Ramah brings 100 volunteers to Israel, raises more than $1 million for Tikvah inclusion program By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy More than 100 riders and hikers - male, female, teenagers and seniors - are trekking through Israel now, raising funds for an … [Read more...] about Hike for Hope
By Steven M. Cohen A few months ago, the National Ramah Commission released the results of the study I conducted of former campers. Drawing upon the analysis of over 5,000 Ramah alumni, I cautiously wrote: “We can infer that Camp Ramah has been critical to b … [Read more...] about Why is it that Researchers Can’t Talk Straight?
The Ramah Camping Movement has released the results of "The Alumni of Ramah Camps: A Portrait of Jewish Engagement." This survey of more than 5,000 camper alumni was conducted by Professor Steven M. Cohen of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and the Berman Jewish … [Read more...] about Ramah Releases Alumni Survey
Camp Ramah in California has closed escrow on property adjacent to its Ojai, California, facility. The new land on the northern border will extend the camp to the north and west from its current location and bring the total camp acreage to 445 contiguous acres. The purchase of … [Read more...] about Camp Ramah in California adds 174 acres to Ojai Property
By Rabbi Sarah Shulman with Sophia Landress, Deanna Neil and Marci Greenberg When our staff and lay leaders set out to start a new Ramah summer camp along the shores of Monterey Bay, we knew that we would learn tremendous lessons along the way about Jewish camping and about … [Read more...] about Thinking on Our Feet: Lessons Learned from Launching a New Camp