Jewish Heritage

Camp Massad celebrates: Hebrew, Judaism, and Israel

HEBREW (עברית): Camp Massad is the only Hebrew immersion residential camp in North America! The use of Hebrew as a daily language is an integral aspect of the camp’s character and one that distinguishes Massad from all other Jewish summer camps. Proficiency in Hebrew is not a prerequisite and non-Hebrew speakers are fully welcomed and integrated into camp life.

JUDAISM (יהדות): Daily creative prayer services (תפילות), blessings before and after meals (ברכות וברכת המזון), the welcoming and celebrating of Shabbat (שבת), Havdallah (הבדלה), simulation programs, philosophical discussions, and kosher food enhance campers’ understanding of their Jewish identity, faith, history, culture, and current Jewish issues.

ISRAEL (ישראל): Camp Massad instills in all campers a respect and love for Eretz Yisrael and its diverse peoples, cultures, history, and geography. Campers are educated and enlightened about Israel through ongoing use of the Hebrew language (עברית), song, dance, and unique programs and activities such as Yom Yisrael, Eurovision, and Rikudei Am.