The Boiling Point

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: From music to forests, Shir Zahavi embraces unusual pathways

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: From music to forests, Shir Zahavi embraces unusual pathways

June 19, 2016

Instead of spending her winter break with friends like the average student, Shir Zahavi spent her break alone in Portland, Oregon. This is one example of what makes her different and more mature than her peers.

Purim marks first women’s Megillah reading at school in six years

Purim marks first women’s Megillah reading at school in six years

May 1, 2016

By Clara Sandler, Staff Writer Women have been playing an important role in the story of Purim since Vashti and Queen Esther, so it seemed fitting wh...

Alumni live, learn and serve amid terror in Israel

Alumni live, learn and serve amid terror in Israel

November 12, 2015

Blood stains the streets of Jerusalem as IDF soldiers and medical personal tend to victims of terrorist stabbing attacks. During what has been colloquially called a “Third intifada,” public street stabbings shootings and car have become somewhat of a regular occurrence in Israel.

SUMMER OF WAR

SUMMER OF WAR

September 18, 2014

It wasn’t exactly summer vacation this year for members of the Shalhevet community, both inside and outside of Israel. From juniors on their long-awaited Israel summer programs to alumni serving in the Israel Defense Forces - and everyone else, it seemed - June and July were spent chained to iPhone news apps, following the latest reports of rockets and troop mobilizations and arguments in cyberspace over who was to blame.

SHALHEVET AT 20: For Eitan Spitzer ’12, Judaism plays role in social life

SHALHEVET AT 20: For Eitan Spitzer ’12, Judaism plays role in social life

December 21, 2013

Q: What did you do straight after high school, and what do you do now? A: After I graduated I went to Israel for a year and studied at Bar Ilan U. and...

SHALHEVET AT 20 – Tovy Kamine ’02: Saving lives as a general surgeon

SHALHEVET AT 20 – Tovy Kamine ’02: Saving lives as a general surgeon

December 21, 2013

Q: What did you do straight after high school? A: I went straight to college.  I went to Yale. Now I’m a third-year General Surgery Resident at Bet...

SHALHEVET AT 20: Aviel Cogan ’09: In Scotland, finding experiences outside of the bubble

SHALHEVET AT 20: Aviel Cogan ’09: In Scotland, finding experiences outside of the bubble

December 15, 2013

Q:What did you do straight after high school, and what do you do now? A:Almost right after graduation, I moved over to Edinburgh to go to the Univer...

SHALHEVET AT 20: Jordan Denitz ’06: Living and working abroad

SHALHEVET AT 20: Jordan Denitz ’06: Living and working abroad

December 15, 2013

Q:What did you do straight after high school and what do you do now? A: Straight after high school, I went to UC San Diego. I was there there for fo...

SHALHEVET AT 20: Jaclyn Kellner ’11: Goat-herding, farming and studying too

SHALHEVET AT 20: Jaclyn Kellner ’11: Goat-herding, farming and studying too

December 12, 2013

Q: What did you do straight after high school, and what do you do now?  A: Straight after high school I took a gap year in Israel called Eco Israel...

SHALHEVET AT 20: Natalie Hara ’06: In fashion design, and beyond the high school cliques

SHALHEVET AT 20: Natalie Hara ’06: In fashion design, and beyond the high school cliques

December 12, 2013

Q: What did you do straight after high school, and what do you do now? A: Three weeks after graduating I started to go FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and...

SHALHEVET AT 20: Gaby Grossman ’08: On a path to Hollywood

SHALHEVET AT 20: Gaby Grossman ’08: On a path to Hollywood

June 5, 2013

Q: What did you do straight after high school, and what do you do now? A: Straight after high school I spent a year in Israel on Shalem, which is the You...

SHALHEVET AT 20: Josh Sugiyama ’07 – Dancing on a winding path

June 5, 2013

Q: What did you do straight after high school, and what do you do now? A: I spent the summer in LA, and then went to Israel for the year on a program cal...