Ramah: A Paradigm for Conservative Jews

By Michael Greenbaum

National Ramah Commission, 2010

Ramah camps transcend the tendency found in the rest of the Conservative Movement to regard the Movement with negativity, the author argues. The success of Ramah can be attributed to four factors:

  • Being built on a vision that its early leaders carefully developed and passed along
  • The creation of a group of early lay leaders who understood and worked for the vision
  • A dedicated group of professional leaders
  • Adhering to its founding vision and values

Topic: Jewish Camp, Masorti Judaism, Conservative Judaism, Camp

Name of Publication: Ramah at 60: Impact and Innovation

Genre: Book Chapter

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Greenbaum, Michael. Ramah: A Paradigm for Conservative Jews. Ramah at 60: Impact and Innovation. National Ramah Commission. 2010: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14668


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