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 Simchat Torah It is difficult to know where to begin. I could start by describing the world around me at this moment; the sunset casting a golden glow on the Jerusalem stone of my apartment complex as I sit on my own little mirpeset contemplating the weight of renewing our Torah cycle. I Continue Reading »
One of the most moving and impactful aspects of the High Holiday liturgy is the emphasis on the collective. We, who stand in the synagogue together, are referred to over and over again as one group, one entity- both in terms of our relationship to God (ki anu amecha…) as well as our relationships to one Continue Reading »
Every summer when I get back to my life in New York City, I am flooded with emails and phone calls from friends all asking the same question. Unfortunately it’s not, “How was your summer?” or “Which color won Yom Sport?” or even “How is Jacob Cytryn (a member of my aidah) doing as Director?”. Continue Reading »
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