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Vaccines and Jewish camps: What parents need to know

Campers at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires in Wingdale, N.Y. (Uriel Heilman)

(JTA) — “All of a sudden, bottles of hand sanitizer appeared all over,” said Rabbi Jason Miller, looking back at 2009, when the swine flu craze reached Camp Maas, a Jewish summer camp in Ortonville, Michigan. “Staff members would stand outside the dining hall with bottles,” he told JTA. Aside from constant reminders… Read more »