Camp Ramah in Wisconsin is 150 acres of magical space, tucked away in the heart of Wisconsin’s Northwoods.
Within this space, campers and staff from throughout the Midwest and Israel unite each summer to form a very special Jewish community… read more
Reflections on Parashat Shemot and Our Atzmayim-Tikvah Shabbaton by Ralph Schwartz, Director of Special Needs Sefer Shemot (Exodus) documents who went down to Egypt and the beginning of our people’s suffering as slaves under “a new king … who knew not Joseph” (1:8). After Moses grows up in Pharaoh’s palace, he is forced to flee Continue Reading »
by Natania Lipp, Tikvah Senior Counselor 2015 Some spend Martin Luther King weekend traveling, relaxing, or visiting friends and family. For our Tikvah campers and Atzmayim (vocational) participants, this weekend involved a little of each at Camp Ramah’s Tikvah/Atzmayim reunion. On Friday, 44 campers, participants, and alumni from the Tikvah program gathered from all over Continue Reading »
Reflections on Parashat Vayechi by Jacob Cytryn, Director The Joseph novella constitutes the final four parashiyot in the book of Genesis. In the second verse of the first part of the story (parashat Vayeisheiv), Joseph’s story begins with these words: אֵלֶּה תֹּלְדוֹת יַעֲקֹב, יוֹסֵף בֶּן-שְׁבַע-עֶשְׂרֵה שָׁנָה Eileh tol’dot ya’akov: Yosef ben-sh’va-esrei shanah “These are the generations of Continue Reading »