The Rampage

Torah Lishma or Free Period?

Torah Lishma or Free Period?

Andrew Spielfogel ’23 April 19, 2022

Out of the seven Talmud classes for juniors in Track 1 Talmud, one is designated as an optional class known as Torah Lishma. During this period, students can either choose to attend and learn something...

More Free Periods

More Free Periods

Lily Freilich '25 April 19, 2022

Should underclassmen have more free periods? As a freshman, I strongly believe that we should. One might say, “No! Freshmen just came from four years of relaxation in middle school and need to learn...

Book Rec of the Month: Ready Player One

Book Rec of the Month: Ready Player One

Jem Hanan '24 April 19, 2022

With the YA (Young Adult) genre bloated with dystopian novels ranging from forgettable to masterly after the wild success of The Hunger Games, it’s difficult to find a science fiction or fantasy book...

New Guidelines, New Policies

New Guidelines, New Policies

Keren Teichner April 19, 2022

In December 2021, the CDC changed its quarantine guidelines. Since December, the guidelines have stated, “People with COVID-19 should isolate for five days and if they are asymptomatic or their symptoms...

TEC Should Not Be Included In Our Cumulative GPAs

TEC Should Not Be Included In Our Cumulative GPAs

Romi Chaovat ’24 April 19, 2022

Sources, such as the U.S. The Bureau of Labor Statistics, say that there will be a surge in demand for jobs in the fields of math, science, and technology. Currently, it is one of the most bustling work...

Ramaz Middle School students participating in Color War.

Ram It Up Ramaz!

Grace Kollander ‘25 April 19, 2022

Show up. Show up for your school. In recent years, the Administration has resisted bringing back Color War - a school-wide event that promotes ruach and school pride - because many students skip out on...

Students Have A Voice

Students Have A Voice

Sylvie Pagovich '25 April 19, 2022

The Ramaz Administration actively makes decisions to improve student life at school. They discuss amongst themselves and decide what’s best for the students. The administration consists of a few faculty...

College Culture At Ramaz

College Culture At Ramaz

Romi Chaovat ’24 April 19, 2022

Is college culture in high school toxic? Not only at Ramaz, but in high school in general? I would say yes. At high schools that hold academic success to such a high standard, like Ramaz, there is a toxic...

Juniors Need Full Privileges

Juniors Need Full Privileges

Andrew Spielfogel ’23 April 19, 2022

The junior and senior classes receive “privileges” in school, meaning they could exit and enter the building during the school day. Privileges are often used to buy lunch, to get coffee, or to take...

A Junior’s Perspective On the College Process

A Junior’s Perspective On the College Process

Rebecca Silber ’23 January 24, 2022

As a Ramaz student, college has been one of the first things on my mind ever since I walked through the doors, two years ago, as a freshman. Now, as a junior, college is just about the only thing on my...

The New Yellow Star: Can Anti-Vaxxers be Compared to Jews during the Holocaust?

The New Yellow Star: Can Anti-Vaxxers be Compared to Jews during the Holocaust?

Charlotte Kleeger ’24 January 24, 2022

In the past few months, a movement emerged among those opposed to mask and vaccine mandates that promotes wearing yellow Stars of David with words such as “unvaccinated” or “no vax” written in...

Is Judaism Sexist?

Is Judaism Sexist?

Orli Rabbani '25 January 24, 2022

If you ask any of the female students at Ramaz, they will have an opinion on modern feminism and how sexism affects their daily lives as Jewish girls.  Feminism is a very prominent topic in the twenty-first...

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