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Serious fun at a Jewish community summer camp : family, Judaism, and Israel

Author: Celia Rothenberg
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is an ethnographic and historical study of Camp Ben Frankel (CBF), a Jewish community summer camp in southern Illinois. It reveals the significance of song and Jewish "family" for the camp experience and shows how small camps can contribute to our understanding of American Jews and how their Judaism and Zionism have changed over time."--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Celia Rothenberg
ISBN: 9781498540773 1498540775
OCLC Number: 946160827
Description: ix, 132 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Jewish summer camp --
Nothing Jewish should be unfamiliar --
Camp is my Jewish family --
A more spiritual Jew --
Israel must live --
Serious fun.
Responsibility: Celia E. Rothenberg.

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