Posts tagged Summer 2017
This Awesome Jewish Summer Camp Raises Its Own Chickens - And Uses The Eggs For Challah

A funny incident happened a few weeks back that has since become an integral part of my morning ritual. During Shacharit (the morning prayer service) of the staff training week at Ramah in the Rockies, while standing for the Amidah (silent prayer), I caught myself off guard and giggled: I realized I had been praying for the well-being of goats and chickens.

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Ramah Opens Its 71st Summer Season

We are thrilled to announce the opening of Ramah's 2017 summer season, the 71st summer of Ramah camping! Yesterday, the Chicago-area day camp opened. Today is opening day for campers at both Ramah Darom in Georgia and Camp Ramah inWisconsin. Over the next several weeks, all of our nine overnight camps, five day camps, and our Israel Seminar will begin. Overall, more than 11,000 campers and staff will participate this summer in a Ramah program, the largest number in history! And stay tuned for news about the opening of our tenth overnight camp, Ramah Sports Academy, scheduled to open in June 2018.

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Our Inspirational 2017 National Ramah Spring Leadership Training Conference

At the annual four-day National Ramah Spring Leadership Training Conference (“Winer”) last month, incoming rashei edah (division heads), Tikvah (special needs) staff, and Daber Fellows (Hebrew facilitators and ambassadors), came together at Ramah New England to train with Ramah professional staff, plan for the summer, and do a little rikud as well.

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