I was brought up in a small town in West Texas, with an even smaller Jewish community. In my day school class, there were eleven kids at our largest, but we usually had around nine students. My first summer at Ramah Darom, I was surprised when two of my bunkmates, both from Atlanta, had never […]
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.
Ramah Darom alumnus Carl Haber and the Tufts University a cappella group the Beelzebubs gave Americans everywhere a cheerful wake-up with their performance on Good Morning America in September.
At the age of 14, following my fifth summer at Camp Ramah in the Poconos, I made a life-changing decision: one day I would make aliyah and become a Masorti (Conservative) rabbi. Ramah modeled for me what a model Jewish community looked like, and I wanted to not only find that community in Israel, I […]
Ramah California alumna and CEO/Founder of RandomKid, an organization that seeks to empower the goals of youth and adults alike, was featured in the July issue of Seventeen magazine for her inspiring social activism.
This year we have three stellar Ramah alumni working full time in the Detroit area as part of the Ramah Service Corps. Meet Hillel Buechler, Eli Jacober, and Darrien Sherman!
If you went to Ramah, it was probably at camp. For me, it was the beginning of an understanding that, despite the confusions of adolescence, everything really can come together in a reasonably-consistent whole: friends and community, Jewish learning and practice, liberal educational principles, participation in the civil society of the 20th-21st century, and a […]
Rabbi Arthur Ruberg wrote this reflection about his relationship with Israel. Here are a few excerpts:
Arielle Davis and Benjamin Landsburg tied the knot this summer at a place that held special meaning for them—Camp Ramah in the Poconos. The couple became the first to get married at the Conservative movement camp when they wed on June 2, 2013. Read more about their love story, “Couple with local connections ties the […]
Noa Kadosh, a 20-year-old shlicha and rhythmic gymnast at Camp Ramah in the Poconos became an Internet sensation when her amazing one-handed walkover kicked a basketball into the hoop from the foul line. Howie Tilman captured this incredible feat on video, and the rest is history.
Ben Platt of Camp Ramah in California is one of Tinsel Town’s brightest stars with a breakout role in the smash hit, Pitch Perfect.