The Rampage

Interviewing Mr. Tlili: Science (Biology)

Sylvie Pagovich ’25 October 26, 2022

SP: Where are you from? MT: I was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, but I have lived in NYC most of my life.   SP: What did you do before coming to Ramaz? MT: I taught in the NYC public school...

Interiewing Mr. David Aronson: TEC

Maya Puterman ’25 October 26, 2022

Maya Puterman: Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? Where are you originally from? Mr. David Aronson: I was born in Philadelphia, but I grew up in Michigan, outside of Detroit, in a city called...

Interviewing Ms. Illana Wilner: Tanakh and Talmud

Danielle Nakash '24 October 26, 2022

DN: Where did you grow up work before Ramaz?    Ms. Wilner: I grew up in New Rochelle and was part of the first graduating class at SAR. I attended YU Stern, majoring in English and Judaic...

Interviewing Ms. Michelle Palatnik: Art Teacher

Lily Freilich '25 October 26, 2022

Hopefully, most students have caught on to the fact that one of their favorite Ramaz alumni, our fantastic art teacher, Mrs. Rachel Rabhan, left last year. Though it was a sad farewell, Ramaz is grateful...

Interviewing Mr. David Brooke: Theater Elective and Assistant Administrator

Sarah Silverman ’24 October 20, 2022

SS: Where are you from? Why did you move to NYC? DB: I was born in Australia and raised in England. I moved to NYC about four years ago to pursue an acting career.    SS: Were you a good...

Interviewing Mr. Raven: Administrative Assistant

Interviewing Mr. Raven: Administrative Assistant

Sylvie Pagovich ’25 October 20, 2022

SP: Where are you from? MR: I am originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania. But I've been living in New York City for a number of years. SP: What did you do before coming to Ramaz? MR: Most recently,...

Interviewing Ms. Kelman: Tanakh and JLT

Interviewing Ms. Kelman: Tanakh and JLT

Grace Kollander ’25 October 20, 2022

This year Ramaz welcomed many new teachers. I had the privilege to interview one of them, Ms. Kelman. We covered topics ranging from who her favorite biblical character is to her present-day mentor. We...

Interviewing Professor Gideon Schor: Ancient Greek 

Gianna Goldfarb ’25  October 20, 2022

One of this year’s new teachers, Gideon Schor, is a Nazi-hunting, organized-crime-solving, mega-lawyer, think-tank-working, Ancient-Greek-speaking, archaeologist extraordinaire and probably the coolest...

Dr. Stein Kokin, Ms. Krupka and other faculty and staff discuss the library’s layout.

The State of the Upper School Library

Sarah Silverman ’24 June 20, 2022

Many teens enjoy reading. With television, games, and social media keeping the youth of this generation occupied, you would think there would be no time for opening books. “I read all the time,” says...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Ramaz: A Spotlight on The  Environmental Club

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Ramaz: A Spotlight on The Environmental Club

Andrew Spielfogel ’23 June 20, 2022

The Ramaz Environmental Club’s mission is to “green” the school by spreading awareness about environmental concerns and adopting sustainable habits. The Luv Your Lulav drive and Ramaz reusable water...

An Interview with Browning NYC Poetry Society Winner: Arlette Gindi

An Interview with Browning NYC Poetry Society Winner: Arlette Gindi

Emily Vayner ’23 June 20, 2022

This year, Arlette Gindi ‘22, Co-President of Parallax, Ramaz’s award-winning literary magazine, won the New York City High School Browning Poetry Society competition. She competed against students...

Ancient Greek Club: A Q&A With Dr. Tugendhaft

Ancient Greek Club: A Q&A With Dr. Tugendhaft

David Gitelman '22 June 20, 2022

The Ancient Greek Club is a new club that Dr. Tugendhaft started this year. The Rampage interviewed Dr. Tugendhaft about the background and successes of this club. David Gitelman: What inspired you...

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