Dotan Appelbaum | Minneapolis, MN | he/him/his

Dotan was a camper for 7 summers from 2009-2015. This is his third year on staff, his second as Rosh Nagarut. He is a sophomore at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Dotan plans to major in Studio Art and Sociology. He is also learning Arabic. His favorite hobbies include cooking, woodworking, and art.


What’s your favorite thing about camp?
I LOVE kikar dancing

What’s your favorite meal at camp?
Grilled Cheese but not because of the grilled cheese, but because I make this mashed chickpea spread with chickpeas from the salad bar and also add tuna into the grilled cheese sandwich — mmmm, so good.

What are you most looking forward to?
Continuing Queer Kehila, building off of the success of last summer

What’s something new happening in your anaf this summer?
We have a number of new offerings this summer, including jewelry making, pinewood derby, wood art, and much more!