The Lion's Tale

Q&A with an athlete: Senior Caroline Weinstein

Senior Caroline Weinstein swims outside of school in addition to participating on the CESJDS team.

Devira Friedman, Sports Editor

January 8, 2019

Lion's Tale: How did you get your start in competitive swimming? Senior Caroline Weinstein: I started when I was twelve, which is extremely late. It was really hard because my practices were with kids who were a lot younger than me. LT: How long have you been swimming on the JDS team? Weinstein: ...

Tea with a teacher: Q&A with Jewish History teacher Sara Coxe

Jewish history teacher Sara Coxe uses a cart to present in front of her classes and store her materials.

Shira Godin, Style Editor

November 29, 2018

Lion's Tale: Tell me about your cart, because I know you didn’t use to have it. Jewish history teacher Sara Coxe: When I first started working [at JDS], we used to have a desktop computer in each classroom and in each office. The school didn’t give us computers; if you wanted a notebook, you ha...

Tea with a teacher: Q&A with English teacher Nancy Wassner

Tea with a teacher: Q&A with English teacher Nancy Wassner

Charli Galkin and Shira Godin

November 2, 2018

Lion's Tale: What is your favorite breakfast food? English teacher Nancy Wassner: I think my favorite breakfast food is a very cheesy omelet, preferably with guacamole and salsa. But that’s sort of a new thing. When I was younger, I was all about the sweet breakfast food. Now, I’m all about t...

Q&A with congressional candidate Aryeh Shudofsky

Aryeh Shudofsky, congressional candidate for Maryland's Eighth District, will be one of the five candidates on the ballot for the Republican primary on April 26.

Jared Bauman, Guest Reporter

April 25, 2016

For this interview, guest reporter junior Jared Bauman sat down with Aryeh Shudofsky, a candidate for the Republican congressional nomination for Maryland’s Eighth District (in which CESJDS in located). The primary is on Tuesday, April 26. Jared Bauman: Just to start off, tell me a little about ...

Q&A with Seth Eisenstein

Freshman Seth Eisenstein plays tennis at the Israeli Tennis Center in Haifa on a trip to Israel with his synagogue.

Sara Sporkin, Reporter

April 11, 2016

Lion’s Tale: How long have you been playing tennis? Seth Eisenstein: I’ve been playing for about nine years, since I was five or six. LT: Why were you interested in playing tennis? SE: My cousin was a really big tennis player and she got me my first racquet, so that’s how I started. I used to hit [te...

Q&A with Eliana Gropman

Eliana Gropman and her partner perform at an ice dancing competition.

Aaron Robinson, Reporter

March 14, 2016

Lion's Tale: How long have you been ice dancing for? Eliana Gropman: I’ve been [regular ice] skating for 11 years and I’ve been [specifically] ice dancing for probably seven or eight years. I started with my partner about seven or eight years ago. LT: How did you meet your partner? EG: A...

Q&A with Alan Gross

Q&A with Alan Gross

Ilan Cohen, Photographer

January 22, 2016

Exclusive Lion's Tale interview with Alan Gross, who discusses his imprisonment in Cuba.

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