Molly and Ilan met in the the summer of 2009 as staff members on Ramah Israel Seminar. Molly spent her childhood summers at Ramah California and Ilan spent his summers at Ramah Canada.
Shira grew up going to Camp Ramah in California, but Justin’s first summer at camp was as a moomche, or specialist, in the summer of 2005 (a drum/rock band moomche to be exact!) Shira was a Giboreh counselor but they did not really meet that year.
Shahar and Jake met during staff week in the summer of 2011. It was the first summer at Ramah California for both of them.
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.
40 Ramah alumni and friends came out in Washington DC to celebrate Camp Ramah in California alumnus Ben Platt’s starring role in the hit new musical, Dear Evan Hansen, making a limited run at the Arena Stage.
On Saturday, July 25, Reshet Ramah hosted an Eicha reading and panel dialogue to commemorate Tisha B’Av.
We didn’t meet at Ramah California, but during our junior year abroad in 1967 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. We were engaged the summer of 1971 and after our June wedding 1972, we came to Ramah California and it was as if it were Sheva Brachos for us!
Joey and Amy became friends as campers in Machon. Two years later, as counselors, they started dating and shared their first kiss on the bench at the top of the hill.
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)!
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.