Our eyes met across a crowded Bet Am but our first date was a disaster.
We met over the volleyball net the Shabbat afternoon of pre-camp, and have been eating sunflower seeds together ever since.
We initially met through the Minneapolis LTF (Leadership Training Fellows) programs in the late 60’s. It was the best source of both Ramah connections and reunions during the off camp months, but also connected us with the rabbis.
Alan was from Wisconsin Ramah, Diana was from Poconos Ramah.
The camp environment fostered natural and comfortable friendships across genders.
We met at the Poconos in the summer of ’61. We were six years old, and enjoyed the run of the camp. Some may remember Wendy’s dad, Avi Wolman, as the head of nagarut and subsequently, as business manager.
We were both counselors in the same edah and became friendly.
Kathy and I attended Camp Ramah in California in the 60’s.
Karen Legman and Deena Segal became fast friends in Machon, in 1968 at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires. To this day, their friendship is thriving as they formed deeper bonds in June 1975 when they became sisters-in-law. Deena introduced Karen to Eric back in high school not even imagining what would ensue. Later on, Deena […]