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OPINION: Titles are important, and women deserve them

May 1, 2015

Filed under Award-winners, Opinion

When Shalhevet brings in a prospective Judaic Studies teacher and everyone loves her, the assumption is that she will be hired—especially because Shalhevet is always looking to add more females to the Judaic faculty. And when Ramie Smith, soon to complete Yeshivat Maharat in New York, visited Shalhevet last January, she immediately clicked with students and faculty alike. She was clearly knowledgeable about Jewish Law and Torah Study, and all agreed that she would be a valuable asset to the Shalhevet Community.

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A fate worse than mid-terms: no mid-terms

February 1, 2015

Filed under Opinion

By the Boiling Point Editorial Board Tests are never popular. When they’re oversized, cumulative, and count for 15 percent of your grade, they’re outright hated. Therefore, when the administration first announced that mid...

New BP policy: What’s published is permanent

By the BP Editorial Board

December 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Teenagers sometimes do things that they regret. After all, isn’t part of growing up making mistakes? Sadly, in today’s day and age, it isn’t so easy to pretend that those mess-ups never happened.  Once something is on...

OPINION: My Coach Buckley

Mati Hurwitz, Sports Editor

December 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Christopher Buckley was the most special person to walk through the halls of Shalhevet. I am judging not by the count of gavels that the Model Congress delegations received or the individual Mock Trial awards students earned,...

New policy: What’s published is permanent

November 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion

By the BP Editorial Board Teenagers sometimes do things that they regret. After all, isn’t part of growing up making mistakes? Sadly, in today’s day and age, it isn’t so easy to pretend that those mess-ups never ha...

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