The Boiling Point

Michigan professors open new front in academic boycott of Israel

Michigan professors open new front in academic boycott of Israel

December 4, 2018

Unlike most acts of Israel boycotting on college campuses, which are led by student groups, two students at University of Michigan were denied letter of...

Pepsico buys Israel-based SodaStream for $3.2 billion

Pepsico buys Israel-based SodaStream for $3.2 billion

September 23, 2018

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 billion. Following the sale, PepsiCo stated that it would allow the home soda-making compa...

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...

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 ...

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...

With planned move of US Embassy to West Jerusalem, world rages but city mostly calm

With planned move of US Embassy to West Jerusalem, world rages but city mostly calm

January 17, 2018

By Nicholas Fields, Staff Writer Thousands of Palestinians protested and governments around the world complained, but Shalhevet alumni in Jerusalem said t...

Israeli Cabinet Minister tells assembly of joint stem cell research with California

Israeli Cabinet Minister tells assembly of joint stem cell research with California

April 13, 2016

Feb. 8 was a busy day for Israel’s Minister of Science and Technology, Mr. Ofir Akunis. In the afternoon, he signed an agreement on stem cell research between Israel and a California bio-tech firm. After that, he was heading to Washington, D.C., to meet with NASA in hopes of sending an Israeli astronaut to Mars. But before that, he had a date to speak with the student body at Shalhevet.

Worldwide video chat remembers terror victim Ezra Schwartz

Worldwide video chat remembers terror victim Ezra Schwartz

February 16, 2016

Shalhevet students gathered in the gym Dec. 21 to take part in a siyum with yeshivas across the world via Skype in honor of Ezra Schwartz, z”l.

Alumni live, learn and serve amid terror in Israel

Alumni live, learn and serve amid terror in Israel

November 12, 2015

Blood stains the streets of Jerusalem as IDF soldiers and medical personal tend to victims of terrorist stabbing attacks. During what has been colloquially called a “Third intifada,” public street stabbings shootings and car have become somewhat of a regular occurrence in Israel.

Local experts read the same words, draw different conclusions

Elon Glouberman, Outside News Editor

September 30, 2015

Filed under Israel, Outside News

Mr. Yaki Lopez, Consul for Political Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles, said the Iran deal will not work because the Iranians will not follow it.

A summer of argument as Iran deal polarized community

A summer of argument as Iran deal polarized community

September 11, 2015

Handshakes in Vienna, cheers in Tehran, disappointment in Israel, ambivalence in the U.S. -- diverse emotions and reactions burst into view after the announcement of one of the more historic diplomatic deals in U.S history July 14.