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Posted Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020 5:19:00 PM
Teen Scene is a program where Ramaz students spend time with kids their own age who have developmental disabilities. Teen Scene is unique in the way that Ramaz students who participate do not act as advisors or leaders for the other teenagers...
Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 4:51:00 PM
Over the next nine weeks, a group of seventh graders are training for a 5K run using the app C25K - Couch to 5k. Their goal is more than pure fitness; they are raising funds for ALEH, an Israel-based organization that supports children and adults with mental health issues.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020 11:06:00 PM
When a Middle School student was asked to gently place the point of a pen in the corner of his mouth and then speak, the plight of those with developmental or learning disabilities became poignantly clear. This was part of sensitivity training sponsored by two organizations; Yachad, whose goal is to break down real and perceived barriers within communities, and ALEH, which provides medical, educational and rehabilitative care for children with disabilities in Israel...
Posted Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 12:23:00 PM
Kol HaKavod to Taylor R. '21 for helping feed frontline health care workers over Pesach! To read the article about Taylor's chesed, please click...
Posted Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 11:25:00 AM
During this time, when medical workers are trying their hardest, there are many opportunities to show our gratitude and appreciation. Before Pesach, Joseph K. (grade 6) saw a post on Instagram about pizza deliveries to medical staff in hospitals - he thought it was a great idea, and wondered if kosher pizza was being delivered to observant medical workers. After speaking to a doctor at Mount Sinai, Joseph learned that kosher pizza wasn't being delivered, so he immediately took to raising money from family and friends, and arranged for kosher pizza to be sent to residents and other medical staff at Mount Sinai...
Posted Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 5:00:00 PM
*If you could pass along along the message below to all the amazing students that helped make the shields* Dear Ramaz Middle School Students, Thank you so much for making face shields for me and my co-workers at the hospital! It is just incredible that you all learned how to construct the shields from regular materials! My co-workers and I are so impressed by your hard work and eagerness to help! As you probably know, the shields are a very important part of our PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) uniform because they make sure that liquid drops from our patients with Covid19 don't get on us.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 9:34:00 PM
US students just sent cans of tuna, vegetables, apple sauce desserts, and boxed apple drinks to The Grand Central Food Program on East 51st Street, enough to make up 240 bagged lunch meals to support Juan DeLacruz, manager of The Grand Central Food Program, and his amazing staff of volunteers who service over 200 homeless individuals EVERYDAY with a hot meal...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 2:05:00 PM
As is their custom, the US sold mishloach manot this year with proceeds going to support IsraAID, an Israel-based organization that has responded to emergency settings in 50+ countries. IsraAID implements high-quality, innovative programming that services the immediate and long-term needs of populations affected by disasters worldwide, regardless of political or religious affiliations....
Posted Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 4:06:00 PM
Pre-K classes prepared Mishloach Manot for the KJ Lunch and Learn group this week! Each class prepared an item for the canvas reusable shopping bag and the classes worked together on assembling the packages. The experience was one of camaraderie -- as well as working together to do a mitzvah...
Posted Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020 3:30:00 PM
Elie Klein, ALEH's Director of Development for US and Canada, visited Ramaz 6th grade students and spoke about Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion month. He launched the new ALEH BeChinuch disability inclusion program at Ramaz. The curriculum offered to our 6th grade students during their character development class, will highlight the importance of disability inclusion, equity and access, and will encourage students to think about how they can become agents of positive change in their communities....
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