Our Very Best Friends the Torahs

Our Very Best Friends the Torahs

It was my first Shabbat at a new camp – Camp Interlaken JCC – and I was still feeling out how this camp was going to be different from all other camps (a little Passover humor). Future (now current) Rabbi Benjy Bar-Lev started the cheering and chanting. Kids jumped out of their seats. They were bursting with excitement, as Benjy put it, for their VERY BEST FRIEND THE TORAH!

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Olim: From Passion to Action

Olim: From Passion to Action

Each of these people, places, and events was a wonderful example of how one person, or a group of people, took an idea or belief they were passionate about, took action, and made a difference in the world around them.

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A Special Bat Mitzvah Project

A Special Bat Mitzvah Project

Camper Amelia Kushner took on a special Mitzvah project for her Bat Mitzvah- one that is near and dear to her heart. Amelia raised enough money to send a special friend to Camp Coleman this summer.

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Mazel Tov Alumni!

Mazel Tov Alumni!

Molly didn’t suspect a thing since he always liked to see camp at different parts of the year. Little did she know, that Justin had coordinated with her family and friends, to propose at the place they met.

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How We Got Our Coleman Spirit

How We Got Our Coleman Spirit

It also occurred to me that many, if not most of you, don’t know who Philip and Ray Coleman were, and since I have been graciously allowed me to write this story, I will tell you a little bit about them.

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Camp Committee Meeting Update

Camp Committee Meeting Update

On Saturday morning the group came together in a two-part meeting. We discussed our Strategic plan touching on topics such as Alumni relations, connection to Israel, board development, programming, local councils, staff development and lay leader recruitment.

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Step Up and Stop Hunger in Atlanta

Step Up and Stop Hunger in Atlanta

Did you know that 1 in every 4 Georgian children is food insecure? This means 1 in 4 kids has limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods. The Atlanta Community Food Bank works to lower statistics like these and increase the availability of food in the area. As a Jewish community we are obligated by mitzvot to help ensure that everyone has access to food necessary to sustain life.

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Colemanites Recognized for Creative Excellence

Colemanites Recognized for Creative Excellence

We’re so proud of Shelby Shoup, Coleman camper since 2009, and Emily Groff, Coleman camper since 2006 and one of our summer 2015 songleaders, for being recognized as runners up in the NFTY D’var Torah Competition and NFTY Song Competition respectively. Mazel tov to these two talented Colemanites!

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