Our Ramah marriage story is less a story of us meeting, but more a story of how Ramah has been a part of our relationship. During our entire dating career, each of us spent our summers at our respective Ramah camps (Gavriella at California and Noam at Berkshires). The capstone of this summer dating separation […]
Ramah couples celebrate simchas every year and we would love to celebrate you! Ramah marriages can be defined in many ways; whether you met your spouse at camp, or simply married another Ramahnik from a different camp, your Ramah matrimony is something special! There are more than six decades worth of wonderful stories. To have your Ramah marriage listed on our website please submit your story.
Leah and Michael met while walking to Shabbat dinner at the University of Pittsburgh Hillel during their very first weekend freshman year of college. Leah spent nine years as a camper at Ramah Darom, as well as four years as a madricha and four years as a nurse in camp’s mirpa’a (infirmary). Michael spent five […]
In 2016, when the infancy of Ramah Galim demanded a rapid influx of new staff, Yael and Bryan, aka BGOLD, arrived on the delegation to save the day. Yael took a kitchen position and Bryan became Rosh Harpatka and a counselor for eight year olds. Though Yael and Bryan had met briefly in passing at […]
Ariel and Isaac grew up together in the same community and at Schechter and became close friends when high school began. Ariel’s mother and Isaac’s father were on the same Seminar bus in 1976, and Isaac started attending Ramah Wisconsin as a camper in 2006. Ariel joined him in 2008, where they continued to grow […]
Becca and Jeremy likely went to Ramah Nyack together many moons ago but at that point they never really spoke (you know, cooties!) When Jeremy started at Ramah Berkshires in Tzeirim, Becca remembered him as the “Disney chip&dale hat boy” from Nyack but it was not until their Machon summer that their friendship began to […]
Chuck and I knew about each other from 1965 when he went on Israel Seminar with friends of mine from Ramah in Connecticut. In 1969, I was a student at Hebrew University and Chuck was visiting Israel for the summer. He was staying in the Old City in a place without running water and he […]
Jillian and Josh met while they were both working at Camp Ramah in Nyack the summer of 2007 – Jillian as a counselor in Tzeirim and Josh as a counselor in Nitzanim. Little did they know, they each were crushing on the other. While they were friendly that summer and the next few summers they […]
Sam and Becca had known of each other growing up at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires, but had never been friends. However they were connected in many ways, mainly because their younger sisters were best friends from camp. They started dating when Sam was on second year staff and Becca was on first year staff. […]
Dani (Nivo 08) and Dan (Nivo 07) both attended the Ramah Day Camp in Wheeling when it opened. They both attended Ramah Wisconsin as campers and came back for staff. They met the summer of 2010. They were both on Garinim staff. Dan was a 2nd year tzevet and swim instructor on the agam and […]
We would run into each other once a year at religious school related activities. Then we ended up at Ramah Poconos. I was Rosh Omanut and he was Rosh Musica. Wherever I went for tzevet activities, there he was! I decided to take another looke at him. And here we are, married 35 years!