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In Every Generation

At the seder, we say, “In every generation, every Jew must see themselves as if they had come out of Egypt.” This year in particular, as we prepare for the timeless rituals of the seder, we face a difficult world, but our experiences and emotions are very much in tune with those of the generations […]

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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 from Pros and Packing Dos, […]

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Meet the 2024 Unit Heads

Introducing the Kayitz (Summer) 2024 Camp Ramah Darom Rashei Aidah (Unit Heads) Scroll down to learn more and roll over their photos to see them then and now. Rosh Ta’am & Garinim Aleph Mili Cattan Favorite Camp Meal: Grilled cheese Favorite Camp Song: Tov Li B’Machane Ramah Favorite Place to Hang Out at Camp: Gesher […]

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Our Ramah Solidarity and Service Mission to Israel

It is hard to put into words the experience my family and I had on the Ramah Solidarity and Service Mission to Israel from January 11–15. But I will try and recap as much as possible to give you a sense of what is happening on the ground. On Thursday, January 11, we arrived in […]

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It’s Happening!

Today we have big news to share: construction has begun on the brand new Program Center at Ramah Darom – a true Shehecheyanu moment for all of us!  This exciting addition to our Clayton campus – the largest new construction project in over a decade – will replace the old Beit Am Katan (original dining […]

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What does Ramah Darom mean to alumni?

Messages from our Camp Ramah Darom Alumni Daphna Shul (Gesher 08) “Ramah Darom is not only a place where Jews can be Jews, but also a celebration of the interconnected relationship Jews have to each other all of the world and the deep-seeded, spiritual ties to Israel that live within us innately.” Natan Gorod (Gesher […]

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Taking Care of Yourself During Challenging Times

10 Tips for Protecting Your Mental Health   Normalize your feelings: All the feelings you are experiencing now are valid. Whether you are sad, anxious, overwhelmed, angry, or feeling emotions you haven’t experienced, these feelings make you a human with empathy. Find ways to express your emotions and self-soothe: Process your emotions in a journal […]

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The Incredible Impact of the Ramah Darom Community

As I write this message, I’ve just finished watching a Zoom hosted by Shelley Greenspan, the White House liaison to the Jewish community. Shelley is a proud Camp Ramah Darom alum (and is married to another Camp alum) and spoke articulately about the National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism. I will admit that despite the challenging […]

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A Spark of Simcha (Joy)

“This is the best one yet!” I kept hearing throughout Jewish Women’s Getaway Retreat (JWG) this past week, and I have to agree. It was an incredible 4 days filled with deep conversations, laughter, tears, learning, connection and simcha (joy), which was this year’s theme While each JWG has a theme like brachot (blessings), yisod […]

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Hebrew, Hebrew Everywhere at Ramah Darom

Chana knows and loves camp. And Chana knows and loves Hebrew. Now in her seventh year at Ramah Darom in Clayton, Georgia, Chana is combining these two things she knows and loves as the camp Amita Ivrit – Hebrew Fellow – to ensure that campers and staff find new ways to connect to the language of the […]

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