By Jeremy J. Fingerman As the 2019 summer camp season draws to a close, my team at Foundation for Jewish Camp begins to capture the learnings, reflections, and insights derived from our visits to camps across North America. Nothing affirms and validates our work more … [Read more...] about A Summer of Learning and Innovation
Foundation for Jewish Camp / FJC
By Sydney Ungar My name is Sydney Ungar, last summer was my 11th summer at Camp Wise, my favorite ice cream flavor is cookies and cream, and I’m most looking forward to going on the jet ski this summer. Okay okay, I guess we aren’t at camp, but I do wish that I was - and I … [Read more...] about Finding Myself – and My Career Path – Through Jewish Camp
By Eric M. Robbins Most of my “superpowers” come from having been a camper and staff member at sleepaway camp. I’m totally serious. Over eighteen summers at Camp Barney Medintz I learned countless “soft” and human skills that have benefited me my whole life. And because it … [Read more...] about I Got my Superpowers at Camp
By Valerie Weisler If you asked me to close my eyes and imagine what Judaism means to me, I wouldn’t say Shabbat candles or challah or the bima at my temple. Instead I’d tell you about the migrash (the main field) that starts each summer with green grass and is a brown, di … [Read more...] about Finding a Home at Jewish Camp… and Beyond
part of a new initiative, Foundation
for Jewish Camp (FJC)
is opening a West Coast Regional Center and has named Margalit C.
Rosenthal as FJC’s West Coast Regional Director.
inaugural West Coast Regional Center will focus initially on
California camps and enable FJC t … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings:
Margalit Rosenthal (FJC)