Read

As we welcome our new Torah to Ramah Berkshires, we want to greet it by creating a camp-wide culture in which many campers and staff members read Torah (and Haftarah) during the summer.

Our goal is that all campers have the opportunity to read during the summer.

 

We’re encouraging our campers and staff members to sign up for summer Torah readings before the summer begins.​

Click on your edah (division) below to sign up for summer Torah and Haftarah readings. We’ll provide you with a PDF of the Torah reading, as well as a recording!

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Need extra incentives
to read Torah?

To encourage Torah reading, we’re offering the following incentives for campers upon reaching certain milestones:

First Reading: One Extra Canteen Item

Third Reading: Limited-Edition Ramah Berkshires Project 613 Shirt

Fifth Reading: Limited-Edition Ramah Berkshires Project 613 Hat

Seventh Reading: Limited-Edition Ramah Berkshires Project 613 Drawstring Bag

Tenth Reading: Limited-Edition Ramah Berkshires Project 613 Flip Flop Slides

Additionally, if every member of a bunk reads Torah, the entire bunk will receive an ice cream party and limited-edition Ramah Berkshires Project 613 ice cream bowls!

Always wanted to read Torah, but never learned the trope (the Torah cantillation marks)?

We’ll be offering a two-session “Introduction to Trope” class. Click here to sign up for the group session.

Please note that this class is only for campers.

Need some help on your summer Torah reading?

We’re also offering one-on-one practice sessions with some of Ramah Berkshires’ best Torah readers.

Click here to sign up for an individual session.

Please note that these sessions are only for campers.