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The Lego Sukkot Movie

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Make A Difference As A Moral Person

I’ll say it. This has a been a crazy year, filled with many shocks and surprises. On a personal level, I feel blessed: blessed that my family is healthy, blessed to be involved with Ramah Darom; blessed to work with a team of professionals and volunteers who are passionate about building Jewish community, and blessed […]

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Why Ramah Works—and Why It’s Essential

    BY ARNOLD M. EISEN, CHANCELLOR, AND PRESIDENT OF THE FACULTIES; PROFESSOR OF JEWISH THOUGHT “…I chat at Shabbat dinner with a married couple who met at camp 60 (!) years ago, and are en route to visit friends they met there as well. We agree that the greatest argument for Shabbat at camp is not […]

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My Life Was Changed

The job of the rabbi is to change lives and it is holy and sacred work. Seeing the eyes of another person brightened and enlightened is so invigorating. The summer of 2017 will always be memorable for me as it was one of those occasions where my life was changed.  I came to Camp Ramah […]

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Ramah Darom Totality

I came to the Solar Eclipse Shabbat with my husband and 2 children expecting to view a moment of awe but what I got was three days of magic. We packed our car, loaded up and picked up our kids from school early. We didn’t care that it was an excused absence or that things […]

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The Jewish Future: It’s Worth The Investment

From time to time someone writes a pained article about the high cost of being Jewish, and in particular of raising Jewish children. There is then a backlash insisting that scholarships and low-cost options are available, or about how everyone makes choices. The most recent round was played out in The LA Times article “It’s […]

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Rabbis in Shorts

A big part of what makes Ramah Darom experiences so powerful is Rabbis in shorts. Camp demystifies and humanizes religion. It strips away formality and removes barriers. It takes Judaism out of the synagogue and makes it more approachable.  Years ago, when I lived in Greensboro, close friends of mine hosted a young French exchange […]

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20 Years of Impact

We invite you to explore how far we’ve come in the last 20 years. While just a snapshot of our success, we hope this report will move you to join us in ensuring that our next 20 years will bring even greater benefits to all who cherish the richness of Judaism.

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Spotlight on our Secret Weapon: Our Board of Directors

Behind every successful nonprofit organization, you’ll usually find a strong army of volunteers that makes their work possible. At Ramah Darom, we call our army our Board of Directors. They are the spirit and strength behind our success and give their time and energy to help further our mission. Our team knows that we owe […]

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Hazon Conference Scholarship Available

Did you know that Hazon is offering Food Conference scholarships for people from the American Southeast?  Full scholarships available for the Hazon Food Conference, August 9-12. Find out more.

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