Arts Chai-Lights

2020 Program Schedule

We are so excited to bring Arts Chai-lights into your home! Join us for an evening featuring student artwork and music videos, STEM innovations, hands-on art making workshops, and guest artists zooming in from around the world. Get ready for a puppet show, a dance party, American Idol, and the premiere of the Shir Madness a cappella and high school band music videos!

Click on the full program schedule above for a full listing of times and descriptions of activities. To visit activities, click on the corresponding room below.  Keep this portal page open the entire evening. We encourage bouncing around to check out simultaneous activities. Have fun!










These unprecedented times have revealed the exceptional nature of our school. Contributions to the Ma’ayan Annual Campaign provide the unique learning experiences, dedicated and talented faculty, and lessons - both tangible and experiential - that our students need. Your contributions in the past have positioned our school to respond in these difficult circumstances quickly and expertly with excellent programming, and your support this year is vitally important to ensure this will continue in the future.

Please make your gift today.

CESJDS greatly appreciates the support from the following endowed funds to support our Arts programming:

Debra Herman Berger Director of Arts Education
The Helyn and Louis Fanaroff Cultural, Arts, and Literary Endowment
The Feder Family Endowment for the Promotion of Song and Music
The Elizabeth C. Hirshman Endowment for the Arts Upper School
Andrea and Mel Kraus Endowment for the Arts
Clare P. Krondstadt Memorial Endowment for the Creative Arts
The Kuttner-Levenson Endowment for Upper School Cultural Arts and Student Publications
Steven M. Reich Memorial Endowment for Cultural Arts Programming
Joan and Marvin Rosenberg Family Endowment Fund
Jay M. and Dorothy S. Rosenthal Cultural Arts Endowment

Please see the full list of named endowments