The Boiling Point

2013-2014 Boiling Point Staff

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 ...

Gabe Silverstein

Graphics Editor

Gabe Silverstein began the Boiling Point as a freshmen by doing a few sketches. As a Senior, he now does graphic design and illustration. He does photo cutouts, graphics, and illustration as the “Ele...

Margo Feuer

Managing Editor

Margo Feuer started at the Boiling Point as a sophomore and has worked since then in layout. She began as a Layout Editor, then Chief Layout Editor, and now, as a senior, is Managing Editor. She loves ...

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&...

Nicole Feder

Emeritus Web Editor-in-Chief

Nicole Feder worked on the Boiling Point staff as layout editor, web-photo editor, and web editor and was Web Editor-in-Chief in her junior and senior years. She loves math class and figuring out difficult...

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...

Eric Bazak

Outside News Editor

Junior Eric Bazak is the Outside News Editor after two semesters of being Features Editor and three semesters as a staff writer. He wanted to head this section because he is interested in current event...

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...

Tamar Willis

Editor-In-Chief Emeritus

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

Daniel Steinberg

Opinion Editor

After a 6-year odyssey to and from Toronto, Canada, Daniel returned to his hometown of Los Angeles the summer before his sophomore year, immediately joining The Boiling Point. Daniel has served in the past ...

Jonah Gill

Outside News Editor

Sophomore Jonah Gill has been working on the Boiling Point since 9th grade, starting out writing sports stories and becoming Sports Editor in fall of this year.  He now has transitioned into the role...

Sigal Spitzer

Opinion Editor

Junior Sigal Spitzer joined the Boiling Point as a freshman staff writer.  She quickly rose to the position of Sports Editor as a sophomore but decided to take on the Opinion section this year.  She...

Noah Rothman

Torah Editor

Noah joined The Boiling Point his Freshman year as a staff writer, and really started to enjoy journalism at the beginning of his sophomore year when he covered a controversial subject in the Torah section....

Yan Kligerman

Illustrations Editor

Yan Kligerman is currently in his 1st year on the Boiling Point staff as the Illustrations Editor. He decided to apply for the position after realizing that his artistic viewpoint could really help the...

Rose Lipner

Arts Editor

Sophomore Rose Lipner has been a staff writer for the Boiling Point since the beginning of her freshman year. Her new position as arts and culture editor will further allow Rose to exercise her passion...

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...

Sarah Soroudi

Editor Emeritus

Sarah Soroudi was editor of the Boiling Point during the first semester of the 2013-14 school year, and won journalism awards from the National Scholastic Press Association and Quill and Scroll International...

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...

Jacob Ellenhorn

Co-Editor Emeritus

Almost everyone knew that Jacob Ellenhorn had a talent for being a critic when he inadvertently pointed out the the flaws in his first grade Siddur play.  Later he expressed his abilities as the in-house...

Colleen Bazak

Co-Editor Emeritus

Colleen Bazak started working for the Boiling Point as Chief Copy Editor in ninth grade and moved on to hold the positions of Features Editor, Outside News Editor and Sports Editor before becoming Co-E...

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...