Contact Ramah Poconos

Our year-round team will be working remotely to limit social exposure and create the safest possible environment for our staff and their families. But don’t let that fact concern you – we are still hard at work in preparing for Kayitz 2020!
To get in touch with someone from the professional team, please email the appropriate staff member by clicking the links below. Or, to reach us via telephone, please call our office phone at 215-885-8556: select the individual you wish to speak to and leave a voice mail. Those messages will be delivered via email to our professional team, and we will get back to you from our remote work stations.



Address: 2618 Upper Woods Road * Lakewood, PA 18439
Phone: 570.798.2504
Fax: 570.798.2049


Address: 2100 Arch Street * Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215.885.8556
Fax: 215.885.8905

Year Round Staff Members

Rabbi Joel Seltzer
Executive Director

Bruce Lipton
Director of Finance & Operations

Miryam Seid
Director of Institutional Advancement

Leah Schatz
Program Director

Rachael Abrams, LCSW-C
Director of Camper Care and Staff Development

Orlee Krass
Tikvah Director

Debbie Lacks

Alexis Lubianetsky
Development Assistant

Marla Schimmel

Deb Srulevich
Office Manager

Benjy Goldberg
Director of Retreats & Assistant Director of Operations

Susan Schwartzman
Head Nurse

Elana Rivel
Day Camp Director

Rachel Seid
Director of Strategic Communications

Tobi Afran
Special Projects Coordinator