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Three open letters written by CESJDS alumni circulated around the school about the Israel-Hamas war.
A series of open letters rock the CESJDS community
Aliza Bellas, The Lion's Tale, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School • February 1, 2024

A series of open letters rocked the CESJDS community in mid-December. The first, critical of Israel during its war with Hamas and the school’s approach to Israel education, was quickly followed by two response letters...

Mayor Salim Nice and Deputy Mayor Dave Rosenbaum at NYHS.
Mercer Island Muslim and Jewish leaders work together against hate
Elianna Rothstein, The Mane Idea, Northwest Yeshiva High School • January 17, 2024

In response to a recent surge of antisemitism on Mercer Island following Oct.7, Mayor Salim Nice and Deputy Mayor Dave Rosenbaum are partnering against hate. Nice, the first Ismaili mayor in the United States, and...

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What’s the Big Deal with Lashon Hara?
What’s the Big Deal with Lashon Hara?
Tali Gortenburg, RampageWired, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

Lashon hara, literally “evil speech,” is generally categorized as any form of speech (or other form of communication) that denigrates...

The extreme viewpoints conveyed by the two opposing open letters don’t fully represent the majority of people’s opinions on the war in Israel at JDS.
The open letters don’t represent the full spectrum of viewpoints at CESJDS
Jonah Beinart, The Lion's Tale, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

The current conflict in Israel and Gaza has sparked a fierce debate within the Jewish community, in addition to the global response after Oct....

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Jewish Telegraphic Agency now accepting applications for new paid journalism fellowship for students
Jewish Telegraphic Agency now accepting applications for new paid journalism fellowship for students
Pulitzer Hall, the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University
JSPA heads to New York City as part of CSPA's 2023 spring journalism convention
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