A Passover Message on Ramah and Israel

As Jews throughout the world prepare to sit down at the Seder table to re-enact our historic journey from slavery to freedom, we take great pride in Ramah's commitment to helping secure a strong Jewish future in all of our communities, deeply connected to our homeland in the State of Israel.

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Celebrating Tikvah and Founders Barbara and Herb Greenberg

On April 1, hundreds of Ramahniks gathered in Jerusalem to mark 50 years of Tikvah at Ramah and to honor Barbara and Herb Greenberg, who established the first Tikvah program in 1970. The Greenbergs received a lifetime achievement award from the Ramah Camping Movement and spoke movingly about the impact of Tikvah in the lives of countless campers and families, and in their own lives.

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Remarks by Joel Einleger, Senior Program Officer, The AVICHAI Foundation, at Ramah Leadership Convening

“In operating Ramah’s camps, you continue to push to create a safe space for Jewish learning and exploration, one that can tune out the digital noise and encourage deeper personal relationships within a Jewish community.  Ramah’s impact beyond the camper years can be inspirational to other camps, to show they don’t have to compromise their values to succeed.  Ramah’s focus and success presents a standard that I hope other camps can learn from.”

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Camp Ramah’s Tikvah Program Turns 50

The Ramah Camping Movement’s network of Tikvah (“Hope”) programs, which currently serves nearly 400 participants each summer in ten overnight camps, five day camps and Israel programs, is currently celebrating 50 years from its first memorable summer in 1970.

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The 2019 National Ramah Winter Leadership Training Conference

This year’s National Ramah Winter Leadership Training Conference took place over Shabbat, January 3-6, at Camp Ramah in Ojai, California, and all of our participants felt reinvigorated by the opportunity to spend a weekend with members of their camp community and the greater Ramah community, singing their favorite Ramah Shabbat melodies, experiencing traditions from different Ramah camps, all the while learning from senior leaders from across our movement.

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