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SONG: Rabbi David Block led the school in slow shira Oct. 29 as the school gathered on the floor of the gym to remember victims of the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh.  Earlier, students had lit 11 candles, one for each of the victims.

Psalms and slow singing soften a day of broken hearts after Pittsburgh shooting

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Community Editor November 1, 2018

Everyone had heard about how they died on the news. But on Monday morning, the Shalhevet community took time to appreciate the victims of the mass synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh as kedoshim — holy...

MOURNING:  About 700 people lit candles, sang songs and listened to speakers at a memorial Sunday night for victims of Saturdays synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh.

Faiths and viewpoints come together at Westwood vigil for Pittsburgh shooting victims

By Sam Rubanowitz, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

On a wide expanse of grass on the south side of Wilshire Boulevard, beyond the noise and traffic of the street, there was a stillness in the air as Jews and non-Jews alike stood holding candles Sunday...

EDITORIAL: Pittsburgh, Parkland and your bar mitzvah

EDITORIAL: Pittsburgh, Parkland and your bar mitzvah

December 5, 2018

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board    Shock, horror, confusion, despair. When we hear news of mass shooting, and these days that’s regularly, we become numb. Numb because we still cannot...

INVOLVED:    Mayor Eric Garcetti, campaigning Sunday in Santa Clarita for a Democratic candidate for Congress, said the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh should not make Jewish teenagers live in fear but rather build bridges with other groups.

EXCLUSIVE: Mayor Garcetti tells LA Jewish teens to build bridges to other groups in wake of Pittsburgh tragedy

By Shani Shaham and Eva Brous-Light, Staff Writers October 29, 2018

It's okay to feel the pain of what is happening, to feel it and cry.  But remember to stand up afterward, get involved and build bridges. That was the message to Jewish teenagers from Los Angeles...

ADVOCATE:     Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti canvassed for Katie Hill, who won the 25th district House against Republican Steve Knight.

Working to tip an election, one front door at a time

Richard Ceseroni, a 69-year-old former Marine, was returning home to his ranch- style house in Santa Clarita from church on Oct. 28 when someone he recognized approached him in his driveway. “Why...

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Maia Lefferman

Maia Lefferman


Now a photo editor, Maia Lefferman joined the Boiling Point as a photographer in her junior year. Her skill and passion for photography have provided the BP with pictures of striking LAUSD teachers, election canvassing in Arizona and a Westwood nighttime vigil after the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh,...

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GLOOM:    The weather reflected the feelings of the crowd as hundreds stood and watched the funeral on a screen right outside.

Lori Gilbert-Kaye, Poway Chabad victim, is remembered for strength and ‘radical empathy’

By Clara Sandler, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 2, 2019

Her favorite song was Eshes Chayil -- Woman of Valor -- sung around tables on Friday nights just before Kiddush, as several speakers pointed out over the course of her funeral Monday in the town where...

PAUSE:    Firehawk boys basketball team members paused on the court before the first game as Rabbi Block led 11 seconds of silence in honor of victims of the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh.  Star guard Zack Muller, second from right in blue, did not play, but the Firehawks won anyway.

Glouberman opens with more teams, more fans and two victories for the Firehawks

The fourth annual Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament began tonight with a Firehawk boys victory over the Valley Torah Wolfpack and a girls victory over the YULA Panthers, both in front of capacity...

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