Category: Cohen Camps

  • Reunions and Resolutions

    It’s here, the end of December and we can officially say we’ve entered the lull.  That point in the year where reality sets in that the summer is over, and the 2013 season isn’t quite close enough to feel within reach.  By now, most of us have shared all of our favorite memories of camp […]

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  • Passion on Display: Alumni Make Camps Special!

    The three Cohen Camps were founded with the vision of children spending summers living jewishly in an environment filled with spirit, community and sisterhood. The basis for our founding has been continued in great part as a result of our dedicated and loyal alumni across all three camps.  The scope of the dedication runs the […]

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  • More on Our Jewish Values – Commitments #6 to #10 Explained

    In articulating our Jewish purpose in the manner of our 10 Commitments we have created a language that helps focus and guide us through the rhythms of planning and running our camps. In my previous posts I explained in general the core values that makes our camps – Pembroke, Tel Noar and Tevya – Jewish […]

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  • Our Jewish Values — Commitments #1 to #5 Explained

    We have always considered our camps (Pembroke, Tel Noar and Tevya) to be involved in the informal Jewish education business (shh, don’t tell the campers). This began with my grandparents, Eli and Bessie, who believed that Jewish education in all of its forms was an important means to strengthening the Jewish community. In this, and […]

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  • The 10 Commitments

    I’m often asked what makes the Cohen Camps “Jewish” and how we differentiate our camps from other Jewish camps. There is no simple, quick answer – it’s more than just being Kosher, observing Shabbat, and reciting blessings before and after meals.  We have a set of values that underlies the type of Jewish community we […]

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