The thrill of Maccabiah as you scream and cheer on your friends… singing songs, arms wrapped around each other against the glow of a camp fire…. sharing a final moment with your group on closing day, hoping the feeling would last forever, wishing it would never end.
We are sad to announce that Claire Adams, our Office Manager, will be moving on at the end of the year and will no longer be working for us here at CYJ.
Naomi and Avi’s wedding was one of the most spectacular weekends of our lives. CYJ worked hard to please all of us and took care of our needs the entire weekend.
The fine art of getting children outdoors and the genuine growth it facilitates has long been known. Aristotle said, “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”
It’s pretty unbelievable, but for the third time running the World Happiness Report says that Israel is one of the happiest nations in the world–11th to be precise.
I was raised in a small but active Conservative Jewish community in a mid-sized east coast town. Although we did not live in a metropolis, our community had one each of Reform, Reconstructionist, and Chabad congregations, with a modern Orthodox shul not too far away.
Looking for something delicious for Friday night dinner? You have come to the right place! The apricot glazed chicken is something delicious, nutritious and kid friendly.
With the exception of the occasional “y’all” that always elicits a chuckle, I think I have shed most of my Texan idiosyncrasies since I have been on the East Coast for over a decade now.
Anyone else have sick kids? Anyone else lose track of how many times you’ve had sick kids since, say, last fall? Yeah, me too.
Camp Young Judaea (CYJ), located in the Texas Hill Country, has been providing Jewish children with a fantastic summer camp experience since 1952. For years CYJ’s leaders have aspired to expand the reach of camp to allow more Jewish children to spend their summers at CYJ.