Tevya Spirit

  • Meet Our 2018 Leadership Team: Head Counselors

    I am thrilled to introduce this year’s team of passionate, caring and dedicated Head Counselors.  Our Head Counselors, along with our Department Heads, work together as a team all year to make Camp Tevya the strong community that it is. They are dedicated to creating a warm and supportive environment for our campers and staff, […]

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  • Easily Extraordinary: Introducing Mitzvah Projects

    Every year, a few Cohen Campers do something I consider extraordinary: they set up their own camp fundraiser, inviting friends and family to give to their camp’s Scholarship Fund. They do this in place of gifts for their bar or bat mitzvah, or for their birthday. Cohen Camps Alumni do it, too, as a way […]

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  • 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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