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The Clipboard: News from the URJ Youth, Camp & Israel Programs

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We have liftoff3...2...1...We Have Liftoff! cat-URJ Camp Harlam
URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy

July 1st, 2014 will go down in the history books as opening day of the first ever Jewish science and technology summer camp! From engineering paper airplanes to controlling a video game with human current, the campers at URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy had an incredible first day of camp. Read more »
 
 

 

Queer Jewish HomecomingQueer Jewish Homecoming cat-nfty2
URJ Camp Harlam

After many years as a camper and staff member, supervisor Jonathan Branfman is thrilled that Camp Harlam is becoming a much more welcoming place for gay campers and staff. After participating in the camp's first-ever full-staff training on LGBTQIA inclusion, he feels his full self is finally present at camp. Read more »
 
 

 

Defying Expectations: Nico Calabria visits Camp Coleman 
Defying Expectations: Nico Calabria visits Camp Coleman  cat-camps2 
URJ Camp Coleman

19-year-old Nico Calabria never let the fact that he was born with one leg get in the way of accomplishing his goals and he shared his powerful message with campers and inspired them to follow their dreams. Read more »
 
 

 

A Lesson on Friendship and ForgivenessA Lesson on Friendship and Forgiveness cat-nfty2
URJ Greene Family Camp

A story about two friends traveling through the desert together teaches campers the importance of forgiveness and kindness.  Read more »
 
 

 

My Feelings at Terezinstadt Concentration Camp My Feelings at Terezinstadt Concentration Camp  cat-nfty2
NFTY in Israel

On a tiring 10-hour bus ride from Prague to Poland, Sam Dorow was unaware of the experiences in store later that day. However, when he arrived at the Terezinstadt concentration camp and heard the singing of birds, all he could do was connect this tragic story to a similar one he read in the book, Slaughter House V. Read more »
 
 

 



 
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