Jewish summer camp
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
While kids play ball, swap clothes, and steal their first kisses, they also learn about community, identity, and being a mensch
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What adults whose kids have purported psychic powers, from soulful Crystal Children to fiery Indigo Children, might say
Once a utopian getaway for children of socialists and left-wing organizers, the camp remains an essential haven for ‘weird Jews’
Still cry when you hear ‘Cat’s in the Cradle’? Remember how to Dippity-Do your hair? Take a trip down memory lane, camper.
First-time novelist Ari Goelman faces tough questions from an 11-year-old fantasy fiction aficionado and summer-camp devotee