Camp News 02.03.17

Camp News 2/3/2017


Perlman Camp hired two new staff members – Jason Kromirs is the new Asst Director of Camper/Staff Life, and Abe Fertig-Cohen is Teen Leadership Director.

URJ Kutz Camp: “Kutz Fellows Project Spotlight: Zoe Terner – Know Her Name”
Chicago Parent: “How to prepare for overnight summer camp”
• New Jersey Jewish News: “Maplewood psychologist opens chapter on teenage abuse in fictional novel”
• The Jewish Chronicle: “Cementing Israel’s ties to America’s pastime”
• Arizona Jewish News: “Camp Stein to host alumni family retreat”

Cornerstone Alumni are transforming Jewish life in their communities with FJC’s Cornerstone Alumni Grant:
• eJewish Philanthropy: “FJC Cornerstone Alumni: Change-Makers Transforming Jewish Life”
• The Canteen: “Cornerstone Alumni Grantee: Building a Shabbat Community”

The founder and the inaugural director of the URJ’s Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute has passed away:
• JTA: “Rabbi Herman Schaalman, the oldest living Reform rabbi, dies at 100”

Just a couple of the articles mentioning camps affected by the latest string of JCC bomb threats:
• CBS Chicago: “Bomb Threat At Jewish Community Center Camp In Lake County”
• NBC New York: “Threats Called In at JCCs in at Least 10 US States”

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