Harold P. Benson
Camp Ramah was and is the single most important foundation for me to identify, feel and act as a Jew, as an avid supporter of Judaism, of learning, of Torah and its commentaries, of Israel, and of Jerusalem. I am equipped to carry on our tradition of devotion and survival, and I always have and always will be equipped for this. The emotional, spiritual, and intellectual equipment came from several places, but perhaps fundamentally, it came from Camp Ramah in Wisconsin and from my first trip to Israel in 1966 with the Ramah Seminar. Thus, the last best mitzvah I can do is to leave a part of me with Camp Ramah.