Camping as Sacred Time

By David Berkman

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), November 2007

The author reveals that the Reform movement is facing a particular challenge of late because of the difference in Jewish culture and community at camp versus in the camper's home synagogue. He urges that this gap needs to close and expresses the importance of the benefits of camp for the Reform movement, including the instillation of love and respect for Judaism among youth and the commitment to Jewish continuity.

Topic: Reform Judaism, Continuity, Jewish Camp, Youth, Jewish Identification, Jewish Continuity, Camp, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.38/no.645

Page Number(s): 20

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Berkman, David. Camping as Sacred Time. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). November 2007: 20. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6919


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