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Shalhevet announces it has suspended play against Valley Torah in basketball

Shalhevet announces it has suspended play against Valley Torah in basketball

May 13, 2019

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

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

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

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 into two basement l...

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

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

March 22, 2019

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

Welcoming the stranger with hot food, scissors and applause

March 6, 2019

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

Leaving lives behind, teens carry hope on trip to America

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 and airpods, they wore el...

From top national journalism organizations, a banner awards season for the Boiling Point

From top national journalism organizations, a banner awards season for the Boiling Point

January 25, 2019

The Boiling Point ended 2018 with top honors in national journalism competitions, including third place and two honorable mentions in the National Scholastic...

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...

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

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

November 28, 2018

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 re...

Deadly Woolsey Fire hits Jewish camps, schools, homes

Deadly Woolsey Fire hits Jewish camps, schools, homes

November 27, 2018

The Woolsey Fire ravaged Simi Valley, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, West Hills and Malibu, resulting in thousands of home evacuations, destroyed properties...

Call for emails to senators starts dispute over politics on Schoology

Call for emails to senators starts dispute over politics on Schoology

November 13, 2018

Some have called the past two years the most divided time in American history. Last month, that division spilled onto Schoology -- Shalhevet’s online...

Jewish school, summer camps damaged or destroyed in Woolsey fire

Jewish school, summer camps damaged or destroyed in Woolsey fire

November 11, 2018

Jewish schools and camps have been hit hard by Southern California’s fires, with at least one day school and two camps reporting significant damage in the three-day-old blaze. The Ilan Ramon Jewish Day School in Agoura Hills, which w...

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

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

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...

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