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- June 12, 2014
Jewish JournalSeveral agencies are coming together in the hope that Russian-speaking children will begin their journey of Jewish self-discovery at Camp Gesher, a new overnight camp that caters to what it perceives to be a unique community.
eJewish PhilanthropyMichael and Anita Siegal, in concert with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, have established a $1.25 million endowment – the Michael and Anita Siegal One Happy Camper Program – aimed at recruiting Jewish children to overnight camps who would otherwise be unable to attend. Mr. Siegal, who currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of The Jewish Federations of North America, stated that he and his wife “are delighted in partnering with the Foundation for Jewish Camp and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland to make it possible for more young people to consider participating in the joy and fun of Jewish camping."
JTACleveland philanthropists Michael and Anita Siegal have established a $1.25 million endowment to send Jewish children to overnight camp.
Cleveland Jewish NewsJewish philanthropists Michael and Anita Siegal announced June 3 a $1.25 million dollar endowment to establish the Michael and Anita Siegal One Happy Camper Program.
- June 02, 2014
Jewish TechsAs Jewish camp leaders once again convened at Leaders Assembly, the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s biennial conference here in New Brunswick, there was a lot of networking taking place – both in person and via social media. The dozens of ad hoc camp reunions taking place in the hallways of the hotel also materialized into an exchange of best practices for these Jewish camp professionals. The hot topic this year was the use of technology, both in the back office of the camp operations and front and center for campers, their parents and alumni.
eJewish PhilanthropyI will always fondly recall David, my childhood teacher and youth group advisor, when I recite Birkat HaMazon. In high school, David taught me that it was customary to markedly lower your volume while reciting one of the last lines of the bracha: