EKC’s Tush Push

April 16, 2018 to April 26, 2018

What is EKC’s Tush Push?

The amphitheater is the core of Jewish life at Emma Kaufmann Camp. This picturesque outdoor sanctuary is where we hold Shabbat services, our weekly camp talent show and our weekly Jewish education activities.

We’ve made so many improvements over the years to preserve the future of EKC—building the Wolf Aquatics Center, updating the dining hall and adding bathrooms to all the cabins.

Now, we need new benches in the amphitheater as ours are old and rotting, and are so uncomfortable that campers cannot fully engage in services or all-camp activities.

This is our next immediate need. If we act now, we can build these benches in time for Summer 2018. 

Donate here to EKC’s Tush Push 

 

For more information contact EKC’s Assistant Director: Rachael Speck

Jan 22 – Apr 20
CHUTZ-POW! Superheroes of the Holocaust is a comic book series created by the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh that honors Holocaust survivors, resistance fighters and liberators by placing stories of sacrifice, courage, and resilience at the forefront of Holocaust awareness. The exhibition, co-presented by the American Jewish Museum and the Holocaust Center, includes the 36 original...
Apr 16 – Apr 26
What is EKC’s Tush Push? The amphitheater is the core of Jewish life at Emma Kaufmann Camp. This picturesque outdoor sanctuary is where we hold Shabbat services, our weekly camp talent show and our weekly Jewish education activities. We’ve made so many improvements over the years to preserve the future of EKC—building the Wolf Aquatics Center, updating...
Apr 19
4-8 pm
Community-wide Celebration (Weather permitting, activities will occur outdoors) FREE Admission * Dietary laws observed Play, Dance, Sing, Eat and Celebrate Israel with the community! Jam to Israeli hits and enjoy a live dance performance. Help paint our Israel mural to be gifted to our Partnership2Gether regions of Karmiel and Misgav. In order to provide an environment of...
May 9
7 PM
The Forbidden Conversation Written and performed by Gili Getz A personal journey into the past and future, exploring the difficult of talking openly about Israel. A one-act play followed by a conversation. “At a time when, for American Jews, talking about Israel is so fraught and contentious Gili Getz’s Forbidden Conversation actually facilitates the conversation....