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Reviewed: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Reviewed: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Hadley Kauvar ’19, Writer 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

Isaac Merkin ’19, Writer 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

Rebecca Massel ’21, Writer 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

Sophia Kremer ’20, Writer 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

Becky Tauber ’19, Co-Online-Editor-in-Chief 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...

Boo: A Ramaz Halloween

Boo: A Ramaz Halloween

Josephine Schizer ’20, Writer 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...

November Crossword

November Crossword

December 7, 2018

Across Lunch Room Req. Strumming Rabbi Basketball or Soccer Action “C” GKMC, NYC$ Ye Dropout Location Eng. Tefillin Many a Student’s Pastime NY shoe brand,...

Fake Clubs

Fake Clubs

William Kremer ’21, Writer December 7, 2018

Once upon a time, every extracurricular activity available at Ramaz was entirely legitimate. Think Math Club, Chess Team, Debate Team, Model Congress, Mock Trial - these clubs, with only a handful of others,...

Community Time or a Waste of Time?

Community Time or a Waste of Time?

Aliza Freilich ’20, Writer December 7, 2018

A new platform called “Community Time” was instituted this year. “Community Time” allows Ramaz Upper School students to gather together, reflect on our Ramaz community as a whole, and discuss the...

A New Day for Student-Teacher Conferences

A New Day for Student-Teacher Conferences

Hannah Doft ’20, Writer December 7, 2018

Unlike previous years, this year, student-teacher conferences took place on Thursday, not Friday. Rabbi Dov Pianko said that the purpose of the switch was “to try and eliminate the mentality of students...

A Depersonalized Lateness System

A Depersonalized Lateness System

Tammy Palagi ’21, Writer December 7, 2018

You’ve barely slept, faced a stomach ache, braved traffic, and missed your train when, at 8:15 AM, you arrive to school and dreadfully tap in, knowing you’ll be getting a lateness email from noreply@ramaz.org...

The Ramaz Track Team

The Ramaz Track Team

Basia Fellner-Dublin ’20, Writer December 7, 2018

The Track Team is a sports team that meets in the fall and spring seasons for both practices and competitions. Coached by Ms. Csillag-Cohen, this team is a great opportunity for any student interested...

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