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  • Parents find new benefit to Jewish camp: Freedom from themselves

    March 19, 2012 | 3:20 pm

    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 describing how she let her 9-year-old son ride the...

  • Jewish camps review safety measures in wake of Ramah tragedy

    June 27, 2011 | 7:02 pm

    It’s the nightmare of every parent—and every teacher, youth leader and camp director.

    When a child dies in an accident while in someone else’s care, the agonizing questions begin: Could we have done anything different? Were all the proper procedures followed? And above all, how...