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Stories of a Jewish Community Day School

Students Delve Into the Mysteries of a Seceding Kingdom, Multiple Golden Calves, and Ten Lost Tribes

This year, our sixth graders were drawn into a mystery in their Judaic Studies class. Exploring the text of Melachim Bet, Kings II, they discovered that puzzling stories abound in our past, rich with plots, lost tribes, confounding motives, and the appearance of multiple golden calves. And with these mysteries …

June 29, 2016|By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |

Torah Talk for Parashat Shlach

In this parasha, Moshe sends scouts to explore the Land of Israel; ten of them convince the people that it will be too difficult to conquer the land, and Hashem responds to their lack of confidence by punishing Bnei Yisrael with 40 years of wandering in the wilderness. The people …

June 29, 2016|By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |

In the News: Washington Jewish Week covers 10th Anniversary Rabin Lecture

At the 10th Anniversary Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture, U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro spoke with Washington Post Editorial Writer Charles Lane about Rabin’s legacy and the current political situation in Israel. The community also heard personal remarks by Yuval Rabin, son of the late Prime Minister. Read the Washington Jewish …

June 23, 2016|By |Author Type: Press |

Reflections by Our Recent Graduates

Each member of the JPDS-NC Class of 2016 chose an artifact from their time at school to represent and reflect on what JPDS-NC has meant to them. The graduates shared the reflections below in English and Hebrew at their Graduation Ceremony on June 17, 2016.  Feven Aklilu: JPDS has taught me so many things over these past …

Torah Talk for Parashat Beha’alotecha

In this parasha, the Bnei Yisrael receive instructions regarding Pesach; they journey forth from Sinai and complain to God on several occasions, provoking God’s anger; Miriam and Aaron speak against Moshe. Chapter 10, verses 1-10 describe the construction of the chatzotzrot, the trumpets used in the worship service. Many people …

June 21, 2016|By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |

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Mon 29

Meet-the-Teachers Day

August 29 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Tue 30

First Day of School

August 30 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thu 27

Admission Open House

October 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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