The Boiling Point

From fact-checks to Facebook, Shalhevet alum helps IDF tell its story

From fact-checks to Facebook, Shalhevet alum helps IDF tell its story

September 7, 2018

Imagine you’re watching gruesome raw footage of people running with weapons, setting fire to wide swathes of land and threatening harm.  Now imagin...

Through difficult times, music has accompanied Natalie Dahan

Through difficult times, music has accompanied Natalie Dahan

September 5, 2017

It’s impossible to find the right words to say. All I can do right now is tell myself I’ll be okay.  “Impossible” is a song that alumna Natalie Dahan wrote to help her overcome the rough patches in her life through the musical career she has embarked upon -- not that it’s her real career though.

French Jews abroad say election of Macron won’t stop more from leaving

French Jews abroad say election of Macron won’t stop more from leaving

June 4, 2017

France's election of Emmanuel Macron as president May 7 was greeted with relief by Shalhevet's French-American families, but they also said it would not...

Shalhevet alumni at Berkeley decry violence against Yiannopoulous

Shalhevet alumni at Berkeley decry violence against Yiannopoulous

April 9, 2017

Although Shalhevet alumni at UC Berkeley did not agree with Republican personality Milo Yiannopoulos on many issues, they still felt his freedom of speech was denied when a violent protest forced police to cancel his appearance.

Alumni say U Chicago is safe even without ‘safe spaces’

Alumni say U Chicago is safe even without ‘safe spaces’

January 10, 2017

Last summer, the University of Chicago sent out a letter to incoming freshmen telling them not to expect their professors to warn them that an upcoming t...

Alumni game unites old rivals

Alumni game unites old rivals

January 5, 2017

Crosstown rivals Shalhevet and YULA met in a different kind of basketball competition on Saturday night, Nov. 26, when their alumni faced off in separate...

Students explore athletic opportunities beyond the Shalhevet gym

Students explore athletic opportunities beyond the Shalhevet gym

December 25, 2016

As Shalhevet’s seniors watch for their college admission emails this month, their classmate Nathan Benyowitz faces a different kind of waiting game. While...

Shalhevet alumna describes election from the Clinton Campaign headquarters

Shalhevet alumna describes election from the Clinton Campaign headquarters

December 20, 2016

While America was busy reading articles, scanning polls or freaking out about the 2016 presidential campaign, Yael Rabin -- Shalhevet class of 2010 --...

From promoting a pair of jeans, a $2.5 million company

From promoting a pair of jeans, a $2.5 million company

July 11, 2016

A man by the name of Cree Lane Jones posts a picture on Instagram of himself standing over the misty ocean, carrying his two children in a wide and rusty gray bucket. Why?

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: Eitan Schramm sees the world in terms of stories

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: Eitan Schramm sees the world in terms of stories

June 20, 2016

Most people who love movies go and see more movies. Eitan Schramm started to make films himself. He claims his brain works differently than the ordinary person’s because he can see a mundane situation and turn it into a sci-fi universe.

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: For Yonah Feld, America’s great but Israel is home

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: For Yonah Feld, America’s great but Israel is home

June 20, 2016

Although Yonah Feld has lived in America nearly his entire life, he doesn’t consider it his home. His home, he says, is Israel.

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.