The Boiling Point

Rabbi Lieberman wins $15,000 Milken Jewish Educator Award

Rabbi Lieberman wins $15,000 Milken Jewish Educator Award

November 4, 2019

Students were already wondering why a last-minute special schedule had been posted when Rabbi Segal announced on Schoology that there was a “very import...

For Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom, it’s back to the future

For Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom, it’s back to the future

October 28, 2019

When Rabbi Yitzchak Etschalom began teaching at Shalhevet the first time, the school wasn't even a year old. Twenty-eight years later, he is teaching ...

Spreadsheets, songs and school-running: Nachum Joel

Spreadsheets, songs and school-running: Nachum Joel

October 23, 2019

Shalhevet’s apparent love for former singers has surfaced again with the arrival of Mr. Nachum Joel, who has joined the staff as a teacher and administr...

Nat Reynolds, former Head of School, teacher, mentor, has died

Nat Reynolds, former Head of School, teacher, mentor, has died

October 7, 2019

Mr. Nathan Reynolds, who founded Shalhevet’s General Studies department, recruited the first student body and years later left retirement on three sepa...

New English teacher brings a worldwide upbringing and a passion for playwriting

New English teacher brings a worldwide upbringing and a passion for playwriting

September 23, 2019

He may teach English, but new Shalhevet teacher Mr. Brian Forrester has a passion for theater, or more specifically, playwriting. Ever since college, h...

New Tanakh teacher says the ‘bubble’ is a good thing

New Tanakh teacher says the ‘bubble’ is a good thing

September 22, 2019

As someone who did not always connect to either Judaism or Jewish school but eventually fell in love with both, new Judaic Studies teacher Mrs. Natalie Ho...

New chesed director is also an athlete

New chesed director is also an athlete

September 11, 2019

Running marathons and finding zen in yoga are two hobbies of Mrs. Malkie Hametz, Shalhevet’s newest Tanakh teacher and new director of chesed, or comm...

Ms. Segal is first female teacher to get Jewish title at school

Ms. Segal is first female teacher to get Jewish title at school

October 4, 2018

Yoetzet Halacha Atara Segal is Shalhevet’s first female Judaic faculty member to have a title other than Ms. or Morah, but neither she nor her husband,...

Her training completed, Yoetzet Segal finds new ways to teach and relate to students, female and male

Her training completed, Yoetzet Segal finds new ways to teach and relate to students, female and male

October 3, 2018

This story won a Best of SNO award. Last month in Israel, Ms. Atara Segal, who has been teaching Tanakh, Talmud, and Statistics for seven years, completed t...

Screenwriter David Diamond brings Hollywood lessons to Shalhevet

Screenwriter David Diamond brings Hollywood lessons to Shalhevet

September 14, 2018

  While David Diamond is an accomplished screenwriter with credits in big-budget films, he tries to stay humble. One of his high school yearbook...

Remer replaces Ryan, but both coaches remain

Remer replaces Ryan, but both coaches remain

September 14, 2018

Coach Ryan Coleman and Coach Jeff Remer have partly switched jobs this year. Coach Remer, the girls basketball coach, has taken over as school Athletic...

Mr. Weslow now principal; Rabbi Block Assistant Principal, Judaic Studies

Mr. Weslow now principal; Rabbi Block Assistant Principal, Judaic Studies

September 13, 2018

Shalhevet’s administration still plans to operate as a team, but Mr. Daniel Weslow has become overall principal and Rabbi David Block has assumed responsibility...