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
We’re coming to a city near you and we’d love to see you! Skokie/Evanston, IL October 28 at 8 pm Parlor Meeting with Ramah Day Camp Director Lori Stark and Camp Ramah in Wisconsin Director Jacob Cytryn Call the office at 312-606-9316 x221 for details. River Forest, IL November 2 at West Surburban Temple Har Zion with Continue Reading »
Parashat Lech Lecha “Lech Lecha,” the phrase with which God calls upon Abraham to leave his home, his father’s home, the land of his birth, has become a maxim for those intrepid individuals who, bolstered by faith, set out on journeys into the unknown. Abraham is celebrated for his willingness to sacrifice the comfort and Continue Reading »
This Shabbat we celebrate Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan (the beginning of the new month of Cheshvan) – my Hebrew birthday – and read the story of Noah, that I read twenty years ago for my Bar Mitzvah. That morning, as I remember it, I was beginning the third aliyah with the words “vay’hi hamabul” (and there Continue Reading »
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