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Posted Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 4:00:00 PM
Mitvah goreret mitzvah (one mitzvah leads to another)... Not only did our 8th graders organize a challah bake to welcome and honor Shabbat, but they did it for the refuah shlema of one of their peers, AND...
Posted Wednesday, Nov 10, 2021 3:00:00 PM
Third graders made thoughtful Thanksgiving Cards for the KJ Food Pantry while Rabbi Laniado spoke to the students about the mitzvah of giving. The cards...
Posted Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021 3:00:00 PM
On October 22, 2021, our 5th and 6th-grade students participated in a "Hoops for Chesed" free-throw competition. We are so proud to share that our students have raised over $8,000...
Posted Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 4:55:00 PM
Fifth and sixth grade students participated in a free-throw competition. For every foul shot they made, money was donated to Israel Sport Center for the Disabled (ISCD), an organization helping children with disabilities...
Posted Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 4:00:00 PM
Fourth graders gathered in support of the walk for the Ellie Ruby Foundation. The students packed snack and drink bags for walkers and made a fantastic banner in support of Ellie and the Cogan family....
Posted Friday, Oct 8, 2021 6:30:00 AM
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the US designated Wednesday as Pink Day. Students and faculty dressed in pink to demonstrate their support of the cause and were encouraged to purchase pink bows, bandanas, and masks, the proceeds of which will go to Sharsheret.
Posted Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 6:30:00 AM
As the Soles for Souls shoe drive is coming to a close, Ramaz students worked together in the final stages of the community service project. All of the shoes were delivered to the Lower School lobby earlier this week...
Posted Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 5:40:00 PM
Last week, the Sassoon Children's Education Fund provided beautiful flower bouquets for our eighth graders to give to their families so they could participate in the mitzvah of preparing for Shabbat. The fund, begun by Gayle Sassoon, supports schools and yeshivot that offer tuition assistance to families. The flowers were sponsored by the grandchildren of Mrs. Grace Cayre and Mrs. Sally Jemal A"H in their honor.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 6, 2021 1:20:00 PM
In anticipation of becoming a Bat Mitzvah, Maia B. (grade 6) wanted to find a way to give back to the community. She decided to use her creativity to make and sell handmade bars of soap to raise money for Sharsheret, a national non-profit organization that improves the lives of women and families affected by breast and ovarian cancer. There's still a pandemic out there and handwashing is one of the best ways to protect oneself from germs--why not enjoy the process with a beautiful bar of soap while also raising money for a wonderful cause?! To order...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021 6:38:00 PM
Thank you to everyone for donating spices and cleaning supplies. Fifth graders packed them for distribution through New York's annual Met Council Passover Drive, representing the largest kosher food network in the country that serves all New Yorkers regardless of background. Met Council works with community organizations throughout the five boroughs, providing over 15.2 million pounds of food in 2020 to food insufficient clients regardless of their race, faith, ethnicity, sexual identity, or gender.
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