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60 Indeed, the camp sought “to give the Jewish child, during the months of summer vacation, a living and creative Hebrew environment,”61 one that molded children from a young age, 38 Sarna rather than transforming them in college. Thus, unlike BCI and Achvah, Massad did not focus chie®y on leadership development. Nor did it offer formal classes.

See Joselit, “Jewish Way of Play,” note 1, p. 15. On the coalescence of Jewish and American culture, see Sylvia Barack Fishman, Jewish Life and American Culture (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000), and especially Fishman, Negotiating Both Sides of the Hyphen: Coalescence, Compartmentalization, and American-Jewish Values (Cincinnati, OH: Judaic Studies Program University of Cincinnati, 1996). 26 Zola 2 The Crucial Decade in Jewish Camping Jonathan D. Sarna Editors’ Note: Jonathan D.

Cohen, the late chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary (in an interview taped by Shuly Rubin Schwartz). See Joselit, “Jewish Way of Play,” note 1, p. 15. On the coalescence of Jewish and American culture, see Sylvia Barack Fishman, Jewish Life and American Culture (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000), and especially Fishman, Negotiating Both Sides of the Hyphen: Coalescence, Compartmentalization, and American-Jewish Values (Cincinnati, OH: Judaic Studies Program University of Cincinnati, 1996).

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