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ICONIC: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was famous for wearing carefully chosen collars to Supreme Court deliberation. Here she is pictured wearing a white jabot from South Africa, a favorite of hers.

EDITORIAL: Ruth Bader Ginsburg z”l: One of us, who rocked America

September 27, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg may have been only 5’1, but she was a giant. Not the kind of giant you see at the top of the beanstalk, nor the kind that becomes memor...

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We hear you

January 28, 2020

On Sunday, the world lost a basketball superstar whose legacy has inspired the next generation of basketball players. The Boiling Point decided to post a...

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Let’s rename the Wildfire Theater

October 10, 2019

Few if any students at Shalhevet today have any memory of Nat Reynolds, z"l, who died last summer at the age of 86. But all of us are nevertheless...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

EDITORIAL: A Just Community not only for students

EDITORIAL: A Just Community not only for students

February 8, 2019

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board    A week ago, the administration announced a new addition to the Student Handbook, which has not yet been upd...

EDITORIAL: Pittsburgh, Parkland and your bar mitzvah

EDITORIAL: Pittsburgh, Parkland and your bar mitzvah

December 5, 2018

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board    Shock, horror, confusion, despair. When we hear news of mass shooting, and these days that’s regularly...

EDITORIAL: Unity and equality through the Glouberman tournament

EDITORIAL: Unity and equality through the Glouberman tournament

November 29, 2018

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board There’s something in the air during the five days of Glouberman, when the East Coast yeshiva league -- formally k...

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A great step for the school makes us want more

October 4, 2018

By the BP Editorial Board Having Judaic role models for both genders at a co-ed school is crucial. We have wonderful rabbis here at Shalhevet, and we a...

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