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Every Kid Goes to Camp

It is always amazing how quickly chants catch on at camp. Whether a unit is chanting “messy night” excited for their messy night evening program or the whole camp on Friday night is chanting “cherry cobbler.” When there is chanting at camp there is excitement...

Summer 2021 Session 2 Slideshow

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To Dream Street with Love

For their Chalutzim project, the campers chose to partner with Dream Street to clean up and enhance the Dream Street garden by adding two new flower beds, weeding the existing beds, and cleaning the dedication signs. Jacobs Camp is grateful to Dream Street to...

Time Flies…But Where Does It Go?!

It is absolutely true that “time flies when you’re having fun,” and we have evidence of that from our amazing week, but y’all, I cannot believe it’s the end of July. Where does the time go?! WE ARE NOT READY FOR THE SUMMER TO END! This week was Maccabiah, and I’m so...

Week in Review – Session 2; Week 3

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I miss you, but I will miss camp more!

The night before the 2nd session of camp started, and we were putting our 8-year-old first-time camper to bed, she looked at my wife Nicole and I and said, “ I’m not ready...I need a few more days at home before I go.”  To be fair, while I went to many camps growing...

Olim B Slideshow

https://vimeo.com/578928614

We’re Savoring Every Minute Together!

We started this week on a high note when we learned that 100% of last week’s COVID-19 tests came back negative! The news, of course, was our signal to celebrate, which is exactly what we did—with a huge party and Israeli dance session on Sunday, followed by cake for...

Week in Review – Session 2; Week 2

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Goodbye 2020!

Goodbye 2020!

Good Bye 2020.  I have never been someone who is a big on celebrating New Year Eve.  But this year I am looking forward to saying goodbye to the old year and welcoming 2021!  Though my celebration will be at home with my wife, Rabbi Eleanor Steinman, we will dance a...

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