Stephen Mills’ new memoir details sexual abuse at a Jewish summer camp
As a kid, I focused on the things I didn’t like during those summers away from home. As an adult, I realized how much I learned about myself there.
Summer camp isn’t only about friends and songs and Jewish identity. It’s also about connection to a physical space.
With emptying coffers and no end in sight, many Jewish institutions no longer see COVID-19 as a crisis to weather, but rather as a new reality
Religious liberty—and the centrality of sleep-away to Jewish education—at stake in a ruling expected this week
For queer kids, summer without camp can be particularly tough
If you—and your kid—are in mourning for Jewish camp, maybe a literary visit will help
As if pandemic home-schooling were not enough, now parents have to be camp directors, too?
Wet hot ‘amerikanski’ summer
Jewish summer camps offer kids a unique linguistic landscape
Invaluable Jewish institutions like Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp have been ravaged by the California wildfires
Summer camp, Sarah McLachlan, and the sound of the shofar
The spirit of Judaism is thriving by the ga-ga pit
At a summer camp an hour from the banks of the Danube where thousands of their ancestors were shot only seventy years ago, young Jews from all over the world are gathering to celebrate.
A quest to find the inventor of the iconic game leads to an unlikely founding father: a nice zayde from Maryland.
Returning to her beloved summer camp, one young adult ponders change, time, and the traditions that matter
To a young boy grappling with his sexuality, a fire portends the struggles to come
Empty, symbolic gestures is how you do bad performance art; it’s not how you educate children.