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Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation -- Jewish Camping: New Directions

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Publication Date: January 2007

Publisher(s): Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life

Author(s): Michael H. Steinhardt; Maggie Bar-Tura; Steven M. Cohen

Series: Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation, Eli Valley (ed), vol.9, no.

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)

Keywords: Disability; Israel attachment; Camp; Youth Engagement

Type: Other


This issue of Contact focuses on the advancement and improvement of the Jewish camping movement. Michael Steinhardt advocates new initiatives to double the number of Jewish campers, and to reach families in new ways. Steven M. Cohen discusses marketing Jewish camping to the Jewishly engaged. Howard Blas advocates the creation of more Jewish camping opportunities for Jewish children with special needs. Also included are articles by Maggie Bar-Tura, Susan Kline, Rabbi Mitchell Cohen, and Rabbi Ramie Arian.