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Reflections on the Munich & London Olympics & Tisha B'Av

Israeli Olympic Team 1972.jpgIt was 4:30am and Yosef Gutfreund was sleeping peacefully in his room, when suddenly he heard a scratching on the door to his apartment in the Munich Olympic Village. Yosef who was a wrestling referee rose to investigate and saw the door begin to open and masked men and guns about to enter. He shouted a warning and threw himself against the door in an attempt to stop the intruders and hold them off for a while. His warning and holding down the door gave several athletes the time to escape and survive the massacre. Ultimately though, he was killed in the bungled rescue attempt by the German security forces and was one of the eleven Israeli athletes who were murdered in the infamous attack.

 “His last act was typical of him, he… Read More »

Reflections on the Bulgarian Bus Attack

Bulgaria.jpgThe Jewish world is reeling from the cowardly terror attack that targeted a bus of Israeli’s who were travelling on vacation to Bulgaria. Some of the victims probably never had time to realize what happened and others will be physically scarred for a long time to come from this terrible attack. They were targeted for one reason, because they were Jewish and Israeli, and for the terrorists this is more than enough to conduct a cowardly strike. A lady who had finally become pregnant after many years, young vacationers, and other innocent victims were all cut down by a single murderous blast.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the wounded and our hearts go out to the victims and their families.

Words will never do justice to the evil… Read More »

Camp Gan Israel Sudbury 2012 Photos & Report

CGI Sudbury 2012 Day 4 179.jpgThe campers of Camp Gan Israel Sudbury  have just completed an awesome week of fun activities, Jewish learning, exciting trips, tons of sports and games and so much more. The camp which was based at Lincoln Sudbury High School featured five days of non-stop fun in an exciting Jewish atmosphere. 20 local children were able to participate in this exciting camp and below we present a synopsis of the camp's daily activities.

 

Day 1 Highlights

ChanukahSudburyIMG_7014.JPGOn the 1st day of camp we had lots of sports and games and some extra special fun with Coach Mike who kept the camp moving and rolling. Originally, the camp was supposed to go swimming at a local pool but due to a Hazmat spill at the pool, plans had to be changed at the last minute. Instead… Read More »

CGI Sudbury gets off to an awesome start!

ChanukahSudburyIMG_7014.JPGAlmost two dozen children joined CGI Sudbury as it launched its second summer day camp for the Sudbury area community. The day got off to a great start as the excited campers were dropped off by their parents and got straight into an action packed day.

Activities included lots of sports with amazing sports coaches, an exciting bean hunt and Chinese Auction,  Taekwondo with Lori & Brett Goldman, fun water activities, some stimulating Jewish learning and prayers and tons of fun!

CGI Sudbury also had an inspection from the Sudbury Health Department and passed with flying colors, so we are now accredited by the town's Health Department! 

Tomorrow the fun continues with another awesome day and… Read More »

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