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.
Laura and Alex met as counselors at Ramah Wisconsin in Summer 2004.
Brandon and Shayna met in 2008 during their time in the LIST College Joint Program.
Eytan and Rebecca met in 2001 at Ramah Wisconsin and were married in 2002.
Neil and I met when we were on staff at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin in 2004; I was a Senior Counselor and Neil was a Junior Counselor. Because he was one aidah younger and we were from different hometowns, I “scouted him out” before the summer began. Little did I know, he had heard I […]
Joshua and Rebecca were introduced in 2003 by a mutual friend who Joshua knew from Berkshires and who Becky met through Ramah’s annual Weinstein training program.
My association with Ramah began when I was twelve years old in 1948 at Ramah in Maine. Fast forward to Ramah in Wisconsin, 1958.
Having started at Ramah as a staff brat, I had always dreamily thought of one day ending up in a Ramah marriage, but never realized it would be with a member of mishlachat!
Laura and I were in Nivonim 2001 and we both decided to go on Seminar during 2002. We worked on staff together at Wisconsin from 2003-2006.