As Sesame Street announced last week that they would be aiming towards a more inclusive program with the introduction of Julia, a character with autism, Ramah Day Camp in Nyack alumna Tobey Lass Karpel went on the Nachum Segal Network radio show to talk about her take on this exciting new development.
I consider Camp Ramah my home away from home. I enjoy having all of my friends at camp around me and I see Camp Ramah as an escape from the stressfulness of my everyday life during the school year.
Camp Ramah in California hosted the first ever Ezra Reunion Shabbat with sixteen Ezra participants and six Ezra coordinators from different parts of southern California.
Ami Yares has been making headlines for his incredible project translating the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia’s music into Hebrew.
Herb and Barbara Greenberg are Glen Spey and New England alumni who made aliyah in 1999.
We had to come all the way from Israel to Camp Ramah in Wisconsin to meet each other…and when Barak planned to propose, he forgot the ring at camp!
Camp Ramah made me the Orthodox rabbi I am today. I was a weak student at my local Orthodox day school in Chicago in the early 1960s and an even worse athlete.
My life’s journey took me down a path of no return when I spent my first summer as a camper at Ramah in Palmer, Massachusetts, in 1968. From that point on, I felt the only time I matured each year and learned about life and friendships was during the eight weeks I was at Camp […]
I was a waiter at Camp Ramah in New England in the 1970s. That summer I was privileged to tutor a girl in the Tikvah special needs program.
What flashes in my mind when considering the impact of Camp Ramah on my life is that I became a Jewish educator because a significant teacher told me (and persuaded me): “You have the power to change the world.”