Author: Debbie Kardon Schwartz

  • The Dor L’Dor Impact

    How has Jewish summer camp made you the person you are today? At the Cohen Camps, we think about that question every day. Recently I shared with our Dor L’Dor Counselors the article 15 Truths about Jewish Summer Camp That Made You the Person You Are Today and asked them to contribute their own truth. The […]

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  • Reflections on Dor L’Dor Adult Israel Trip 2014

      This guest post was written by Julie Druker Kravetz, a participant on the Dor L’Dor Adult Israel Trip 2014. Julie reflects on the love of Israel, Jewish values and community that infuses Cohen Camps experiences. She shares how those elements were integral to her experience on the Dor L’Dor Adult Israel Trip. When the […]

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  • Dor L’Dor: Recharging My Jewish Identity

    “What I didn’t expect it to do was to let me recharge my Jewish batteries as well as influence my Jewish identity.” The summer was unusual: this Dor L’Dor Leadership Program cohort experienced Israel during a time of both peace and war. Elijah Elmore, an eight-season Cohen Camps camper, was deeply moved by the experience, […]

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  • The Person I Want To Be

    For many of our staff, deciding what summer plans align best with their career goals and future plans is a challenge they are faced with summer after summer. Internships, school commitments and job opportunities can make the decision to return to camp a more difficult one, but the beautiful thing is that camp is a […]

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  • Memories of Dor L’Dor ’13

    I wanted to share a beautifully written reflection about how transformative the Dor L’Dor Leadership Program is, from someone who has had the experience of being both a participant and a staff member. I am hoping the timing of this post will re-kindle DLD’13 and fire-up DLD’14 just as the summer of DLD 2013 is […]

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