• Unit Updates, Week 5

    We’re one week in to second session… what have our units been up to?


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  • Pupdate Week 5: Ruffing It at Teva!

    Dear Eisner Family, This first week of second session has been a blast!


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  • Hineini: the Continuing Power of Eisner Camp

    By Julia Tecotsky, second-year staff member at Eisner Camp. “How was Eisner?” Despite this question’s well-intentioned and seemingly straightforward nature, it has been one of the most frustrating and challenging for me to answer.


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  • Jewish Life Update, Week 5: Featuring Our Kitchen Staff!

    Using a paper cut out of a phone (that was nearly as exciting as having a real phone), campers placed "calls" to people and expressed gratitude out loud to people including their parents and grandparents, various presidents, and other important figures in their lives.


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  • A City on Fire Still Radiates Hope

    Two weeks ago, I witnessed something powerful: scores of young teens (male and female) leading us through Shabbat morning prayers. A young woman, all of 14-years-old, readies herself in the chanting of the week’s Torah portion, surrounded by nearly 900 campers and staff at URJ Eisner Camp in Great Barrington, MA.


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  • Unit Updates, Week 4

    It's been a fun, full week for K'tanim to finish up the session! We got to watch our friends perform "Alice in Wonderland" during the K'tanim/Bonim show and got to see our art on display during Chagigah, the camp arts festival. On Friday night, we led the Shabbat service for the entire camp!


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  • Pupdate Week 4: Puppy Plaque Attack!

    Dear Eisner Family, What a week we’ve had!


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  • Ofarim Leads Camp in Tikkun Olam at the Tzedakah Fair

    It's that time of year when we have a camp-wide Tzedakah Fair hosted by our Ofarim campers who have spent all summer learning about tzedakah and a variety of causes. Ofarim campers kept up their energy all morning in the hot sun, teaching everyone on camp about their causes.


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  • Jewish Life Update, Week Four: The Joy of T’filah at Camp

    By Cantor Steven Weiss, Eisner Camp faculty member from Congregation Sha’aray Shalom in Hingham, MA One of the most wonderful parts of life at Eisner Camp is the opportunity to think creatively about worship and our connections to God.


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  • Aliens Bring Zerizut to Eisner Camp!

    It was a regular Tuesday evening as we all gathered in the Beit Am to learn about the Business world together, when all of a sudden we received a Skype call from Dr. Étranger. It seemed rather odd to be receiving a call at this late hour of 7pm, but we answered the call with curiosity.


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