• Sci-Tech Israel Under The Microscope: Bouza Ice Cream

    Recently Sci-Tech Israel visited the Buza ice cream factory. Besides for being an awesome stop for a tasty treat, Buza is unique in one other way: it is co-owned by an Israeli and Arab. This relates to one of our four core themes: connection (קשר in Hebrew).


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  • Sci-Tech Israel Under The Microscope: Orcam

    OrCam is a sister company to MobileEye, with a mission to harness the power of artificial vision by incorporating pioneering technology into a wearable platform which improves the lives of individuals who are blind, visually impaired, have a reading disability or people with other conditions.


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  • Reflections on Egalitarian Prayer at the Kotel

    On this visit, with Sci-Tech Israel, we visited the egalitarian section. This portion of the wall is also much smaller than the men's section. This was extremely frustrating because as a community we wanted to pray together and to experience the same privileges that the men had. However, we were unable to do so.


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    Session 2: Opening Day Flashback

    Session 2 kicked-off this week with incredible energy and ruach (spirit), as we welcomed 204 campers - the most Sci-Tech has ever had in a single session! Our workshops are in full gear, chugim (electives) are exploring, discovering and creating all over camp, and this week FLEW by!


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  • Sci-Tech @ Home: Music

    Music is a large component of the Sci-Tech DNA, as it is present throughout our fun and busy schedules at camp. From Boker Big Bang to the Chadar Ochel (dining hall) to t'filah (services) to shirah (song session) and everywhere in between, there is a soundtrack that connects us to the many highlights of the Sci-Tech experience.


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  • TECHtalks: A Celebration of Discovery, Innovation, Curiosity and Connection

    As the sun began to set on our second Shabbat of Session 1, we gathered together in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) to celebrate another amazing session with our first edition of TECH Talks for Summer 2017. On of the highlights of each session, TECH Talks give our campers the opportunity to present and celebrate their innovations and inventions from their workshops, and check out what their friends have learned and created.


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  • Uncovering Ancient Artifacts in Israel

    From a personal perspective, this dig was very eye-opening. I was amazed to see how we could uncover ancient artifacts that were used thousands of years ago by our ancestors and realize that we are still using some of these objects even today.


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  • Balak D’var Torah: Sci-Tech Israel Values

    The story of Mah Tovu starts with the Moabite king of Balak, telling a diviner to curse the Israelites but when he gets to mountain to curse them instead of cursing them the words of a blessing came out instead. Oh how wonderful your tents are Jacob how wonderful your dwellings are Israel. This story's encompasses all of our Sci-Tech Israel values.


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  • Taking Camp With You

    As the first session of the summer came to a close, we asked our tenth graders to reflect on how Sci-Tech has impacted them, and how they might be taking their experiences and blessings with them as they begin the next chapters of their Jewish journeys. We are so incredibly proud of each of them, and have been blessed by their contributions to our Sci-Tech story. Roll film...


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  • Exploring Reform Jewish Values through Entrepreneurship

    With these inspiring words and lessons from people who started right where our Sci-Tech Israel teen are, we are beginning to see how we can fit into this puzzle, giving our teens inspiration to put their innovation and research dreams into reality as members of both the science and technology and the Jewish community.


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