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 […]
Ramah alumni have accomplished remarkable achievements in the fields of education, social justice, entertainment, and more. Here, we share these incredible successes. We are always looking to feature our awesome alumni. Share your stories with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jared Skoff | National Ramah and Ramah Wisconsin Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Jared Skoff is the Program Director of the National Ramah Commission. In this role, he organizes curriculum development and logistics for Ramah’s national training conferences and year-round fellowship programs. He has worked on the staffs of the Ramah Davidson Metro Detroit Fellowship, Camp […]
Danit Cohen | Ramah Rockies Danit grew up in White Plains, New York, and studied Psychology and Human Development at the University of Maryland. After graduating, she moved out to Colorado to live in Frisco and was a founding member of the Backcountry Bayit. She has worked at Ramah in the Rockies for the last […]
Shira Taylor Gura | Ramah Poconos Shira Taylor Gura is a proud Ramah Poconos alumna. Upon graduating from Rutgers University, she traveled to Israel to work for Ramah Israel as a madricha on the T.R.Y. program and continued working for Ramah Israel Programs for two years. She eventually made aliyah with her husband and 4 […]
The Tikvah Program at Camp Ramah in New England was the beginning of the complete intertwining of my professional path in special education with my involvement in the Jewish community.
Sharone Sayegh | California Sharone is originating the role of Anna in The Band’s Visit on Broadway. As an actor of Israeli/Iraqi descent, she is incredibly excited to bring this new Middle Eastern musical to life. Other Broadway: Mamma Mia!. Off-Broadway: Anna in The Band’s Visit (Atlantic Theater Co, World Premiere), Title role in Scheherazade […]
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 […]
Andy Polsky | California Andy Polsky retired in 2015 after serving The Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy as Elementary School Principal for 22 years. Since retiring he has spent much of his time woodworking. In the summer of 1976, I spent my last summer on staff at Camp Ramah in California as Program Director, after five […]
Emily Brown | California Originally from Los Angeles, Emily is a proud Ramah in California alum, having spent many summers at camp both as a chanicha and madricha. While on tzevet, Emily focused on challenging traditional gender roles and supporting her chanichot to empower themselves, as well as creating inclusive programming for LGBTQ campers. Currently, […]
Although we may not always physically be in camp we can keep camp within us and it will follow us wherever we may go. Camp is where I realized who it is that I want to be.