10 Jun, 2020

Keeping the Dream Alive

Herzl Camp has closed for Summer 2020 to protect campers, staff, and their families from the coronavirus.  Indeed, this is an unprecedented response to an unprecedented situa...

Our Chosen Family

The story of Ruth is a story unlike any other in the Biblical canon. The book is a short four chapter saga about a Moabite woman who becomes the great-grandmother to King Davi...

6 Apr, 2020

FACQs – Frequently Asked Covid/Camp Questions

These are uncertain times for all of us. At this time, we plan to run camp as scheduled. And just like schools, shuls, and every other organization, we are facing a fluid and...

Camp will be there waiting

By: Sophie Stillman (2015 Staff Member)   I have cried every summer for the past nine years.   In 2006, as an eleven year old, I made the decision that i...

As Herzl turns 70

By: Eli Ziff (2015 Staff Member) As Herzl turns 70, I took some time to reflect on all the people that have changed my life since I started coming as a taster in 2006. From C...

3 Aug, 2016

Harold Smith’s Webster Address

At 97, Harold Smith may be one of Herzl Camp’s oldest supporters, but more importantly, he may also be one of our campiest and schtickiest camp friends.   As we b...