Tevya Spirit

  • Avery’s Mitzvah

    I remember the first time I met Avery Meer and his family in their New York Apartment in the Spring of 2015.  Avery’s mother, Deborah, was a Camp Tevya alum (Birya ’88) and was considering sending Avery to her alma mater.  We had so much fun that night, and I couldn’t wait to welcome Avery […]

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  • Grateful For Camp

    This week in Tarbut, our campers reflected on the feeling of gratitude. As I think about all that has happened over the past 7 weeks, I realize that this is the perfect value to discuss as we conclude our summer.  We have so much for which to be grateful. Last week I mentioned the Aaron […]

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  • Accomplishing More Together

    In last week’s Torah portion, D’varim, Moses addresses the people of Israel and establishes a leadership system saying, “There are so many of you, I can’t do this alone.” He appoints judges and leaders to work with him to listen to the people and meet the needs of the community. Just as Moses values teamwork, […]

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  • 1, 2, 3, 4 We Want Color War!

    I just witnessed one of the most inspirational moments that I have seen in my 9 summers at camp. However, I still have other events of the week to share, so I won’t spoil the story.  Okay, maybe a little spoiler alert…it involves the ending of Color War and the incredible sportsmanship of our campers. […]

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  • The Power of Camp

    It was just 3 weeks ago that we welcomed 347 campers into our summer home. In just 2 days, 135 of these campers will leave camp to return to their other home. But let’s not rush it – we still have a Shabbat and a Banquet to celebrate together before we say goodbye to these […]

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