The Lion's Tale

Students deserve freedom of the press

Students deserve freedom of the press
January 20, 2016

We at the Lion’s Tale are very lucky to have journalistic independence and to be free of censorship from our school’s administration. Unfortunately, not all schools in the United States are as lucky....

Opinion: Lessons Learned from Ezra Schwartz

From left: Alumna Allie Weiner ('15), Ezra Schwartz, Ben Neumann, and alumna Hannah Wexler ('15) atop Masada during a summer trip to Israel in 2014.
December 7, 2015

Alumna Hannah Wexler ('15) reflects on the death of Ezra Schwartz, who was killed in the West Bank on Nov.19 during his gap year in Israel. Wexler attended summer camp with Schwartz for eight years at...

Female Role Models Today — the Pinnacle of Perfection

Female Role Models Today -- the Pinnacle of Perfection
October 7, 2015

Sept. 22 was American Business Women’s Day, a day that is to say the least, one of those national days you see illustrated on the google homepage which alerts you to the fact that you have never heard...

Two Perspectives on Yom Hazikaron

An American in Israel and an Israeli in America share their experiences and thoughts on this past Israeli Memorial Day.
May 1, 2015

An American in Israel and an Israeli in America share their experiences and thoughts on this past Israeli Memorial Day. By Shai Zarka For an Israeli, Yom Hazikaron is one of the most emotional and...

Holocaust Remembrance Day Was a Unifying Experience

April 27, 2015

“Sure. I’ll do it,” I answered in what I felt had to be a solemn tone due to the subject at hand. In reality, I was quite eager to begin preparing for something as meaningful and beautiful as the...

The Problems With Hebrew Class

April 16, 2015

An elephant lives in JDS. It’s big, and it’s ugly, and it sneaks around the 300s, sticking its trunk into classes of students with vacant stares and deaf ears. Nobody wants to talk about the elephant...

AB_E: My College Didn’t Accept Me

December 18, 2014

Last Saturday, I woke up with one thought in my mind: go to the computer and check whether you are accepted to the school that was at the top of your list. Short story short, that dream was rapidly crushed...

Editorial: Finding our news

December 18, 2014

We have just launched a redesign of the Lion’s Tale website. At the beginning of the year, we described the new kehillahs, new schedules and new administration that have already begun impacting our school....

Moving towards the unknown

December 17, 2014

I don’t feel like a senior. I’m not that tall, I still laugh whenever one of my teachers fails to work the projector, and yet, in just a couple of weeks I’ll be graduating. Not to say that it...

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