The Boiling Point

Let’s rename the Wildfire Theater

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...

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...

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...

A great step for the school makes us want more

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...

We were strangers in the land of Egypt

We were strangers in the land of Egypt

September 28, 2018

By the BP Editorial Board As Shalhevet students, we are constantly being reminded of the weight our voices hold in the world and our responsibility to sta...

EDITORIAL: Gaza and the perils of polarization

EDITORIAL: Gaza and the perils of polarization

June 13, 2018

Our school is full of passionate and spirited supporters of Israel. We celebrate Israeli culture, and recognize the religious importance of the nation. But we have gotten to a point where that same emotion bleeds into our discussions of the political side of Israel.