The Boiling Point

2015-2016 Staff

Eric Bazak

After serving as staff writer, Features Editor, and Outside News Editor over the previous three years, Eric Bazak served as Editor-in-Chief for the 2015-16 school year. He is currently a freshman at ...

Rose Lipner

Rose Lipner has been a part of the Boiling Point staff since freshman year. She has written as a staff writer, Arts & Culture Editor, Community Editor, Features Editor, and, as a senior, she is now D...

Michelle Hirschorn

Michelle has been part of Boiling Point since the second half of her freshman year, becoming a layout editor sophomore year and Chief Layout editor by the end of junior year.  She lives and breathes Boiling...

Jordan Levine

Jordan Levine has worked on the Boiling Point since freshman year and is now a junior. Over the past three years, he has been Photo Editor, Deputy Web-Editor in Chief, and is currently Web-Editor in Chief. ...

Ma’ayan Waldman

Ma’ayan Waldman has interviewed, reported, and reviewed for the Boiling Point since ninth grade. She has served as staff writer, Arts Editor and Opinion Editor, and she is now the Community Editor du...

Noa Segal

Noa Segal started working with Boiling Point her freshman year of High School, as a layout editor. Now, as a sophomore, she continues her work, as the Chief Layout Editor. Her favorite parts of layout i...

Zev Kent

Zev Kent, now a junior, joined the Boiling Point as a staff writer his freshman year and has covered a variety of topics for the Boiling Point, ranging from weather to flag football. Zev loves to follow ...

Rebecca Sentchuk

Rebecca is currently a Junior and a new contribution to the boiling point this year. Becca replaced alumni Shoshi Miller who recently graduated in June 2015. Becca is in charge of selling advertisemen...

Elon Glouberman

Elon Glouberman has been a part of the Boiling Point team since his junior year. He has written as a staff writer, and climbed his way to Outside News Editor in his final year of high school. As a seni...

Alec Fields

Since freshman year* Alec Fields has wrote numerous stories for the Community, Torah, Features, and Arts and Culture sections.  In 10th grade Alec received the post of Torah editor and occupies that posit...

Mati Davis

Mati Davis has been part of the Boiling Point staff since the beginning of his sophomore year. Starting as a Staff Writer,  he was appointed Arts and Culture Editor in the middle of his junior year. In ...

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is a senior and has been part of the Boiling Point since freshman year. He started to become really involved at the beginning of his sophomore year, when he covered the controversial topi...

Gabe Silverstein

Gabe Silverstein began the Boiling Point as a freshmen by doing a few sketches. As a Senior, he now does graphic design and illustration. He does photo cutouts, graphics, and illustration as the “Ele...

Gaby Benelyahu

Gaby Benelyahu is the current photo editor of the Boiling Point. She is now in 11th grade and is involved in many sports and organizations such as the volleyball team, basketball team, YACHAD and much...

Rachel Sentchuk

Rachel Sentchuk, a senior, started working on the Boiling Point staff in her Sophmore year. She became the video editor of the Boiling Point after a couple of years that the Boiling Point did not have...

Goldie Fields

Currently a freshman at USC, Goldie kept the Boiling Point going for her entire four years at Shalhevet, putting her heart and soul into every role and and was very proud of everything the staff&...

Nicole Feder

Nicole Feder worked on the Boiling Point staff as layout editor, web-photo editor, and web editor and was Web Editor-in-Chief in her junior and senior years. She loves math class and figuring out difficult...

Alexa Fishman

Now a freshman at Princeton University, Alexa Fishman joined the Boiling Point as a freshman and went on to serve as Community Editor and Features Editor before becoming Editor-in-Chief in 2014-15....

Joelle Keene

Joelle Keene, CJE, has been the faculty advisor of the Boiling Point since 2003, and is also the founding director of the Jewish Scholastic Press Association. She obtained her master's degree from Columbia U...

Tamar Willis

Tamar Willis is a junior at Princeton University where she writes and serves as business manager for the culture magazine Nassau Weekly. She joined the Boiling Point staff in ninth grade and served as...

Sarah Soroudi

Sarah Soroudi was editor of the Boiling Point during the first semester of the 2013-14 school year, and won journalism awards from the National Scholastic Press Association and Quill and Scroll International...

Kalil Eden

Currently serving in the Israeli Defense Force, Kalil Eden was the Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor of the Boiling Point in the spring of 2013.  Before joining the IDF he spent his freshman year...

Jacob Ellenhorn

Almost everyone knew that Jacob Ellenhorn had a talent for being a critic when he inadvertently pointed out the the flaws in his first grade Siddur play.  Later he expressed his abilities as the in-house...

Colleen Bazak

Colleen Bazak started working for the Boiling Point as Chief Copy Editor in ninth grade and moved on to hold the positions of Features Editor, Outside News Editor and Sports Editor before becoming Co-E...

Zev Hurwitz

After serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Boiling Point in 2010-11 school year, Zev went on to UC San Diego where he was Editor-in-Chief of the campus paper, The Guardian.  He is currently the...

Leila Miller

Currently a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, Leila has already had a distinguished career in journalism, writing ground-breaking reports for the Miami Herald, Moment Magazine and the Jewish...

Rachel Lester

Rachel Lester, now a sophomore at USC, was on our staff starting freshman year, when she started as Staff Pollster and rose quickly to Chief Layout Editor and Features Editor, holding as many as three...

Zev Hurwitz

Currently the Goldman-Bridge Access Fellow at the American Jewish Committee, Zev was Editor-in-Chief of the Boiling Point during the 2010-11 school year. He went on to serve as Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian...

Lexi Gelb

Lexi Gelb was Editor-In-Chief of the Boiling Point for the 2009-10 school year and won awards from the National Scholastic Press Association and Quill and Scroll.  While at Shalhevet she was also...

Elana Eden

Elana Eden vowed never to write journalism again after her first catastrophic story for the BP’s Torah section but went on to become Editor-in-Chief during the 2008-09 school year. After spending...