The Boiling Point

Brazil museum fire burns history from centuries

Brazil museum fire burns history from centuries

September 23, 2018

By Nicholas Fields, Torah Editor The 200-year-old National Museum of Brazil was burned to a crisp on Sunday, Sep. 2, after a fire which all of it...

Pepsico buys Israel-based SodaStream for $3.2 billion

Pepsico buys Israel-based SodaStream for $3.2 billion

September 23, 2018

By Jackson Resin, 10th grade On Aug. 20, another Israeli company came off the shelves, as SodaStream sold to U.S. based PepsiCo in a deal valued at $3.2...

To save the oceans: No more plastic straws?

To save the oceans: No more plastic straws?

September 23, 2018

By Molly Litvak, Outside News Editor It may be time to start carrying around a reusable straw. More and more cities and restaurants have dec...

From fact-checks to Facebook, Shalhevet alum helps IDF tell its story

From fact-checks to Facebook, Shalhevet alum helps IDF tell its story

September 7, 2018

Imagine you’re watching gruesome raw footage of people running with weapons, setting fire to wide swathes of land and threatening harm.  Now imagin...

Check your freezer: Salmonella outbreak in Empire chicken from last spring prompts USDA advisory now

Check your freezer: Salmonella outbreak in Empire chicken from last spring prompts USDA advisory now

August 29, 2018

The USDA has issued a public health alert for Empire Kosher Poultry because of  “possible Salmonella contamination.” The notice, issued Aug. 24, states that this contamination may have affected raw whole chicken and raw chicken parts that were sold between September 2017 and June 20...

Was IDF Gaza action justified? Students struggle but most say yes

Was IDF Gaza action justified? Students struggle but most say yes

June 5, 2018

Shalhevet students were mostly supportive of the actions of Israeli soldiers who shot into crowds of Palestinian protesters gathered at the Israel-Gaza bor...

TABLE TALK: Netanyahu may face charges; new U.S. tax plan takes effect

TABLE TALK: Netanyahu may face charges; new U.S. tax plan takes effect

May 16, 2018

Netanyahu accused of corruption Investigations into Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara have led to three suggested charges ...

New DNA production method may mean a much more helpful flu vaccine

New DNA production method may mean a much more helpful flu vaccine

May 8, 2018

This year’s influenza vaccine might have been a bust, but a new faster vaccine-manufacturing technology may soon make it possible to produce vaccines that...

Lights out, desks up and if possible, lock the door

Lights out, desks up and if possible, lock the door

April 24, 2018

With responses that ranged from barricading doors with furniture to continuing class as though nothing was happening, Shalhevet experienced its first-ever...

At AIPAC conference, Netanyahu was ‘like a friend’

At AIPAC conference, Netanyahu was ‘like a friend’

March 29, 2018

For Shalhevet’s delegates to this year’s AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., an appearance by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was...

Student journalists from Parkland high school tell CSPA how they covered shooting that killed 17

Student journalists from Parkland high school tell CSPA how they covered shooting that killed 17

March 22, 2018

In the wake of the shooting that killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last month, the school’s student journali...