The Lion's Tale

An Inside Look at Color War

An Inside Look at Color War

Miriam Minsk, News Editor

May 24, 2015


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When most students and faculty think of Color War, they imagine intense tug-of-war competitions, funny videos and spirited cheers. Little do they know of the preparations taking place behind the scenes. In early spring, over 20 students in the junior class competed for eight Color War captain positions...

How Did the JDS Community Spend Their Spring Break?

How Did the JDS Community Spend Their Spring Break?

Bennett Bramson, Reporter

April 12, 2015


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Ryan Bauman As spring approached, seventh grader Ryan Bauman and his family prepared for their trip to Florida. Bauman and his family went to visit his grandmother in Florida, whom they visit about once every two years. “I think we’re going deep sea fishing and just going to stay in, probably g...

Keeping Up With the Class of 2015

Keeping  Up With the Class of 2015

Dahlia Lehman, Photo Editor

March 19, 2015


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Keeping up with the senior Israel trip has never been easier. Since the senior class’s arrival in Israel on Feb. 23, senior Matt Litman, with the help of some classmates, has been documenting the trip through a video blog. Every day of the trip, Litman brings along his Canon s120 camera. He shoots...

Class of 2015 Graduation and Siyum!

Class of 2015 Graduation and Siyum!

Josh Paretzky, Managing Editor, Web

March 3, 2015


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Photo of the day 1/6/15 – #snowdayselfie

Alysse Weinberg, Features Editor

January 6, 2015


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Pictured from left: Sam Winkler ('23), Rachael Schindler ('15) and her mother Susan Kahalas Schindler, Rana Bickel ('16), Ari Feuer ('18), Justin Marks ('18), Isaac Silber ('18) and Daniel Weiss ('18), Annie Rodney ('16), Talya Kravitz ('16), Danielle Bernstein ('18) and Elianna Bernstein ('16)....

Photo of the Day 12/22/14

Photo of the Day 12/22/14

Alysse Weinberg, Features Editor

December 23, 2014


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In preparation  for a math test tomorrow, Miles Waldman ('16) asks Josh Lempert ('15) for help.

How adventurous are your teachers?

How adventurous are your teachers?

Alysse Weinberg, Features Editor

December 17, 2014


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In an attempt to build a stronger connection and learn more about the wonderful educators at our school, the Lion’s Tale asked teachers a few questions about the most adventurous thing they have ever done.

Talking with Paul Blank

Talking with Paul Blank

Matthew Litman

October 22, 2014


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This story was originally published on lionstale.org, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Paul Blank teaching at JDS. Matthew Litman: Let’s start from the very beginning. What’s your full name? Paul Blank: Paul Jacob Blank. ML: Not Jebediah? PB: No. Who said that? ML: Wasn’t that you w...