RABBI LAZAROFF VISITS CAMP 7-25-2001

Rabbi Shimon Lazaroff, Head Shliach of Texas visited Camp Gan Yisroel, NY today. As part of his visit Rabbi Lazaroff spent some quality time with the campers of Bunk 11 who are representing Chabad of Texas as part of the highly sucessful Project Shlichus 5761. Rabbi Lazaroff also sang some songs with the campers and taught them a new one with the words “Zeh Hayom Usuh Hashem…”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST SESSION @ THE REBBES CAMP ENDS WITH A BANG 7-23-2001

Gan Yisroel, NY founded by the Rebbe 46 years ago completed a smashingly successful first session on Monday morning.

B”H the first session saw the campers grow both spiritually & physically and at the same time enjoying themselves tremendously. The highlight of the first month had to be “Project Shlichus” and that will IYH continue with much force during the second session that started today.

On Sunday night, supper was turned into a mini-banquet for the campers who were only staying in camp for one session. During the banquet the campers were privileged to hear greetings from Executive Camp Director Rabbi Avrohom Yitzchok Shemtov, Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar and the Head Counselors.

In addition prizes and certificates for Best learning classes & campers & trophies from the Toras Rabeinu leagues were distributed.

Meanwhile, the second session is B”H off and running where the first session concluded. With an additional 30 k”ah campers, bringing the total of campers to 270 k”ah, the Shul, dining room and camp in general is rocking with Chayus.

On Monday afternoon before lunch all the Campers went to the Shul for orientation and the dividing of the bunks, from the Shul they went to the dining room for a delicious lunch that included tuna fish, fresh French fries, salad and chocolate & vanilla pudding. To top lunch off, Fadak Inc. headed by Shmais.com CEO Levi Hodakov sponsored delicious citrus ices for all the campers.

 

Begining of Second Session 7-23-2001

The second session is B”H off and running where the first session left off. With an additional 30 k”ah campers, bringing the total of campers to 270 k”ah.
Before lunch all the Campers went to the Shul for orientation and the dividing of the bunks, from the Shul they went to the dining room the chayos at benching was tremendous and set the tone for a fabulous second session.

The new Bunk list will be posted IY”H tommorow

End of First Session 7-23-2001

Gan Yisroel, founded by the Rebbe 46 years ago completed a smashingly successful first session today.

B”H the first session saw the campers grow both spiritually & physically and at the same time enjoying themselves tremendously. The highlight of the first month had to be “Project Shlichus” and that will IYH continue with much force during the second session that started today.

On Sunday night, supper was turned into a mini-banquet for the campers who were only staying in camp for one session. During the banquet the campers were privileged to hear greetings from Executive Camp Director Rabbi Avrohom Yitzchok Shemtov, Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar and the Head Counselors.

In addition prizes and certificates for Best learning classes & campers & trophies from the Toras Rabeinu leagues were distributed

 

 

 

 

Shlichus Update 7-19-2001

In a display of talent this Motzei Shabbos every Chabad House (Bunk) presented beautiful skits about the Ten Mivtzoyim. The camp was divided in three groups with each Chabad House (Bunk) performing in front of their group. One group performed in the Shul, one in the Dining Room and one in our newly renovated multi-purpose room in the basement of the Main building.
Pictures of the skits will be posted shortly.