Researcher Says Jewish Camps Have Real Impact: Watch Video

Professor Steven M. Cohen of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU Wagner reports on two recent studies he conducted of Jewish camps, both resident and day. The findings are clear: attending Jewish camp has an impact on campers and counselors, helping them make Jewish friends and participate in Jewish activities, such as pre-Shabbat programs. The number of Jewish friends a person has is tied to that person’s sense of Jewish identity and participation in the Jewish community, other research has shown. Steve Cohen on YouTube

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