A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Parents find new benefit to Jewish camp: Freedom from themselves

By Jason Miller, JTA March 19, 2012

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- When she took the stage recently before an audience of 400 Jewish camping enthusiasts, Lenore Skenazy wasted no time in addressing why she is known as “America’s Worst Mom.” The author of a 2008 column in The New York Times...

Campers at Camp Ramah in Nyack, N.Y. get ready to cool down in
the lake during a hot summer day.

Thanks to financial aid, Jewish summer camp enrollments rise, despite economy

By Dan Klein, JTA February 17, 2012

NEW YORK-Bills or bug juice? With the economic recovery still struggling to take hold, many American Jewish families are finding they face a difficult question as deadlines for summer camp enrollment approach: Can they both pay their bills and send their...

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