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Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:42:00 PM
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Posted Friday, May 1, 2020 11:29:00 AM
​Although we are confined to our homes during these trying days, there is something meaningful about marking Yom HaShoah together as a community even from afar. We did not gather in large crowds waiting to hear from the few survivors we have left. Instead, we all sat at home gripping our phones and tablets as we heard their voices and saw their eyes look directly at us. They recounted the atrocities they faced, as well as stories of immense bravery and faith. No matter the obstacles, the Ramaz community and all of Am Yisrael is here to bear witness and to never forget.
Posted Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 12:31:00 PM
Kol HaKavod to Rebecca M. '21 and Sophia R. '21, the two heads of the Global Jewish Activism/Ramaz JDC Club, for working on a chizuk (empowerment) video series over the last few weeks. They compiled videos of Ramaz students and teachers speaking about various middot that are important to them and that connect to the COVID-19 pandemic and/or the holiday of Pesach (with plans to disseminate it to JDC-supported Jewish communities worldwide!) The idea was to give encouragement and support to Jews across the world as they are reminded that we are all one community and family...
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 11:53:19 AM
The Ramaz April 2020 edition of Breakthrough, Ramaz's Science Journal is here! Please click...
Posted Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 11:11:00 AM
US students are participating in a program called Chaveirim, which has matched our Upper School teens with first graders who have a scheduled recurring Zoom session for two thirty minute sessions each week! Teens and first graders will meet over Zoom to do fun and age appropriate activities that give families a needed break. Tizku l'Mitzvot!
Posted Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 5:00:00 PM
Check out the article and video about Jordan M. '22 and his important work helping seniors use technology during the COVID-19 pandemic..
Posted Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 4:55:00 PM
Kudos to Rebecca M. '21 on this excellent piece on American and Israeli high schoolers' experiences while coping during these trying times. To read the article, please click...
Posted Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 4:43:00 PM
Sports Fans! Dive into the latest edition of Ramaz's sports magazine to read our writers' takes on the absence of organized sports leagues and to find out how leagues are coping with COVID-19! Click...
Posted Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 10:28:00 PM
Jordan M. '22's Mittler Senior Technology was featured in Teen Vogue yesterday for its impact on seniors during this difficult time. Jordan continues to bring Ramaz much nachat and perform so many wonderful acts of chesed! This is a great example of applying one's talents in an unanticipated crisis toward a population that is especially affected by the social distancing and the fears about the virus - Kol HaKavod! For the article, please click...
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