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From SEA to TLV: Meeting our 2014 Mishlachat

Sarah and Jordan spent a week in Israel meeting and learning from our 2014 Mishlachat. What do you want to learn from our 2014 Mishlachat or our American staff living in Israel? What’s your Israel story?

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Taste of Kalsman: Saturday

Hello again from Camp Kalsman! Our parents and campers reunited today after a night away from home. We had a few fun-filled hours with our campers before their parents arrived. I have lots of photos and videos to show you, so let’s get started! We began our Saturday bright and early after a busy Friday. We enjoyed our breakfast and then got all our wiggles out with a morning shira (song session). The magic of shira was so great that our campers became penguins! Jordan taught us about the power of our words during mashehu (Torah study). We can’t catch […]

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Taste of Kalsman: Friday

Hello everyone! It’s quite late here at Camp Kalsman. Everyone is in bed, dreaming sweet Camp Kalsman dreams. Would you like to see what we’ve been up to since leaving Seattle/Bellevue? Here we go: I left on the Seattle bus. As we waited for everyone to arrive, we played a few games! Here are the Seattle bus campers and counselors playing the Vegetable Game: Once we arrived at camp, the campers met their counselors and headed up to the cabins to pick out their bunks and unpack. There are 54 campers currently at camp; 3 girls’ cabins and 2 boys’ […]

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Leadership Team Weekend, Day 2: Spirit Bagels

What’s a spirit bagel, and why is it awesome? How do fruit snacks and spaghetti noodles make a leader?

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Leadership Team Weekend: Day 1

The Leadership Team took over Pike Place Market and reflected on Jewish education. What a day!

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No lions, no tigers, just a (Rachel) Baer, oh my!

Meet Rachel Baer, the new Kalsman Communication/Development Associate. She’s joining the Kalsman team full time!

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Challenging Impossible: 10,000 Likes for a Baby Goat

Director David Berkman told Assistant Director Sarah that making something go viral was impossible. She set out on a journey of 10,000 likes to prove him wrong!

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Fellowship: Making Connections at the URJ Camps Service Corps Retreat

This year, Megan joined the Kalsman team as a URJ Camps Service Corps Fellow. She works with Kalsman and with Temple Beth Am in Seattle to bring camp programming into the synagogue. We are so lucky to have her! We asked Megan a few questions about her recent experience at the URJ Camps Service Corps Retreat. Check out her answers!

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