Nyack Reflections

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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 […]

Rabbi Ronald Levine’s Reflection


It was Friday night, June 29, 1956 — the first Shabbat of the first full summer of Camp Ramah in California. One hundred and fifty of us, probably dressed in white, sat nervously on benches in Kikkar Tziyyon, as that area of camp had been named, waiting for the kabbalat shabbat service to begin.