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David Weinstein

Camp Tel Yehudah
David Weinstein is the Director of Tel Yehudah (TY), the national teen leadership camp of Young Judaea. He started as a camper at Camp Young Judaea Sprout Lake and was a camper, kitchen boy, madrich and merakez at TY. During his 17 year “vacation” from TY, David was a high school teacher, family educator, curriculum developer and educational consultant. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Judaic Studies and Political Science and has an MA in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. David returned as Director of Tel Yehudah in 2007. He is a graduate of FJC’s Executive Leadership Institute and a recipient of the Innovator Award from the Legacy Heritage Fund. Since David became director, Tel Yehudah has launched Havurah, a program for Jewish teens from the Russian-speaking community, and a partnership with Camp Kimama, an international Jewish summer camp in Israel.