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December 1, 2017   I  Camp Shabbat III 

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and I’m particularly fond of this one, taken circa 1993.  A Camp Ramah in New England tradition, once each session – on a much anticipated but carefully kept secret day – firetrucks arrive on the sports field, spraying it with mountains of foam in which for campers to romp around.  The event, aptly named Yom Foam (Foam Day), is one of the highlights of the summer and embodies the magic that is overnight camp – a place where impromptu mosh pits of froth can suddenly appear and where there is nothing more important to do than have lather fights all afternoon with your friends.  That’s me, in the middle, with my cabin-mates Sarah (Levine) Glasser and Shira (Miller-Jacobs) Fishman. Continue reading →

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