We overlapped in camp a number of years but we never really talked to each other. I always knew “Smitty” but he had no clue who I was. He was my sister’s Rosh Gesher, and friends with my co-counselor and best friend.
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.
Aaron Friedman and Dahlia Bernstein met in 2003 and were married in 2008. They worked together at Nyack and attended Ramah Berkshires. Their first home together after getting married in 2008 was Camp Ramah in Nyack.
My grandchildren, Ramah Nyack campers Maya, Coby, and Liana Rabinowitz, are only 11, 9, and 5 years old, but Camp Ramah has been in their blood for almost 60 years!
Lonni Romirowsky attended Camp Ramah in the Poconos for almost 15 years. Before being able to stay in a tzrif, she was a “staff brat” in the gan, attended Camp Ramah as a camper for six years, served on staff for two years, and was a counselor for Ramah Poland-Israel Seminar.
Quoted in Ramah Berkshires enewsletter, June 2011: “As soon as we started talking about getting married, Harrison and I knew it had to happen in camp,” said Susannah.
We had the pleasure and fun of meeting at Ramah Berkshires while on staff from 1989-1992. We got engaged in camp on the tennis court and then had a rousing hora in the dining hall with the full camp community.
Berkshires Labor Day Weekend Retreat 1991: I, Laurel, had Ramahnik friends who encouraged me to apply to attend the retreat even though I never officially was a camper.
Ari Saposh & Naomi Queen Saposh met in 1995 at Ramah Berkshires and were married in 2008.
Merisa- Berkshires; Asher- New England: An unexpected match!
Zachary Seiden & Julia Keltz met in 1996 at Camp Ramah Berkshires and were married in 2008.