Summers at URJ Olin-Sang Ruby Union Institute, a Reform Jewish summer camp in Oconomowoc, WI, bring experiences that last a lifetime. Among the most unique opportunities is the program called חלוצים, Halutzim.
Halutzim means “pioneers” and is different than any other session in camp: It is a completely immersive Hebrew environment. From sunup to sundown, חלוצים campers speak Hebrew with the staff and with each other.
If this sounds impressive, that’s because it is!
Before breakfast, an animated staff member – frequently the exceptional Rosh Eidah (unit head) Rafi Ellenson – runs... Read More