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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 »

Ramah in the Rockies – an experience that changed our lives!

Posted on December 8, 2015

Somewhere in the Rocky Mountains, next to a gorgeous river and inside a magical forest, lies a holy community. You may be wondering to yourself, “Holy community? It’s probably a bunch of crazy people who decided to build community in the middle of nowhere.” Maybe you should think again. Ramah in the Rockies is a 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 »

We Heard You: Lessons from Post-Summer Feedback

Posted on October 29, 2015

You Spoke, We Listened Rabbi Eliav Bock The better part of the past eight weeks or so since leaving the chava (ranch) have been spent reaching out to you, our camper families, to gather your thoughts about us and our camp program this last summer.  We did this by personally calling or emailing each of 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 »

Ducks, Geese, Goats, and Alpacas (Oh My!)

Posted on September 4, 2015

This past summer our camp grew in a number of ways not just the size of our staff and the number of chalutzim [campers].  We also improved and expanded several of our basecamp activities, particularly our farm program. One of the first things our chalutzim both noticed was that our dilapidated “Red Shed” in the Continue Reading »

Weekly Email #8, Shabbat Shalom!

Posted on August 14, 2015

Shabbat Shalom Ramah Family and Friends! It seems like just yesterday, our chalutzim were arriving at the ranch and now we are about to start the last Shabbat of the 2015 camp season.  Our chalutzim are back from their masa’ot [backcountry excursions], and changing into their Shabbat whites. After the frenzied morning and afternoon of Continue Reading »

Weekly Update #7

Posted on August 7, 2015

Photos –  Youtube –  Facebook Shabbat Shalom Ramah Family and Friends! For the last time this kayitz [summer], a group of our tzevet [staff] made the trek to Denver International Airport, and picked up 41 chalutzim [campers] that were coming in from all corners of North America (and Israel too!) for our final two weeks at camp. Continue Reading »

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