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Boiling Point Caption Contest: Winners and new cartoon!

Boiling Point Caption Contest: Winners and new cartoon!

By Elliot Serure, Cartoon Editor October 6, 2022

Boiling Point Cartoon Caption Contest To enter, write your caption idea below, along with your name and the city where you live. You may enter as many times as you like!  But be sure to list your...

HISTORIC: Yall has been in use since 1631, when British writer William Lisle introduced it in his novel The Faire Æthiopian.

Goofy, friendly or just clearly plural, a new word from the South catches on

By Avi Litvak, Opinion Editor September 29, 2022

y’all  [pronoun] \ ˈyȯl  \ variant of YOU-ALL Merriam-Webster English Dictionary Every word has a definition. Most words have connotations. Some have hidden meanings. But no word has quite the...

NEW CONTEST: Submit your idea for Mays drawing, above, in the form box below. You may enter as many times as you like. (BP Cartoon by Elliot Serure)

Boiling Point Caption Contest May 2022: Winner and new cartoon

By Elliot Serure and Eli Weiss May 2, 2022

Congratulations to Shalhevet's SAS Computer Science teacher Dr. Josh Sharfman, who wins first prize for his caption in the Boiling Point's second Cartoon Caption Contest. The cartoon for the next contest...

NEW CONTEST: Submit your idea for Adars drawing, above, in the form box below. You may enter as many times as you like. (BP Cartoon by Elliot Serure)

Boiling Point Caption Contest: Winners and new cartoon!

By Elliot Serure, Benjamin Gamson, and Tomomi Shaw March 8, 2022

Congratulations to Shalhevet junior Jack Metzger, who wins first prize for his caption in the Boiling Point's first-ever Cartoon Caption Contest. The cartoon for Adar's contest is at the top of this...

Boiling Point Caption Contest!

Boiling Point Caption Contest!

By Elliot Serure and Benjamin Gamson February 10, 2022

Nice cartoon – what’s the caption? That’s up to you, our readers!  Welcome to the Boiling Point’s new caption-writing contest, where you get to suggest a caption for an original cartoon ...

Image of Talya Kukurudz, who led the effort to create the cookbook.

Generation-to-generation meets sister-to-sister in second school cookbook

By Amalia Zucker, Staff Writer January 8, 2022

In 2006, Deborah Kukurudz of Shalhevet’s class of that year organized a cookbook titled What’s Hot in Shalhevet’s Kitchen! with 136 recipes collected in it, all contributed by Shalhevet students...

CONNECTED: Jewish service members join together to engage in prayer while deployed in Afghanistan in 2018. U.S. Army chaplain Rabbi David Becker, left, led services for the soldiers, including U.S. Army Maj. Moses Scheinfeld,
second from left; both live in Los Angeles. “I try to lift them up,” said Rabbi Becker, who taught at Shalhevet. “It’s a very difficult time in a soldier’s or military member’s life to be deployed so far from home and everything they know.”

Pride mixed with heartache for Jewish army officers who served in Afghanistan as US departs

By Keira Beller, Features Editor October 19, 2021

Watching with the rest of America as the Taliban swiftly took over Afghanistan last month were two members of Los Angeles’s Orthodox Jewish community who are currently on active duty in the U.S. Army. Major...

ASKING: Among other questions, Passover -- which starts this Saturday  night -- wonders why the seder night is different from all others.

How is your seder different from all other seders?

By Liad Machmali, Features Editor March 22, 2021

“Really long,” “matzah pizza,” and “cleaning” are words linked to Pesach in most of our minds. But another buzzword that may pop up when thinking about the Jewish holiday that starts this Saturday...

HOME: A Boiling Point survey found that all kinds of Jews give presents -- and don’t.

When it comes to Chanukah gift-giving, the ritual is whatever you grew up with

By Liad Machmali, Life and Features Editor December 14, 2020

This Chanukah 5780, senior Yael Rubin’s family will be exchanging gifts among aunts, uncles and cousins. Dean of Students Rabbi Ari Schwarzberg will be giving gifts just to his wife and kids. Freshman...

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. It was a Biden-Harris sign, with the phrase “B’H,” an abbreviation...

STUFF: Its horrible, but there are things you can use to make Covid times better.

Six essentials for remote school 2.0

By Liad Machmali, Culture Editor August 30, 2020

The 2020-21 remote school year has begun!  In case this is not your favorite time of the year,  the Boiling Point is here to help with this list that we hope will prevent a few mental breakdowns....

Humans of Ninth Grade

Humans of Ninth Grade

June 3, 2020

Most of us make an extra effort to get to know the incoming freshman class each year. This year, that has been harder since we have been learning off campus. With the help of the spring Journalism elective,...

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