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חוויה יהודית

The Jewish Experience

There is no single definition of what constitutes a Jewish family. At Family Camp at Yavneh we pride ourselves on bringing together families who have diverse Jewish practices.

Everyone is welcome at Family Camp at Yavneh. Yavneh is Klal Yisrael and Family Camp at Yavneh integrates a strong Jewish experience into a traditional camp setting – for the entire family!




Whether at Havdallah or a hike through the woods, Jewish values permeate the atmosphere at Family Camp at Yavneh. The power of informal learning enhances this five-day family vacation! A meaningful Shabbat is one of the highlights at Family Camp. When Friday afternoon approaches, the entire camp prepares for Shabbat. Dressed in our finest, all Family Camp families greet Shabbat together through candle lighting and prayers. After a delicious dinner, the dining hall resonates with song and dance. We end Shabbat arm in arm with singing and a lively Havdallah service with our own camp musicians. Family Camp at Yavneh works to ensure that everyone feels comfortable on Shabbat no matter what your tradition.

Daily tefillot are available and optional for everyone. Additionally, there will be both a traditional and an egalitarian service option on Shabbat morning.

On Shabbat morning, there are family and children services.