Camp Yavneh Blog

Rabbi Richie Reflects on the High Holy Days

Of the VERY many prayer poems that we Jews recite during the High Holy Day period, one of my favorites is entitled, “Achot Ketana, Little Sister.” It is a metaphor…

Alumni Corner – Pinat Bogrim

Where Are They Now – Part Three of Three In part three of three of Pinat Bogrim (Alumni Corner), we are highlighting Yavneh alumni and college  graduate, Shai Weener, who…

Julie Glick Davis on Giving to Yavneh

Julie Glick Davis, Kerem ‘95, Madricha, Rosh and Chair of the 2017 NYC Alumni event, has been connected to Yavneh since 1991. She recently shared with us her fond memories…

Alumni Corner – Pinat Bogrim

Where are they Now – Part Two of Three In part two of the Pinat Bogrim (Alumni Corner) series “Where are They Now”, we are hearing from Talia Schwartz, a long…

Alumni Corner – Pinat Bogrim

Where are they Now – Part One of Three Summers at Camp Yavneh are filled with ruach, community, Jewish life and fun. It is also a place where campers meet…

Machaneh Musings – Is Your Child Ready for Camp?

“Is my child ready for camp?” We are asked this question all the time; in particular, by parents of young children. Our answer is often two-fold – “I don’t know”…

Last Maalot Blog of Kayitz ’17

Shalom! Maalot ended this week with two huge victories; a successful play and first and second place at KTV, our lipsyncing competition. Our KTV theme was Broadway, and the banot…

Last Arayot Blog of Kayitz ’17!

Dear ready and rousing readers, Thursday morning was our last normal morning of the summer filled with chug, kitah and shiyah. Thursday afternoon and evening was anything but normal. In the afternoon we enjoyed a marvelous…

Last Kfirim Blog of Kayitz ’17

Kfirim has been having an amazing time! On Thursday we watched the Maalot play in the afternoon. It was very entertaining. Thursday night was KTV. Each bunk had an opportunity…