Brian Greene

Ramah's Policy In Black And White

02/03/2000 - 19:00
Staff Writer
In the latest effort to define its religious boundaries, the Conservative movement has directed its summer camping system to notify parents that prospective campers must be Jewish according to halacha, or Jewish law, to be accepted. The notification, included in this year's application, marks the first such written statement of policy in the 53-year history of the Camp Ramah system, said its national director, Rabbi Sheldon Dorph.
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