Monthly Archives:February 2013

Read Rabbi Seltzer’s latest on Haaretz

Posted by on 02/27/2013

Rabbi Seltzer, the Director of Camp Ramah in the Poconos, writes regularly for Haaretz.com’s Rabbi’s Round Table. Click here to read his latest on Tzedakah on Purim. Or you can read the text of the article below:   A lesson of charity in the frivolity of Purim If we waited all year for the perfect time to give tzedkah, perhaps we would never give it at all. Therefore, why not tie the mitzvah of giving to the day which represents not [...]

Chag Purim Sameach!

Posted by on 02/21/2013

Chag Purim Sameach!   Be Happy – It’s Purim! And everyone knows, Purim is the second happiest day of the Jewish year!    The Happiest Day is…. The First Day of Camp!!! Warm wishes for a Chag Purim Sameach from your family at Camp Ramah. Join us at your local Purim celebrations: Community Purim Carnival 10:30am-1:30pm Kaiserman JCC 45 Haverford Rd. Wynnewood, PA Community Purim Carnival 12:00pm-3:00pm Perelman Jewish Day School 7601 Old York Rd. Elkins Park, PA

Read Rabbi Seltzer’s latest on Haaretz

Posted by on 02/18/2013

Rabbi Seltzer, the Director of Camp Ramah in the Poconos, writes regularly for Haaretz.com’s Rabbi’s Round Table. Click here to read his latest on the power of Jewish Chaplaincy.   Or you can read the text of the article below: What I learned as a Jewish Chaplain When, as a student chaplain, I signed up for a unit on Clinical Pastoral Education, I was assigned to three units: intensive care, pediatrics and the psych ward. The first two opportunities were [...]

Top Chef Ramah 3/17

Posted by on 02/11/2013

Admit it, you’ve watched Bravo’s Top Chef! This is your opportunity to see legendary Ramah chefs meet head to head in a contenst of culinary skill and creativity. On March 17th, 2013, Camp Ramah in the Poconos will test the inventiveness of 6 top chefs, past and present, from our finest Ramah kitchens. In conjunction with the Top Chef Ramah event, we are pleased to offer the first Ramah Cookbook, Tastes of Ramah. We invite you to place ads/and or contribute your favorite kosher recipes to be [...]

TRY (Tichon Ramah Yerushalayim) Visit

Posted by on 02/08/2013

Rabbi Joel Seltzer and Michelle Sugarman, were able to spend some time with our TRY participants last week.

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