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Eleventh Graders Host a Panel, Take a Trip, and Engage in Chesed to Learn About Food Production

Eleventh graders truly took advantage of NYC as their classroom when they visited Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx with their teacher, Rabbi Josh Blaustein. This is the largest produce market in the world and supplies at least 60% of all the produce consumed in NYC. Students got to meet the market's CEO and hear about market operations, and then they walked...

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Hebrew Students Write and Present Scripts to Enhance Learning about Israel's War of Attrition

Over the last term, the junior Hebrew students have been learning about Israel's War of Attrition (1967-1970). The classes discussed Israelis' different attitudes toward the war and the culture that emerged as a response to it. The students watched the 1987 Israeli movie Late Summer Blues, which takes place during the war and focuses...

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Upper School Library Hosts a Special Guest Lecture on a Jewish Legendary Sportscaster

In the latest installment of the new series "הספריה מארחת" (“The library hosts”), Yeshiva University professor and Ramaz alumnus Jeffrey Gurock '67 spoke to a group of parents, students and faculty about his new book, Marty Glickman: The Life of an American Jewish Sports Legend. Rabbi Josh Lookstein '88 introduced the speaker as...

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Watch the Video: Ramaz Chamber Choir Travels to Florida for Three Unforgettable Days of Concerts

The Upper School Chamber Choir took an amazing trip all the way to Florida for three days of performances and fun. On the first night, they performed a concert for an audience that included 36 Ramaz alumni! Other performances included singing at Miami Jewish Health Nursing Home, Posnack Hochberg Prep, Jewish Leadership Academy Miami...

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See the Photos: Students Take Risks and Wow the Audience at Celebration of the Arts

The ultimate venue for self-expression, Celebration of the Arts showcased the talent of several Upper School students throughout visual, literary, and performing arts. Mentored by a team of faculty advisors and supported by a senior student committee, our exuberant students expressed themselves in a celebration of creativity and artistic achievement. The walls of the auditorium...

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Seniors Hold Their Last "Moth" Storytelling Event and Focus on "Exits and Entrances"

The seniors held their final Moth event of their Ramaz careers. The Moth is an oral storytelling project begun in 1997 in which storytellers craft a personal story on a chosen theme and share it with others, and Ramaz students participate in their own Moth program every year with their grades. The senior event focused on the theme of "Exits and Entrances"...

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