The week started off in the Turkey basketball where campers prepared to leave camp due to numerous code violations, when in fact it was a breakout for color war! Teams Tevia and the winning team of Kmoso battled it out through the plays and skits, from MBP to cheering, from the beginning this was a hard fought battle. The fun filled week included a visit to the Ohel, and the sad moment when the campers had to say goodbye.
As CGI Florida completed their 13th summer, the campers and staff posed for group and bunk photos.
On the final Friday of the summer, campers and staff gathered to mark camp’s Bar Mitzvah year by celebrating the achievements of all campers as part their 13th annual MBP Award ceremony.
As summer of 5779 is coming quickly coming to a close camp Emunah girls got together to take a camp photo with Rebetzin Hecht at their helm. Camp Emunah Founded by the late Rabbi Yaakov Yehudah Hecht and YBME”C his wife Rebetzin Chave Hecht with the Bracha from the Rebbe. Camp Emunah in its 67th summer continues to be the leader in camping in the world of Lubavitch.
In honor of the completion of the daily Rambam cycle, a program the Rebbe started which unites all Jews, Camp Gan Yisroel invited Camp Lman Achai for a day of unity and fun.
After 10 years since the last annual Siyum Harambam took place in the middle of camp, YSP’s ever dedicated staff did it again. This Siyum was one that the Talmidim would never forget.
Last Sunday, the Gan Yisroel family joined together with Rabbi Yerachmiel Jacobson to dedicate a new staff zal in Gan Yisroel Parksville. The zal was dedicated in honor of his father Rabbi Betzalel Jacobson A”H.
We present a photo Gallery from CGI Parksville on Visiting day, as parents came to visit their sons in camp, and get a feel for the camp spirit.
Watch as Gan Yisroel Parksville takes you through their second week of camp. Join them in their exciting trips and activities.
From Melbourne to Toronto, campers and staff alike enjoyed a 45-minute program the day before Gimel Tammuz to connect with and learn from the Rebbe. A talk of the Rebbe, a collage of children with the Rebbe, and a presentation of niggunim performed by Eli Marcus and Fitche Benshimon, all made for an impactful, enjoyable and inspirational Connection Point program.
The Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team brought their talents to camp for a grand in house entertainment. The campers enjoyed watching their display of acrobatics, and jump rope skills. The campers all held their breaths every jump, flip, and move.
The staff of Camp Gan Yisroel of Parksville, NY met in Crown Heights Sunday to prepare for the upcoming summer season. The impact that the staff has on the children was the topic of discussion, with a special address by Rabbi Avrohom Shemtov, and a class on safety.
In what is supposed to be a very special summer in Gan Yisroel Parksville, a new song titled “The Magic of Gan Yisroel” is being released.
This year’s Siyum Harambam will take place in the middle of the summer. This presents a special opportunity to inspire and unite our campers about the takana to learn daily Sefer Hamitzvos. In this vein, camps Gan Israel in Detroit, Florida, Montreal, Parksville and Toronto will be joining together to simultaneously celebrate the Siyum Harambam via live webcast – actualizing one of the main ideas behind the takana: Achdus Yisroel.
Gan Yisroel Parksville, NY has announced their head staff for the upcoming summer of 5779. Head Counselors: Avremi Baron – Columbia, MD, Boruch Ceitlin – Montreal, QC, Mendy Plotkin – Markham, ON. Learning Directors: Zalman Denburg – Coral Springs, FL, Mendel Gordon – Miami, FL.
It’s been a little more than two years since Rabbi Shneur and Mushkie Hecht founded a Chabad center in Puerto Vallarta on Mexico’s Pacific coast. Last Tuesday, their community observed a significant milestone: the first Jewish funeral in the city’s history.
The topics in this week’s 243rd episode of the highly acclaimed popular MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: After a Major Life Crisis, How Do You Begin Living Again? If G-d Gave the Torah Today, Would It Be Very Different Than the One Given 3300 Years Ago to Primitive People? Does a Torah Abiding Jew Need Therapy? How Do We Even Begin Relating to a G-d That Seems so Beyond Us? How Should We Be Promoting the Seven Noachide Laws? Was the Holocaust a Punishment for Jewish Sins?