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For more than fifty years, Camp Ramah in California has brought people together from across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Israel to expand their own creativity, learn from dynamic teachers and specialists, explore being Jewish in today’s world and experience the beauty of nature. Young people at Ramah develop leadership skills, lasting friendships and a strong Jewish consciousness. The list of esteemed rabbis and Jewish educators as well as distinguished lay and Jewish communal leaders who were campers or staff members (or both) at Camp Ramah in California is long; more important, their impact on Jewish communities across the globe now and in the future is immeasurable.
Today, Camp Ramah in California is a key component of leadership development for the Conservative movement in the Western United States, in conjunction with the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies. At this juncture in our history, independence as a result of purchasing the Ojai camp property from American Jewish University provides new and exciting opportunities for growth and development for Camp Ramah in California to meet the growing and changing needs of the Jewish population in the Western United States.
We are now hosting the 3rd generation of camper families in our community, while continuing to provide the consistency of Judaic programming that has been our hallmark for over five decades. We have a simple but clear vision for the future: keeping camp accessible for all Jewish children by making certain that no child is ever denied a summer at Camp Ramah for financial reasons.
Gifts to the Alon Binyamin Legacy Circle will ensure that Camp Ramah in California continues to:
- Offer generous scholarships to families in need
- Provide high quality programming and first-rate staff
- Maintain top-notch facilities
- Promote Camp Ramah’s tradition of instilling love for Judaism and Israel in Jewish youth
- Carry on the spirit of Camp Ramah in California that brings young Jews together to make life-long
friendships as they celebrate Jewish living and learn about Judaism
- Inspire individuals committed to building and sustaining a vibrant Jewish future
- Sustain the vitality of the Conservative Jewish community
Members of the Alon Binyamin Legacy Circle are securing the future of Camp Ramah in California through their estate plans. We are deeply grateful to the following individuals for helping ensure that Ramah will be available for generations of campers to come.
Carol & Charles Abrams, Jennifer & Aaron Aftergood, Samantha & Michael Auerbach, Jamie & Joel Berman, Alex Bernstein & Sonia Daccarett, David Braun, MD, Ellen & Jeff Brown, Rochelle & Freddy Cohen, Janet & Jake Farber, Jennifer & Rabbi Daniel Greyber, Harold Grinspoon, Marlene & Barry Horwitz, Rebecca & David Kekst, Sheila & Aaron Leibovic, Miriam Lincoff, Ilana & Mark Meskin, Marlene & Randy Michaels, Karmi & Harold Monsher, Deborah Musher & Rabbi Joseph Menashe, Paulette & Ron Nessim, Julie & Marc Platt, Jay & Tara Reisbaum, Fredi & Rabbi Joel Rembaum, Kathy & Peter Reynolds, Avi & Sandi Schlesinger, Dana & Evan Schlessinger, Alan & Angel Schneider, Julie Shuer & Steve Davis, Sue Stengel & Steve Wallock, Jackie & Michael Waterman, Bruce F. Whizin.
If you have already generously included Camp Ramah in your estate plans and would like to be recognized as a member of the Alon Binyamin Legacy Circle, please click here to print a "Declaration of Intent", which you may complete, sign and return to our office. Please note that this is not a legal document, but will be helpful for our records.
Past Legacy Circle EVENTS
For further information on the numerous ways in which you may create a lasting legacy with Camp Ramah, please contact Ilana Ormond at or firstname.lastname@example.org.