Authors

  • Rabbi Isaac Saposnik is executive director of Havaya Summer Programs: Camp Havaya, Havaya Arts and Havaya Israel. He is a graduate of Tufts University, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s Executive Leadership Institute. A longtime camper and youth worker, he is passionate about creating engaging, meaningful and innovative Jewish experiences that celebrate children in all of their diversity and wonder.

  • Sheira Director-Nowack, MSW, CJCS, is camp director of Camp Havaya. She holds degrees from The Ohio State University and Yeshiva University, is a graduate of the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s Executive Leadership Institute, and is an AMSkier Partner. She pinches herself every day that her job is all about things she cares about as much as growth among young people, Judaism and community-based experiential education.

Celebrating Diversity at Camp

Celebrating Diversity at Camp

Camp Havaya staff members are engaged in an ongoing process to create an environment in which campers can be celebrated in all of their diversity.

Teaching Israel at Camp

Teaching Israel at Camp

Camp Havaya programs cultivate a love of Israel in campers, and present Israel realistically. Campers learn how to listen deeply to those with whom they disagree.

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