• Meet Our 2018 Summer Staff

    Meet part of our team of Rashei Eidot (unit heads) for 2018. This is a gifted and talented group of young adults, and we are very excited they will be heading up Summer 2018 at OSRUI.


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  • Welcome Rachel!

    We are excited to welcome Rachel Lyon to the OSRUI team as our new registrar. Rachel will handle all aspects of camper registration and be available to answer parent questions about OSRUI and the camp experience.


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  • Getting to Know Your Camper

    In this first of a series of blogs on how we prepare for the summer, Denise Heimlich talks about getting to know your camper through all those forms we ask you to fill out.


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  • “OSRUI inspired me..”

    Returning to OSRUI each year reminds me why I go there each summer- to sing and develop an everlasting love for music. Now I know, I will never be the same.


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  • Hineni

    Check out our Facebook page to see the new song Rick Recht wrote in honor of Jerry Kaye ... Hineni!  Rick says, " I wrote this song in honor of Jerry Kaye, the extraordinary director of URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute OSRUI, the founder of Hava Nashira | URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI), and a true icon in Jewish life!" 


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  • OSRUI Campers Need Your Support

    OSRUI Director Solly Kane talks about visiting congregations over the last few months and hearing firsthand from OSRUI families about the impact camp has had on their lives. He asks the OSRUI community to join him in making OSRUI a reality for campers in financial need.


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  • Happy Hanukkah from OSRUI

    "With each night, the Hannukiah brings additional light into our lives.  That is how my family and I have felt about our time at OSRUI.  Each OSRUI experience has increased the light in our lives." Rabbi Richard Prass


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  • Biennial 2017

    OSRUI Board Chair Steve Wolf offers a glimpse of his experience at the URJ Biennial 2017.


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  • OSRUI Registration Hanukkah Special!

    Does your camper have a friend or relative who is thinking about OSRUI? Tell them not to wait!! We have a Hanukkah Gift for you both! Refer a first-time camper who registers during Hanukkah, and you both get some gelt ... $180 Tuition Credit for Each Family!


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  • The Nachshon Project – Spotlight on OSRUI Alum Emily Rothstein

    When introducing myself in a Jewish setting, I nearly always say, “I am a product of the URJ.” I attended 13 summers at URJ summer camps, I spent a semester in Israel on the URJ Heller High semester in Israel program, and was a participant on URJ Mitzvah Corps.


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