Hey Camp Ramah dudes — in your face!

As the saying goes: “Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.”

Even more so for counselors playing summer league basketball at Jewish camps. I know from my 4-week stint at Camp Ramah in the Poconos. So… it makes me laugh, thinking of all of us hormone-raging chest-thumping teenage hoop-star wannabees trying to strut our stuff — and knowing that all of our best ball has been instantly overshadowed by a rhythmic gymnast (Noa Kadosh).

Check out Times of Israel for the full story.

Ami Eden is JTA’s CEO and editor in chief, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the agency’s operations, including editorial, business, marketing and fundraising. Before joining JTA in the summer of 2007, he served as executive editor of the Forward newspaper and the founding editor of the Jewish Daily Forward Web site. He also worked as an editor of the Jewish Exponent in Philadelphia.