Alumni Reflections

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Every Ramah alumni story is different, but the message is always the same: the lasting impact of Ramah is incredibly powerful. Read what others have written and share your own story as well! To submit a reflection please email reshet@campramah.org

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Former Camps: Connecticut | Glen Spey

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I Choose Camp


Sofia Friedman | Ramah Galim Sofia Friedman is an incoming freshman at Tufts University, where she plans to study Education and Child Studies. She recently returned from a gap year where she traveled to many countries including Cuba, Peru, Germany, and Sweden. She has worked at Camp Ramah Galim for the past two summers. These […]

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50 Summers of Ramah


Wendy Rosenthal | Ramah California Wendy retired from her 35-year career of teaching General Studies and Judaica Studies at Kadima Day School in Los Angeles. She now spends her time as a docent at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, tutoring elementary school students, and babysitting for her young grandchildren. Wendy has spent many […]

Engagement

Micha and Sarah Gordis


Micha and Sarah Gordis | California Micha recently finished a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and works as a software engineer at PayPal in Tel Aviv. Sarah has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Linguistics from Emory University. She currently works as a program manager at the African Refugee Development Center, a non-profit organization in […]

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When Camp Supports A Dream


Abby Newman | Nyack Abby Newman has proudly worked as a rosh edah and counselor at Ramah Day Camp in Nyack and has most recently worked with Ramah Israel Seminar and their Poland trip. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in both Jewish Studies and Elementary Education. She is currently pursuing her […]

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From Abayudaya to NYC


Isaac Wamani | Nyack Isaac is the first son and the second of 12 children and is currently studying journalism at Kampala International University in Uganda. His two goals in life are to help other people either through philanthropy or social action and to be happy. His experience at the Ramah Day Camp in Nyack has truly changed […]

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Transferring Judaism’s Fire


Rabbi Elliot Dorff, is Rector and Anne and Sol Dorff Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the American Jewish University, Visiting Professor at UCLA School of Law, and Chair of the Conservative Movement’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards. Author of over 200 articles and 12 books on Jewish thought, law, and ethics, and editor of […]