The Rampage

Ready the Cannon!

Ready the Cannon!

Natalie Kahn ’19

September 16, 2018

In May 2018, Ramaz announced that Mr. Jonathan Cannon would take over after a year-long search for a new head of school following the departure of Rabbi Eric Grossman from the position in the summer of 2017. Hailing from the UK, Mr. Cannon will be the third head of school in seven years, but he has a...

Summer at Emunah Neve Landy

Summer at Emunah Neve Landy

Paola Mattout ’19 and Becky Tauber ’19

September 16, 2018

For four weeks in July, more than 200 high school students from around the US travelled to Israel to create a meaningful, fun summer for at-risk children. Kol Hanearim—a nonprofit organization founded by Michael Reidler ’09—is a unique program that tasks American teenagers with spreading love a...

Updated Dress Code

Updated Dress Code

Josephine Schizer ’20

September 16, 2018

According to Preludes, three factors were considered in creating the Ramaz dress code. First, “the philosophical notion and halachic norms of tzniut, which we translate as ‘dignity.’” Second, much like a workplace, Ramaz wants to “foster an environment in which the learning process is treated...

Yasmine’s Junior Year in Retrospect

Yasmine’s Junior Year in Retrospect

Yasmine Sokol ’19

September 16, 2018

Junior year has a reputation for being the hardest year of high school. From a time-consuming history paper to a never ending stream of SAT or ACT work, juniors truly have their work cut out for them. However, coming out of junior year I realized that all the talk surrounding the year and its unma...

Crossword

Crossword

September 16, 2018

Across 3. Reddit Founder 4. The ______ Show With Stephen Colbert 7. World Cup Winner 2016 8. 2016 Libertarian Candidate 10. Kennedy Scandal 13. The Wolf of Wall Street 14. E Pluribus ______ 15. The Musk Mobile 18. Declaration of Independence Author 19. Erran _____...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway

Josephine Schizer ’20

September 16, 2018

On July 31, 2016, Harry’s birthday, the script of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was released, exciting Harry Potter fans worldwide. Cursed Child release parties drew fans to bookstores to receive their copies at midnight, the first possible opportunity to get their hands on the new addition to of...

Incredibles 2: Review

Incredibles 2: Review

Hadley Kauvar ’19 and Harry Shams ’19

September 15, 2018

Released on June 15, Incredibles 2 sent shockwaves of nostalgia throughout the country. Bringing back the comedy and excitement of the original while managing to introduce new ideas and characters, Incredibles 2 is a perfect example of a sequel done right. The movie picks up where The Incredibles left...

A New Way to See the Sea

A New Way to See the Sea

Samantha Sinensky ’21

September 15, 2018

The National Geographic exhibit titled Encounter: Ocean Odyssey utilizes high definition technology to present an immersive experience, showcasing sea creatures of the ocean and discussing ways in which we can aid their survival.  Additionally, proceeds from this exhibit fund marine research and environ...

Democrats and Socialism

Democrats and Socialism

Yonatan Weitzner ’19

September 15, 2018

These last few summer months have shown how Socialism is growing, and it seems the Democratic Party is embracing its emerging popularity with open arms. Just a couple months ago, the 28-year-old Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez scored a stunning victory against Joe Crowley in the Democratic p...

Meet Your GO

Meet Your GO

September 15, 2018

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The Adventure of Kanfei

The Adventure of Kanfei

Sophia Kremer ’20 and Hannah Doft ’20

September 15, 2018

A summer program on which you can alpine ski in fresh powder, spot tropical fish on a scuba dive, cliff jump like a true thrill seeker and hike for hours alongside waterfalls and rainforest? That could only be Kanfei! Over the course of 5 weeks beginning in mid-July, Camp Kanfei Nesharim takes ca...

NEW TEACHERS

NEW TEACHERS

September 15, 2018

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