The Boiling Point

At summer camp, students find a lab for religious diversity

At summer camp, students find a lab for religious diversity

September 17, 2018

By Lucy Fried, Co-Editor-in-Chief In the sunset hours of Shabbat, campers at Camp Stone in Pennsylvania gather for slow shira, or singing, much like the ...

On writers’ wings, a journey heavy with history

On writers’ wings, a journey heavy with history

June 13, 2018

As someone who connects to things through writing — whether my own or someone else’s — I wanted to experience the senior Poland-Israel Experience...

GETTING HERE: What’s it like to live an hour away from school?

GETTING HERE: What’s it like to live an hour away from school?

May 13, 2018

 BP Graphic by Zev Kupferman A near majority of Shalhevet students -- 107 out of 250 this year -- live in Beverlywood or Pico-Robertson, an average of about one-and-a-half miles from s...

Clothing company creates student entrepreneurship at the click of a button

Clothing company creates student entrepreneurship at the click of a button

March 14, 2018

It’s 8 a.m. and a regular Thursday morning for most Shalhevet students, but for Ben-Tsion Oliel, Sam Navon, Josh Weindling, Sam Navon and Asher Dauer, it’s time to get down to business.

College-bound students weigh how far to fly the coop

College-bound students weigh how far to fly the coop

February 19, 2018

Every year, many Shalhevet graduates leave California to pursue college degrees on the East Coast, in the Midwest and other regions hundreds or thousa...

How to deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder this winter

How to deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder this winter

February 14, 2018

When the clocks turned back last November, days ended earlier and earlier. Even now, days are shorter, ending around 5 p.m. and making the n...

You are what you DON’T eat

You are what you DON’T eat

February 9, 2018

A 21st-century family dinner may feature vastly different plates of food than it did 10 years ago, with two vegetarian parents, a paleo teenage daughter,...

HIRSCHONOMICS: Why is it so hard to run a student business at Shalhevet?

HIRSCHONOMICS: Why is it so hard to run a student business at Shalhevet?

November 19, 2017

This year, the major student-run businesses at Shalhevet are bagels, pancakes and the Student Store. Last year, the major student businesses were bagels,...

With hammers and heart, juniors help rebuild Houston on chesed trip

With hammers and heart, juniors help rebuild Houston on chesed trip

November 8, 2017

At midnight Aug. 26, Maya Wadler was the only member of her family awake as rains pounded the streets and water seeped through the floorboards of her Houston...

Doctors in the house

Doctors in the house

November 7, 2017

What do stem cell differentiation, females with disabilities in the classroom, the relationship between Jewish and American law and a medieval Greek rabbi...

Niche memes are connecting Jews worldwide with humor and some bite

Niche memes are connecting Jews worldwide with humor and some bite

November 5, 2017

Yaakov Fein, more commonly known by his Instagram meme username @theturntjew, is just one of many Instagram meme page creators who have become popular...

Hard conversations are easier if you go in prepared

Hard conversations are easier if you go in prepared

October 9, 2017

Everyone has those moments when they are completely stumped for words.  You know them – those times when you need to express yourself and simply fumbl...