Camp Yavneh Blog

New Staff Updates

Dear Yavneh Community,  Visiting camp last week, I observed a quiet and steady buzz of activity – the Chadar Ochel (dining hall) has been beautifully painted on the inside, a new…

Alumni Corner – Leah Sarna

We recently had a chance to connect with Leah Sarna, Camp Yavneh alumni, to ask her a few questions about Yavneh. Leah is a fourth (and final) year smicha student at…

Alumni Corner – Debbie Katz

In this month’s Alumni Corner, we had the chance to speak with our new Yavneh Board President Debbie Katz. She was a camper at Yavneh for three years while growing…

We Couldn’t Do It Without You!

Camp is community. From the friendships made to the programs planned, it takes a tribe to ensure Yavneh campers have the summer of their life. In 2017, you helped Yavneh…

New and Exciting Updates at Yavneh!   

What’s the first question someone asks their camp administrators in the winter?  If you guessed “what’s new” you are right on. But, it’s not the usual “what’s new”… it’s the…

Delicious Sufganiyot Recipe

We are, sadly, nearing the end of Chanukkah – the festival of lights – when we remember and celebrate the Maccabees triumph over the Greeks. It is also a holiday…

Maccabees, Maccabiah and Me

By Rabbi Karen S. Citrin Many of us, even in the dark days of December, can still remember the break out of “Maccabiah!” and other memorable moments from our summers…