Tag: Dor L’Dor Cohen Camps

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dor L’Dor Army Day Experience

    You’re an American 15- or 16-year-old. You’re halfway through a five-week program in Israel, The Dor L’Dor Leadership Program: the capstone leadership experience for campers any of the three Cohen Camps. And suddenly, you’re in the army. It’s Army Day. The day when you’ll get your chance to experience a taste of the Israeli Army, […]

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  • How Cohen Camps Facebook Fans Won a Crowdfunding Contest

    By Debbie Kardon Schwartz, Director, Dor L’Dor The March 8th snowstorm that blanketed the greater Boston area could not damper the warmth and spirit of the Cohen Camps community. What does a Camp Director do when she cannot get to the office? She catches up on emails and yes—checks her Facebook. As I was sitting […]

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