Archive: July 2016

Reflecting on Session 1

Posted on July 20, 2016

Reflecting on Session 1:  Monday, July 7, 2016 I am sitting on the porch of the dining hall in the late afternoon watching a late afternoon rain. To my left is a very wet Givat Ilanot. The shadow of Sheeprock (a local climbing mountain), the slick basketball court, and the cool breeze seem like the perfect way Continue Reading »

Creating a Makom Torah

Posted on May 19, 2016

Rabbi Sarah Shulman, a recently ordained Rabbi, was one of our first staff members.  This summer, she is the Director of Camp Ramah in Northern California for their inaugural summer. We are so proud to have had Sarah as one of our founding staff members, and of the great work she will continue doing at Ramah Continue Reading »

Trivia Time- Do you know all these camp facts?

Posted on April 19, 2016

Happy Passover – חג כשר ושמח As we prepare for the Seder where we will gather and drink four cups of wine, ask four questions and sing אחד מי יודע “Who Knows One,” we wanted to stop and consider some of the numbers that will be guiding us this summer at Ramah in the Rockies. -Rabbi Eliav Continue Reading »

Avram’s Blog: Food at Camp

Posted on April 4, 2016

Avram Pachter, Head Chef Here at Ramah in the Rockies we take our food very seriously. Whether the various ingredients come to us via farm to table or farm to store to table, we strive to “lift the veil” on everything we do in the kitchen so our chalutzim and tzevet (staff) can be more Continue Reading »

Tikvah Program Update

Posted on March 21, 2016

Dear Families of Chalutzim (campers) in the Tikvah program, I would like to introduce myself- my name is Moshe Samuels, also known as Mushon, and I am the new interim Director of the Tikvah Program at Camp Ramah in the Rockies. I am an experienced informal Jewish educator, with vast experience in both Israel and North Continue Reading »

The Chava and Judaism: What We Learn From Our Animals

Posted on February 29, 2016

This is the third installment in a series of blogs from our camp staff. Each of the staff were asked how their area of camp (rock climbing, archery, horseback riding, etc) and Judaism was linked for them, and how they have brought the two together in their lives. Ilana Weisberg The ways that we interact with animals Continue Reading »

Rock Climbing and Judaism: Climbing to New Heights!

Posted on February 2, 2016

This is the second installment in a series of blogs from our camp staff. Each of the staff were asked how their area of camp (rock climbing, archery, horseback riding, etc) and Judaism was linked for them, and how they have brought the two together in their lives. Matt Levitt Gazing out of my college dorm window Continue Reading »

Archery and Judaism

Posted on November 22, 2015

This is the first installment in a series of blogs from our base camp staff. Each of the staff were asked how their area of camp (rock climbing, archery, horseback riding, etc) and Judaism was linked for them, and how they have brought the two together in their lives. Shira Rosenblum “What makes an archery class Continue Reading »

Check out our new promo video!

Posted on October 20, 2015

We made a new promotional video that we want to share with all of you!

Returning To The Camp That Started This Awesome Adventure

Posted on September 17, 2015

Reflections on a long awaited return trip to Ramah Canada. After my first summer as Director of Ramah Outdoor Adventure, I had a chance in November 2009 to return to the place where I started my Ramah career as a 17 year old lifeguard. Driving past the Palmer exit on the Massachusetts Turnpike, I decided to Continue Reading »

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