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12: Interview with Judah Mischel Executive Director of Camp HASC

The sweetest of the sweet! What a zchus  to interview my friend Judah Mischel, Executive Director of Camp HASC. In this interview we go behind the scenes in what is takes to run Camp HASC each summer for 7 glorious weeks. We talk about the outstanding staff, the beautiful campers, the amazing parents of Special Needs kids (myself included) and of course the famous HASC Concert. We also talk about Judah’s personal history from where he grew up to where he is today. Is Camp HASC Israel on the agenda? Listen to this amazing episode and be inspired.

Name: Judah Mischel

Position: Executive Director of Camp HASC


LinkedIn: Judah on LinkedIn

Twitter: @judahmischel

Judah Mischel

People & Companies Mentioned In This Episode:

Dani Waxman

Rabbi Mordechai and Mrs. Blanche Kahn OBM, Founders of HASC


HASC Center


Nefesh B’Nefesh – Both The Mischel’s and the Kligman’s were on the very first NBN flight in 2002.

During the interview we had a brain freeze and forgot to mention that Nefesh B’Nefesh Co-Founder Rabbi Yehoshua Fass had worked in Camp HASC.

Rabbi Smiles & Family


Yeshivat Sha’alvim


Baruch University

Yeshiva Reishit Yerushalayim

Aish HaTorah

Mesorah Kollel

Naftali Herrmann, MSW



Rav Dessler ZT”L

Rabbi Matisyahu Salomon, Shli’ta

Richard Joel

Judge Dan Butler

Uri Butler, VP of Smiles 🙂

500 Staff Members for 350 Kids!

Shmiel Kahn

Dr. Rayzel Yaish

Rav Avi Pollak

Tuli Klein


Faygie Waxman

Shaya Dubin

Alyssa Sacks

Esti Horowitz

Governor Andrew Cuomo

Simcha Felder

Dov Hikind

Jeremy B. Strauss, Camp HASC Chairman

Mordechai Ben David

Avraham Fried

Chaim Dovid

Shlomo Katz

Diaspora Yeshiva Band

Abe Eisner, Concert Chairman

Rabbi Shlomo Stern

Rabbi Strasser – Binyan Strasser

Eitan Katz

David Prince

Yonatan Sklar

Avi Stahler

Rabbi Dr. Benjy Epstein

Dr. Shulamis Pollak

The Camp HASC Run


Alex Grossman

Camp HASC Cares

Camp HASC Simchaton

Camp HASC Israel – Interested in being part of the discovery group? send an email to

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About the author, Nachum

For the last 25 years, I have made it my mission to pioneer business ideas and carry them through to their full potential.

I have patented four different pieces of technology, worked in video commerce, developed interoperable messaging, and striven for innovation throughout my career.

Realizing that the future of the economy is in freelancing, I have since turned all my attention to Book like a Boss, a cutting-edge, all-inclusive platform engineered to support entrepreneurs in more than 100 countries – and growing every day.

Born in Passaic, NJ, I now reside in Bet Shemesh, Israel, where I share my home with my loving wife and our eight children.

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