Seminar 1966 held a 50th reunion celebration in 2016 in Philadelphia. In October 2018, we had a second reunion in Israel. We revisited Mt. Zion where we left off in 1966 and went back to Mosad Aliyah in Petach Tikva. Now it is 54 years since our transformative experience. 54 = Three times Chai. […]
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.
“Many Ramahniks are immune to the fact that other Ramah camps exist besides our own. We are biased to the fact that our camp is the best and our traditions make the most sense. Most of us do not even pay attention to the fact that there are thousands of people around North America who […]
“The first Seminar to Israel was organized in 1962, and we were the 5th group of wide-eyed 16- and 17-year-olds that Ramah brought to Israel for an 8-week summer experience of touring, exploring, and learning. We came from Ramah camps in Pennsylvania, New York, New England, Wisconsin, and Canada. Many of us had never traveled […]
“Being a shaliach (Israeli emissary) is waking up every day thinking: How am I going to bring Israel to my hanichim (campers) today? Being a shaliach is being asked every day: Do you have this or that in Israel? We love being shlichim at Camp Ramah in New England because it is like being home […]