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Art through a Jewish lens

Art through a Jewish lens

Devira Friedman, Reporter
April 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

As part of CESJDS’ 50th anniversary celebration, David Moss, a famous Jewish calligraphy artist, led art programs with students and faculty alike the week of March 28. JDS invited Moss to the school as a way for students to learn from his experiences, skills and perception of art as a professi...

Fashion Friday: A personal philosophy

Fashion Friday: A personal philosophy

Joey Shoyer, Style Editor
April 8, 2016
Filed under Style

Every morning, junior Eytan Layman dresses according to his personal philosophy. “Comfort,” Layman said. “That is the key to any clothing style. If you’re not comfortable, you’re not going to look good.” Sporting comfortable jeans and a sweater-jacket, he focuses on looking good but making ...

Restaurant review: Zoës Kitchen

Restaurant review: Zoës Kitchen

Shira Godin, Reporter
April 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Style

Zoës Kitchen has always been a go-to restaurant for my family. Being 10 minutes away from my house it is convenient as well. With its modern decor and fast service, Zoës Kitchen has never let me down. The food at Zoës Kitchen is created based on a Mediterranean-style menu. The menu consists of d...

Groggers, hamantaschen and spiels! Oh my!

Groggers, hamantaschen and spiels! Oh my!

Emily Cohen, Style Editor
March 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

graphic by Emily Cohen

Fashion Friday: Timeless

Fashion Friday: Timeless

Emily Cohen, Style Editor
March 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

With his bright green pants, freshman Liam Shemesh adds some St. Patrick’s Day flair to his usual style. Shemesh describes this everyday style as “timeless,” and said he wants to be able to look back at what he wears with no regrets and still be able to say that it looks good. To see what articles...

The Upper School suits up for Purim

The Upper School suits up for Purim

Noy Dahan, Photo Editor
March 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

 

A roaring performance

A roaring performance

Kate Sosland, Reporter
March 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

On March 10 and 13, 700 pairs of eyes followed the “The Lion King” cast as they sang and danced across the Upper School stage. The middle school production of “The Lion King” was the best-selling show in CESJDS history according to Director of Arts Education David Solomon. Both performanc...

The real March madness: how Shir Madness adjusts without the seniors

The real March madness: how Shir Madness adjusts without the seniors

Jessie Lehman, Reporter
March 16, 2016
Filed under In-Depth, In-Depth, Showcase, Style

As CESJDS’ a cappella group, Shir Madness, performed at the Shir On Shabbaton on March 13, something was not the same. While Shir Madness was taking the stage, most of its senior members were across the globe touring Israel. On the annual Shir On Shabbaton, Shir Madness had planned to perform with...

Spicing up study hall

Spicing up study hall

Zoe Reichbach, Reporter
March 11, 2016
Filed under Style

While most CESJDS students rush to their eighth period class to take a test or give a presentation, sophomore Avi Abrams instead heads to the library to make a documentary. Abrams is working on a self-led student project during the second semester that allows him to learn about the filmmaking process. H...

Three views of arts studies in college

Three views of arts studies in college

Danny Ingber, Reporter
March 11, 2016
Filed under Style

Looking forward After auditioning at the Berklee College of Music last November, alumnus Miles Waldman (‘16) felt confident that he would get into his top choice school. Waldman has been playing music for 14 years and it is one of his true passions. In the audition, Waldman had to exhibit different musical s...

Dancing through the decades

Dancing through the decades

Zoe Reichbach and Jessie Lehman
February 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style, Uncategorized

The monotony between Presidents’ Day Weekend and Spring Break was broken by the engaging and dynamic urban dance assembly on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The whole school urban dance assembly, organized by Director of Arts Education David Solomon, was an extension of the ninth grade’s performing arts wo...

Fashion Friday: Punk rock

Fashion Friday: Punk rock

Emily Cohen, Style Editor
February 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style, Uncategorized

It is not uncommon to see freshman Talia Shemony walking down the halls in boots, jeans and a band t-shirt. Shemony, who describes her style as “punk rock chic,” takes pride in what she wears and expresses her individuality through her clothing. To see what articles make up Shemony’s style, scro...