Kenny Hoffman and Janet Andron Hoffman met in 1973 at Camp Ramah Berkshires and were married in 1976.
We met during a staff week peulat erev, “Win Lose, or Draw.” Josh disappointed the team by being an omanut counselor who couldn’t draw.
We had actually met and dated briefly three years earlier in USY, but had completely lost touch until the summer of 1993.
Jonathan (then called “Yoni”) was a graduate of the Mador Program at Poconos and was assigned (against his wishes, since he was a Poconos camper) to Berkshires.
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.
Little did I know that one day, Harriet Spevack, Rosh Mayim, and Harold Spevack, Rosh Teva (see their story), would be my mother and father-in-law!
We met over dinner in the chadar ochel during staff week. It turned out that Deena was friends with a girl I had known in USY and I sat down, ostensibly with her, and impressed Deena by making the other girl laugh throughout dinner.
Steve Goldstein and Marlene Noveck met at Camp Ramah Berkshires in 1977 and were married in 1983.
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 […]