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Friday, March 21, 2014

Free JPEF Resources for Jewish Camping

Program Plans, Training, and Resources

JPEF's experiential activities and resources are simple to use and require minimal preparation: just select the material from our RESIST curriculum page, print, review, and go. We also offer online training video courses to help you and your counselors get the most out of our materials, which you can access by logging-in to JPEF and selecting a course from the e-learning page. We recommend starting with Resistance Basics.

Building Jewish Identity and Resilience

Strengthening Jewish Pride: Heroism, hope, and resistance
Women in the Partisans: Girl power!

Experiential Activities

Ethics of War: Text study and a short play
Café Resist: Dining hall debate

Movie Night Inspiring JPEF short films on Jews who fought back (3-21 minute)
  • Recommended Films: Introduction to the Jewish Partisans, Women in the Partisans, Living and Surviving (consists of 4 films: Food, Shelter, Medicine, Winter and Night)
  • To request a DVD, email:
Teaching with Defiance: starring Liev Schreiber and Daniel Craig

Holidays and Observances

Rosh Chodesh, Tisha B’Av, Havdallah: Email us for information.

Inspiring Reading/Story Telling

Recommended Resources

Group Building and Outdoor Adventures

Living and Surviving in the Partisans: Inspiration for outdoor adventures
Finding Leadership: Great for counselor training and leadership activities