• Thanksgiving Thoughts and Next Steps

    As Thanksgiving approaches, Jerry Kaye writes that an important part of his prayers of thanks will be the 46 years he has been blessed to direct the URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute. In remembering these past years, he prepares to step aside and open the door for new leadership.


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  • Chalutzim featured in Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

    This past week, our very own director Jerry Kaye was quoted in the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle, talking about our one-of-a-kind Chalutzim program. “If you’ve ever been to a Jewish summer camp, you probably have memories of lifelong friendships, campfire sing-a-longs and the excitement of getting a package from home.  But did you get a chance […]


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  • Pursue Your Passions in the Arts and Science For Spring Break

    Are you in 9th or 10th grade and from the Chicago area and interested in spending your spring break immersing yourself in the arts and sciences. Join us for ArtStudio or SciLab at OSRUI this spring for spring break. Through each program you will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on learning and demonstrate your commitment to […]


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  • News from OSRUI: Kol No’ar Fall 2016

    This issue of Kol No'ar features highlights of the summer and news about some wonderful fall programs, as well as a New Year message from Jerry and Mike Frazin, our Board Chair.


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  • Register for Summer 2017!!

    While you may be just getting settled in to the school year, at OSRUI we are already gearing up for Summer 2017! Here’s everything you need to know about registering for the summer of a lifetime!!


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  • Tiferet Tuesday!

    Here is Tiferet Bet’s Showcase!


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  • All in a Day’s Work

    By Rabbi Rachel Kaplan Marks, assistant rabbi at Congregation Shalom in Milwaukee and Tzofim segel. Each summer, when I tell people either, “I’ll be spending the next few weeks at OSRUI,” or, “I’ve just returned from two incredible weeks at OSRUI!” I am met with a puzzled looks.  I am positive that most people have […]


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  • 6 Things You Can Only Do in Israel

    Take the first step in your (or your child’s) next adventure – a trip to Israel!


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  • Shabbat Shalom from OSRUI

    Before we say l'hitraot til next summer, here's an update on the amazing last week of camp. Shabbat Shalom from all of us at OSRUI.


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  • A Day in the Life of a Kallah Atid Camper

    Their first full day at camp was amazing, as Kallah Atid campers climbed the Tower, rode horses, went tubing or on pontoon rides, made Shabbat Shalom table mats in the Mirkaz Ivrit, had a great time at the Gesher Carnival, and ended their day with a Sh'ma Pajama Party.


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