim Trip Blog- Being an Updstander

Chalutzim Trip Blog- Being an Updstander

In civil rights, in camp, or in any aspect of life, the campers can look back on the trip and remember to be the leaders- upstanders- that they naturally are.

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