Of all the special days during the summer, Yom Meyuchad (literally “special day” in Hebrew) is definitely the most special. It’s an entire day of adventure and fun, in which campers get taken on a pretty wild ride as part of a storyline (time travel and the Jonas Brothers this time), and a theme.
This year’s Yom Meyuchad began when all of the sleepy eyed chanichimot (campers) shuffled to the toren (flagpole) only to realize that the dining hall just down the hill from us had been transformed into an underwater kingdom! Blue paper lined the walls and fish and other underwater treasures hung for the ceilings and light fixtures. And even though the decorations represe