• Why Camp: Living Values L’dor V’dor

    Sarah Stein, Unit Head Team Leader and year-round URJ employee, had the honor of speaking to board members from the Foundation for Jewish Camp. Here are her words, all about why Jewish camp has been important in her life and what she wants to bring to her campers and staff.


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  • 5 Lessons Learned from Olim Fellowship

    “I miss Olim Fellows already,” I said last week on the bus home to New York from the final Olim Fellowship retreat at camp. My friends surrounding me on the bus agreed. The Olim Fellowship program is more than just a reason to see your camp friends during the school year (although, who’s complaining?)


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  • Olim Fellows Retreat: A Spiritual and Social Justice Awakening in Atlanta, Georgia

    Per Pachter usual, I arrived supremely late to the Jewish festivities that had already begun in Atlanta.


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  • Meet Our 2012 Senior Staff!

    Sarah Lauing: Director of Jewish Life Hi Crane Lake! I just received my Masters in Jewish Education from Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles. I’m excited to join the Crane Lake family as a Nadiv Educator, a full time position shared between camp and Temple Shaaray Tefila in New York City. Born and raised in […]


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