We were really a mixed marriage because Elliot grew up in Milwaukee and the Wisconsin camp and Marlynn grew up in Philadelphia and the Poconos camp. We met in Mador in 1961, which at the time was a national program for training counselors.
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.
I first saw Jeff on the steps of JTS leaning on his guitar.We were on our way to Camp Ramah in the Berkshires for the Mador program just out of high school.
We met at American Seminar in Nyack, NY the summer of 1968. We were in the Mador Program at NE Ramah in Palmer, MA the summer of 1969.
Gershon Schwartz and Shuly Rubin Schwartz met in the Mador program in 1970 and were married in 1973.
On our way up to Mt. Carmel, Marylin was saying how she could not stand Southern accents and Danny Berger, an old friend from Ramah Wisconsin said meet Marty Berman from Jacksonville, Florida.
We met in the first Mador (the summer of ’59) at Ramah in the Poconos. Although I had gone to the Poconos all along, Stuart was from Ramah in Connecticut (a predecessor of Ramah in New England).
David Blecker and Norma Shifrin Blecker met in the Mador program in 1965 and were married in 1971.