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Saturday, 20 Iyyar, 5779
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    At Camp, Girls Discover Their Light

    90 campers at the Jewish Girls Retreat in Albany, NY, recently concluded the summer session with a candle lighting ceremony. Full Story, Photos

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    OMG best camp ever
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    OMG best camp ever

    Best place ever. A place where everyone feels comfyorable just being themselves. Never went to a camp like this in my life. There is 0 judgement. Not once did I ever hear “that’s so weird/odd” when I was there. Just a place where everyone can be the self and that =happy.

    Most amazing camp
    Guest
    Most amazing camp

    I’ve been to all the camps out there and this is the best. A place where you always come out a better person than you were before you went. Thank you JGR!

    amazing camp!!
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    amazing camp!!

    Absolutely loved it!!!

    Jgr planted seeds in me
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    Jgr planted seeds in me

    I wouldn’t be who I am if not for jgr

    Thank You JGR
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    Thank You JGR

    Never before have I gone to a camp like JGR. It’s the only place I’ve been to where no one is called “nerdy” or pegged “chassidish,” and where cliques and bullying are simply not stood for. Everyone is given equal chance to shine and share her personality, whether she is from a Lubavitch home or barely keeps kosher. Nechama Laber has created an atmosphere reminiscent of Moshiach times: a camp where no one cares about status quos and designer clothing, and focuses only on the neshama of each girl. Every Jewish–and Lubavitch–institution can learn a thing or two from JGR… Read more »

    Thank you for the article!
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    Thank you for the article!

    Amazing camp! Thank you for all the hard work! Rabbi and Mrs. Laber put together a wonderful camp. The counselors made the girls feel special and well taken care of. My daughter enjoyed expressing her creativities and making great friends.. And of course The movie was the highlight!

    Special thanks
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    Special thanks

    My daughter was in truly special hands there this summer. She came home a much more confident and happy girl. Definitely the only camp I will ever send my girls to! Thank you to all those who made her experience so wonderful and to Nechama Laber who dedicates her family to this shlichus. Thank you!! Elisheva Weiss

    Nechama Laber
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    Nechama Laber

    Is the MOMMY of us all. We <3 you!

    JGR
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    JGR

    BEST CAMP EXPERIENCE EVER

    To #4
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    To #4

    True. I think 99% of JGR (including staff) can say the same

    incredible camp!!!!
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    incredible camp!!!!

    I had an amazing summer with such devoted counselors and head staff! And I can’t wait to watch the film!!!

    Mazal Tov..
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    Mazal Tov..

    Bracha and Rivka Leahhhh

    Wow
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    Wow

    Special thank you to Chana Faygen and Bracha Morozow . There are no words to express what you did for JGR this summer. Every minute was incredible because of the two of you, there is no way to show you both how much you have changed lives. You shod both go from strength to strength in ruchnius and gashmius.

    MESODY HECHT
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    MESODY HECHT

    YOU WERE AN AMAZING COUNCILLOR!!!!!!

    go jgr!!
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    go jgr!!

    JGr is really an unique summer opportunity where everyone is loved and gains in so many ways . I loved grow workshops ans the clubs or of course just daily fun conversations! Trips were flying

    I love JGR!!!!
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    I love JGR!!!!

    I love JGR. There is no explanation good enough to describe how amazing jgr is!!!! Thank you so much jgr for everything you do for me each summer i return. 😉

    brachaaaa is a kaaalllaaaaah!!! brachaaaa is a kaaaalllaaah
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    brachaaaa is a kaaalllaaaaah!!! brachaaaa is a kaaaalllaaah

    Mazal Tov to JGR Staff member Bracha Morosow on her engagement to Chaim Rendler!! we wish u only blessings pouring forth!

    woooohoooo
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    woooohoooo

    “each time that u smile, each thing that you share, your changing the world cuz u took time to care… your giving me nachas, each mitzvah you do you… Remember dear campers we really love you” …… JGRRRRRRR R R R R R R ROCKS:):)

    JGR you rock
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    JGR you rock

    Keep up the good work and making us feel so proud
    May H find you a definite place where you call it home for JGR

    !!!!
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    !!!!

    jgr helped me discover who i really am. thank you jgr!

    jgr!!
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    jgr!!

    best camp ever created! love love love jgr! cant wait for next year 🙂

    JGR was amazing!!!!!!!!
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    JGR was amazing!!!!!!!!

    I loved JGR!!! The theme this year was “Discover Me” and each day we learned something about the special woman in our history!!! when I left camp i really discovered who i really was!!
    Thnak you JGR!

    rochel baila and shaina!!!!!!
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    rochel baila and shaina!!!!!!

    yay go rochel baila wolffe and shaina efune!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    an english friend!!! 😉

    devorah serraf!!!!!!!!!!
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    devorah serraf!!!!!!!!!!

    u r amazing!!!!

    JGR planted seeds in me!
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    JGR planted seeds in me!

    JGR is the most amazing camp ever and he best place to be!!! Everyone can be themselves and is loved for who they are!
    Remember dear JGR, we really love you!

    JGR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    JGR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Go Sara S and Yael!!!! Best counselors and best summer I ever had!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I Love JGR
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    I Love JGR

    Thank you JGR for all the memories you’ve given me!
    Just a specail thank you to My counselors, Mali and Menucha M&M’s together….and to the O.D Shoshana Pimentelli And finally, to Shaina Wolosh for making this summer happen!!!!
    Love,
    Chani Paul

    BEST CAMP EVER!!'
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    BEST CAMP EVER!!'

    I loved this camp better than any camp I’ve been to I love every counselor and staff. They show only love and no judgement. :):)

    Best place!
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    Best place!

    I was privileged to come to jgr this year as a counselor! Jgr is truly a place where heaven and earth meet! I heard a camper say that jgr feels like moshiach! And it really does. The unity and acceptance brings out only the best in each camper and every camper is really taken care of as an only child! There is such a warm atmosphere and love for yiddishkeit in the atmosphere! IJGR, you are loved! 🙂

    WOOHOO
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    WOOHOO

    GO MENUCHA AND MESODY!!!!!!!!!!

    thank you jgr
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    thank you jgr

    this place is so amazing, like heaven on earth. i had an amazing experience all three years and i always had amazing bunkmates and counselors. thank you so much JGR!

    GOOOOO
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    GOOOOO

    Waitrossssssss

    Camp Experience
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    Camp Experience

    Warm atmosphere. The Labers are one of a kind!

    what about boys?
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    what about boys?

    is there a camp like this for boys?

    best camp in the world.
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    best camp in the world.

    Theres camps all over, this one is special. The campers aquire friends, self respect-esteem-love, my daughter came home a changed person for the better. Thanks for giving my daughter a summer of a lifetime!!

    best camp in the world.
    Guest
    best camp in the world.

    Theres camps all over, this one is special. The campers aquire friends, self respect-esteem-love, my daughter came home a changed person for the better. Thanks for giving my daughter a summer of a lifetime!!

    I miss camp
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    I miss camp

    JGR was the best summer i ever had miss all of the staff and counselors and of course my bunk mats miss u all

    #goJGRgo

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