• Humans of Jacobs Camp

    "Last night was supposed to be the Maskilim girls' camp out, but it ended up raining all day so the ground was too wet. Since we had to go back to the cabin, our counselors let us sleep in our sleeping bags on the floor. It was so much fun because we still got to camp out even though we were inside." -Elena


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  • How Camp Gave Me A New Perspective

    I was given the chance to see Judaism from another side at camp. A side where you use teamwork, patience, and friendship to have an amazing summer. People always ask me what my favorite part of camp is, and I assume they usually expect answers like ‘the BLOB!’ or ‘messy night’, but the truth about camp is that it’s just the feeling.


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    Kochavim 2017

    We loved having Kochavim!


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    Summer 2017 Olim B!

    We miss you, Olim!


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    Letter from Anna (July 21, 2017)

    This week has gone by so quickly! I cannot believe we are halfway through with second session already! This week, we focused on the Jewish value, gratitude, or Hakarat Tovah. Our campers learned about how to be thankful for the things around them and the lives they live by writing Thank You notes to our operations and support staff that keep camp running!


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  • Humans of Jacobs Camp

    “This is my eighth summer at Jacobs, and my favorite part of camp is the friendships I’ve made.  You get to live with them for six weeks, or a month and it is so special. It’s just not something we normally get to do at home. You grow so much closer to them than you […]


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  • How Jacobs Magic Changed Me

    Wait... you’re not Jewish? This is a question I get asked quite a bit here at HSJ. The answer is no, I’m not Jewish, but that hasn’t stopped me from falling in love with Jacobs Camp. I firmly believe that opportunities present themselves at the right time and just when you need them.


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  • How Israel Brought Me Home

    The following is an excerpt from our Garin Unit Head, Taylor Poslosky's sermon during our Friday night Shabbat Service!


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    Shabbat Letter from Anna (July 14, 2017)

    This week we welcomed home our Second Session family! We are constantly excited by the energy and spirit that is present this session! Although it has only been a week, our community has already tried new activities, made new friendships, and strengthened existing ones.


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  • Second Session Opening Ceremony

    On opening day, we kicked off our Jewish learning by introducing the four Jewish values we will be studying this summer, Kehilah (community), Hakarat Tovah (gratitude), Yashrah (integrity), and Musar Avodah (work ethic).


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