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Posted Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 
In this week's parasha, Parashat Mishpatim, Hashem introduces a list of important laws, positive and negative commandments, to the Jewish people at Har Sinai.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 
Among the activities planned, students heard from Ramaz alumnus Jeffrey Gurock'67, who spoke about the relationship between Judaism and American Sports!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 
Seniors in Ms. Barak's Modern Israel seminar attended a special shoe-design exhibit at the Parasol Projects Gallery. Students were immediately struck by a sprawling installation of avant-garde footwear!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 
Students and CKJ members studied the question of "no harm, no foul" in Jewish Law!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 
On Thursday, we held a class celebration to mark the 7th graders becoming Bnei and Bnot Mitzvah. Mazal Tov to the entire 7th grade!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 
Portraits were done in either red or blue and were then joined together to create a large mural of the American flag!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 
The second grade Landmark Study has officially begun! Students have been thinking deeply about how they can learn about places of importance!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 
Kindergartners began learning about the engineering design process in science this week!
Posted Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 
In Parashat Yitro, Moshe's father- in-law, Yitro, hears all the miracles that HaShem did to Bnei Yisrael, so he decides to go see it for himself. Yitro's daughter, Tzipporah, is married to Moshe and together they have two sons - Gershom and Eliezer.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
Ya'sher Koach to the students, Rabbis, teachers, and KJ/Ramaz families who helped to make our Yachad Shabbaton a memorable and impactful one.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
Ramaz Rams vs. SAR Sting: Playing for Quality of Life Initiatives for the Long-Term Injured Cory Greenbaum, The Boy Across the Street.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
After careful study of the Middle Ages, the students were asked to design their own Coat of Arms, including a symbol or picture to represent important aspects of their identity!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
This week, 6X had the opportunity to meet with the senior members of KJ Lunch and Learn. Together, they created dried fruit baskets in honor of Tu B'Shevat.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
Our girls' team won two of its four matches, and our boys'team is now the top in the division, as they won three of our four matches!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
Last week, our first graders were the stars as they sang, prayed, and shared beautiful messages of what their new siddurim mean to them within each of their respective Siddur Celebrations.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
Students in the Lower School were treated to a special performance by Tizmoret, the Queens College Hillel a cappella group!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
In both Pre-K and K, the children worked on bean mosaic art and played a Hebrew game called "fruit salad."
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
It was a morning like no other on Park Avenue. For blocks, you could see dozens of people following a beautiful pink Torah being held under a chuppah.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
The grade 6 oneg focused on the connection between Tu B'Shevat, The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and the Haiku - traditional Japanese poems that generally focus on seasonal and natural elements.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
Each student received their own outlined silhouette side profile which they painted using water colors!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
Shabbat began with Parent/Child Tefilla, including Hallel, led by the children, as well as parasha summaries and trivia questions that the students also presented.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
Students researched and wrote about various topics, including Native American homes, food, clothing, school, jobs, sports, and government!
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
ECC children had a delicious and nutritious week as they learned about Tu B'Shevat - the birthday of the trees in Israel.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
ECC students worked diligently learning, planning, and constructing their animals.
Posted Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 
In this week's parasha, Parshat Bo, Moshe and Aharon warn Pharaoh about the incoming locusts, the eighth plague. Pharaoh's advisers advise him to listen to Moshe and let the Jews go.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017 
Rabbi Lookstein spoke to Grade 8 on how most mainstream Jewish organizations conducted "business as usual," rather than respond to the unfolding tragedy in Europe.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017 
Our students engaged in tactile art making while closing their eyes so that they could try to relate to the experience of those with visual impairment.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017 
Allowing the students to "be in charge" of the game has truly empowered them! It has given the students a chance to learn the skills of conflict management and problem solving.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017 
Second graders had the opportunity to participate in an amazing hands-on Urban Planning workshop at The Museum of the City of New York!
Posted Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017 
Students explored the elements of fairy tales -- from setting and imaginary characters to evil characters, magic, and the moral "happily ever after" endings.
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