Meet The Newest Member Of Our Team

Meet The Newest Member Of Our Team

Allisa Horwitz has joined the GUCI team as the URJ Business and Operations Associate, Midwest Hub. In her role, she will be supporting our team and OSRUI, one of our sister URJ camps in Wisconsin. Read what she has to say below! I grew up in Skokie, IL at Temple Judea...
One Month Into 5781

One Month Into 5781

The following sermon was delivered on Erev Rosh Hashanah by one of our faculty members, Rabbi Allison Vann who is a Rabbi at Suburban Temple-Kol Ami in Cleveland, Ohio. Here we are at the new year. How I wish I could proclaim, “it’s 5781!” and all our challenges and...
Meet Assistant Director, Dori Singer Zoot

Meet Assistant Director, Dori Singer Zoot

Growing up in Chandler, Arizona, I did not have a lot of other Jewish kids in my school and being Jewish was something that made me different. While I embraced this unique part of my identity, I often felt outside. I missed random days at the beginning of the school...
GUCI Shtick 101

GUCI Shtick 101

Anyone who has spent a summer (or even a meal) at GUCI know we have a lot of shtick. Not familiar with that term? According to Wikipedia (valid source right?), a shtick (Yiddish: שטיק‎) is a comic theme or gimmick. The word entered the English language from the...