News From Ramaz
Posted Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 4:08:55 PM
By Avi F. (Grade 5) In this week's parasha, Parashat במדבר, we learn about many things. In the beginning, Hashem commands Moshe to count every male that is age 20 or older. Hashem tells Moshe to ask each male over 20 for a מחצית השקל, a half-Shekel, and then count the money they collected. Then the Torah lists...
Posted Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 11:24:00 AM
Parents Council continues to team up with Fairway. Every time you shop, please swipe the card or give the Ramaz code and Fairway will donate 3% or more of your purchase to Parents Council. Please click headline for more. Card can be used at ALL FAIRWAY LOCATIONS and when you shop INSTACART.
Posted Tuesday, May 28, 2019 1:35:00 PM
We are looking for volunteers to join the committee for Family Fun Day for the 2019-2020 school year! Family Fun Day will take place on Sunday, September 22. To assist with planning, contacting vendors, and/or communications, please contact Parents Council at PC@Ramaz.org to get involved. We look forward to working with you!
Posted Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:55:27 PM
By Alex S. (Grade 6) In this week's parasha, parashat Emor we learn about numerous laws dealing with ritual purity and what makes a kohen tameh (impure) and tahor (pure). The parasha starts off with the laws of kohanim interacting with the dead. Kohanim are generally not allowed to go near the dead or they will become tameh. However, there is an exception...
Posted Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:27:04 PM
By Rabbi Justin Pines, MS Mashgiach Ruchani From the Second night of Pesach until Shavuot, we count 7 weeks, 49 days, the Omer. This should be an exciting time. A count up to Matan Torah (the receiving of the Torah at Har Sinai). Yet today, the Omer is designated as a time of communal mourning. We don't make weddings...