Our boys have surprised us by some of the choices they have made, and while we might not have made the same choices for them, we are proud of their growing commitment to living wholly, and holy, Jewish lives.
No bachelor was more adroit at saying "No, thanks" when told, "Have I got a girl for you."
Sure, there's going to be bugs. And food that's fun to make fun of. And a couple of bouts of homesickness. But camping, the experts agree, is good for children. "It's a great equalizer," says Arthur Pinchev, director of youth and family programming at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute, "It's one place where kids can really be kids," away from the pressures of school and family life.