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Harkness is taught with students in a circle, like the setup in the Beit Knesset was last year.

See Different? Another Approach to Learning

Nicole Hirschkorn ’22 June 6, 2021

Ms. Litwack’s Harkness teaching style is well-known throughout the Ramaz student body for its unique and engaging aspects. In normal circumstances, when the limitations of COVID-19 protocols do not exist,...

Latin American Culture Club Meet the People of “What Happened to the Bees?”

Latin American Culture Club Meet the People of “What Happened to the Bees?”

Emily Vayner ’23 June 6, 2021

As a part of the Spanish Language curriculum at Ramaz, several of Dra. Roldán’s classes had the opportunity to watch Adriana Otero’s documentary, “¿Qué les pasó a las abejas?” or “What happened...

Latin American Culture Club’s Colloquium with Filmmaker of “What Happened to the Bees”

Latin American Culture Club’s Colloquium with Filmmaker of “What Happened to the Bees”

Emily Vayner ’23 June 6, 2021

The Latin American Culture Club (LACC) interviewed the creators of the “What Happened to the Bees” documentary: filmmaker Adriana Otero, film-maker, and Gustavo Huchín, Mayan bee-keeper and activist....

Ramaz Class of 2024 befriending one another in October.

The Class of 2025

Sarah Silverman ’24 June 6, 2021

Ramaz has been through some dramatic changes in light of Covid-19, such as modified schedules, increased virtual learning, and many school trips being canceled. One quintessential element that was lacking...

David Gitleman ’22 and Brayden Kholer ’23’s “joke” Omer post for the ninteeth day of the Omer.

Dr. Rotenberg’s Omer Posts

Rebecca Kalimi ’23 June 6, 2021

After our return from Pesach break, Dr. Rotenberg has been posting collages every day corresponding to the day of the omer. He posts these as daily “reminders” to count and keep up to date.  The...

Ramaz Essential Workers

Ramaz Essential Workers

Eric Kalimi ’22 June 6, 2021

After several months of a closed school building since the outbreak of Covid-19, in-person classes resumed in the building. The building that reopened this September looks incredibly different from the...

SFAC: Now Open to All

SFAC: Now Open to All

Nicole Hirschkorn ’22 June 6, 2021

SFAC, also known as the Student Faculty Administration Committee, has made recent strides to open the formerly exclusive group up to more students. When SFAC met in person, only G.O. members and certain...

Saba's Pizza

Saba’s Pizza

Eric Kalimi ’22 June 6, 2021

Because of the close proximity to the school building, Saba’s Pizza is Ramaz’s go-to restaurant for teachers and students. They offer a wide variety of pizzas, garlic knots, french fries, pasta, and...

Astrology and Judaism

Astrology and Judaism

Emily Vayner ’23 June 6, 2021

The study of astrology dates back to 1,000 BCE in Babylon, originally believed to be the study of astronomy. Zodiac signs have evolved since then, but the study of astrology has persisted to the present....

Interview with Holocaust Survivor, Bronia Brandman

Interview with Holocaust Survivor, Bronia Brandman

Emily Vayner ’23 June 6, 2021

On Thursday, April 8, in honor of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, The Ramaz Upper School welcomed Bronia Brandman. Ms. Brandman is a 90-year old Jewish Holocaust survivor who has dedicated her...

Chemical Reactions Club

Chemical Reactions Club

Rebecca Silber ’23 June 6, 2021

The new Chemical Reactions Club, founded by Claudia Dicker ’23 and Shira Shasha ’23, gives students the opportunity to explore the field of chemistry beyond the classroom. Every week, the founders,...

ALMA MATTERS: From Ramaz to Binghamton University: Interview with Hanna Sholes ‘18

ALMA MATTERS: From Ramaz to Binghamton University: Interview with Hanna Sholes ‘18

Charles Spielfogel ’21 June 4, 2021

Hanna Sholes graduated from Ramaz in 2018 and is currently a sophomore at Binghamton University. She is studying Politics, Philosophy and Law and is active in the Binghamton Jewish community. The Rampage...

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