(Originally appeared on The New York Times as “A One-Way Ticket to Chicago”.) While Sarah Ariel Attermann spent a quiet evening at home on Jan. 18, 2019 sipping white wine on her couch in Washington, she sent Scott Michael Topal, who lived in Chicago, a Facebook message: “From what I’ve heard, you’re a great person […]
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.
Leah and Michael met while walking to Shabbat dinner at the University of Pittsburgh Hillel during their very first weekend freshman year of college. Leah spent nine years as a camper at Ramah Darom, as well as four years as a madricha and four years as a nurse in camp’s mirpa’a (infirmary). Michael spent five […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lauren and Graeme both attended Ramah Darom as campers but because they were in different edot, they did not know each other as campers.
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.
Bobby and Alana met at Ramah Darom in the summer of 2008 while working on Tzevet Mayim.
Lauren and Josh met in 2000 at Camp Ramah Darom in the North Georgia mountains. Lauren remembers being interested in a goofy, funny, outgoing and charismatic boy that summer. Lauren was too shy to go over and say anything to Josh, yet all of her friends knew she liked him. Two summers went by and […]
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.
Omer and I met in the Summer of 2010 at Ramah Darom. I was returning for my second year as the head of climbing staff and he joined for his first year on climbing staff.