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

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

Jacob Perelman, Staff Writer

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

Abby Blumofe, Staff Writer

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

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Eva Suissa, Staff Writer

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.

Purim marks first women’s Megillah reading at school in six years

HISTORY: From top, freshman Abby Blumofe and alumna Sara Smith '04 read from Megillat Esther.

May 1, 2016

By Clara Sandler, Staff Writer Women have been playing an important role in the story of Purim since Vashti and Queen Esther, so it seemed fitting when 45 women gathered to hear an all-female reading of Megillat Esther on Purim morning, March 24, organized by Judaic Studies teacher Mrs. Atara Segal. Held...

Alumni live, learn and serve amid terror in Israel

PROTECT: Since September, IDF soldier Saul Rothman ‘11 has been guarding Israeli bus stations instead of the border. His training, shown here, has been interrupted by the spate of stabbings and car rammings.

Elon Glouberman, Outside News Editor

November 12, 2015

Blood stains the streets of Jerusalem as IDF soldiers and medical personal tend to victims of terrorist stabbing attacks. During what has been colloquially called a “Third intifada,” public street stabbings shootings and car have become somewhat of a regular occurrence in Israel.

SUMMER OF WAR

SUMMER OF WAR

Jonah Gill, Outside News Editor

September 18, 2014

It wasn’t exactly summer vacation this year for members of the Shalhevet community, both inside and outside of Israel. From juniors on their long-awaited Israel summer programs to alumni serving in the Israel Defense Forces - and everyone else, it seemed - June and July were spent chained to iPhone news apps, following the latest reports of rockets and troop mobilizations and arguments in cyberspace over who was to blame.

SHALHEVET AT 20: For Eitan Spitzer ’12, Judaism plays role in social life

SHALHEVET AT 20: For Eitan Spitzer ’12, Judaism plays role in social life

Jonah Gill, Sports Editor

December 21, 2013

Q: What did you do straight after high school, and what do you do now? A: After I graduated I went to Israel for a year and studied at Bar Ilan U. and traveled around Israel. Now I am at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, I haven’t declared my major yet, so I’m taking a range of classes. Q: Describe ...

SHALHEVET AT 20 – Tovy Kamine ’02: Saving lives as a general surgeon

SHALHEVET AT 20 - Tovy Kamine '02: Saving lives as a general surgeon

Mati Davis, Staff Writer

December 21, 2013

Q: What did you do straight after high school? A: I went straight to college.  I went to Yale. Now I’m a third-year General Surgery Resident at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Basically I’m in training to be a general surgeon. The kind of things I handle depends on what rotati...

SHALHEVET AT 20: Aviel Cogan ’09: In Scotland, finding experiences outside of the bubble

SHALHEVET AT 20: Aviel Cogan '09: In Scotland, finding experiences outside of the bubble

Sarah Sorudi, Editor-In-Chief

December 15, 2013

Q:What did you do straight after high school, and what do you do now? A:Almost right after graduation, I moved over to Edinburgh to go to the University of Edinburgh. I had decided I wanted to go to university in Scotland, so I only applied to Scottish schools.  I went early in the summer so I c...

SHALHEVET AT 20: Jordan Denitz ’06: Living and working abroad

SHALHEVET AT 20: Jordan Denitz '06: Living and working abroad

Sarah Sorudi, Editor-In-Chief

December 15, 2013

Q:What did you do straight after high school and what do you do now? A: Straight after high school, I went to UC San Diego. I was there there for four years, and I studied psychology and did my pre-med courses.  I really got involved with some research in drug addiction when I was there, but one of...

SHALHEVET AT 20: Jaclyn Kellner ’11: Goat-herding, farming and studying too

SHALHEVET AT 20: Jaclyn Kellner '11: Goat-herding, farming and studying too

Noah Rothman, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013

Q: What did you do straight after high school, and what do you do now?  A: Straight after high school I took a gap year in Israel called Eco Israel, in Modiin. I was on an educational farm called Hava ve'Adam [Eve and Adam]. The first semester I spent two-thirds of the day in class studying the hi...

SHALHEVET AT 20: Natalie Hara ’06: In fashion design, and beyond the high school cliques

SHALHEVET AT 20: Natalie Hara '06: In fashion design, and beyond the high school cliques

Sigal Spitzer, Opinion Editor

December 12, 2013

Q: What did you do straight after high school, and what do you do now? A: Three weeks after graduating I started to go FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising). Now I own my own clothing line, Natalia Romano. Q: What is your fondest/funniest memory from your time at Shalhevet? A:...

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