Jewish community widens tent as racial diversity increases

OSRUI Director Jerry Kaye was interview for this article in the Chicago Tribune on diversity in the Jewish community. The article also features OSRUI campers Meira and Tyler Burnett.

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Dancing My Way Into NFTY

OSRUI and NFTY Alum Sarah Ruben talks about how she danced her way into a leadership role in NFTY-NEL.

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Give the Gift of Camp – Giving Tuesday

OSRUI Associate Director Susan Alexander talks about the importance of an OSRUI experience and how you can help make a summer at OSRUI possible for a camper in need.

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Camp Magic in the Winter – Father Son Retreat

Father/Son Kallah participant Bill Choslovsky reflects on the weekend spent with his son and the community of Fathers and Sons.

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Song and Creation – Reflections on Shabbat Shira at OSRUI

Rabbi Larry Karol talks about his recent experience at OSRUI’s music program, Shabbat Shira.

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“And you shall order schnitzel …”

OSRUI and NFTY Alum Bradley Egel talks about his ongoing connection to NFTY since his days in CFTY (now called NFTY/CAR).

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Tiferet Bet Final Show

See the incredible creativity, talent, and passion of our Tiferet Bet campers in these videos from the Final Show

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Inspired by the Prophets in Hiding

“We do not aspire to be Prophets, but we seek to be inspired by the Prophets.” Gesher faculty member Michael Lorge explains that this was the focus of the limud for the 2nd half of Gesher

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