Seeing Jewish Summer Camp Again for the First Time

“Jewish summer camp is a rite of passage for many American Jewish families for a multitude of reasons. In our family, Ramah has been a source of community, a center for education, a dating pool and profoundly impactful on the formulation of Jewish identity…. We wanted to pass that same gift along to our children…” -Dave Cutler, Ramah New England Alumnuis

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SafetyRespectEquity Coalition Awards Over $1.2 Million to Jewish Communal Organizations

More than 120 participants from across all sectors and movements of the Jewish communal world gathered in New York last week for  the second annual Summit of the SafetyRespectEquity Coalition. …Discussions focused on how critically important safety, respect, and equity are to ensuring a vibrant, inclusive future for the Jewish community and at the same time continuing to ground their work in the broader national context. …Additionally, the Coalition has announced a total of more than $1.2 million awarded to 15 grantees working to advance women’s leadership and address sexual harassment and gender inequity in Jewish organizations.

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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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Ramah Israel Bike Ride and Hiking Trip Concludes

On the final day of the 2019 Ramah Israel Bike Ride and Hiking Trip, hikers explored the beautiful colored sands of Timna, and riders took a variety of routes, all ending in a magnificent descent into Eilat with a view of the Red Sea. We gathered at Coral Beach with a sense of awe and gratitude-- for new friends, for safety, and for the successful completion of what for so many of us was a new challenge. 

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