Category: Shabbat

  • Walking Sightless Among Miracles on Shabbat

    Last summer, I began my own Camp Pembroke journey. As we get ready for Summer 2018, I think back to last year’s staff training. That first afternoon with the full cadre of counselors gathered, we went around in a circle to answer “What are you most looking forward to about camp?” So many of the […]

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  • The Pembroke Alumni Stay Warm as They Celebrate Shabbat Together

    The Camp Pembroke Alumni group held their first Shabbatini evening recently, in the Metrowest Boston area.  We began with a camp service, utilizing our Cohen Camps siddur, led by our Head of Jewish Life and Learning and our Head of Music.  It was the perfect antidote to the cold winter for all of us who […]

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  • D’Var Torah Emphasizes the Importance of Camp

    Two of Camp Pembroke’s counselors approached us this week, requesting the honor of delivering the D’Var Torah for Shabbat.  As I watched them excitedly writing the words they were going to present to the campers at Shabbat services, it was clear that they were working from their own emotional connection to camp, and to Camp […]

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  • Passion on Display: Alumni Make our Camps Special!

    The three Cohen Camps were founded with the vision of children spending summers living Jewishly in an environment filled with spirit, community and sisterhood. The basis for our founding has been continued in great part as a result of our dedicated and loyal alumni across all three camps.  The scope of the dedication runs the […]

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  • Alumnae Shabbat

    This weekend, Camp Pembroke welcomed over 100 alumni for our Alumnae Shabbat festivities! There were three generations of Pembroke women, 20 of whom stayed overnight on Friday for what was a very exciting Shabbat service, and a delicious dinner.  Just as the group was ready to gather in the pine grove, the heavens opened up […]

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