On Jewish Summer Camp:
Every summer thousands of college students pass through the gates of Jewish camps across North America. By sharing their gifts as counselors, activity specialists, and supportive staff members, they create the magic of camp. What do we, as camp leadership, owe them in return?
In this article I describe some current attempts to provide Jewish summer camp counselors a Jewish growth experience while working at camp. I offer a critical look at these approaches and suggest a better alternative: learner-directed Jewish exploration.
As published in the CCAR Journal, Winter 2015
On Hebrew Poetry:
A brief essay analyzing one of Dan Pagis’ poems about the Shoah.
As published online in The URJ’s Ten Minutes of Torah series.
A sample from my curriculum guide, designed during my studies at the Rhea Hirsch School of Education. This curriculum aides summer camp leadership in providing a unique and self-directed Jewish education program for counselors, year-round.