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Posted Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 
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 Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 
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 Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 
Congratulations to our students for their exceptional display of the visual, written, and performing arts during Celebration of the Arts last week!
Posted Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 
Over 9 days in Poland and Israel, students reconnected with their past, rejoiced in the present and generated new perspectives for the future!
Posted Monday, Jun 12, 2017 
Students had the privilege of meeting and learning from Ms. Jessica Deutsch '09 about the multi-year process of her book, "The Illustrated Pirkei Avot, A Graphic Novel of Jewish Ethics."
Posted Monday, Jun 12, 2017 
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 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 
On Wednesday, the Upper School held the annual G.O. Debate. The candidates who were elected prepared speeches and answers to questions about their positions -- each candidate prepared such thoughtful responses and voiced their opinions beautifully!
Posted Wednesday, May 24, 2017 
Dr. Stone's senior course on Warfare taught students a game that incorporated many of the basic concepts of tactical warfare such as the maintenance of cohesion for formed troops, the significance of differing terrain, the value of leadership, the advantages of skirmishing, flank and rear attacks, etc.
Posted Monday, May 15, 2017 
Mr. Klotz took his "Wonders of Central Park" mini-course class to admire and discuss the design, statuary, and monuments of the park.
Posted Monday, May 15, 2017 
The senior honors chemistry students, having completed their AP exam, took on a new challenge last week. They taught Ms. Brachot's tenth grade honors chemistry classes for a day.
Posted Monday, May 15, 2017 
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 Wednesday, May 10, 2017 
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 Wednesday, May 10, 2017 
Losner spoke about different opportunities that are available to high school students and what students can do now to help them become activists on their future college campuses.
Posted Wednesday, May 10, 2017 
Dr. Freilich is an ophthalmologist who specializes in retinas. After speaking about his years of schooling and training, he explained the common procedures and surgeries that he conducts daily.
Posted Wednesday, May 10, 2017 
Last Wednesday, Rabbi Sklarin's 11th grade honors Talmud class went to KJ to learn with the Lunch and Learn group. They studied sources about the importance of the land of Israel in preparation for Yom Ha'Atzmaut.
Posted Wednesday, May 10, 2017 
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 Wednesday, May 10, 2017 
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 Wednesday, May 10, 2017 
Last year, the world tragically lost 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel z"l, by the hands of a Palestinian terrorist in her home in Israel. Ramaz US students heard from Hallel's mother, Mrs. Rina Ariel, who spoke powerfully about her deep emunah and how to live each day embracing Hashem's will.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 
A group of students in Rabbi Schiowitz's Senior Honors Talmud class had the opportunity to partake in a Mock Bet Din. The topic of discussion was dealt with the ethical, moral, and halakhic stance on treatment of captives.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 
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 Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 
The Upper School Office of Israel Guidance hosted an information evening for parents of juniors to introduce them to the process, program options, and timeline to participate in an Israel gap-year after graduation.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 
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 Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 
The Upper School Choir and the Chamber Choir attended a four-day trip to Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Silver Spring, Maryland, where they performed at many schools and participated in workshops with other students and with other accomplished choral directors.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 
Ramaz 11th and 12th graders had the opportunity to watch the newly released documentary, "The Radical Jew," and then to speak with the director, Noam Osband!
Posted Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 
The Ramaz Model Congress team made its way to the University of Pennsylvania for the Model Congress sessions. Upon arrival, they received binders full of bills that were written by committees for them to research in preparation for future debates.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 
Our students attended the AIPAC policy conference to demonstrate their love and support for the State of Israel.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 
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 Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
The Pre-Med heard from Dr. Fishbein who described her career and the interesting procedures she performs in the hospital, as well as how she consults patients and decides on the type of treatment they may need.
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
Mazal tov to the entire team, and faculty adviser, Dr. Terri Aharon, who worked very hard and contributed to this victor!y!
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
The Ramaz Upper School and Chamber choirs participated in the annual Nashir Choral Festival hosted this year at the Yeshivah of Flatbush High School.
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