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We have a deep commitment to the well-being of each child. Together we have more
than 30 years of camping experience and knowledge of children. 


Dina Kantor - Director

Dina is director of Chabad of Westport, which includes Camp Gan Israel and all year
round programming for Jewish education and experience. She has been involved in
Jewish Education for over 20 years.  Dina has directed camps in California, Switzerland, Belguim and St. Louis. She lives in Westport with her husband, Rabbi Yehuda Kantor
and her 9 children. Camp Gan Israel is a huge part of the contributions they have made
to the Westport, Weston, Wilton, Norwalk and Fairfield Jewish Communities and is
proud to have had thousands of campers go through its doors, over the last 19 years.
You can email Dina directly, at director@ganisrael.com for any camp questions and she
will be happy to meet with you.

Miriam Landa - Mini Gan Division Director

Miriam is in her 8th year as director of our Mini Gan Division. Miriam brings passion and energy to our camp, along with a love for working with children. She is on site throughout camp hours, helping campers adjust to camp, guiding our wonderful staff and ensuring a top-notch camp program. Parents feel comfortable turning to Miriam for advice, concerns
and suggestions. She is available to talk or meet with parents prior to camp to ensure a smooth camp start. Miriam lives in Fairfield, CT together with her husband Rabbi Shlame Landa and their family, and is the Program and Educational Director of Chabad of Fairfield. Please feel free to email Miriam at 


Elise Klein - Program Director and Office Manager

Elise works tirelessly year round planning amazing workshops, theme activities and specialties for our campers. She is involved in many aspects of camp including
marketing, hiring staff, planning special events, registration and more. Elise lives
in Stamford, CT with her husband and children.


Contact Dina or Miriam  • 203.226.8584 • elise@ganisrael.com

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