The Rampage

How are Clubs Coping with Coronavirus?

The Mock Trial Team meets via Zoom

Julia Feit '22

April 3, 2020

A typical day at Ramaz used to include academics balanced with innovative clubs and sports teams. School would not be the same without the countless extracurriculars and clinics offered to students each day. Navigating a new online learning system through Zoom poses difficulties for classes. As teachers and st...

SFAC: A Recap

SFAC: A Recap

Caitlin Levine '21

April 3, 2020

The fourth and fifth Student Faculty Administration Committee (SFAC) meetings took place on February 12, in person, and March 18, over Zoom. Many topics discussed previously were readdressed with updates given by the respective committees. The following highlights the main subjects covered and salient po...

Purim Festivities!

The Marks as Mystery Incorporated.

Caitlin Levine '21

April 3, 2020

Ramaz greeted the month of Adar with many celebrations and lots of fun for everyone. The festivities began on February 26 with an awesome Chagigah for grades 9-12 featuring a dance party with music by DJZJ. The GO provided everyone with glow sticks, light up rings, and foam sticks. Next up was Tashen...

Update: AM Testing Assembly

Update: AM Testing Assembly

Isaac Silverman ’21

April 2, 2020

At the beginning of this semester a new testing policy began. Students were informed by their grade deans that certain subjects (History, World Languages, Hebrew, Biology, and Physics) would now admit tests during an AM Assembly period. This way, the entire student body would take a test at the same t...

Ramaz Students Featured in Jewish Cookbook

Ramaz Students Featured in Jewish Cookbook

Tammy Palagi '21

March 25, 2020

The Feeding Women of the Bible cookbook is not a traditional cookbook; its healthy, plant-based recipes accompany the stories of 20 female biblical characters. The cookbook teaches about each character and her significance to Judaism and allows people from today’s age to connect to the narratives of ...

Jewish Pride: No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March

Jewish Pride: No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March

Rebecca Massel ’21

February 6, 2020

Almost every night of this past Chanukah, as Jews lit the candles, they prayed that the antisemitism would be over. However, every night, new headlines appeared: “Five Jews stabbed in Monsey home,” “Jew beat up on NYC street,” “Jew harassed on the subway.” For the past few months, antise...

Big Win for Ramaz at the Annual Alan T. Brown Foundation Hockey Game

Big Win for Ramaz at the Annual Alan T. Brown Foundation Hockey Game

Aryeh Teller ’20

February 6, 2020

Every year, the Ramaz Rams compete in a hockey game sponsored by the Alan T. Brown Foundation, an organization which seeks to raise money for paralysis. At the game, players sold raffle tickets for numerous prizes such as Rangers tickets and Dougies gift cards. This year, Ramaz faced off against SAR and...

Ramcast: The New Ramaz Podcast

Ramcast: The New Ramaz Podcast

Aliza Teller ’23

February 6, 2020

Ramaz students are given the opportunity to pursue their passions. Gabe Kraiem ’20 exemplified this ideal by creating his own podcast through Ramaz. Gabe has always enjoyed speaking with friends and sharing his complex ideas. He is a curious individual and is always asking questions. He got his in...

Where Can I Find My Teachers?

Where Can I Find My Teachers?

Charles Spielfogel ’21

February 5, 2020

Over the past few weeks, many teachers have moved their office locations. This was motivated by the administration’s belief that it would be more effective for all the teachers from each department to be in the same locations. The science, math, and Judaic Studies departments have always shared offices for ...

A Shortened February Vacation

A Shortened February Vacation

Gabby Ostad ’21

February 5, 2020

Ramaz students throughout the years have wondered why the school does not give students Yeshiva break. This year, students also wondered about the reason for removing the week-long February break.  Ramaz has always had vacation in December, not coinciding with Yeshiva break, in order to give days ...

Ramaz Celebrates 13th Siyum HaShas

Ramaz Celebrates 13th Siyum HaShas

Daniel Kalimi '23

February 5, 2020

On January 1, 2020, 92,000 Jews joined together at MetLife Stadium to celebrate the completion of the 13th daf yomi cycle, with another 10,000 at Barclays Center. The Siyum Hashas marks the ending of the approximate seven and a half year cycle of learning one full page of Gemara every day in order to eventually comple...

Hairspray Wows Ramaz Audiences Once Again

Hairspray Wows Ramaz Audiences Once Again

Clemi Roth '22

February 5, 2020

This year’s spirit week was filled with exciting events including a pep rally, unique excursions for each grade, and a meaningful Community assembly. However, the highlight of the week was the school’s production of Hairspray the Musical. The set depicted the famous row houses typical for downtown ...

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