Despite the limitations, Ben and Daniel both felt that Ramah was a safe space to grow and learn as young Jews. As they embark on married life together, they are pleased that today things are significantly different for LGBTQ Ramah campers and staff.
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.
Molly and Yael met at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin in the summer of 2006. They formed a bond that would last a lifetime.
Lauren: “I honestly believe that camp is the reason why we fell in love – it was the container that made the foundation of our relationship possible.
Deb and Gabe met at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires during the summer of 2015, where they were both Roshim (unit heads). Starting from the first day of camp, Deb and Gabe were inseparable.
Micha and Sarah Gordis | California Micha recently finished a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and works as a software engineer at PayPal in Tel Aviv. Sarah has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Linguistics from Emory University. She currently works as a program manager at the African Refugee Development Center, a non-profit organization in […]
Daniel and Marni officially met in the Summer of 2008 as staff members on the porch of Bunk 19 at Camp Ramah Darom. Marni was on Tzevet Nitzanim and Daniel was on Tzevet Chalutzim. They both grew up in Atlanta, only a mile away from one another. However, they didn’t meet until summer 2008. After […]
We met at Ramah Canada summer 1986, Mark’s last year on staff. Missy spent the second month at camp which was the only time she was at Ramah.
Going back a number of years, Mike and Julia met at Ramah Darom when they were 13 years old and became great friends throughout their summers as campers. They started dating when they were 18 – Mike was beginning his freshman year at University of Central Florida and Julia was starting her sophomore year at Indiana […]
“Zachary and Lindsay met at Camp Ramah Nyack in 2003 when they worked together in Shorashim. They were married in 2014 in Philadelphia, PA” #ithappenedatramah
Laura and Alex met as counselors at Ramah Wisconsin in Summer 2004.