Israel/TLV Program

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Our hearts are heavy after the recent attacks across Israel. Our entire Detroit Jewish Community, along with Jewish communities around North America, stand in solidarity with the people of Israel and pray for their safety.

Our initial plan was to open registration for TM24 this Monday, October 9, at 9 am. The start of registration will be postponed. As we continue to monitor the situation, please look for additional updates.

Most importantly, our focus today is on the safety of our brothers and sisters in Israel. Until then, we pray for peace.

Am Yisrael Chai.

Experience an Amazing Tamarack Camps’ Trip to Israel.

Sue & Alan Kaufman & Family Teen Mission to Israel.

Tamarack Camps, in partnership with Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and community congregations, is excited to offer an Israel trip as the culminating camper experience for teens entering 12th grade. This initiative is geared toward campers interested in becoming future leaders in the community and at camp.

The first half of the summer is spent in Israel, exploring the country and enhancing leadership skills. Teens will have the opportunity to meet with CEOs of successful start-up companies, camp in the Negev, and celebrate Jewish life in the midst of some of the finest scenery in the world (just to name a few). The Israel portion places a strong emphasis on leadership. We invite you to view a sample itinerary, read FAQs, and watch a video from a previous Mission to Israel to learn more about what lies ahead for the Sue & Alan Kaufman & Family Teen Mission to Israel!

The Israel component will be led by rabbis from our community, along with a tour guide, American counselors, an Israeli counselor, and a medic/security guard.

Teens who want the full experience will return to Camp Maas for the second half of the summer, which will include leadership training opportunities through the TLV (Teen Leadership Village) program.

Sue & Alan Kaufman & Family Teen Mission to Israel.

In 2024, Tamarack Camps in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and community congregations will run the community-wide Teen Mission to Israel for 9th – 12th graders. More details to come in the Fall of 2023.

For more information, contact Zack Goldman at 248-647-1100.