Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation -- Jewish Summer Camps: Our Precious Resource

By Leonard Saxe, Amy L. Sales, Ramie Arian

Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, Summer 2002

This issue of Contact focuses on Jewish Summer Camps. Dr. Gary A.Tobin discusses the future of Jewish camping. Doron Krakow discusses the history of how Jewish camps have taught Zionism and love for Israel. Amy L. Sales and Leonard Saxe examine the role of counselors at camp and the impact of the summer experience on their own development, basing their findings on a multi-year study of Jewish summer camping. Author Anita Diamant and her daughter Emilia Diamant discuss the power of Jewish camps. Also included are articles by Rabbi Ramie Arian, Elisa Spungen Bildner, Rabbi Abraham Wahrhaftig, Rabbi Jeffrey Eisenstat, and Jordan Dale.

Topic: Youth Engagement, Continuity, Jewish Camp, Israel Attachment, Jewish Continuity, Identity Formation, Camp

Name of Publication: Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life

Editor: Eli Valley

Volume/Issue: Vol. 4/No. 4

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Language: English

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Saxe, Leonard. Sales, Amy L. Arian, Ramie. Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation -- Jewish Summer Camps: Our Precious Resource. Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Summer 2002: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2412


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