Camp Yavneh Blog

Arayot At the Oscars!

Maccabiah has finally broken out at Machaneh Yavneh! Over the past few days, rumors began to circulate that Debbie had been offered a job at Camp Tel Noar. In the…

Gurim get’s the VIP treatment!

Today our חניכים (campers) witnessed Yavneh history: Debbie’s final מכביה (color war) breakout. And boy, did she go out with a bang! It’s a מסורת (tradition) that every year Maccabiah, Yavneh’s…

Maalot Plays In Powderpuff!

“The First Cut Is The Deepest” may have been written by Cat Stevens, but we will all always remember the Sheryl Crow version as the real classic.  In the same way that…

Kerem Begins Maccabiah!

We started off the week on Sunday with a relaxing, but fun פעולה with Amiel, the טבע guy. One at a time we walked through a path behind camp in…

Kfirim does Erev Superhero!

Dear Readers, Kfirim had a fantastic weekend.  On Thursday night, the whole camp held its annual ריקודיה (dance festival), where the girls and boys each performed an original dance in the…

Kerem does Yom Bunk Buddy!

Shalom friends and family!!, Kerem has been having an incredible time since we last spoke! On Wednesday Kerem adventured to Boston, where we toured Fenway, went to a nursing home to…

“When I Say Leviim, You Say!…”

When we say “Leviim”, you say “is amazing”!!! LEVIIM – IS AMAZING!! LEVIIM IS AMAZING! It hasn’t been so long since we updated, but nonetheless Leviim has had some incredibly…

Maalot Celebrates the New Torah!

Space–the infinite expanse.  Since the dawn of time, humanity has looked up at the stars and seen our counterparts eons away, bundles of star dust scattered across an endless canvas. …

Arayot Dedicates a Torah!

Friday morning started with an early wake up so that we could begin the dedication service for the Torah being dedicated at camp in honor of Debbie Sussman. Everyone stood in…

Gurim Celebrates Goodness!

“There is a right and a wrong in the Universe and the distinction is not hard to make.” -Superman. What makes a person mighty, honorable or super? That was the…