Camp Yavneh Blog

Torah Minute with Rav Yaakov

Parshat Chukah – Shalom Bayit This week’s parsha discusses the death of Aharon, the High Priest, Moshe’s brother. Aharon had been the first spiritual leader working as counterpart to Moshe’s…

As Yavneh enters its 75th summer as an overnight Jewish camp, we would like to pause for a moment and revisit our commitment to Israel and Klal Yisrael and take…

Torah Minute with Rav Yaakov

Parshat Korach – Truth or Pride? In this week’s parsha, a man named Korach leads a populist rebellion against Moses and Aaron. Korach says that after all, all of the…

Torah Minute with Rav Yaakov

Parshat Shlach – The Hard Work of Creating a Holy Society This week’s Torah portion marks a turning point for the Jewish people after leaving Egypt. They send leaders from…

Torah Minute with Rav Yaakov

Parshat Beha’alotcha – Unity in Diversity This week’s parsha, Beha’alotcha, opens with God speaking about the commandment God gives to Aaron, the Kohen Gadol (high priest), regarding lighting the menorah…

Pinat Bogrim – Meet the Budd Family

Yavneh is such a special place where campers create memories and experiences that last a lifetime. While some things at camp have changed, the masoret and ruach of Yavneh remains the…

Torah Minute with Rav Yaakov

Parshat Naso – Unique or Important? This week’s parsha brings us to the major event of the inauguration of the Mishkan, the Tabernacle in the desert. Seeing as all of…