The Lion's Tale

A Game of Rooms offers engaging and creative challenges

A Game of Rooms offers engaging and creative challenges

Mischa Trainor, Guest Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Style

The clock is ticking as you scramble to find clues. Everyone is racing to solve puzzles before the hour is up. Suddenly, you solve the puzzle which reveals a clue to solve your final challenge: unlocking the door and escaping the room. Escape rooms have been popping up in various locations recently....

“On the Basis of Sex”: More than just a tribute

“On the Basis of Sex”: More than just a tribute

Naomi Gould, Guest Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

It’s hard to believe that the spark that ignited the fire of the fight for gender equality was a man’s tax case. The entertaining film “On the Basis of Sex” not only explains this historical phenomenon but the importance of the feminist movement as a whole. This film focuses on the early section of Su...

2018: The year in trends

2018: The year in trends

Irit Skulnik, Style Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Style

This story was featured in the Volume 36, Issue 3 edition of The Lion’s Tale, published on Dec. 20, 2018.

Delicious sushi at Kusshi

Delicious sushi at Kusshi

Shira Godin, Style Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Style

At the recently opened Japanese restaurant Kusshi, one can find a multitude of both common and unique dishes, all at reasonable prices.  The exterior of Kusshi is decorated simply, with two grey doors and a bold sign above them; however, after walking into Kusshi, you are immersed in a beautifully ...

“Becoming” Michelle Obama: Former first lady opens up about her growth from childhood to life after the White House

“Becoming” Michelle Obama: Former first lady opens up about her growth from childhood to life after the White House

Aliza Rabinovitz, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2018


Filed under Style

“Becoming” by Michelle Obama is unexpectedly candid and comprehensive, while (not- surprisingly) inspiring. Perhaps most importantly, it lives up to its title. “Becoming” is not just the story of Obama’s years in the White House, or of her family or career. Rather, it is the journey of her...

Life in stage crew

Life in stage crew

Daniella Jaray, Stage Manager

December 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Style

Being a stage manager is super fun, but it's also very stressful. There are thousands of things that can go wrong during a performance and it’s up to stage crew to make sure things turn out smoothly. My position also takes up most of my time. I'm always in rehearsals, whether it be after school or e...

Exploring the Renwick Gallery

Exploring the Renwick Gallery

Ella Gorodetzky, Guest Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Style

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

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

Shira Godin, Style Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Q&A, Showcase, Style

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...

Two spins on classic Thanksgiving recipes

Two spins on classic Thanksgiving recipes

Sally Rogal, Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Style

Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for all that you have and what better way to say thanks to all the people in your life than by baking some tasty Thanksgiving inspired treats. These two desserts are both spins of classic Thanksgiving favorites.     Cranberry bars: Recipe courtes...

From cart to finish, The Halal Guys doesn’t fail to delight

From cart to finish, The Halal Guys doesn’t fail to delight

Matthew Rabinowitz, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Style

A franchise of The Halal Guys restaurant recently opened in Bethesda, Md., bringing delicious and filling Mediterranean food for around 10 dollars to a convenient location along Bethesda Row. Although originally started as a small food cart in New York City, The Halal Guys has been franchised throug...