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  • Jewish camps review safety measures in wake of Ramah tragedy

    June 27, 2011 | 7:02 pm

    It’s the nightmare of every parent—and every teacher, youth leader and camp director.

    When a child dies in an accident while in someone else’s care, the agonizing questions begin: Could we have done anything different? Were all the proper procedures followed? And above all, how...

  • Ramah Darom camper dies on rafting trip

    June 21, 2011 | 10:03 am

    An 11th grade camper at Camp Ramah Darom was killed during an accident on a white-water rafting trip.

    Andrew Silvershein, of Davie, Fla., died when his raft capsized June 19 on the first day of a trip on the Ocoee River in Tennessee. Six other campers who had been with Silvershein...