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    Our students are loved and an integral part of the community. When at ease, they are more able to trust, learn, and flourish.
  • מצויינות אקדמית
    Built on strong skills, citizenship, and Jewish literacy set in a nurturing and relaxed atmosphere.
  • עברית ואנגלית לאורך היום
    Cutting-edge instruction program where students experience and learn in a single, integrated curriculum.
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    A culture of caring teachers, parents, and peers supports the high aspirations of our hard working students.
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    Embracing families from a broad range of Jewish expression, practice, and belief through our shared traditions, texts, and language.

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What Color is Queen Esther?

I’d like to tell you a story about a little boy. When this little boy was five years old, his kindergarten class at Jewish day school had a guest storyteller tell the tale of Queen Esther. She described what the queen looked like, which she normally does not do since she likes to let the children’s imagination flow freely, but she had just come from telling this story in the fourth grade–where a connection had been made to Ethiopian Jews–and so she described Queen Esther’s beautiful brown skin. As she did, the little boy jumped and cried out, “Like me! I have brown skin!” Needless to say, he was the only boy in his class of 24 students with brown skin.

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Twenty years ago, the founders of JCDS were sparked by a vision of a pluralistic, dynamic, and joyful learning environment, where students would develop proficiency in both English and Hebrew. With only eleven students, four teachers, and two administrators, JCDS opened in September of 1995 as the first intentionally pluralistic, Hebrew/English day school in Greater Boston.

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