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The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

RampageWired

The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

RampageWired

The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

RampageWired

Ellie Glickman

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Ellie Glickman is a senior and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the RampageWired. This is her second year, and she is looking forward to sharing more stories and news from her community and the greater Jewish world. Ellie is passionate about Jewish life, and she looks forward to using RampageWired as a platform to both spread awareness of Jewish topics and general Jewish positivity. Ellie also enjoys art, books, and music. 

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High School students look to their future with anticipation. Photo by Ellie Glickman.

Preparing for the New Jewish Reality on Campus

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2024

During my first college guidance meeting last winter, my class and I were given a form to indicate the criteria most important to us in a university. I instinctively marked “Jewish Life on campus”...

Retired Rams Return to the Court to Reminisce and Rebound

Retired Rams Return to the Court to Reminisce and Rebound

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2023

In a packed gym on Saturday night, Nov. 25, an HBHA basketball match up like no other took place on the court. For the first time in many years, the HBHA Rams basketball players faced off against the past...

Combating Isolation: Reflections from American Jewish High Schoolers when Israel is at War

Combating Isolation: Reflections from American Jewish High Schoolers when Israel is at War

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2023

In the past month, as I read news and features about the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, I feel like the American Jewish community’s unique relationship with Israel has been misrepresented. For countless generations,...

Middle school students welcome Kansas Governor Laura Kelly to HBHA.

Governor of Kansas Laura Kelly Visits HBHA in Support of the Jewish Community

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2023

Overland Park, Kan.- On Oct. 30th, 2023, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly visited HBHA to share her response to the October 7th Hamas attack on Israel and displayed her support to the Jewish community during...

Can I Invite Barbie to My Sukkah? HBHA’s Students’ Modern Ushpizin

Can I Invite Barbie to My Sukkah? HBHA’s Students’ Modern Ushpizin

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2023

One of the traditions of the holiday Sukkot is to ceremoniously welcome Ushpizin- ancient personalities from the Tanakh. The word Ushpizin is Aramaic for “guest,” and each night highlights different...

The traits of mental health, community, and positive friendships lay the foundation for a well-rounded lifestyle. Through Sources of Strength, the HBHA community works to better our support systems.  Artwork by Ellie Glickman

“The lifeline of a community:” What Mental Health Advocacy Means To Me

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2023

  According to the CDC’s youth behavior risk survey, 57 percent of teenage girls have reported feeling "persistently sad or hopeless." I am a young woman who spends everyday hearing and talking...

Understanding and Healing Internalized Antisemitism

Understanding and Healing Internalized Antisemitism

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2023

I, like many HBHA readers, grew up inside of the “Jewish bubble.” My whole life I went to Jewish day school, summer camp, and regularly attended synagogue. I have participated in countless combating-antisemitism...

Jewish-star embossed pride flag is waved during a pride parade. Image by hiddush.org

How HBHA and the Larger Jewish World is Becoming a Safer Space for the LGBTQ Community

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2023

As our society develops, it is crucial for the Jewish community to develop alongside it. One of the major strides the Jewish community has made is its inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community. However, this is...

Gerth setting up shabbat candles on a trip to Israel. Image courtesy of Jody Gerth.

Jody Gerth Spreads Her Love to HBHA

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2022

Only a few short months ago, the smiling face of Jody Gerth came to Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy (HBHA) as the upper school MS/US executive assistant.  Gerth balances the hectic and demanding organization...

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