David Ross and Lauren Schmidt met for the first time in Los Angeles in May 2000. Or at least, the couple is pretty sure that was the first time.
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Renee arrived the same day as the campers. I had been there for the staff week.
David Blecker and Norma Shifrin Blecker met in the Mador program in 1965 and were married in 1971.
Down by the agam? At a staff Peulah? In a quiet pagoda? Nope.
Although we first met one another in Shorashim (11 years old), it wasn’t until we both returned to Camp on staff in 1989 (17 years old) that we started to date.
Noah and I first met when we were counselors at Camp Ramah in 1998. Camp played a big role in our relationship.
In 1977, Bruce was assistant chef and Tamar was in charge of the dining room at Ramah Nyack. We also ran the winter weekends retreats at camp.
We met as counselors at Camp Ramah in Glen Spey. After our wedding we celebrated sheva berachot at Glen Spey two years later in 1971.
I always loved Camp Ramah. I was a camper at Berkshires for four summers. Sandy, too, loved Ramah – he was a camper at Nyack throughout his entire childhood and came there as a counselor as soon as he was old enough to be one.
Ronald Goss and Michelle “Mimi” Haligman Goss met in 1983 at Camp Ramah in California and were married in 1985.