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The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy


The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy


The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy


Ruby Sokol

Ruby Sokol, Writer

Ruby Sokol is a freshman at HBHA. This is her first year in publications. She loves to spend time dancing, playing volleyball, basketball, and soccer. She also loves hanging out with her friends. This year, she is looking forward to writing and working on articles for RampageWired. 

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JVS sign at their Kansas City, Mo. office. Photo by Ruby Sokol.

Jewish Vocational Services KC Offers Life-Changing Support to Refugees

Ruby Sokol, Writer May 1, 2024

Jewish Vocational Services was founded in 1949 and has continuously been helping immigrants feel welcomed to Kansas City. JVS is a non-profit organization in Kansas City, Mo., and it was started to help...

Ram Fans Sports Weekly 4/20

Ram Fans Sports Weekly 4/20

Ruby Sokol, Writer April 17, 2024

Tuesday, April 16th - The HBHA varsity girls’ soccer team was up against Daniel Academy. The previous day, the varsity girls’ soccer team fought and struggled the most during this game against Northland...

Rosh Chodesh is for the Women

Rosh Chodesh is for the Women

Ruby Sokol, Writer February 23, 2024

Rosh Chodesh is a Jewish holiday celebrating the beginning of the month. Rosh Chodesh has many connections to the female body and to women as a whole. Because of that connection, it is gifted as a holiday...

 Dancers on stage before the show.

The Teachings and Hidden Secrets of the Jewish Nutcracker

Ruby Sokol, Writer December 11, 2023

For the last three years, Encore at the J has been putting on The Jewish Nutcracker at the JCC in Overland Park, Kan... Maggie Osgood Nicholls, Director of Encore at the J, is the creator, writer, and...

Gabrielle Sosland taking a picture of Orli Zigler and Dani Glickman on Lapse.

New No-Pressure Social Media App: Lapse

Ruby Sokol, Writer December 8, 2023

Lapse is a new, free social media application developed by Ben Silvertown. This app functions similarly to a digital camera using a filter it applies on all of the pictures taken on Lapse. When someone...

Mrs. Kolb with her students.

New Kindergarten Teacher: Stephanie Kolb Joins the HBHA Family

Ruby Sokol, Writer November 3, 2023

When sitting in the kindergarten classroom in the morning at the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy (HBHA), this year you will see the new face of Stephanie Kolb. Kolb is a teacher that’s constantly engaging...

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