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NEW TEACHERS 23-24: Falk, Kossack, Lapointe
NEW TEACHERS 23-24: Falk, Kossack, Lapointe
By Tali Liebenthal, Ariel Mazar, and Eliana Vahedifar January 1, 2024
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VOTE: Except for just minutes before voting,  there were no active campaigns for Just Community representatives last October.  Above, 10th-graders watched a candidates video.
EDITORIAL: Elections – We can do better
By The Boiling Point Editorial Board January 30, 2024
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BOOKSHELVES: Sets of Shas, Mishneh Torah and commentaries on Tanach are among the many sefarim purchased to fill the Beit Midrash shelves.
A home for study, in carved wood and stained glass
By Mira Schulman, Features Editor • January 16, 2024
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REDO: Above, then-Agenda Chair Keira Beller led a debate last March about whether to create a framed, parchment display of the 2020 Constitution rewrite.
Town Hall passes revised proposal to make and display new Constitution, on parchment and framed
By Jojo Eisen, 10th grade • February 17, 2024

The Agenda Committee’s new rule requiring submitted proposals to be more detailed prompted a student to rewrite an old proposal, adding in specifics needed for the Agenda...

TORAH: Nitzotzei Torah masterminds Etan Lerner and Ariel Mazar study peirushim (commentaries) for their publication’s divrei Torah (words of Torah).
Revived bi-monthly ‘Nitzotzei’ lets students send up sparks of Torah
By Arieh Elad, Torah Editor • February 11, 2024

Inspired by the Shalhevet Torah magazine Orot Shalhevet, written mostly by faculty and alumni writers, sophomores Etan Lerner and Ariel Mazar wanted a...

RETURN: Mr. Ross was in high spirits after several weeks of being sidelined with a broken collarbone. “The first day back was great,” he said shortly afterward.
Mr. Ross returns to school after two-month recovery from scooter accident
By Bella Graber, 9th Grade • February 2, 2024

While English teacher Mr. Dylan Ross was scootering down National Boulevard near Midvale Avenue on Oct. 7,  he lost his balance and fell off his scooter,...

NEXT ACT: Ms. Chase has been both an actor and director around Los Angeles, and an original play she directed, titled Eight Nights, won two 2021 Ovation Awards.
Emily Chase, who led drama department for 31 years, has left for Crossroads
By Sonya Katzin, Arts & Culture Editor • February 1, 2024

Ms. Emily Chase, who founded and developed the Shalhevet drama department while encouraging students to write and direct their own plays, has left for...

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CRISIS: Matthew Broderick, above, as Richard Sackler in the Netflix series Painkiller, which follows several storylines relating to the roots of the opioid epidemic. (Netflix)
Netflix’s TV series ‘Painkiller’ tells at least two cautionary tales
By Sonya Katzin, Arts & Culture Editor • February 20, 2024

Flashing lights. Multicolored balloons. Cheerleaders dancing along to a catchy song. A fluffy blue mascot....

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Shabbat Candlelighting Times

* Times displayed for Los Angeles, 90036.

SUBDUED: The atmosphere in shuls like the Happy Minyan on Pico Boulevard, pictured here on Oct. 6 before the holiday started, was restrained on Simchat Torah. Communities quelled the usually joyful holiday, taking the day’s events into account.
From Israel to Pico, Hamas terror flipped the switch on happiest holiday of the year
By Arieh Elad, Torah Editor • December 7, 2023
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LIVE: Sophomore Sam Jacobson #11 shoots a layup in the fourth quarter against DRS. Click on the link in the story to watch this mornings game.
SARACHEK DAY ONE: Shalhevet advances to Tier 1 Quarterfinals
By Joshua Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief • March 29, 2024

Shalhevet defeated DRS High School of Woodmere, N.Y., 57-50 yesterday in their first game of Yeshiva University’s Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament. They now advance to the Tier 1 Quarterfinal and will play TABC this morning at 7:30 a.m. PST.  Played in a full Max Stern Athletic Center at YU, the game was attended by at least 30 Shalhevet students, along with about that many parents, teachers...

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