Only Seven Months Until Summer! Find Your Perfect Jewish Overnight Camp Experience at “Not Your Typical Camp Fair” on November 9 DO IT FOR F amilies are invited to the “Not Your Typical Camp Fair” on Sunday, November 9, which offers prospective campers and their parents the opportunity to learn about a variety of Jewish overnight camps, meet the camp directors, and talk with other camp families. The Camp Fair takes place from 2 to 4 p.m., at WhirlyBall Cleveland, 5055 Richmond Road, Bedford Heights. The event is sponsored by The Michael and Anita Siegal One Happy Camper Program, the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland, and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. Participating camps include BBYO Summer Experiences, B’nai B’rith Beber Camp, Brandeis High School Programs, Camp JRF, Camp Henry Horner, Camp Livingston, Camp Nageela Midwest, Camp Ramah in Canada, Camp Stone, Camp Wise, Camp Young Judaea Midwest, Camp Zeke, Eden Village Camp, Emma Kaufmann Camp, Passport NYC, URJ Camp George, URJ Goldman Union Camp Institute, URJ Kutz Camp for Jewish Teens, and URJ 6 Points Sports Academy. “All of these camps are vibrant, welcoming communities rooted in Jewish values,” said Hannah Mendelsohn, event coordinator. “Attending a Jewish overnight camp has been shown to have a powerful impact on creating Jewish identity in children that lasts a lifetime.” Current and prospective campers can play WhirlyBall, laser tag, and bowl with their friends and camp staff. Staff will answer questions about camp life and help kids and parents determine which camp experience is the best fit. Current campers who bring a friend can introduce them to their camp director and win free camp “swag.” Firsttime campers can learn if they are eligible for up to $1,000 off camp tuition. Parents who register their child for camp for the first time at the event receive a $100 credit (subject to camp approval). The event is free and open to parents and their children. To RSVP, visit For more information, contact Hannah Mendelsohn at, or call 216.371.0446, ext. 247. BARY “We have the luxury of practicing our Judaism however we decide...I want to make sure we always do.” - Barry, Cleveland HE IS ONE OF US AND WE ARE JEWISH CLEVELAND. TEACHING TOLERANCE AND FOSTERING MUTUAL RESPECT Advertise. Reach the Beachwood market. Every resident. Every business. Every month. of religious-based hate crimes target Jews. That’s why we work with our local law enforcement, public officials, leaders of faithbased organizations, and others to speak out for what’s right. We bridge cultural divides. It is not one of us but all of us who can make a difference. Your donation changes lives in Cleveland, Israel, and 70 countries around the globe. Help build a better tomorrow by donating today. Home Furnishings Sale The Gathering Place Warehouse Lovely Furniture & Home Collectibles Saturday, December 6 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday, December 7 • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4911 Commerce Parkway • Warrensville Heights Great Finds! Come Shop with Us! Cash or Credit Card Only Proceeds help The Gathering Place support, educate & empower those touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. For more information, call 216-595-9546 or visit DONATE NOW WWW.JEWISHCLEVELAND.ORG November 2014 n Beachwood Buzz 49 1415_BUZZ_story_ad_BARRY_10-8-14.indd 1 10/8/2014 1:54:35 PM