Category: Alumni

  • 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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  • 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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  • Letter from Mindee: A Season of Changes

    Like most of our campers, I spent the off-season counting down the days until I move to camp. I am lucky because I move in a little earlier than others, so for me, it is just 2 weeks until I will be back in 03033. Besides checking the calendar, this off-season I also had the […]

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  • Why I Gave to Camp

    Over the past few years, we have been humbled by the generous show of support from the Tevya community. From facility improvements including The Seth Feldman Fitness Center and the Bobroff Family Beit Shira, to the donations and pictures on Giving Tuesday, to exceeding our Chai Match goal and donations towards camper scholarships, the commitment of our community is […]

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