Camp Yavneh Blog

Thank You!

#GivingTuesday was a tremendous success and we are grateful to the countless donors who helped us reach our goal to raise an additional $7000 for the Ezra Schwartz z”l Memorial…

Meet David Katz – Yavneh Alum and Legacy Member

Camp Yavneh is proud to have over 100 Legacy Circle members. Legacy Circle is a multigenerational group of Yavneh alumi, parents and grandparents that are passionate about Yavneh’s vision and…

Machaneh Musings – Try Something New

There is nothing like a comfortable pair of jeans. Worn in at all the right places, you can trust that they are going to fit you know how they look…

2017 Annual Shabbat Dinner Update

“I was thrilled to see such an enthusiastic response to the Annual Shabbat Dinner. It is a terrific opportunity for our entire local community to come together and re-experience the…

A Whole Summer Without my Phone??  Seriously!

There are so many great things about summer camp – I could write volumes, but right now I’d like to concentrate on one that the previous generation couldn’t have even…

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…