After leaving the shmaltzy embrace of the Jewish Upper West Side, the bubble finally burst; the ride was over.
Jeb Bush, a likely Republican presidential candidate, criticized the Iran nuclear framework agreement as “very naive” during a visit to a Manhattan Jewish day school.
When Shayna Goodman was at Ramaz, she wanted nothing more than an $80 Juicy Couture hoodie. She explains what that says about Jewish day school — and what they should do about it.
For the first time in its history, the Ramaz School, an elite modern Orthodox preparatory-style school in Manhattan, is tapping someone from outside its ranks to be its permanent head of school.
Three prominent Jewish institutions have found themselves embroiled in disputes over perceived critics of Israel. Are these skirmishes in a growing culture war?
Students at Ramaz are protesting the school’s decision to prohibit a talk by Rashid Khalidi, a Columbia University professor who has been fiercely critical of Israel.
Orthodox Judaism has — and continues to have — different rituals for men and women. The debate over girls using tefillin shows the divisions are starting to break down — at least a bit.
Two Modern Orthodox high schools in New York allow female students to lay tefillin. Will Friedman says women today aren’t just allowed to do this — they are obligated.
Ramaz, a Modern Orthodox school in Manhattan, has joined SAR in agreeing to allow girls to pray with tefillin, although the school’s principal…