Tag: Camp Tevya traditions

  • 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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  • 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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  • A Camp Tevya Bar Mitzvah

    Last Shabbat, Camp Tevya celebrated the B’nai Mitzvah of three of our staff members: Yoel Drachman, Harrison Shapiro and Jeremy Wolff. The milestone of coming to camp for 13 summers was truly a reason to celebrate. This event also led to engaging discussions about why this is such a milestone. Today, I use this blog […]

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