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  • Schoolboys, not soldiers: A mother responds

    July 1, 2014 | 2:55 pm

    How does a Jewish mother respond to the unthinkable? In Jeremiah, we read of the matriarch Rachel, the quintessential Jewish mother, who sat in Ramah crying and bitterly weeping. There was no comfort for her, her children were gone. Like our ancient matriarch, we, too, are in...

  • Local Jewish Camps Face Down Swine Flu

    June 30, 2009 | 6:39 pm

    More than 40 campers and counselors from Jewish summer camps in Southern California have been sent home with flu-like symptoms. As of June 29, there have been several cases of Influenza A, which are currently being tested by the California Health Department to determine if they are...

  • Taking time for yourself

    By Rabbi Daniel Greyber

    August 28, 2008 | 12:02 am

    Camp ended not long ago. Children and counselors went home, and after months of jumping, screaming, singing, crying, dancing and laughing, now there is stillness and quiet.

    The dining room echoes as my feet step across a wide, empty floor once filled with tables and benches....

  • Class Notes: Rockies, Ramah,  Shalhevet, Conejo Book-A-Thon

    By Julie G Fax

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    In an impressive show of collaboration, Denver's Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, Ramah of the Rockies and the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado together purchased 360 acres of scenic land in Deckers, Colo., to open Camp Ramah in the Rockies and J-CC Ranch Camp at the...
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  • Ramah’s Happy,

    By Beverly Gray

    August 14, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    During that first weekend, we found nourishmentfor all parts of our Jewish psyches. Religious services weretraditional but encouraged participation: I had my first-ever aliyahthere. The camp's weekend scholar-in-residence gave us grown-upsserious food for thought. The children had...

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