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Guide for Parents of First-Time Campers

Overnight camp allows children to develop autonomy and a stronger sense of self, make new friends, develop new social skills, learn about teamwork, be creative, and more. It’s important for parents and campers to prepare for this exciting new experience.

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The Top 10 Reasons OSRUI is like Passover!

There are lots of similarities between the holiday of Passover and a summer at OSRUI!

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A Fifth Cup – Going Beyond What is Required

This Passover, while we sit at our seder tables surrounded by family and friends, let us affirm that this is the time to remind each other that it is our obligation to go beyond our own families and communities and connect to our people and our land.

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Why I Love Youth Group

Former camper and current staffer Emily Dana’s video expresses why youth group is one of the most important things in her life.

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Alumni Alert: 1979-1984 Reunion!

Anyone who was a camper, staff member, or faculty member from 1979-1984 is invited to our OSRUI Alumni Summer Reunion.

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OSRUI Alum Jason Brown … On to Sochi!

Before heading to Sochi for the Olympics, Jason Brown talked about growing up as a skater, his summers at OSRUI and his Jewish life.

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Worship Without Music?!

There is nowhere in the liberal Jewish community where music isn’t an integral and heartening part of worship.

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OSRUI Alum Jason Brown Heads to the Olympics

OSRUI alum Jason Brown heads to the Olympics in Sochi as a member of the U.S. Figure Skating team.

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