The Boiling Point

Dem convention star Khan tells LA Muslims to plan, not panic, about Trump

Dem convention star Khan tells LA Muslims to plan, not panic, about Trump

January 19, 2017

Khizr Khan, who achieved fame when he reprimanded then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, told a worried audience...

Alumni say U Chicago is safe even without ‘safe spaces’

Alumni say U Chicago is safe even without ‘safe spaces’

January 10, 2017

Last summer, the University of Chicago sent out a letter to incoming freshmen telling them not to expect their professors to warn them that an upcoming t...

Shalhevet alumna describes election from the Clinton Campaign headquarters

Shalhevet alumna describes election from the Clinton Campaign headquarters

December 20, 2016

While America was busy reading articles, scanning polls or freaking out about the 2016 presidential campaign, Yael Rabin -- Shalhevet class of 2010 --...

Shalhevet students say why they voted for Trump

December 18, 2016

When President-elect Donald Trump won 91-84 in Shalhevet’s mock election Nov. 8, many thought people had voted for him as a joke.  After all, a scho...

Zika raises doubt about annual girls basketball trip to Florida

Zika raises doubt about annual girls basketball trip to Florida

November 14, 2016

The Zika virus, which started spreading in Central and South America over the past year, has made its way to Florida, including where the Firehawk girl...

HOUSES DIVIDED: Presidential race challenges Shalhevet families

HOUSES DIVIDED: Presidential race challenges Shalhevet families

October 27, 2016

Republican Son Is A Chance For Both Sides To Learn To Listen During the first presidential debate Sept. 26, senior Yaakov Sobel’s mom said Hillary Clinton wa...

School remembers Peres for heart, poetry, devotion to peace

School remembers Peres for heart, poetry, devotion to peace

October 25, 2016

Shimon Peres, who died last Tuesday, tried to be a unifier – even in Los Angeles. In March 2012, Israel’s elder statesman and then-president spoke at t...

Poll shows most Shalhevet students agree with their parents and Clinton edges Trump, though many still undecided

Poll shows most Shalhevet students agree with their parents and Clinton edges Trump, though many still undecided

October 9, 2016

In a recent anonymous poll of the Shalhevet student body, the 120 students polled were almost evenly split on who they would vote for in the upcoming 2016 presidential election if they were of age.

Two blocks but worlds apart

Two blocks but worlds apart

June 30, 2016

Two blocks away but worlds apart, different people with the same profession find themselves in opposite circumstances. Jimmy Clark and Jimena Augusto Marlin both sell fruit in Downtown Los Angeles, but that’s where their similarities lie.

Table Talk: White House, Knesset open their doors to familiar faces / US adopts Israel’s knock-on-the-roof’ tactic in bombing ISIS

Table Talk: White House, Knesset open their doors to familiar faces / US adopts Israel’s knock-on-the-roof’ tactic in bombing ISIS

June 21, 2016

White House, Knesset open their doors to familiar faces Shalhevet has a new presence in world politics, with Reb Noam Weissman’s brother, Chanan Weissma...

Student meets Hillary Clinton on the night she clinches historic nomination

Student meets Hillary Clinton on the night she clinches historic nomination

June 10, 2016

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Southern California June 6 when the word came from the Associated Press that she had clinched the D...

Feeling pre-judged from airports to ice rinks, L.A. Muslim teens try to find their religious footing

Feeling pre-judged from airports to ice rinks, L.A. Muslim teens try to find their religious footing

April 27, 2016

Have you ever worn a sweatshirt with Hebrew writing on it, or wrestled with whether to wear your kippah outside of school? Here’s what happened wh...