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Reviewed: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Reviewed: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
December 7, 2018

Watching a dumpster fire, you often get to see amazing visuals, but it is not an altogether pleasant experience. This was true for me while watching Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The second...

Roma: A Meticulous and Meditative Study

Roma: A Meticulous and Meditative Study
December 7, 2018

Director Alfonso Cuarón’s most recent films, specifically Children of Men and Gravity, can be best described as intense. Each movie, whether focusing on apocalyptic scenarios in the case of the former...

More Than Just a Color

More Than Just a Color
December 7, 2018

Over the course of October, Ramaz, under the guidance of Ms. Benel, raised awareness for two painful situations currently affecting Americans. On Friday, October 12, Ramaz participated in Pink Day in support...

The Tonight Show: A Highlight of the Ramaz Open House

The Tonight Show: A Highlight of the Ramaz Open House
December 7, 2018

The Open House is Ramaz’s most important recruitment event. The evening acts as an opportunity to share our school’s mission statement, as well as to showcase how those ideals are expressed throughout...

College Stress

College Stress
December 7, 2018

There’s no doubt that Ramaz is a highly competitive environment— students work hard to excel academically and achieve their goals. Many would argue that Ramaz is the most “college obsessed” Yeshiva...

Should Davening be Mandatory in School?

Should Davening be Mandatory in School?
December 7, 2018

One of the biggest debates in the Ramaz student body questions a pillar of our daily routines: should davening be mandated in school? Many students do not feel connected to the group tefilot and would...

Behind the Scenes at SFAC: November edition

Behind the Scenes at SFAC:  November edition
December 7, 2018

This month’s Student Faculty Administration Committee (SFAC), composed of members of the G.O., student class presidents, grade coordinators and other faculty members, met on November 14, 2018 to discuss...

Ramaz Holds Annual “Israel Night”

Ramaz Holds Annual “Israel Night”
December 7, 2018

On November 12th, the Ramaz Upper School hosted its annual Israel Night for seniors who are considering taking a gap year in Israel after graduation. The night serves as an opportunity for students and...

Skirt Length Struggle

Skirt Length Struggle
December 7, 2018

It’s no secret that Ramaz has struggled with the issues surrounding skirt length for a long time. One of this year’s biggest topics of discussion has been dress code, following a modified policy in...

Ramaz Rams Take on L.A.

Ramaz Rams Take on L.A.
December 7, 2018

Four days of basketball, nineteen teams, two hundred and fifty players, hundreds of spectators, and thousands of fans watching via live-stream. For the first time in history, the Ramaz girls and boys varsity...

The Pittsburgh Catastrophe In My Eyes

TREE OF LIFE SYNAGOGUE, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES - 2018/10/29: A woman seen praying at the memorial service for the victims of the Tree of Life Massacre. Members of Pittsburgh and the Squirrel Hill community pay their respects at the memorial to the 11 victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue massacre perpetrated by suspect Robert Bowers on Saturday, October 27. (Photo by Matthew Hatcher/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
December 7, 2018

Never had I experienced a morning like that of Saturday, October 27. Like many of us, I was at synagogue that Shabbat morning, but my arrival home was not per the usual. I vividly remember my mom saying...

Boo: A Ramaz Halloween

Boo: A Ramaz Halloween
December 7, 2018

“Ramaz supports the stance of refraining from celebrating Halloween, while recognizing and respecting the need for parents to make decisions for their families regarding personal home practice,” read...

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