The Boiling Point

2016-2017 Staff

Alec Fields

Since freshman year, Alec Fields has written numerous stories for the Community, Torah, Features, Outside News, Sports and Arts and Culture sections.  In 10th grade, Alec received the post of Tora...

Maayan 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, Community Editor during her junior year,...

Jordan Levine

Jordan Levine is a senior at Shalhevet and has been the Web Editor-in-Chief during his Junior and Senior year. During sophomore year, he was Deputy Web Editor-in-Chief and photo editor as well as part...

Zev Kent

Zev Kent is a senior at Shalhevet and is the Senior Editor and Features Editor of the Boiling Point. Over the past three years, Zev has written many articles for the Boiling Point about sports, community,...

Hannah Jannol

Hannah has written for the Boiling Point since ninth grade, and after being Arts & Culture editor for a semester, she is now editor of the Community section. Outside of the Boiling Point, she enjo...

Ezra Fax

Ezra Fax is a senior at Shalhevet and as of this year is Photo Editor at the Shalhevet Boiling Point. In his previous three years he was a staff photographer. Outside of the Boiling Point Ezra has tak...

Jacob Feitelberg

Jacob Feitelberg has been apart of Boiling Point since his Sophomore year. He originally started by reporting on Color War as a staff writer and then spread to other topics Such as Torah articles. Jacob...

Clara Sandler

After spending most of her freshman year as staff writer writing sports stories, Clara Sandler became Sports Editor first semester this year and now serves as Torah Editor. She loves to write stories abo...

Benjamin Zaghi

Benjamin Zaghi has been part of the Boiling Point staff since ninth grade, first as a staff writer, then as Opinion Editor, and now as Sports Editor. In addition to writing for the Boiling Poi...

Eva Suissa

After serving as a staff writer and columnist, Eva Suissa is now the Opinion Editor for The Boiling Point. She has won two high school poetry contests for a poem titled "Crying With God." Aside from bein...

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz-Brooks

After a brief introduction to journalistic writing during his first semester, Jacob quickly found a passion for it and was named Arts & Culture editor at the beginning of second semester. Out...

Nicole Soussana

Nicole Soussana has been writing for the Boiling Point as a staff writer since freshman year and wasTorah Editor last semester. Aside from her work for the Boiling Point, Nicole is also involved in other...

Lucy Fried

Lucy has written for the Boiling Point since ninth grade, serving as a staff writer and is now editor of the Arts & Culture section as a sophomore. Aside from her involvement in the BP, Lucy is a part of t...

Hila Machmali

Hila Machmali has worked on the Boiling Point since her Sophomore year and is now a Junior. She is currently the Boiling Point’s Deputy Web Editor-in-Chief. Hila is involved in many clubs and committees a...

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 ...

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&...

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...

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...

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...

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...