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Rabbi Weiser pondering starting a minyan in the elevator.

The Silverman Report: “Only Eight”: A Parody

Sarah Silverman '24 November 18, 2021

Disclaimer: this article is satire. We don't actually like taking the stairs.  Ramaz has a pandemic on its hands and not the one that requires you to wear masks. It's been spotted by the teachers,...

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Thanksgiving Plans With a Twist

Rachel Buller '25 November 18, 2021

This Thanksgiving will be unlike any other Thanksgiving as a result of new challenges while adjusting to our “new normal”. Although some people have a strong desire to revert to our “pre-COVID”...

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The Highs and Lows of Type 1 Diabetes

Eve Schizer ’22 November 18, 2021

In honor of November, Diabetes awareness month. Over the years, some of you surely have had questions about me, such as:  How come I obsessively check my Apple watch?  Why does my phone emit...

Mr. Jacob Doft. Image credit: Mr. Jacob Doft.

Q&A: Getting To Know Mr. Jacob Doft, Business Management Elective

Ilan Puterman '23 November 18, 2021

Ilan Puterman: Tell us about yourself. Mr. Jacob Doft: I am the CEO of a money management firm called Highline Capital. I am an alumnus of Ramaz class of 1987. My children are either all alumni or students...

Mr. Ezra Gershman.

Q&A: Getting To Know Mr. Ezra Gershman, Administrative Assistant

Rebecca Silber ’23 November 18, 2021

Rebecca Silber: Where are you from?  Mr. Ezra Gershman: I’m originally from Maryland, and my family currently lives right outside of DC. I graduated from Brandeis University this past year.  RS:...

Q&A: Getting to Know Dr. Aaron Tugendhaft, History

Q&A: Getting to Know Dr. Aaron Tugendhaft, History

Emily Vayner '23 November 18, 2021

Emily Vayner: Where did you grow up? Describe your cultural background. Did it impact your career choice in any way?  Dr. Aaron Tugendhaft: I grew up on the Upper East Side, a block away from the Ramaz...

Q&A: Getting to Know Rabbi Yehoshua Segal,  Student Activities

Q&A: Getting to Know Rabbi Yehoshua Segal, Student Activities

Rachel Abelson ’24 November 18, 2021

Rabbi Segal has joined the Ramaz staff this year as a Student Activities Coordinator. He is a 10th grade advisor this year and has an office up on the 7th floor right next to the music room. Rabbi Segal...

Q&A: Getting To Know Rabbi Zachary Schwartz, Talmud

Q&A: Getting To Know Rabbi Zachary Schwartz, Talmud

Sylvie Pagovich '25 November 18, 2021

Sylvie Pagovich: Where are you from?  Rabbi Zachary Schwartz: I’m from Sydney, Australia. SP: What did you do before coming to teach at Ramaz?. RS: Before teaching at Ramaz I used to work at...

Q&A: Getting to Know Rabbi Dani Ritholtz, Talmud/Tanakh

Q&A: Getting to Know Rabbi Dani Ritholtz, Talmud/Tanakh

Hallie Kopel '24 and Danielle Nakash '24 November 18, 2021

We are excited to welcome Rabbi Ritholtz to Ramaz! Rabbi Ritholtz is the newest member of the Judaic studies department! Danielle Nakash + Hallie Kopel: Where did you attend high school, and what was...

Q&A: Getting to Know Ms. Claire Maussion,  World Languages

Q&A: Getting to Know Ms. Claire Maussion, World Languages

Juliette Goodstein '25 November 18, 2021

Ms. Claire Maussion is the newest faculty member to join the world languages department. Ms. Maussion teaches first, second, and third year French to the ninth, tenth and eleventh grades. She loves spending...

Q&A: Getting to Know Mr. Natan Ovshey, Math

Q&A: Getting to Know Mr. Natan Ovshey, Math

Sarah Silverman '24 November 17, 2021

Mr. Natan Ovshey, a new addition to the Math department, joined the Ramaz Upper School in a year of transition. Many long-time Ramaz faculty have left the school, including Mr. Rodger Jaffe, who Mr. Ovshey...

Q&A: Getting to Know Mr. Tucker Kuman, English

Q&A: Getting to Know Mr. Tucker Kuman, English

Daniel Kalimi '23 November 17, 2021

We are excited to welcome Mr. Kuman to Ramaz! Following Dr. Gaylord’s departure, Mr. Kuman is joining the English department. Daniel Kalimi: Where are you originally from? Mr. Tucker Kuman: I’m...

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