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AIPAC: More than a justification machine

AIPAC: More than a justification machine

October 4, 2019

By the Boiling Point Editorial Board, On Thursday, August 15, U.S. Representatives Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan were prohi...

OPINION – Our college graphic: A dissent

OPINION – Our college graphic: A dissent

June 18, 2019

Last month, I faced one of my most difficult decisions on the Boiling Point Editorial Board -- one which a year or even a month ago would not have seemed...

The rabbi, the coach and the media

The rabbi, the coach and the media

June 17, 2019

By the Boiling Point Editorial Board There are few figures at school more beloved than Coach Ryan Coleman. Adored for his devotion to his players, revered ...

The Just Community may be back

The Just Community may be back

June 13, 2019

By the Boiling Point Editorial Board Greek legend tells us of a mythical creature called the phoenix -- a flaming bird that every 500 years would self-i...

CLARA’S CALLS: Happy Endings, and may the Raptors win

CLARA’S CALLS: Happy Endings, and may the Raptors win

June 4, 2019

Acharon acharon haviv. The last one is the most precious. This Rashi perfectly embodies how I feel as I write this last, most precious column. How is...

EDITORIAL: Beware the Madness of March

EDITORIAL: Beware the Madness of March

March 14, 2019

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board Every year, 68 Division I college basketball teams meet for an adrenaline-filled, nationwide extravaganza to deter...

COLUMN: Are the Chargers LA’s curse?

COLUMN: Are the Chargers LA’s curse?

March 13, 2019

For the first 15 years of my life, I was football team-less. I rooted for teams here and there -- I had a Manning brothers phase between second and fifth...

COLUMN: Cheating?

COLUMN: Cheating?

March 12, 2019

As I have started high school the fear of the future has overcome me, introducing a type of peer pressure I did not expect: the very popular idea of cheating. In...

COLUMN: A year after Parkland, living for those who can’t

COLUMN: A year after Parkland, living for those who can’t

March 10, 2019

Every morning, I make the long drive over the hill from the Valley and my mind drifts with daydreams. Last week on Feb. 14, my mind drifted to Parkland. Teenagers...

EDITORIAL: Reaching out to heal the world, wherever

EDITORIAL: Reaching out to heal the world, wherever

March 7, 2019

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board When 12 volunteers from B’nai David Judea Congregation flew to Arizona last month to welcome 30 families w...