Interview with Amy Skopp Cooper, Director, Ramah Camping Movement

Abstract/Description: Amy Skopp Cooper, director of the Ramah Camping Movement, was interviewed by Elizabeth Kobert on August 18, 2021, for the Collecting These Times oral history project. Amy Skopp Cooper, who lives in Riverdale, New York, and Jerusalem, Israel, discusses her leadership role at the National Ramah Commission, the difficult decisions to close camps in 2020 and reopen in 2021, medical guidance for the camps throughout the pandemic, and the emotional costs of camp closing.