The Boiling Point

Summer’s top 10 must-views: classic TV shows of the ’70s

Summer’s top 10 must-views: classic TV shows of the ’70s

June 29, 2010

I’ve seen Top 10 lists before and they usually seem like they were thrown together haphazardly in order to meet an editor’s deadline. Well, this one...

Peace Jam — Shalhevet students find passion, rhythm and unity in sounds of Israeli pop

Peace Jam — Shalhevet students find passion, rhythm and unity in sounds of Israeli pop

May 23, 2010

While most teens may never journey out of the auditory bubble that is American pop music, more and more Shalhevet students already prefer current Israeli...

Shalhevet choir goes backstage at ‘Glee’

Shalhevet choir goes backstage at ‘Glee’

May 23, 2010

Bypassing a line that wrapped at least halfway around the building, 13 members of Shalhevet’s choir walked into the Saban Theater April 21 and headed...

‘Date Night’ wastes some very funny actors

Jacob Ellenhorn, Staff Writer

May 23, 2010

Date Night, the much hyped movie, manages the extraordinary feat of wasting the comedic talents of Steve Carrel and Tina Fey.  While they have great chemistry, the movie’s plotline proves to be too flimsy to showcase it, or to make this either a blockbuster romantic comedy or thriller -- both of which it aspired to be. Along with Mark Wahlberg in a cameo appearance, the two ...

Art room offers creative escape from school life

Art room offers creative escape from school life

May 23, 2010

Decked with vibrantly painted windows and bright canvases, the art room is a second home to many students who come during their free time to relax and...

Kol Sasson teaches Shalhevet choir new techniques

Kol Sasson teaches Shalhevet choir new techniques

May 23, 2010

Standing in a circle, the Shalhevet choir and Kol Sasson, the University of Maryland’s Jewish a capella group, started off chanting softly: “Energy, ene...

Scenes from childhood become ‘Collective Memory’ in drama’s One-Act Festival

Scenes from childhood become ‘Collective Memory’ in drama’s One-Act Festival

May 23, 2010

Young people, especially teenagers, sometimes find it hard to identify with older generations, and vice versa. Collective Memory, Shalhevet’s very str...

Recital offers a world of music

Recital offers a world of music

March 24, 2010

In between Shacharit and Mincha March 4, the Beit Midrash enjoyed its other role as musical performance space when students performed during lunch period...

The moment when science and religion went to war

March 18, 2010

Few people can claim to have “killed God,” but in a scene from the British film Creation, T.H Huxley, a colleague of Darwin’s, gives the legendary father of evolution that distinctio...

Riffs and jams flow through the hallways

Riffs and jams flow through the hallways

March 18, 2010

Junior Rebecca Asch and freshman Kalil Eden can be found having jam sessions on the ukulele. Senior David Soroudi, sophomore Adam Sharabi, and freshman...

Disney Hall concert surprises a freshman working on his final

Jacob Ellenhorn, 9th Grade

March 18, 2010

Knowing that it was for a class and knowing that I yawn at the mere mention of classical music, my Concert Report for Music Appreciation seemed like something I would never complete. But with the due date looming, I finally gave in and agreed to attend a New Year’s Eve performance of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Walt Disney Concert Hall. I don’t know how you spent New Year’s...

Photos of Poland-Israel trips bring back memories

Leila Miller, Arts Editor

March 18, 2010

“It’s important to capture the moment,” says Eddie Friedman, who photographed Shalhevet’s annual Poland-Israel trips from 2002-2009. “You blend, fall back, let the moment be, let the people experience,” he continued. “There’s contemplation, there’s indifference, there’s sadness. I don’t try to control the emotions. They are there already.” In a...