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OVERLOOK: From the balcony of his dorm overlooking the Kotel, David Edwards 20 photographs smoke rising where fireworks had ignited grass fields after being launched from Silwan in East Jerusulam before Shabbat on May 14.

Israel Under Fire: Views of a War

By Keira Beller, Caroline Kboudi, and Tali Liebenthal
August 23, 2021

On May 10, six rockets were fired into Israel from Hamas in Gaza. Two were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system,...

BEFORE: Thousands of an estimated 100,000 Haredim and others at Mount Meron sang and swayed together around a huge Lag BOmer bonfire April 30.

Amidst dancing and ‘pure happiness,’ alumni saw tragedy unfold on Israel’s Mount Meron

By Keira Beller, Staff Writer
May 25, 2021

Around 1:15 a.m. on April 30, Sam Rubanowitz tried to make his way down an overcrowded, slippery exit pathway from the Lag...

NEIGHBORHOOD: The 54th Assembly district includes Beverlywood, Pico-Robertson, Westwood and other areas where most Shalhevet students live.

Debate for local Assembly seat finds differences on BDS, homelessness and other issues

By Talia Davoudian, Staff Writer
May 14, 2021

“What is your view on U.S-Israel relations, California-Israel trade, and BDS, the Boycott Divestment Sanctions movement?” When...

BACK: Rabbi Block taught his senior Advanced Jewish Philosophy class in person for the first time Dec. 1, in the ‘Sarah’ tent outside the Beit Midrash on the third floor.  Outdoor temperatures that day were in the upper 60s.

Exciting, live and ‘weird,’ in-person school reopens outside in tents

By Molly Litvak, Editor-in-Chief
December 13, 2020

In the thousands of years that Jews have studied in chevruta, probably never before have partners been forced to learn from six...

RECOVERED: Stolen political yard signs were set up on the front lawn of Amanda Kogan in Beverlywood Oct. 5 so people could pick them up. Ms. Kogan posted on NextDoor that shed found the signs, which had been dropped in a pile on Wooster and 18th streets.

YEAR OF THE YARD SIGN: Election’s conflicts and tensions are playing out on area front lawns

By Keira Beller, 10th Grade
November 4, 2020

Jill Lefferman woke up early Oct. 5 to discover one of the political yard signs had been stolen off her lawn in the heart of Beverlywood....

TREASURED: On Yom Hashoah -- Holocaust Remembrance Day -- 40 students and teachers posted pictures of family heirlooms on Schoology, along with the reasons they were cherished. All  can be seen and read at the bottom of this page.

Zoom assembly sparks daylong outpouring of family stories, inspiration for Yom Hashoah

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief
April 23, 2020

[TO VIEW ALL ARTIFACTS PICTURED ABOVE, CLICK HERE.] What seemed like a limitation ended up being a new way to connect to Jewish...

CROWD: According AIPAC’s website, more than 18,000 people, including 51 Shalhevet students, attended AIPAC’s annual policy conference in Washington, D.C., last week. Also there were some who had been in contact with a coronavirus patient in New York, and who were quarantined on their return.

Three coronavirus cases in people returning from AIPAC; one is in Los Angeles

Los Angeles County health officials announced today that one person from Los Angeles has tested positive for coronavirus after...

RIVALRY:  Firehawk and Wolfpack players fought for position to get a rebound in the Firehawks’ 55-41 victory over the Wolfpack on the opening night of the Glouberman Tournament last fall. Following Shalhevet’s CIF quarterfinal loss 56-48 to Palm Springs in February, allegations surfaced that the Valley Torah coach gave the Palm Springs coach information about Shalhevet prior to the game, though Valley Torah denies any “malicious” encounter.

Shalhevet announces it has suspended play against Valley Torah in basketball

By Alex Rubel, Sports Editor
May 13, 2019

Shalhevet will refuse to play Valley Torah in boys’ basketball until the school’s head coach is replaced, because of help...

SUBMERGED: Water in Room B101 was about 3 inches deep at 1:30 p.m. today.

FLOOD: All basement classrooms under inches of water after city main breaks

By Molly Litvak, Outside News Editor
April 2, 2019

A huge gush of water from a burst city pipe poured through a basement wall and into a storage room early this morning, overflowing...

CSPA:   At Columbia University in NYC this afternoon, staff of this years Boiling Point was awarded its seventh consecutive CSPA Hybrid Crown Award, this time a Silver Crown, for print and online news published during the 2017-18 school year.

From CSPA, a seventh consecutive Crown, this time a silver

For the seventh consecutive year, the Boiling Won won a CSPA Hybrid Crown Award this afternoon, but this year’s is silver instead...

BRAID: Helped by volunteers from Los Angeles and elsewhere, asylum seekers who had been held in detention before being cleared to enter the U.S. were welcomed with their first showers and hot meals at the Casa de Oracion No. 2 church in northern Phoenix Jan. 16. Above, Marian Merritt braided one girl’s hair.

Welcoming the stranger with hot food, scissors and applause

By Sam Rubanowitz, Staff Writer
March 6, 2019

It was almost noon when two Department of Homeland Security buses finally turned into a church parking lot in northern Phoenix....

Two children smile as Pastor Ramon Madrid welcomes the migrant families and explains the process of sending them out to their host families across the United States.

Leaving lives behind, teens carry hope on trip to America

March 6, 2019

ICE had removed their shoelaces as a safety precaution, so their shoe tongues flapped open as they walked. Instead of smartphones...

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