Nechama Laber

12/27/2018

FLASHBACK TO WINTER RETREAT by Shaina Goldstien, Counselor

Check out these pictures at this link: https://photos.google.com/u/1/album/AF1QipMlimLVCyKwlMAxe1dRIVP_v73rcsbQNMVn_DlZ Whew!! Where did the days fly? From fun activities to trips and surprises and so much more, we really had a blast as this JGU leadership retreat […]
12/27/2018

VIDEO OF DECEMBER WINTER RETREAT 2018 by Shaina Laber

12/24/2018

Hello from JGR

10/21/2018

Mazal Tov! We have a JGU Home by Nechama Laber

DANCING WITH DAD! Check out this video below that we made with a clip of my father Rabbi Wasserman o”bm dancing with me when I was 6 years old. We discovered this video from Tishrei […]
06/04/2018

FROM OUR ALUMNAE ALBUM – SARAH SALLES

Welcome to our new series called “Our Alumnae Album”. Today, we introduce you to a 12th grader named SARAH SALLES, who was a JGR camper, JGU Online Student and even a JGR Staff member.     […]
06/01/2018

3 Steps to Light up the world = 3 JGU Favorite Songs! Listen Here…

Dear Friends, This week’s Parshah begins with G-d’s Command to Aaron “raise the flames of the Menorah.” Today, we can still light the Menorah by fulfilling our G-d given mission to illuminate our surroundings. We […]
05/18/2018

Tzipporah Prottas – JGU Shining Star Award Speech!

01/19/2018

Parshas Beshalach Song

BS”D Tune: ניגון שמחה  ************************************** Only days after Egypt we left, Of sending his servants- Paroh did regret, With a strong heart and chariots, too, He and his nation chased after the Jews.   We […]
01/19/2018

DEEP IN THE GROUND – AISHES CHAYIL SONG

SONG: DEEP IN THE GROUND T.T.O. Hu Yiftach Libeinu Lyrics composed by Racheli Jacks Sung by Chaviva Tarlow Studio Recording Sponsored by the Seymour Fox Foundation Deep in the ground Yet to be found A […]
12/06/2017

FROM SORROW TO SONG

In this Parshat Vayishlach, Rachel died suddenly at the young age of thirty six, while giving birth to her second child, Benjamin. Decades later, we find that Jacob clarifies to his son Joseph the burial […]
09/25/2017

WOW! A JGU MAGAZINE [UPDATED]

WOW! A JGU Magazine! ENVISIONING, Planning, then Mapping, Goals then Timelines, missing then meeting Deadlines, more Visualization and Execution and a thousand small and big Revisions….hours and hours of work [and, the truth is, sometimes […]
09/24/2017

JGU Inter-School Broadcasts Schedule

09/18/2017

Rosh Hashana Apple Galette

By Raizel Laber Adapted from Food and Wine Country Apple Galette                   Ingredients: Pastry 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 stick […]
09/06/2017

By Shaina Laber

WHAT IS THE WINDOW TO YOUR SOUL? PLEASE SHARE BELOW.
04/27/2017

Humans of Light: Joanne Caras, Author of Holocaust Survivors Cookbook

This week in honor of Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day, we interviewed Mrs. Joanne Caras, author of the Holocaust Survivor Cookbook and Miracles and Meals. Q. Please tell us about your books? How did […]
04/06/2017

Susan’s take on the Passover Story and the Redemption

Susan’s take on the Passover Story and the Redemption Nechama: “We’re on our way to our final Redemption!” Susan Axelrod: [uncharacteristically timid] “Um, Nechama. I still sort of don’t really get that whole Redemption thing.” […]
04/04/2017

Interview with Nechama for Bina Magazine

Hi, Nechama. Tell us a bit about the camps. In 2001, we started a Jewish Girls retreat; we had both a summer and a winter camp. It was so wonderful that we wanted to sustain […]
04/04/2017

Pesach Poetry by Rivka Resnick

Pesach time is nearing, a hum is in the air. We bustle to and fro cleaning everywhere! Soon the hum will quiet, we’ll calm down, take a seat, and begin our Pesach seder to sing, […]
03/30/2017

Challah Baking with Deanna

  Q. What was your first experience baking Challah? It was summer 2015 and the kitchen staff at the Jewish Girls Retreat were baking Challah for the camp. Nechama asked me if I wanted to […]
12/29/2016

Spark in the Night: A Chanukah Short-Story by Tzipporah Prottas

“Hadara,” whimpered my 4 year old sister, Tzofiya, as she squeezed my hand tighter.  “Hadara– the city’s scary when it’s dark!” I was my younger sibling’s ‘street-crossing buddy’, as my family navigated the twisting streets, […]