Gurim Does Dizzy Izzies!

Well ladies and gentleman, I have to say that this month has really ended with a bang. Shabbat was extra joyous because it was the last one with Debbie and…

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…

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…

Gurim Celebrates Yom Yisrael!

Time had moved faster than normal this past eek and before we could press pause, שבת (Shabbat) had already arrived. The multitude of פעולות (activities) had us spinning.  For a quick reprieve;…

“All the World’s a Stage for Aydat Gurim!”

“The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it’s so accidental. It’s so much like life.”- Arthur Miller. This week עדת Gurim had the privilege of watching the Kerem (CIT”s ) theater…

Gurim is Buzzing with Energy!

 A new energy is buzzing though the air, so palpable that it feels as though we are taking it in with each breathe. This immediate reanimation could be seen among…

Gurim in High Gear for Zim!

This week for Gurim has been filled to the brim with excitement as we reach the pinnacle of the session, Zimriah!! In general it has been a very “sing song”…

Gurim had a “Wedding”!

Here at מחנה יבנה (Camp Yavneh) we strive to educate all our חניכים (campers) on the deepest מסורתים (traditions) of Judaism. There may be no older traditions  in Judaism than those surrounding the…

Gurim’s Gone Into the Wild

It might come as a surprise to some, but most of our חניכים (campers) through no fault of their own, have yet to develop a fundamental appreciation of  one of…

Gurim’s Shabbat of Infinity!

“On Shabbat something happens to the world – the world becomes infinite again.” – Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. When all of the מחנה (camp) sings together in unison as we welcome in…