(Re)treat Yourself- Coleman’s 2015 Staff Retreat

(Re)treat Yourself- Coleman’s 2015 Staff Retreat

There’s a certain feeling one gets when you pass the Coleman sign, turning into camp. An air of anticipation and excitement for the upcoming summer fills you as you come down Coleman Drive. This time, however, we weren’t arriving to stay for two months, merely for the weekend.

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Huge Thanks to Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz, Men’s 8 Cabin Under Construction

Huge Thanks to Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz, Men’s 8 Cabin Under Construction

URJ Camp Coleman is proud to announce that the Camper Cabin renovation campaign will be completed this spring with special thanks to Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz of Temple Beth Sholom of Miami Beach, FL.

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Alumni Newsletter January 2015

Alumni Newsletter January 2015

Get all the news on Coleman alumni!

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Happy Hanukkah from Camp Coleman!

Happy Hanukkah from Camp Coleman!

While many of the headlines recently have involved the shadows of violence , we have the opportunity to kindle our Channukiot and bring more light into the world

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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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