“Camp for me was a place to start over again, somewhere where I could find out who I was and who I wanted to be.” Alex Garber

I would not be who I am today without Ramah Palmer and the leadership and learning opportunities that it provides, as well as the life long friends.” Benjamin Kane

“Camp is continuing to teach campers about their Jewish identities while also challenging them to think deeply about racial injustice, tikkun olam and kehillah.” Dorie Ain Ravick

“The communal love for our precious Camp Ramah in New England is writ large here. It’s been central to the life of our family for three generations.” Ada Beth Zarn Cutler


“Day-to-day and summer-to-summer, camp provides fun, life-changing, authentically Jewish experiences that campers treasure and take with them throughout their lives.” Aaron Kass

“Camp has helped me find my voice, learn how to be a leader and so much more. I am forever grateful for the people I have met there both on staff and as a camper.” Adina Golob

“Camp Ramah is where I learned to be a good friend, a caretaker, and a leader. Palmer was a portal into meaningful friendships, a spiritual playground, and lots of pull n peel Twizzlers.” Sarah Gans

“Ramah Palmer has contributed to my life in ways I couldn’t have ever imagined during my first summer… It’s given me lifelong friendships, so many amazing memories, and has helped me build and strengthen my Jewish identity.” Miriam Minsk

Miriam Minsk

“Camp Ramah in New England has been my home for the past 14 summers and I am so appreciative to have been able to find my best friends, make lasting memories, and learn skills to help me for the rest of my life. My experience as a camper and counselor has shaped who I am today.” Julia Traiger

Julia Traiger

“Every year camp creates incalculable friendships – some cross-culture, some cross-countries, and some cross-continent. camp changed worldviews for me and refined what is important to me in life as a person, as a parent, as an Israeli, and as a part of the American-conservative community.” Rotem Ad-Epsztein

“Camp Ramah in New England has been one of the most influential places in [our] lives. It’s a place where we’ve formed our most cherished friendships, laughed until we’ve cried, and learned how to be better leaders, humans, and friends. Camp gave us the confidence to lead and hear/ listen to our own voices.” Hannah Glickman & Sarah Kieval

Ramah was “the most influential place in my childhood, teen and young adult years… I can’t imagine a summer of my life without Camp Ramah Palmer. Camp was integral in my life and played the most important role in my life in terms of my personal, leadership, social, behavioral, educational and especially in my religious development. I learned so much about myself and others.” Deborah Fish

“Cutlers and Fishes have been spending summers in Palmer, MA at Camp Ramah in New England on and off since 1965. I can’t overstate the impact Ramah Palmer has had in shaping our respective lives (including being responsible for my marriage and 4 kids). Suffice it to say, no organization looms larger with respect to the past, present, and future of our families.” Dave Cutler (& Rachel Fish)

“I definitely carry [the Ramah experience] with me… I think one of the reasons I’ve excelled in a writer’s room is because I’m kind of the camp counselor in the writer’s room: I keep the energy up; I’m really positive; I help synthesize ideas; I am the therapist when there’s conflict; that all came from going to Ramah, one hundred percent.” Dahvi Waller, Ramah Canada alum and creator of Mrs. America, speaking to Nivonim ‘20 campers

“Ramah allowed me to grow, mature and develop into the person I am today. I am so thankful for all the amazing counselors and roshim I had during my time as a camper and a counselor. I am so thankful for all the advice and lessons you all have taught me throughout the years. Ramah has also given me some of my best friends. From the thousands of laughs, jokes and crazy shenanigans, I am forever grateful for all the memories and friendships that Ramah allowed me to make.” Ethan Sorcher

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60th anniversary — Our Lives were Changed by Camp Ramah