The Boiling Point

2018-2019 Staff

Clara Sandler

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Clara Sandler served as Community Editor, Sports Editor, Torah Editor and Staff Writer before becoming Co-Editor-in-Chief during her senior year. Clara is also co-captain of the Model UN team, is very i...

Lucy Fried

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Lucy Fried joined the Boiling Point staff as a freshman and served as Arts and Culture Editor, Features Editor, and Torah Editor before becoming Co-Editor-in-chief this year. She has been published in B...

Gilad Spitzer

Web Editor-in-Chief

After joining the Boiling Point in his freshman year, Gilad got involved with the online and social media aspects of the paper, creating the post of Social Media Editor and becoming Deputy Web Editor-i...

Zev Kupferman

Art and Design Director

Zev has been the main graphic designer for the Boiling Point since the first issue of his freshman year. He started with a big bang: contributing to the double-truck design about the presidential elect...

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks

Community Editor

Some people have to discover their interests; others have no choice but to follow them. Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks has been a member of the Boiling Point staff since the first semester of his freshma...

Tobey Lee

Features Editor

Tobey Lee joined Boiling Point his freshman year, writing award-winning stories about the boys basketball team and delving into the intricacies of the California Interscholastic Federation.  From th...

Molly Litvak

Outside News Editor

After serving as a staff writer throughout her freshman year, Molly Litvak is 2018-19’s Outside News editor and has written for the Boiling Point's Community, Torah, Sports and Outside News sections so fa...

Nicholas Fields

Torah Editor

Nicholas Fields has been a member of the Boiling Point since freshman year. Starting off with a story about freshman orientation, he quickly fell in love with journalism. After serving as a staff writer for ove...

Nomi Willis

Opinion Editor

Nomi is a senior and spending her first year as an editor working on the Opinion section. It's a great match, because she has strong opinions about everything from politics to the best Ben and Jerry’s...

Alex Rubel

Sports Editor

Alex joined the Boiling Point as a staff writer in his sophomore year and became Sports Editor in his junior year. Aside from journalism, Alex loves playing and watching sports, flying planes and follo...

Neima Fax

Chief Photo Editor

Neima Fax joined the Boiling Point team Freshman year as a photographer, and is now coming into her second year as a Photo Editor. Her passion for Photography is what drew her to the Boiling Point team, ...

Zoey Botnick

Photo Editor

Boiling Point was always a major point of interest for Zoey Botnick. Freshman year, she started out as a photographer. Now as a Junior, is one of the three photo editors. Whether taking pictures, edi...

Jordana Glouberman

Deputy Web Editor

Jordana was Video Editor for the Boiling Point her freshman through junior years. As a senior, she is now Deputy Web Editor-in-Chief. Besides for Boiling Point, Jordana is on the volleyball team, is a ...

Sabrina Jahan

Video Editor

Sabrina Jahan has been making videos for the Boiling Point since the beginning of her sophomore year, and continues to do so in her junior year as Chief Video Editor. Since starting to make videos for t...

David Edwards

Video Editor

David Edwards joined the Boiling Point in his freshman year, writing about the journey some students take to become athletes in college, and as a sophomore wrote about the North Korean nuclear crisis. Sinc...

Shayna Becker

Production Director

Shayna Becker started writing for the Boiling Point as soon as her first semester at Shalhevet and since then has become more and more involved in production, stepping in to save advertising and other ...

Joelle Keene

Faculty Advisor

Joelle Keene, CJE, has been the faculty advisor of the Boiling Point since 2003, and is also the founding director of the Jewish Scholastic Press Association. She obtained her master's degree from Columbia U...

Hannah Jannol

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Hannah Jannol was Editor-in-Chief of the Boiling Point during the 2017-2018 school year. She now lives in Manhattan and attends The New School as a History and Economics major. She writes for their HerCampus...

Alec Fields

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

In four years at the Boiling Point, Alec Fields has wrote stories for every section and won some of the top awards in high school journalism, including the Quill and Scroll Sweepstakes Award for best n...

Ma'ayan Waldman

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Ma’ayan Waldman joined the staff of the Boiling Point in ninth grade and served as Arts Editor, Opinion Editor, Community Editor, and finally Co-Editor-in-Chief.  She won First Prize in New Writing...

Eric Bazak

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

After serving as staff writer, Features Editor, and Outside News Editor over the previous three years, Eric Bazak served as Editor-in-Chief for the 2015-16 school year. He is currently a freshman at ...

Alexa Fishman

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Now a freshman at Princeton University, Alexa Fishman joined the Boiling Point as a freshman and went on to serve as Community Editor and Features Editor before becoming Editor-in-Chief in 2014-15....

Goldie Fields

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Currently a freshman at USC, Goldie kept the Boiling Point going for her entire four years at Shalhevet, putting her heart and soul into every role and and was very proud of everything the staff&...

Tamar Willis

Editor-In-Chief Emeritus

Tamar Willis is a junior at Princeton University where she writes and serves as business manager for the culture magazine Nassau Weekly. She joined the Boiling Point staff in ninth grade and served as...

Kalil Eden

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Currently serving in the Israeli Defense Force, Kalil Eden was the Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor of the Boiling Point in the spring of 2013.  Before joining the IDF he spent his freshman year...

Leila Miller

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Currently a student at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism in New York, Leila has already had a distinguished career in journalism, writing ground-breaking reports for the Miami...

Zev Hurwitz

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

After serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Boiling Point in 2010-11 school year, Zev went on to UC San Diego where he was Editor-in-Chief of the campus paper, The Guardian.  He is currently the...

Lexi Gelb

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Lexi Gelb was Editor-In-Chief of the Boiling Point for the 2009-10 school year and won awards from the National Scholastic Press Association and Quill and Scroll.  While at Shalhevet she was also...

Elana Eden

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Elana Eden vowed never to write journalism again after her first catastrophic story for the BP’s Torah section but went on to become Editor-in-Chief during the 2008-09 school year. After spending...