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Posted 12/01/2017 01:22PM
Students heard addresses from Israeli Transportation Minister Israel Katz, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon, and president of the World Jewish Congress, Ron Lauder. Most prominent among the speakers was Vice President Mike Pence who poignantly declared...
Posted 11/17/2017 12:12PM
On November 9, to remember the 1938 Kristallnacht pogrom and to mark the 70th anniversary of the publication of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, the sophomore grade was invited to join approximately 500 high school students at the United Nations to participate in a special educational event...
Posted 11/17/2017 12:11PM
Last Thursday, two senior classes, Dr. Sclar's "Gender and Identity" course and Ms. Krupka's "Love and Intimacy" course, visited the "ITEMS: Is Fashion Modern?" exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art. The students explored the various items of clothing and accessories that have had a strong impact on how we think about clothing, gender, power, and relationships...
Posted 11/17/2017 12:10PM
This past week, Ms. Barak's 12th grade Honors Modern Israeli Culture class attended the JCC Manhattan's Other Israel Film Festival to watch two independent films. Each film gave the students exposure to elements of Israeli society that they had not been quite familiar with prior to watching these films, making the experience unique and eye-opening...
Posted 11/16/2017 05:16PM
This year, the 6th grade is reading Wonder, by RJ Palacio. The unit is focused on and guided by the motto of the novel: Choose Kind. To that end, the 6th graders will generate a collaborative journal of ways in which they and others can perform acts of kindness...
Posted 06/15/2017 02:09PM
Unity Day is an initiative to bridge gaps and to encourage tolerance in Israeli society and in Jewish communities abroad, created by the murdered boys' bereaved parents.
Posted 06/15/2017 02:07PM
On Tuesday evening, Youth Bridge-NY's Fellows: juniors Netanel K., Marcus L. and Jacyln W., along with graduating Bridgers, seniors Hannah H. and Molly B., were honored together with fifty three of their peers, whose cultures, traditions and religions are different from theirs.
Posted 06/12/2017 10:50AM
The classes -- conducted entirely in Spanish -- read the "La Casa de Barnarda Alba" in the original Spanish, watched the movie in Spanish, and then went to see the play.
Posted 05/24/2017 05:01PM
Last week, fourth grade students visited the Morris-Jumel Mansion in Washington Heights, which served as George Washington's headquarters during the 1776 Battle of Harlem Heights.
Posted 05/15/2017 04:44PM
Mr. Klotz took his "Wonders of Central Park" mini-course class to admire and discuss the design, statuary, and monuments of the park.
Posted 05/15/2017 04:37PM
After another hard-fought season, a 'rebuilding' year, the Ramaz Chess team earned its fifth straight Metropolitan Yeshiva Chess championship, and seventh chess championship in the last nine years.
Posted 05/15/2017 04:33PM
The 7th Grade technology skills class created a demonstration of a pneumatic tube system for the Idea Schools Network MakerXpo last Sunday.
Posted 05/15/2017 04:11PM
Over the past few months, second graders have been studying New York City landmarks. Prior to selecting a landmark to research, students participated in exciting field trips!
Posted 05/10/2017 05:04PM
The Chamber Choir sang an extended song set for the hour performance, including songs with English, Hebrew, and even Yiddish lyrics -- a delight that really hit home for the senior audience.
Posted 05/10/2017 04:22PM
Students learned about the components of a community and the ways people live and work together highlighting ways they create and maintain a safe and clean place to live.
Posted 05/10/2017 04:02PM
Rabbis Schiowitz and Sklarin's Honors Talmud classes had the opportunity to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see three medieval hagaddot manuscripts that were recently put on display in the Medieval wing.
Posted 05/10/2017 03:57PM
Students were seen stopping in front of a destroyed fire truck or listening to the voice messages of a fallen firefighter. After a few hours in the Museum, students walked around the waterfall memorial that stood at the footprint of the original Twin Towers.
Posted 04/25/2017 02:57PM
Students in Ms. Brachot's Honors senior Chemistry Class and Mr. Klotz's Honors senior Physics Class went on a captivating excursion to the Cooper Union Engineering building located in the heart of the East Village.
Posted 04/25/2017 02:48PM
More than a dozen alumni, representing numerous careers and professions, returned to Ramaz to participate in the annual Alumni Career Showcase event for senior students.
Freshman Venture Into Brooklyn and Visit Ateres Shlomo, The Living Torah Museum, Tiferes Stam, and Masbia Soup Kitchen!
Posted 04/25/2017 02:41PM
Brooklyn was bustling with Ramaz freshmen as they took advantage of some of the many sights. Before Pesach break, students had a great time baking matzah at Ateres Shlomo under the guidance of Rav Twerski.
Posted 04/25/2017 02:10PM
In the midst of their New York City Landmarks study, second graders participated in a mock landmark designation trial! A representative from the Friends of The Upper East Side Historic District organization visited to teach students about protecting buildings and special places all around the Upper East Side.
Posted 04/25/2017 01:40PM
Seventy seniors joined with over 2,000 students and delegates in the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations to bear witness to a remarkable event poised to combat BDS.
Posted 04/20/2017 10:54AM
Fifth grade visited the fascinating world of Ancient Egypt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. During a guided tour, students learned about the importance of the gods in Egyptian society.
Posted 04/03/2017 04:45PM
This week, the 4th Grade classes took a special trip to the Museum of the City of New York to learn about Dutch New York (1624-1664)!
Posted 04/03/2017 04:37PM
In addition to the Pesach activities run at school, Nursery Adom visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art to view the Egyptian Art exhibit, so that they could learn more about the way people lived in Mitzrayim!