The Boiling Point

2010-2011 Boiling Point Staff

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...

Adam Ashkenazi

Web Editor

Working on the Boiling Point since sophomore year, Adam Ashkenazi, commonly know as “Ash”, has worked a multitude of positions on the paper --  staff writer, Chief Copy Editor, video staffer on 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...

Zev Hurwitz

Editor-in-Chief

Senior Zev Hurwitz spent his third semester on BP staff as Opinion Editor following  a year as Torah Editor, and was acting Editor-in-Chief for the paper's June edition last term. Besides Boiling Point,...

Jaclyn Kellner

Deputy Editor

Jaclyn Kellner, who also serves as Torah Editor this year, finally gave in to Mrs. Keene’s requests to join the Boiling Point at the beginning of sophomore year and is far from regretting it. She became...

Nathaniel Kukurudz

Managing Editor

Senior Nathaniel Kukurudz served three years as the most successful Advertising Editor before taking over as Managing Editor this year, which makes him the longest serving editor on the Boiling Point....

Talia Rotenberg

Advertising Editor

Junior Talia Rotenberg is a transfer student who crossed over from the dark side after her freshman year. She has since worked on layout and is now the most successful advertising editor for a single issue...

Rachel Lester

Chief Layout Editor

Rachel Lester holds more positions than any other staff member as Chief Layout Editor, Features Editor, and Staff Pollster. After writing for The Boiling Point as a freshman, she attended a two-week summer...

Ari Feuer

Opinion Editor

Having written an article for the paper even before his Freshman year at Shalhevet, Ari Feuer quickly found himself a niche at The Boiling Point.  Ari rose to Sports Editor at the middle of his Sophomor...

Leila Miller

Outside News Editor

Currently in 11th grade, Leila Miller enjoyed her first Dulce de Leche ice cream at five months, became a Harry Potter fanatic at age eight, and got her second ear piercing at 14. An Argentine by birth...

Rachel Lester

Features Editor

Rachel Lester holds more positions than any other staff member as Features Editor, Chief Layout Editor, and Staff Pollster. After writing for The Boiling Point as a freshman, she attended a two-week journalism...

Jenny Newman

Outside News Columnist

Jenny Newman has been writing for the Boiling Point since her freshman year, her stories contributing to every section from Torah to Opinion. She has been editor of Outside News for a year, and has written...

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...