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Fantastic pets and where to find them

Fantastic pets and where to find them

Emily Cohen, Reporter

Seventh-grader Gavin Rakkit Not many students can say that their morning routine includes a pet horse, but seventh-grader Gavin Rakkit’s routine includes two. Rakkit adores his pet horses, Millie and Addison, but the though...  Read More »

February 5, 2016 • 0 comments

Flying the nest

Flying the nest

Shira Godin, Reporter

On her first day of college at the University of Pittsburgh, CESJDS alumna Emily Levy (‘15) looked around at the many people and opportunities she had yet to experience, and felt a surge of anxiety course through her. ...  Read More »

February 2, 2016 • 0 comments

Life as a rabbi’s child

Life as a rabbi’s child

Alysse Weinberg, Managing Editor, Design

For some kids, ‘bring your child to work day’ happens at the doctor’s office or the bank. For others, ‘bring your child to work day’ happens every Saturday. Junior Nadav Kalendar, whose father is a pulpit Rabbi...  Read More »

January 30, 2016 • 0 comments

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Super Bowl Preview

Super Bowl Preview

Danny Ingber, Reporter

This Sunday, viewers will be serenaded by often criticized CBS analyst Phil Simms’ “beautiful” voice while watching the highly anticipated Super Bowl 50, which pits the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos. ...  Read More »

February 3, 2016 • 0 comments

CESJDS and Berman Hebrew Academy students cheer on the sidelines as they watch the varsity basketball games.

A rivalry extending beyond the court

February 1, 2016

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller lifts the Lamar Hunt Trophy, celebrating with his team after beating the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game.

A tale of two fans: thoughts following AFC Championship Game

January 25, 2016

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What I’ve been waiting to say

What I’ve been waiting to say

Yonatan Greenberg, Outgoing Managing Editor, Copy

I figure that the ultimate purpose of writing is to make some element of change, so since this is my last time writing for this paper, I am finally going to give it a shot...  Read More »

February 2, 2016 • 0 comments

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Holding on to what we’ve learned

January 31, 2016

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Valentine’s (to)Day

Valentine’s (to)Day

Shira Godin, Reporter

The legend begins in the third century, and the setting is Rome. Priest Valentine is horrified to discover that his ruler, Emperor Claudius II, has outlawed marriage for a...  Read More »

February 11, 2016 • 0 comments

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Love in the CESJDS community

February 4, 2016

Since the 1960s, the rate of intermarriage has risen steadily in the American Jewish community. Interfaith families make up a small but significant portion of the CESJDS population.

Intermarriage

January 30, 2016

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