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Prominent tradition

Prominent tradition

Jonathan Foldi, Managing Editor, Copy

A crowd gathers as senior Yoni Weiner-Tobin begins his response to fellow senior Nadav Kalender in a rap battle. After a few lines, however, it becomes apparent that instead of responding directly to Kalender, Weiner-Tobin...  Read More »

Jan 19 • No Comments

Seniors’ final thoughts: What lessons have you learned at CESJDS?

Seniors’ final thoughts: What lessons have you learned at CESJDS?

Shira Godin, Reporter

Jan 19 • No Comments

Life in a sibling’s shadow

Life in a sibling’s shadow

Talia Horowitz, Editor-in-Chief

Between fights over clothes and amateur wrestling matches, growing up with siblings is not always easy. For some siblings, however, this tension extends beyond T-shirts and right hooks. There are 250 students at the Upper...  Read More »

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Lions make a splash

Lions make a splash

Sara Sporkin, Reporter

Lions are not known for loving water, but that does not stop the members of the CESJDS varsity swim team from jumping into the pool. The swim team, which began in the fall of 2015, practices on Sunday and Wednesday afterno...  Read More »

Jan 19 • No Comments

On the right track

On the right track

January 19, 2017

Dancing queens: Team performs at Kabbalat Shabbat

Dancing queens: Team performs at Kabbalat Shabbat

January 6, 2017

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How to fight anti-Semitism 101

How to fight anti-Semitism 101

Editorial Staff

In light of a recent rise in hate crimes in our community, CESJDS hosted a panel of local leaders including Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Chief of Police Tom...  Read More »

Jan 19 • No Comments

The problem with the school’s kippot policy

The problem with the school’s kippot policy

January 19, 2017

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Rockville Escape Room marks the spot with “A Pirate’s Quest”

Rockville Escape Room marks the spot with “A Pirate’s Quest”

Jessie Lehman, Reporter

The door is still locked, time on the clock is running out and the pirate’s treasure is nowhere to be found. Escape rooms are a trendy group activity in which participants...  Read More »

Jan 19 • No Comments

No people, no problem

No people, no problem

January 19, 2017

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Strings Attached

Strings Attached

Ari Feuer and Dahlia Lehman

First time writing a research paper, first time driving a car and first time drafting an official resume: for many CESJDS students, high school is a time for firsts and ex...  Read More »

Jan 19 • No Comments

Reflections on Syrian refugee crisis

Reflections on Syrian refugee crisis

December 1, 2016

Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap

November 28, 2016

Real-time reactions to the third presidential debate

Real-time reactions to the third presidential debate

October 20, 2016

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