Camp Ramah counselor “said she was prohibited from attending future Israel programming and removed from the role after she told campers she opposed Israel’s West Bank occupation”

JTA
Ramah camp denies it removed a counselor because of her views on Israel
by Ben Sales
August 7, 2019

A Conservative Jewish summer camp is denying that it makes personnel decisions based on politics after a senior staff member claimed she was removed from her position because of her left-wing views on Israel. Sylvie Rosen, 22, who has served on staff at Camp Ramah in the Rockies for five summers, told the JTA that she was removed from her job as a counselor for incoming high school juniors after she clashed with her supervisor over Israel education…“It became clear really early on that…my supervisor, wanted our campers to form only really positive relationships with Israel, and I was interested in also talking about the occupation and…Palestine…” READ MORE

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