The Boiling Point

2012-2013 Boiling Point Staff

Noah Rothman

Community Editor

Noah Rothman is a junior and has been part of the Boiling Point since freshman year. He started to become really involved at the beginning of his sophomore year, when he covered the controversial topi...

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&...

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....

Mati Hurwitz

Sports Editor

Mati Hurwitz started writing divrei Torah for The Boiling Point as a freshman and went on to be editor of the Torah section for almost two years before becoming Sports Editor and serving on the Editoria...

Shoshana Miller

Advertising Editor

Shoshi Miller has worked on the Boiling Point for three years. In tenth grade, she was a staff photographer, and in 11th and 12th grade she has worked as Advertising Editor. Shoshi’s favorite subj...

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...

Sydney Miller

Chief Layout Editor Emeritus

Sydney Miller, now a freshman at Brandeis University, joined the Boiling Point staff  as a layout editor during her sophomore year and through the guidance of various leaders on the staff worked her...

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...

Micah Gill

Copy Editor

Micah Gill is a freshman at Shalhevet and writing tops his list of things to do. Along with writing his own articles, he especially enjoys copy editing all the stories because it means he has an effect...

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...

Leila Miller

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Currently a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, Leila has already had a distinguished career in journalism, writing ground-breaking reports for the Miami Herald, Moment Magazine and the Jewish...

Rachel Lester

Managing Editor Emeritus

Rachel Lester, now a sophomore at USC, was on our staff starting freshman year, when she started as Staff Pollster and rose quickly to Chief Layout Editor and Features Editor, holding as many as three...

Zev Hurwitz

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Currently the Goldman-Bridge Access Fellow at the American Jewish Committee, Zev was Editor-in-Chief of the Boiling Point during the 2010-11 school year. He went on to serve as Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian...

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...