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The 4 QUESTIONS

The beginning of the maggid (story-telling), during the Seder starts with Ma Nishtanah, the Four Questions, sung by the youngest participant describing why this night is different from every other night. So too our time at Ramah Darom is different from any day we might experience outside the Camp bubble. And since we at Camp Ramah […]

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Calm the Camp Jitters

1. Join Ready for Ramah! Come join us for “Ready for Ramah”, a virtual series to help get your child(ren) ready for Kayitz (Summer) 2023! Learn Camp dances, songs, Hebrew, and about our different Camp activities. Register here.   2. Connect with Others Connect with a family in your area or with a camper of similar […]

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Camp Packing Tips!

Summer will be here before you know it, excitement is building and there are at least a few items still on your “need to purchase” list. We are here to help. From logowear to packing list items, we’ve got you covered. For more packing advice, check out 5 Packing Tips Mom Pros and Packing Dos, Don’t […]

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The Legacy of Paul Rovin

At Ramah Darom there is a Wall of Honor, with the inscription “as my forefathers planted for me, so too I plant for my children.” The wall acknowledges men who played a substantial role in creating Ramah Darom, but the truth is that each of us who passes through Ramah Darom on our life’s journey […]

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Hello from Argentina!

The following is a letter from Sam Feldstein & Lily Weinstein. Hello from Argentina! We hope you are all doing well! We just wanted to give you a little update on our incredible trip to Argentina! We started off in a province just north of Buenos Aires called Entre Rios, where we visited three different […]

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B’teavon: A New Jewish Journey

At first glance, HBO’s dark satire White Lotus does not share much in common with a Jewish summer camp & retreat center located on 185 acres in Clayton, Georgia, called Ramah Darom. However, they meet at one central point; they are about redefinition. Where HBO has brought a new sharp edge to the typical Cabo […]

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On Gathering, Groundbreaking, Generosity – and Gratitude

Last month, a group of Ramah Darom supporters – including several of our original founders, many former and current staff, plus some newer supporters – spent a weekend together on our Clayton campus. Dubbed “A RAMAHrkable Shabbat”, it was a gathering originally planned during our 25th year celebrations that – like so many other events […]

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New Year, Big Plans

If you’re like me, this Rosh Hashanah feels very different – and in the best way possible. After almost three years of Covid-induced uncertainty and anxiety, this is the first Rosh Hashanah where I feel much more confident and optimistic about making plans for the new year. Gone is the persistent feeling that we should […]

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New Program Center is a GO!

Thanks to our Ramah Darom supporters, we have met our fundraising goal and the new Program Center is happening! The Program Center will be located next to the Amphitheater where our original Dining Hall (Beit Am Katan) currently stands. This multi-functional facility will provide much-needed indoor program space for our summer camp staff and the […]

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Meet the Kayitz 2022 Rashai Aidah

We are thrilled to introduce you to our incredible Rashai Aidah (Division Heads) for Kayitz (Summer) 2022 at Camp Ramah Darom. Ta’am/Garinim Hannah Gilman Hi, I’m Hannah. After graduating from the University of Florida in December 2021, I spent three months exploring Europe and getting ready to spend my tenth summer at Ramah Darom! I […]

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