Jewish Learning to Build Gratitude

It has been a tough two years since we were last at camp, and part of the healing that is taking place this summer is through campers telling the story of how they made it through. This week in Chalutzim, we learned about how in this week’s Torah portion, Moses tells...
Learning During a Pandemic

Learning During a Pandemic

by Aaron Gurvis, Assistant Director, Crane Lake Camp In September of 2000, I experienced my first transition from camp to school. I had just finished two weeks in K’tanim and was getting ready to start second grade. I remember how hard it was to leave camp that first...

World Zionist Congress Elections 2020

By James Gelsey, Director, URJ Eisner Camp I’m writing with an easy way that we, as an Eisner community, can “Stand Up” and “Be the One” for the Reform Movement in Israel. All it takes is to vote in this year’s World Zionist Congress Elections now through March 11,...
Yom Tzofim 2019

Yom Tzofim 2019

Noga Lev is a Tzofim camper from Israel. It’s her ninth summer at Eisner and she got to be the Social Media Director for Yom Tzofim! Read her perspective of the day here: Today is a special day for my unit (Tzofim) because each camper from Tzofim gets to take...
Jewish Life Update Week Five: Teva at Eisner

Jewish Life Update Week Five: Teva at Eisner

This week our blog is by Rabbi Howie Goldsmith from Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester– a faculty member, camp parent, and former Eisner Teva Director! Read what he has to say about what’s Jewish about Teva and the Teva experience connects kids to their inner...