The Lion's Tale

2022-2023 Staff

Eitan Malkus
Editor-in-Chief

Eitan Malkus

Eitan Malkus is thrilled to be continuing his work on Lion’s Tale this year as Editor-in-Chief. He previously served as Arts and Entertainment Editor and Assistant Opinion Editor. He enjoys both writing articles and designing spreads for the Lion’s Tale’s amazing print editions and website. Out...

Daniela Abrams
Editor-in-Chief

Daniela Abrams

Daniela Abrams is excited to be continuing her work on Lion’s Tale this year as Editor-in-Chief. She previously served as the News Editor. She especially enjoys copy editing and bonding with the staff. Outside of the newspaper, Daniela is extremely involved in her grade government, debate team, and is...

Harry Davidson
Managing Editor, Copy

Harry Davidson

Harry Davidson is looking forward to continuing his time on Lion’s Tale as the Managing Copy Editor for the upcoming year. In this role, he is excited to collaborate with other staff members and pitch in to make the newspaper the best it can be. He hopes that as the Managing Copy Editor, he can al...

Matan Silverberg
Managing Editor, Copy

Matan Silverberg

Former sports editor Matan Silverberg is very excited to serve as a Managing Copy Editor for the Lion’s Tale this year. Writing is one of Matan’s biggest passions, and he enjoys the challenging yet satisfying process of restructuring and editing articles. When he is not editing articles, one might...

Zara Ducker
In-Depth Editor

Zara Ducker

Simon Albert
Assistant In-Depth Editor

Simon Albert

Lena Nadaner
Features Editor

Lena Nadaner

Lena Nadaner is ecstatic to be spending the year as Features Editor for the Lion’s Tale. She previously served as Assistant In-depth Editor and reporter. Lena is excited to use her skills learned at the Boston University Summer Journalism Program and Graphic Design class to contribute to the website an...

Ari Werbin-Gradel
Features Editor

Ari Werbin-Gradel

Ari Werbin-Gradel is super excited to be working on Lion’s Tale as a first time editor for features! He previously served as a reporter and sports social media coordinator. In his free time, Ari enjoys playing and watching sports, reading science fiction, and playing guitar and piano. In addition, ...

Ella Waldman
News Editor

Ella Waldman

Adin Halbfinger
News Editor

Adin Halbfinger

Adin Halbfinger is thrilled to serve as a News Editor this year for the Lion’s Tale this year. He previously served for a year as a reporter. Adin is also on the JDS Mock Trial team and is President of the Sports Analytics Club. He enjoys playing sports including, but not limited to, baseball and ba...

Jonah Beinart
Opinion Editor

Jonah Beinart

Jonah Beinart is excited to be a part of the Lion’s Tale as one of the Opinion Editors. With enough articles written to appease the most demanding of editors, Jonah is prepared to take on the role of editing the opinions of others. Little is known about his lifestyle, but from aerial reconnaissance ...

Ellie Fischman
Opinion Editor

Ellie Fischman

Kaylah Goldrich
Sports Editor

Kaylah Goldrich

As a former reporter, Kaylah Goldrich is looking forward to her first year being a Sports Editor for the Lion’s Tale. Kaylah is a member of the varsity girls soccer team and the CESJDS Debate Team. She is a diehard Yankees, Nets, Jets, and Rangers fan and spends her free time watching sports. Kayl...

Aaron Waldman
Sports Editor

Aaron Waldman

Aaron Waldman is thrilled to be a Sports Editor for the Lion’s Tale. It is his first time serving as an editor. He previously served as a reporter. Aaron loves to play baseball and basketball, as well as watch sports. He also is a huge fan of food and eating a good quality meal. Aaron is pumped to take o...

Lilli Libowitz
Arts and Entertainment Editor

Lilli Libowitz

Lilli Libowitz is thrilled to be spending the year as Arts and Entertainment Editor. She previously served as Assistant Opinion Editor and as a reporter. She enjoys both writing articles and making spreads. Outside of the Lion’s Tale, Lilli is president of the Biomedical Club and STEMinsim, and is a me...

Ella Kotok
Arts and Entertainment Editor

Ella Kotok

Ella Kotok can not wait for her first year as Arts and Entertainment Editor for the Lion’s Tale. Previously serving as a reporter, Ella is super excited to take her commitment to the magazine to the next level. An avid Buffalo sports fan, Ella spends her free time watching professional football and hocke...

Taylor Polonsky
Editorial Cartoonist

Taylor Polonsky

Sam Berns
Reporter

Sam Berns

Nini Panner
Reporter

Nini Panner

Julia Rich
Reporter

Julia Rich

Gigi Gordon
Reporter

Gigi Gordon

Ari Kittrie
Reporter

Ari Kittrie

Alana Udell
Reporter

Alana Udell

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