Category: Dor L’Dor

  • At Passover We Say, “NEXT year in Jerusalem.” For Our Teens, It’s Got To Be “THIS year.”

    By Barbara Stevens, Cohen Camps Development Director Imagine you’re a Camp Pembroke teen. The Dor L’Dor Israel Leadership Program—an extraordinary joint experience for each camp’s oldest campers—is something you’ve heard about and have looked forward to ever since you were a young camper. The reading of DLD letters from Israel back to camp became part […]

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  • 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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  • Anticipating Israel and Lifelong Israeli Sisters

      Just last week, the Cohen Camps sent about 120 excited teenagers to Israel on our Dor L’Dor Leadership Program.  Our Pembroke girls made up about 40% of those teens, and the girls have been preparing for this day since they were 7 or 8 years old. For many of them, it was their Israeli […]

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