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Foundation for Jewish Camp

  • Cultivating the next generation of Jewish hippies

    The Foundation for Jewish Camp and has given a grant to a group of Jewish environmentalists to start a Jewish eco-camp on a campsite formerly owned by the UJA Federation of New York. JTA’s Dan Sieradski went up to the site to hang out and film the hippies environmentalists as they had a camp build… More ▸

  • Wanted: CEO for Foundation for Jewish Camp

    Now that Jerry Silverman is leaving for the UJC, the Foundation for Jewish Camp needs a new CEO. COO Maggie Bar-Tura will serve as the acting CEO while the organization searches, its president Skip Vichness told me this afternoon. A search committee is in place and it will consider candidates from both inside and outside… More ▸

  • UJC taps Silverman as new executive

    The umbrella organization of the North American Jewish federation system has hired Jerry Silverman, a key player in raising tens of millions of dollars for Jewish summer camps and a former business executive who helped popularize the Dockers brand, as its next president and CEO. More ▸