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Wolf Blitzer Explores His Jewish Roots

CNN host visits Yad Vashem and Auschwitz for the network’s ‘Roots’ series

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The Letter From Camp Lives On

Even in the age of email, the genre of ‘Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah’ endures

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Camp Puts Jewish Values to the Test—That’s Why Camp Friendships Endure

While kids play ball, swap clothes, and steal their first kisses, they also learn about community, identity, and being a mensch

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A Different Kind of Summer Vacation: Jewish Teens Take a Bus Across America

Through music, politics, and barbecue, Etgar 36 trips help high-school students develop a sense of identity as Jews and Americans

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Fridays With Zalman: The Spiritual Wisdom of Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

The legendary rabbi talks about free love, doing LSD with Timothy Leary, and mortality in a new book, ‘The December Project’

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Find Out Which Jewish Summer Camp These Celebrities Attended

There’s a website for that

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An Atheist’s Synagogue Search

In a congregation that didn’t focus on God, I discovered the value of reciting prayers I don’t believe

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Finding God in the Wilderness

Hiking the Appalachian Trail—once before Tisha B’Av—taught me the essence of observance

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Adult Swim

Ignore the bugs and the Bieber; focus on the break from everyday life and the enveloping sense of community: Jewish summer camp can be fun and meaningful for growns-ups with families in tow, too

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In the Zionist Camp

I have conflicted feelings toward Israel, but I love my daughter’s progressive, tolerant, anti-bullying, anti-materialist—and, yes, Zionist—summer camp

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Camp for Everyone

The blessings of Jewish camps for special-needs kids