Camp Briefs: Rabbi Jake at Camp Darom

Camp Briefs: Rabbi Jake at Camp Darom

JKG Summer Camp Fair

Congregation Or VeShalom, 1681 North Druid Hills Road, Brookhaven, is hosting a miniature Jewish summer camp fair from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Sunday, March 13, thanks to its partnership with Jewish Kids Groups.

The JKG Brookhaven at Or VeShalom Parent Association has organized the camp fair to help families decide what to do with their school-age children this summer.

Camp Barney Medintz, Camp Coleman, Camp Ramah Darom, Camp Judaea, In the City Camp and the Marcus Jewish Community Center’s day camps are scheduled to have representatives there. Camp Barney is offering $400 off its fees to JKG families.


Rabbi Jake at Camp Darom

Rabbi Jake Czuper, the children’s entertainer and Judaics teacher at Atlanta Jewish Academy, has signed on as the new director of education for Modern Orthodox Camp Darom in northeastern Alabama.

To celebrate, the camp is offering $500 off in March for new registrations.

The 40-year-old camp, run by Memphis’ Baron Hirsch Congregation, has one four-week session from July 6 to Aug. 1.


Limmud Seeks Young Leaders

Limmud Atlanta + Southeast is accepting applications until Friday, March 18, from 22- to 30-year-olds who want to join the Limmud Young Adult Development Program.

The YAD Program provides monthly leadership training, social events, Jewish community networking, a personal mentor, involvement in LimmudFest planning and free attendance of LimmudFest over Labor Day weekend at Camp Ramah Darom.

Participants must commit to attend the training sessions, starting Sunday morning, March 27, as well as social events and LimmudFest. The program is free because of funding from the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.

Eliana Leader, the executive director of Young Israel of Toco Hills, oversees the YAD Program.

To get more information and apply, visit

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