Posts tagged National Ramah
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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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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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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NRC Statement on Israel Education

We, the leadership of Ramah, are proud that Zionism is a central part of our core mission, as we nurture within our campers and staff members a deep and enduring love for Israel.

Unfortunately, some recent articles in the Jewish press have mischaracterized our educational mission, leading some to believe that our 70-year history of strong pro-Israel ideology has changed. It has not. 

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