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Jewish Camps Offer Refuge After Tragedies

This article was originally posted in the Atlanta Jewish Times on March 12, 2018 Jewish summer camps in Georgia have experienced a painful offseason. The 17 people slain at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14 included Camp Coleman alumna Alyssa Alhadeff and four other Jewish students, and many students at the heavily Jewish public school had ties to Coleman, Camp […]

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Matzah Bagels and Giggles

It was the early 80’s, and I was ten years old. The room smelled of matzah ball soup, and I was sitting at a pool table, converted into a long Passover table with multiple connecting folding tables on each side. With a stained and soiled Manischewitz Haggadah in hand, and sitting on top of a […]

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Sunrise Island at Ramah Darom

An Anniversary Gift of Love! It was Passover at Ramah Darom in 2007. We were doing one of our favorite things, relaxing in the sun in the very comfortable Adirondack chairs, looking at the lake and the Island. After a while, Lynn turned to me and said, “It’s eroding, you know.” She had been studying […]

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Tampa Here We Come

Camp Ramah Darom is coming to Congregation Kol Ami in Tampa, Florida for a weekend of camp-style fun and information sessions. Bring your friends and family to come meet Assistant Director, Rachel Dobbs Schwartz.  March 23-25. We would love to see you there. For more information contact Kol Ami at 813.962.6338 or frontoffice@kolami.org or Rachel Dobbs Schwartz […]

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Rockin’ Shabbat!

Camp Ramah Darom & AJMF Invite You to a Rockin’ Shabbat in Chattanooga at B’nai Zion with Sammy Rosenbaum & Rachel Dobbs Schwartz March 16-17, 2018 Download a PDF to print and share For more information contact Rachel at 404-531.0801 or radschwartz@ramahdarom.org

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A Space to Celebrate

Farm 2 Table Tu B’Shevat at Ramah Darom As I drove through the dark into Ramah Darom, I thought, “This place is gorgeous.” I live just north of Asheville, North Carolina, which is an easy and beautiful two-hour drive to Ramah Darom through Southern Appalachia. Despite my grandfather being a former board member, I had […]

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VISION 2020 Update

The VISION 2020 Campaign is already leaving its mark on Ramah Darom! With fundraising 2/3 of the way to meeting our goal of $5 million, we would like to thank everyone who has participated to date. The VISION 2020 Campaign is not just about building; it is about maintaining a premier experience for our Ramah […]

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New Partnership with Pardes

Ramah Darom announces a new partnership with the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. First Partnership Program to be held over Shavuot Weekend The Kaplan Mitchell Retreat Center at Ramah Darom and the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies are joining forces to bring together the best of what both institutions have to offer: dynamic learning platforms, exciting […]

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My community is bigger than your button

In this era of “my button is bigger than yours,” the words ‘destabilizing’  and ‘unsettling’ come to mind. I am transported back in time to 2009, just after I made Aliya when I was hearing the rhetoric coming out of the Israeli Prime Minister’s office visa vis-a-vis a nuclear Iran. Call me naïve or unsophisticated, […]

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Proof of the “Power of One”

  Allison Davis is proof of the “Power of One”. The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta’s “Power of One” honors individuals who have made an exceptional impact on a Jewish organizations’ ability to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. We are thrilled to recognize the contributions of a veteran staff member of our Tikvah Support […]

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