“According to Rabbi Cohen, “One of the earliest goals of Reshet Ramah was to create networks of Ramah leaders for professional growth. Through Kerem, we have, over the last three years, provided an opportunity for 20-something Ramah leaders to form deeper connections ,which has led to professional networking, professional growth, and personal religious development. This […]
We met at a Koach Kallah in Chicago the Winter of 2002. We fell quickly for one another and began a long distance relationship. Working together at Ramah Darom was the perfect way for us to share our new commitment to each other.
When I was growing up, I thought that God lived at Camp Ramah. Ramah was my first experience praying every morning, and later three times a day, and in the quiet moments of the Amidah, I discovered that I could talk to God.
Julia and Omer met as counselors at Camp Ramah in New England in 2009. On the first day of second session, Julia had to take her bunk to boating chug where Omer, a member of the mishlachat, was serving as a lifeguard.
Adam and Emily met in the summer of 2014 at Ramah New England. Adam, a first year shaliach from Israel, was an all star counselor and Emily was Rosh Shoafim.
In the beginning of 2012, Laura was in Israel on OTZMA and Ari was finishing his degree at Binghamton. They were both looking for jobs and stumbled upon the American Hebrew Academy where they had an intensive Fellowship program. They both applied, both were offered the job, and both showed up in August of 2012.
In an homage to prolific writer Herman Wouk for his 100th birthday, Camp Ramah in New England alumnus, Steve North, writes about the Wouk story “almost no one has ever read”, via a postcard delivered to Palmer, MA.
We’re schepping nachas for all the Ramah graduates of The Jewish Theological Seminary, class of 2015 (and our west coast friends at Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies)!
While Ethan and Erin did not attend Ramah together, they met halfway around the world in Israel in 2009.
While Rafi and Rachael did not meet at Camp Ramah, Ramah has been a large part of their lives, contributing to the shared values and experiences that are important to them.