Boy Scout Troop 226, chartered to the Jewish Center of Teaneck, had an exciting summer. To start with, six Scouts from Troop 226 attended Forestburg Scout Reservation (near Monticello, N.Y.), together with Troop 55 of Highland Park, N.J. Special arrangements were made to provide observant Scouts and Scouters with kosher food, and a large
This past summer, Bergen County had a new exciting opportunity for girls. Camp Superstarz kicked off its inaugural summer with two weeks of amazing sports for girls entering grades 3 through 8.
Camp Superstarz is the brainchild of Rabbi Sariel Malitzky, Director of Camp Slapshots and a popular rebbe at TABC, and Rabbi Josh Kahn, Dean of Student Life at
As part of the Yeshivat Noam Tisha b’Av program, Middle School students delved into the symbolism and meaning of the day. Immediately following our singing of the kinna “Eish Tukad b’Kirbi”—which parallels our joyous yetziah from Mitzrayim to the painful yetziah from Yerushalayim, we joined together to create a hypothetical Seder Shel
While Am Yisrael awaits redemption, Tisha b’Av is the day we commemorate the sacrifice of the Jewish people during this long exile. Yeshivat Noam held its first Tisha b’Av program for the Bergen County community. Upon entry to the building, a picture of the three boys murdered in Israel by terrorists— Eyal, Gilad, and Naftali, z’l—were seen on a large
The 12th summer of Camp Slapshots has arguably been the greatest of them all. With a record enrollment of 90 campers per session, an all-star staff of role model athletes, and amazing facilities (including two indoor gyms at TABC), the campers had an absolute blast.
While Camp Slapshots has been known predominately as a hockey camp, the basketball
“We are in America But our Hearts are in Israel” reads the graffiti art on the paddle board courts at Camp Lavi. This graffiti art exemplifies what many Jews in America are feeling right now, and that is not forgotten on the nearly 800 campers and staff at Camp Lavi.
On July 28th, Camp Lavi hosted a rally to
Camp Shalom hosted its 3rd annual Swim for SINAI Swimathon on Friday, August 1st, where the campers swam laps to raise money for SINAI’s Scholarship Fund. This year’s Swimathon was a huge success, with many new campers participating. A big yasher koach to all of the children who participated—especially to the kids who usually don’t swim much but
Bris Avrohom Fair Lawn Jewish Day Camp is entering its seventh year with a record number of 300 campers who are all registered for the full 8-weeks of programs. They are under licensed supervision and are having a wonderful, enjoyable summer with swimming, trips, arts and crafts, as well as lectures by professional instructors of supplementary activities.
In the world of Jewish sports, wrestling is unusual. The sport has no yeshiva league, nor an extensive network of institutions across the country like basketball does; and it stands out as the only true contact sport at Jewish schools. Keeping in line with the unusual nature of wrestling in the Jewish sphere, the summer potential for involvement is also