Category: Tevya traditions

  • New Tevya Summer, Same Tevya Spirit

    As we finished breakfast Wednesday morning, I stood up and looked around the Dining Hall. I knew that our staff was ready. I knew they were ready to greet the 347 campers that would be arriving over the next few hours. After a full week of orientation, returning and new staff from the USA, England, […]

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  • Four Teams, One Tevya

    It has been quite a week at Camp Tevya. Since I last wrote, our usual Shabbat morning service was transformed into “Shabbat-o-Rama” with Tsofs and Bogs choosing between yoga, traditional, music and meditation services. The Oles had their own special service. The yoga service was led by one of our alumni, and the rest by […]

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  • Opening Day brings a Flood of Tevya Memories

    As soon as the weather starts to get a little warmer, I can feel the anticipation of another summer at Tevya. It has been almost ten years since my last year as a counselor, but I still can’t help myself from thinking what it would be like to be back at camp this year. It […]

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  • The Traditions That Make Tevya Home

    Tonight, like many of you, I will be sitting around a table with my family and friends telling the story of the Jewish people’s journey from Egypt. Our celebrations will be filled with laughter and warmth as we realize that the passing down of the informal family traditions such as Grandma Dolores’s fluffy matzah balls, […]

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  • Eye of the Tiger

    Shabbat Shalom, There’s a saying that the days are long and the years are short. At camp, this couldn’t be more true. Each day at camp feels like a week outside of camp, yet somehow the summer seems to fly by in the blink of an eye. Despite how fast camp goes, somehow every camper […]

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