Stories of a Jewish Community Day School

Meet the Middle School Facilities Committee: Co-Chair Kimby Berger

My husband, Lawrence, and I have been a part of the JPDS-NC community since 2006. Our oldest son, Aden, graduated two years ago, our middle son, Micah, will graduate this year, and our youngest son, Ollie, is in 2nd grade. JPDS-NC has played an incredibly important role in our family and …

February 10, 2016|By |Author Type: Community Members |

Meet the Middle School Facilities Committee: Co-Chair Emily Appelbaum

My family joined JPDS-NC a year ago, in early 2015, after moving to DC from Cambridge, MA. My husband Yoni, daughter Elisheva (2nd grade), son Joshua (Kindergarten), and I are so grateful for the way that JPDS-NC has welcomed our family into its community from day one. When I learned about the …

February 10, 2016|By |Author Type: Community Members |

Changemakers: Kindergarten Students Redesign South Campus Library

The grand re-opening of the South Campus Community Library occurred last week during the Kindergarten Bayit Patuach (Open House). With a flourish and a “one, two, three, cut!” every Kindergarten child used scissors to snip a long ribbon stretched across the library. The ceremony culminated months of hard work by …

February 10, 2016|By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |

In the News: Students Create “Art from the Heart” for Area Hospitals

Read the Washington Jewish Week article about our amazing students who created artwork to decorate spaces used by young patients and their families at Children’s National Medical Center and at Shady Grove Hospital. Students in grades Kindergarten to 5 created vibrant works of art with “Birkat Habayit: Blessings of the …

February 9, 2016|By |Author Type: Press |

Torah Talk for Parashat Terumah

In this parasha, Hashem instructs Moshe to collect gifts from Bnei Yisrael in order to build a Mishkan (Tabernacle) so that Hashem can dwell among the people; Hashem describes to Moshe the vessels and structures that comprise the Mishkan.  The words we use to describe something make a difference. People will respond differently …

February 9, 2016|By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |

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Purim Ball Tickets Now On Sale!

The Purim Ball & Auction is coming to the National Press Club on March 20! Get your all-access press pass for the celebration of the year – a night of delicious food, friends, raffle prizes, and a fabulous silent auction with mobile bidding! Join us to honor four extraordinary families – Kimberly and Steven Aftergood, Laurie and Dan Brumberg, Pamela Wexler and Kent Kahler, and Laurie Moskowitz and Steve Rabinowitz. Buy your Purim Ball tickets today!

Learn about the Middle School

Stay connected to the latest happenings on the Middle School. Check out the schematic designs – drafting and changes continue, but we wanted to share the designs thus far.

Join us for our Hebrew Story Hour Programs

Bring a friend with school age children and join us for a Hebrew Story Hour with your 3 to 6 year old at 10:00 am on February 28, April 3, and June 5 at our South Campus. Enjoy free Hebrew books by registering with Sifriyat Pijama. Learn more about the event and RSVP today.

Community Events

Mon 22

Adult Torah Class

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sun 28

Alumni Laser Tag

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 29

Baby and Me Class

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sun 06

Israeli Dance Festival DC

March 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sun 20

Purim Ball

March 20

School Events

School events are located on our portal.