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Summers at URJ Olin-Sang Ruby Union Institute, a Reform Jewish summer camp in Oconomowoc, WI, bring experiences that last a lifetime.
When I became a Jewish summer camp professional in 1994, I lacked most of the skills and experience needed to do my job well. That’s not self-deprecation or false modesty. That’s a fact.
I’m continually amazed by the way Jewish ritual has a way of lifting up everyday moments and making them holy here at Jewish summer camp.
I remember my own summers at Reform Jewish summer camps better than almost anything else at that time of my life.
First as a camper and now as a counselor, I've learned so much from my time at URJ Goldman Union Camp Institute, lovingly known as GUCI, a Reform Jewish summer camp i
“Lo b’shamayim hi,” it is not out in the heavens…
I’m a millennial and like others in my generation, my Jewish upbringing consisted of summer camp, religious school, youth group events, and celebrating Jewish holidays – until I finished the progra
Ugandan native Shoshana Nambi, 27, was one of a dozen Ugandan Jewish young adults who spent this summer working as counselors and specialists at Union for Reform J
One of the wonderful benefits of Jewish summer camp is the opportunity to experience the beauty of nature that surrounds us on the campgrounds.
My dear son,
Learn why Reform Jews observe Selichot on the Saturday evening prior to Rosh HaShanah.
Rosh HaShanah begins at sundown on September 20th.
"Basketball became a focal point of my life at school, at camp, and in my day-dreams of the future."
Find out what was hidden under the chocolates Uncle George had packed in the summer of 1937.
As summer winds down and the back-to-school season approaches, so, too, do the High Holidays. Here's how to get ready!
Whether you’re a member or a visitor, familiarity with synagogue etiquette will help you get the most from your experience.
You shall appoint magistrates and officials for your tribes, in all the settlements that the Eternal your God is giving you, and they shall govern the people with due justice. - Deuteronomy 16:18
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Learn why one congregation has joined 170 others to help refugee families resettle in their area.
Discover the how one Reform synagogue in Netanya celebrates Shabbat.
How do we respond to the distorted media coverage of Israel?
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
April showers bring May flowers; prepare with a WRJ umbrella—now on sale!