The Tikvah Program at Camp Ramah in New England was the beginning of the complete intertwining of my professional path in special education with my involvement in the Jewish community.
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Tobey Lass Karpel: Celebrating Inclusion with Sesame Street
As Sesame Street announced last week that they would be aiming towards a more inclusive program with the introduction of Julia, a character with autism, Ramah Day Camp in Nyack […]
Jesse Blasberg’s Reflection
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 […]
Ramah California Holds First Ezra Reunion
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.
Ami Yares: From Camp Musicals to the Grateful Dead
Ami Yares has been making headlines for his incredible project translating the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia’s music into Hebrew.
Herb & Barbara Greenberg
Herb and Barbara Greenberg are Glen Spey and New England alumni who made aliyah in 1999.
Barak Lanes & Vered Lanes
We had to come all the way from Israel to Camp Ramah in Wisconsin to meet each other…and when Barak planned to propose, he forgot the ring at camp!
Daniel Landes’s Reflection
Camp Ramah made me the Orthodox rabbi I am today. I was a weak student at my local Orthodox day school in Chicago in the early 1960s and an even […]
Susan North Gilboa’s Reflection
My life’s journey took me down a path of no return when I spent my first summer as a camper at Ramah in Palmer, Massachusetts, in 1968. From that point […]
Isaac “Buji” Herzog’s Reflection
I was a waiter at Camp Ramah in New England in the 1970s. That summer I was privileged to tutor a girl in the Tikvah special needs program.