Todd and I met on a canoe trip to Silver Birches on Lake Skeleton the first week at camp.
Robert Edward Novak and Yael Bauer Novak met at Camp Ramah in Canada in 1972 and were married in 1974.
Judah Silverman and Margo Lightstone Silverman met at Camp Ramah in Canada in 1972 and were married in 1974.
We first met unloading luggage from the buses at camp. I missed staff week that summer, and came up with the campers.
Joan was Rosh Drama, attempting to put on seven shows in seven weeks. I was a lonely guy trying to learn enough Greek in one summer to start 3rd year courses at Columbia in the fall without having taken any previous ones.
I have been to day school (9 years!), I am active at shul, I am part of the first ever class at the American Hebrew Academy (Jewish boarding school) in Greensboro, NC. However, most importantly, I am a part of a family that I will never forget.
This year I got up and I went to the land. Actually to more than one land but I did not leave my deep Ramah roots at home in Toronto. I am writing this because my Ramah experience has not been a typical one.