The Rampage

How Did Ramaz Students Spend Their Summers?

How Did Ramaz Students Spend Their Summers?
September 10, 2020

This summer, many students found themselves experiencing a different summer than what they had envisioned. Unfortunately, many students’ original summer plans were derailed due to COVID-19 and they were...

Quarantined, Yet Transported Around the World: My At-Home Art Studio

Rebecca’s art corner in her room
September 10, 2020

Coronavirus stripped a multitude of opportunities away from us this summer. Unlike activities such as traveling, some activities can be done from the comfort of our own homes. Many students enrolled in...

Standing Up To Anti-Semitism: An Interview With Anna Braun

Anna Braun's workspace for her virtual internship
August 28, 2020

With anti-Semitism on the rise, it is our responsibility as Jews to stand up to anti-Semites and debunk anti-Semitic propaganda. One way to confront anti-Semitism is to spread awareness based on facts....

Educational Diversity

Eliana Sobel ‘22 showed her support for the Black Lives Matter Movement by posting this on her Instagram.
August 25, 2020

As a leader in Jewish education, Ramaz’s students are expected to have a broad understanding of American History and the forces that shape our current political and social climate. Ramaz has the responsibility...

Revealing Cover-up

Revealing Cover-up
August 25, 2020

“Cellphone, keys, mask.” When sprinting out the door, looping a mask over your ears has become as habitual as throwing on a coat; it is the armor of every cautious citizen hoping to evade the coronavirus....

Break the Outbreak

Alex Paul donating PPE to Marinara Pizza NYC.
August 24, 2020

For the past six months, teenagers all over the country have been stuck in their homes, watching COVID-19 cases rise throughout the world. Though there was initially a lot of uncertainty about the virus,...

ALMA MATTERS: Interview with Abbey Lepor ’16 from NYU

ALMA MATTERS: Interview with Abbey Lepor '16 from NYU
August 24, 2020

Abbey Lepor graduated from Ramaz in 2016. She graduated from NYU this past May with a B.A. in Hebrew and Judaic Studies and minors in Chemistry and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies (CAMS). Abbey...

The Rampage Through the Years

Rampage Mastheads, 1961-Present
June 15, 2020

Reading back through old issues of The Rampage reveals a treasure trove of school history. Although the paper’s name has changed from The Ramaz Record to The Ram Page to The Rampage over the years, the...

Seniors Give YOU Advice For Next Year

Class of 2020 at Senior Shabbaton
June 9, 2020

Four current seniors: Olivia Sakhai ’20, Avery Sholes ’20, Gail Hafif ’20, and Ethan Rubin ’20 answered five questions about their time at Ramaz and their thoughts looking back on their four years...

Has The Times Changed with the Times?

Has The Times Changed with the Times?
A Follow-Up Interview with New York Times editor Peter Applebome
June 9, 2020

Thirty years ago, news arrived with the thump of the paper being dropped at the door. Readers reconnected with the world by peeling open the paper and reading the latest news. Yesterday’s news. Old news.   Today,...

Steps To Planning A Successful Zoom Party

Zoom birthday party (Courtesy of Tammy Palagi '21)
June 9, 2020

In addition to being implemented for teaching purposes, Zoon has also been widely used to host other events, such as meetings, panels, and even birthdays! Although it may feel like the world has been on...

Too Much Time “Together” Leaves Students Feeling Alone

Too Much Time “Together” Leaves Students Feeling Alone
June 9, 2020

Over the last few months of Ramaz “online,” one question has been looming on the minds of students: why are there so many assemblies, and what is the consequence of not attending these programs? Although...

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