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Howard Blas

National Ramah Commission
Director of the National Ramah Tikvah Network
Howard Blas currently serves as director of the National Ramah Tikvah Network of the National Ramah Commission. Howard previously served as the director of the Tikvah Program at Camp Ramah in New England for 15 years. Howard has led five Tikvah Ramah Israel trips. And served as group leader for two Shorashim Birthright Asperger trips to Israel. Howard, a social worker and special education teacher by training, teaches Jewish Studies and bar/bat mitzvah to students with a range of disabilities and “special circumstances. Howard writes regularly for many Jewish publications including the Times of Israel, the Jerusalem Post, ejewishphilanthropy, The New Normal (of the New York Jewish Week), Sight Line (Covenant Foundation), PJ Library, and the Connecticut Jewish Ledger. Howard received the Sfatai Tiftakh Award from Boston Hebrew College's Center for Jewish Special Education in 2012 and the 2013 Covenant Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.
Howard Blas currently serves as director of the National Ramah Tikvah Network of the National Ramah Commission. Howard previously served as the director of the Tikvah Program at Camp Ramah in New England for 15 years. Howard has led five Tikvah Ramah Israel trips. And served as group leader for two Shorashim Birthright Asperger trips to Israel. Howard, a social worker and special education teacher by training, teaches Jewish Studies and bar/bat mitzvah to students with a range of disabilities and “special circumstances. Howard writes regularly for many Jewish publications including the Times of Israel, the Jerusalem Post, ejewishphilanthropy, The New Normal (of the New York Jewish Week), Sight Line (Covenant Foundation), PJ Library, and the Connecticut Jewish Ledger. Howard received the Sfatai Tiftakh Award from Boston Hebrew College's Center for Jewish Special Education in 2012 and the 2013 Covenant Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.
Howard Blas currently serves as director of the National Ramah Tikvah Network of the National Ramah Commission. Howard previously served as the director of the Tikvah Program at Camp Ramah in New England for 15 years. Howard has led five Tikvah Ramah Israel trips. And served as group leader for two Shorashim Birthright Asperger trips to Israel. Howard, a social worker and special education teacher by training, teaches Jewish Studies and bar/bat mitzvah to students with a range of disabilities and special circumstances. Howard writes regularly for many Jewish publications including the Times of Israel, the Jerusalem Post, ejewishphilanthropy, The New Normal (of the New York Jewish Week), Sight Line (Covenant Foundation), PJ Library, and the Connecticut Jewish Ledger. Howard received the Sfatai Tiftakh Award from Boston Hebrew College's Center for Jewish Special Education in 2012 and the 2013 Covenant Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.
Howard and his wife life in New York City. Their four post-high school age children live in various places in the US and Israel.
Sunday, March 18
 

11:00am

12:00pm

1:00pm

3:00pm

4:30pm

5:00pm

6:30pm

7:15pm

 
Monday, March 19
 

10:50am

12:25pm

1:30pm

3:00pm

3:30pm

5:00pm

6:30pm

7:15pm

8:30pm

 
Tuesday, March 20
 

9:00am