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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 reshet@campramah.org.

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Maintaining a Jewish Identity in Yosemite


Avi Rubin | California It was once estimated that at one point Avi spent more than 12% of his life in Ojai at Ramah California…that estimate has since been proven false but provides a point of reference nonetheless. Originally from San Diego, Avi graduated from UC Santa Barbara and has spent the last five years […]

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The Ramah Network Has Made It To The Philippines


Nick Bruscato | Wisconsin Nick was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois (yes – the city, not the suburbs).  He is a Ramah Lifer from Camp Ramah Wisconsin and also participated in TRY in 2008 and Ramah Israel Seminar in 2009. He was a staff member at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin for three summers as […]

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Ramah Announces Results of Alumni Survey


NEW YORK, NY (February 9, 2017) – The Ramah Camping Movement announces the results of “The Alumni of Ramah Camps: A Portrait of Jewish Engagement.” This survey of more than 5,000 camper alumni was conducted by Professor Steven M. Cohen of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at Stanford […]

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The Backcountry Bayit


The Backcountry Bayit is a home dedicated to providing a home in the mountains for the rapidly growing Denver/Boulder Jewish community encouraging the development of the year-round Jewish community present in Frisco, Colorado, through active outreach, engaging programming, and an abundance of enthusiasm.

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I Feel Most Jewish With Ramah


Madison Jackson | Canada Madison attended Camp Ramah in Canada as a camper for seven years and then returned on staff for one year as the Creative Writing Instructor and Editor of the Camp newspaper, Kol Ramah. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, she is a sophomore at Binghamton University where she is double majoring in Judaic […]

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The Hope For Inclusivity


“The Tikvah Network is not the only way that Ramah camps have shown themselves to be inclusive to all Jewish campers. Over the past few years, I have been excited to hear from friends who still work at camp and to read in Jewish newspaper articles about how Ramah camps are becoming a more inclusive […]

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Everything Will Change, Ramah Remains the Same


“Nobody tells you that life after college means you’ve entered an alternate universe – called reality. Within this new world you face some changes you never expected to face. Your friends get boyfriends and girlfriends, start having to put their phones down at work, move away and actually go to bed before 10 pm. Sometimes […]