CJDS Board of Trustees Hires New Head of School

Dear Columbus Jewish Day School Community, The Columbus Jewish Day School (CJDS) Board of Trustees is pleased to share an update regarding the future leadership of the school. Acting upon the recommendation of the CJDS Head of School Search Committee, … Continue reading

CJDS First Graduates featured on the front page of the OJC

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Students Celebrate ‘Thanksgivukkah’ – WSYX ABC6

COLUMBUS (Ashley Yore/Kate Liebers) — This Thanksgiving marks a once-in-a-lifetime holiday for the American Jewish community, as it overlaps with the start of Hanukkah. Some are calling it “Thanksgivukkah” — two holidays combined into one, both with a similar story. … Continue reading

Day School celebrates Thanksgiving, Hanukkah

By LORI WINCE ThisWeek Community News Wednesday November 27, 2013 4:36 PM Students at the Columbus Jewish Day School planned a joint celebration for Nov. 26 to celebrate Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah, which both fall on Thursday, … Continue reading

CJDS celebrates Chanukah on ABC 6

December 20, 2011 ABC 6 visited CJDS in celebration of the first night of Chanukah. An interview with fourth-grader Gadi Bandler was featured, along with footage of the Fourth Grade rehearsing their song for our “Around the World” Kabbalat Hag-Hanukkah … Continue reading

BIG GIVE Results Place CJDS in Top Ten

November 17, 2011 The results are in. Columbus Jewish Day School raised $187,445 during The BIG GIVE campaign sponsored by the Columbus Foundation. This program involved people across Central Ohio donating money to 600 non-profit organizations in our community, with … Continue reading

CJDS Kindergarten Celebrates Shabbat

November 11, 2011 In celebration of their unit on Shabbat, kindergarteners invited special guests into school last week to help create a Shabbat Kit and enjoy Kabbalat Shabbat blessing led by the class. In preparation for the day, students learned … Continue reading

Pizmon visits Columbus Jewish Day School

November 11, 2011 Twelve members of Pizmon sang their way into the hearts of students and families last week during their visit to Columbus Jewish Day School. The Jewish a cappella group, comprised of college students from Columbia University, Barnard … Continue reading

CJDS Humash Ceremony A Family Affair

November 10, 2011 Formal Torah study begins in third grade at CJDS. While students study Torah stories in earlier grades, in the third grade they begin to study from the text itself. For this reason we customarily mark this special … Continue reading

Jewish Student/Jewish Senior Holiday Link A Great Success

November 1, 2011 Columbus Jewish Day School (CJDS) kindergarten, first, fourth and fifth graders kicked off the Jewish Student/Jewish Senior Holiday Link Program last week when they visited Wexner Heritage Village (WHV) and toured six sukkahs with residents of the … Continue reading