Todah, Camp Ramah!
Today on Tablet
Parenting columnist Marjorie Ingall is not, she informs us today in Tablet Magazine, sending her daughter to Zionist summer camp because she wants Josie to be a staunch defender of Israel’s right to exist and foe of all efforts at delegitimizing the Jewish state blah blah blah. Rather, she is sending her daughter to Zionist summer camp because its emphasis on hard work, camaraderie, and fun, and its unimposing, nuanced, but undeniable celebration of cultural, ethnic, and religious Judaism is most likely to make Josie a happy, healthy, and proudly Jewish Jewish-American adult with a wonderful store of memories.
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