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Miles from JDS campuses, Capitol Building invaded by pro-Trump rioters
News

Daphne Kaplan | January 8, 2021

Mere miles from the CESJDS campuses, thousands of rioters breached the gates of the Capitol building during the electoral college vote certification around 2 p.m. today. In response, Washington Mayor Muriel…

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QuaranTEENed – Jacks of All Trades
Coronavirus

Addie Bassin | April 27, 2020

Students, teachers and just about everyone have found themselves with a lot more time on their hands. Coming off of spring break, this episode of QuaranTEENed explores the different forms of entertainment…

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QuaranTEENed – Sorry, We’re Closed
Coronavirus

Addie Bassin | April 8, 2020

Regular school days, student clubs and activities, along with major school events have been canceled or postponed due to the pandemic. In this episode of QuaranTEENed, we take a look at student and…

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QuaranTEENed – This May Be A While
Coronavirus

Addie Bassin | March 27, 2020

In this episode, students and teachers reflect on their first week and a half of distance learning. This episode we hear from freshmen Sammy Schreiber and Dalya Offer, sophomores Dalia Siegel and Elyon…

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QuaranTEENed – This is Just the Beginning
Audio

Addie Bassin | March 18, 2020

Right now, the world is in the midst of a pandemic. The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is quite literally taking the world by storm. States have been shutting schools down all across the United States,…

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Two states, one voice: Maryland and Israel sisterhood brings exhibit to JCC
Features

Sophie Kaplan | February 24, 2020

The Maryland-Israel Sister State Committee, led by freshman student-chair Kate Morgan and her father, chairman Randy Morgan, will display two exhibits at the Bender JCC of Greater Washington from Jan….

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Video: Kosher Conundrum: Off-Campus Eating
Video

Addie Bassin | January 10, 2020

This story was originally published on The Lion’s Tale on January 9, 2020.

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Rising up: Enrollment increases after dwindling for over a decade
News

Matthew Rabinowitz | November 26, 2019

For the first time in 15 years, the CESJDS student body grew, with a total enrollment of 920 students in both the Lower and Upper Schools.
“We’ve been working really, really hard, and what’s amazing…

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Editorial: Trump declares disloyalty in Jewish Democrats
Opinions

Editorial Staff | November 26, 2019

In a press conference in the Oval Office this past August, President Trump stated that American Jews who vote for Democrats in elections show a “lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.”
To any rational…

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