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Camp Morasha Provides Enriching Experience for Jewish Youth

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A former managing member at Lion and Lamm Development, Shalom Lamm is an experienced real estate developer based in New York, New York. With multiple successes in the areas of real estate acquisition, development, and financing, Shalom Lamm also has served as chairman of the board for Camp Morasha, a not-for-profit summer program.

A co-ed outdoor summer camp for Jewish youth, Camp Morasha’s core mission is providing an enriching learning environment that combines formal and informal Jewish education. With a commitment to Torah principles and an emphasis on engaging with nature, Camp Morasha aims to nurture children’s commitment to the Jewish tradition while also developing their athletic and artistic abilities.

During the camp experience, campers, counselors, and staff create a community that eats, plays, prays, and learns together. Focused on cultivating a safe and nurturing environment, the staff at Camp Morasha help campers learn about and practice respectful behavior and speech to promote their character development and help them become good citizens.

The Role of Jewish Women in the Civil War

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Holding a master’s degree in military studies from the American Military University, Shalom Lamm is a real estate developer based in West Hempstead, New York. Shalom Lamm takes a keen interest in the U.S. Civil War and has recorded presentations on Jews and the Civil War as an on-air historian.

The U.S. Civil War is as an event that shaped the modern landscape of the United States. Fought between the Northern states (Union states) and the Southern states (Confederacy) between 1861 to 1865, the war resulted in the death of 620,000 American soldiers. The Civil War affected almost every resident of the country in one way or the other. Approximately 10,000 Jewish men participated in the war, and Jewish women did their part by taking care of their households, providing for their families, collecting aid, and working as a community activist.

The Jewish women formed the Ladies Hebrew Relief Association for the Sick and Wounded Soldiers for the Union forces. They not only helped collect funds, but also helped with packing and dispatching first-aid boxes comprising of bandages and medicine.

Overnight and Day Trips at Camp Morasha

Real estate executive Shalom Lamm has acquired and developed more than 9,500 apartments and constructed thousands of homes over the past several decades. An active philanthropist, Shalom Lamm has been involved with multiple nonprofit organizations, including serving on the Board of Directors at Yeshiva College and as president of the Camp Morasha Board of Directors.

Camp Morasha is a co-ed summer camp designed for boys and girls in the third through ninth grade. The camp, located in Lakewood, Pennsylvania, integrates Jewish education into its programs and nurtures campers’ commitment to the Torah and Jewish culture. Currently, camp programs include sporting events, swimming, cultural activities, and overnight and day trips.

Overnight and day trips at Camp Morasha provide a safe, planned experience for campers, allowing them to bond with their peers outside of the traditional camp environment. Multi-day trips include a six-day road trip along the East Coast and a NYC Bash made up of a limo scavenger hunt, a sleepover, an IMAX experience, and a trip to the Bounce Trampoline Park. In addition, the camp offers a Lake George Wilderness Trip that allows campers to experience the thrill of the outdoors while they participate in whitewater rafting and an extreme outdoor course.

For further information on overnight trips offered by Camp Morasha, visit