• Moses the Mensch

    Second session’s play was Moses the Mensch, a dramatic presentation of the story of Moses.  We were transported to the time of the Torah with the excellent set and costumes. The cast had the audience in stitches with the comedic timing. What made this play even more special was that the author of the play, […]


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  • 6 Lessons Learned in 19 Years

    Lisa Tenenbaum, our Assistant Limud Director, shares her story and connection with Crane Lake Camp.


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  • Fight Song 2019!!

    Watch all the clips from Fight Song 2019, including Bonim Boys, this year's champs!


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  • Torah at CLC: Beha’alotcha, Igniting Flames

    by Chelsea Feuchs, Assistant Limud Director In this week’s Torah portion, Beha’alotcha, God instructs the High Priest Aaron on how to light ceremonial lamps. He is told to “raise light” to the candles, a somewhat odd phrase that invites further commentary. The great sage Rashi expounds upon these words, saying “the lamplighter must hold the […]


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  • That’s Generosity

    This summer, Upper Chaverim was lucky enough to work with our friend, visiting artist Noam Katz, to create an original song for camp.  The value that week was Nedivut, or Generosity, which is an integral part of our Culture of Kindness.  Inspired a little bit by the Torah's description of the Israelites' generosity in bringing their gifts to the Tabernacle, and a lot by the acts of generosity they see at camp, Upper Chaverim created this instant hit!


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  • What Are You Grateful For?

    Watch Nitzanim's original song, "I Am Grateful," about all the things they are thankful for at camp!


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  • Kinder (We All Need a Little Reminder…)

    Check out the recording, lyrics, and chord sheet for our original song, "Kinder," written this past summer with Alan Goodis to celebrate our Culture of Kindness!


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  • Where The Wild Things Are

    It was a wild rumpus for our second session play, Where the Wild Things Are!


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  • First Session Musical: The Lion King!

    Watch as the CLC Rec Hall is transformed into the Pride Lands of Africa in our first session musical: The Lion King!


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  • Noam Katz Visits CLC

    We were thrilled to welcome our friend, singer/songwriter and rabbi Noam Katz back to Crane Lake this week!


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