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One of the most exciting days for the Israel community, Yom HaAtzmaut (Israeli Independence Day), is celebrated with the first ever school-wide singing and dancing competition.

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  • 1st Zimriyah

US History

US History
Bill Clinton was inaugurated on January 20. The US hosted the Oslo Accords. In sports, Michael Jordan retired for the first time. Jurassic Park made a splash as the big summer blockbuster. And Steven Spielberg directed Schindler’s List.

Our History

Our History
The 1st Zimriyah was held in order to create a joyous, communal celebration of Israel’s independence. One of the most exciting, competitive trademarks of the School, students have eagerly donned blue and white for the annual festival ever since.

Collective Memories

Vying for Victory
Bethany Weitz tries for the grand prize at the annual Purim festivities. Purim at CESJDS is always a day of fun, complete with a costume pageant, plays and a carnival.
"Catch Me, I'm Falling"
Kevin Snider conquers the zip line on the 8th grade trip to Camp Highroad. Along with learning survival skills, students learned how to rely on others and set goals.
40 Minutes of Free Time
During lunch, Dan Young and Jeremy Murdock discover that the pen is mightier than the sword. Students had the option of eating lunch on or off campus.