Category: Tevya traditions

  • 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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  • First Year Counselor Training

    They entered the building last week for a full day of Cohen Camps First Year Counselor training. Each was a little nervous, a little excited, and a little different than how I remembered them. All of them, like Sam, want to be a counselor because they want to give back to a place that has […]

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  • Join us for a Tevya Campfire; Feel the Spirit of Tevya

    As I sit in front of my fireplace on this cold winter night, I get lost in the dancing flames. My eyes are glued to the red and orange sparks and my ears to the sound of the crackling logs. I look around and see the smiles of my family and friends as we feel […]

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  • Honoring a Friend

    As opening day quickly approaches, we are busy painting buildings, planning staff orientation and ordering supplies. We are also preparing for The Tevya Trot, Camp Tevya’s first annual 5K road race and 1 mile walk/run being held on Sunday, June 9th benefiting the Seth Feldman Fitness Center. The planning of this event has been inspirational […]

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