Our Blog

At Ramah, we are dedicated to providing transformative Israel education, which in turn builds lasting impact for Jewish youth and our future leadership. TRY, Tichon Ramah Yerushalayim is a semester of study open to Jewish youth from North America (10-12th graders) interested in learning about their heritage.

TRY provides unforgettable experiences and equips participants with valuable skills. TRY is designed to prepare our chanichim (students) to stand tall and confidently by applying their knowledge and education to all aspects of their lives.

We are happy to share some of our chanichim blogs with you.

Israel is My Future

The past couple weeks have been incredible. Between my first Pesach in Israel, which I spent right off of Ben Yehuda Street, fascinating TRY Tiyulim, Yom HaShoah, and, of course, Sally’s amazing birthday, these past few weeks were jammed with so many things, making this whole blog thing kind of

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Standing Proud and Connected

I decided I wanted to go on TRY way before October 7th. I had dreamed of a semester in Israel for many years, and no war was going to change my mind. My worry was not that I would be unsafe here, but that TRY would be canceled. I knew

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Waking up To Hope

Waking up in the mornings can be difficult. The days on TRY are long and action packed. However, a few days ago, something happened that woke me up instantly. I woke up around 6 and opened my phone to check the news, a habit I have developed since October 7th.

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Oh Jerusalem!

My favorite place in Israel so far has been the Old City and within the Old City, specifically the Cardo. It’s so beautiful and teeming with life, and what I find truly amazing is how four different cultures exist on top of one another in one city. Everyone’s distinct culture

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My Turn To Carry The Torch

I have been studying abroad in Israel for about 3 months on a program called TRY, Tichon Ramah Yerushalayim. What makes TRY what it is, is our ICC class. ICC is our Israel Core Course class, and I do not think I have ever learned as much in a class

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