Hope fading and regulations tightening, more Jewish camps set to cancel
May 22, 2020
(JTA)—At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, and as recently as a couple weeks ago, some Jewish camps had hoped they could run for part of the summer.
For a growing number of camps, that hope now appears to be vanishing.
Two Conservative Ramah camps look increasingly likely to cancel their sessions this year. And two state governments—Georgia and Connecticut—have, for now, prohibited overnight camps from running in their states. Each of the states is home to several Jewish camps.
While neither of the Ramah camps—in Wisconsin and California—is ready to officially confirm that i...