The Lion's Tale

Thoughts on upcoming Israeli elections

Naomi Cohen-Shields

December 17, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

After abruptly firing cabinet members Yair Lapid and Tzipi Livni last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for the dissolution of the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, and for the creation of a new government. Consequently, Israel has scheduled new elections for the new government, settling...

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler speaks about gun control

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler speaks about gun control

Jonah Shrock, News Editor

December 17, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

On Tuesday Dec. 9, Attorney General of Maryland Doug Gansler spoke to students in the Upper School library about gun violence and gun control in the U.S. His visit was planned by the Social Activism Club, which reached out to Gansler due to his work as Attorney General on the issue and his record...

Sixth grade to move to Upper School starting 2016-2017 school year

Sixth grade to move to Upper School starting 2016-2017 school year

Miriam Minsk, Reporter

December 16, 2014


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The CESJDS administration has officially announced that the sixth grade will move to the Upper School campus in the 2016-2017 school year. The administration and the Middle School Redesign Team are currently working together to reform the middle school  in order to better suit the developmental needs...

Clubs-lunch schedule gets shifted, again

Clubs-lunch schedule gets shifted, again

Talia Horowitz, Reporter

December 16, 2014


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With the most recent changes to minyan, clubs and lunch, it seems that the search for a permanent schedule is never-ending. Freshly altered, CESJDS’s hour-long club schedule was modified yet again to better fit the needs of students and staff. Earlier in the year, the schedule consisted of middle...

A look into the effects of the new minyan schedule

A look into the effects of the new minyan schedule

Arielle Weinstein, Reporter

December 15, 2014


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Waking up to the loud buzzing sound of an alarm clock, you suddenly realize you overslept and are running late. Really late. You get dressed, grab a quick breakfast and jump into the car. Good thing your minyan leader is lenient with taking attendance. It’s a shame you have class first. The administration...