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Celebrating Loui Dobin

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 in Camps & NFTY, From the Blog, Lifecycle, Youth & Family

Having just welcomed the Jewish year 5780, we know that the months ahead will bring opportunities for us to mark meaningful milestones and celebrations. Perhaps one of the most poignant will be to recognize Loui Dobin who, after 42 years, has announced his retirement as Executive Director of URJ Greene Family Camp. Loui will continue to oversee Greene this year and into next summer before formally stepping down in December 2020. Loui is synonymous with GFC, so his decision to retire, while not unexpected, is bittersweet. It’s hard to imagine a summer without him, but the legacy he will leave behind is truly breathtaking. We have seen firsthand how integral Loui’s leadership has been in fulfilling the dream of camp as a vibrant center of Jewish living and learning. His vision and creativity have also made Greene into a true year-round community that extends far beyond Smith Lane. And in moments of need, Loui’s compassion and commitment to our core Jewish values have time and again called GFC’s extended camp family into action to repair our world. A search for Loui’s successor will begin in the coming weeks. We look forward to having many joyous opportunities to recognize and celebrate Loui’s extraordinary leadership, including the camp’s 45th anniversary reunion this summer. On behalf...

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