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The Boiling Point

Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it

The Boiling Point

Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it

The Boiling Point

2020-2021 Boiling Point Staff

Molly Litvak
Editor-in-Chief

Molly Litvak

Molly Litvak joined the Boiling Point in her freshman year as a staff writer and quickly fell in love with journalism. She was Community editor in her junior year, and Outside News editor in sophomore year, ...

Ellie Orlanski
Executive Editor

Ellie Orlanski

Ellie Orlanski joined the Boiling Point freshman year as a layout editor and is now excited to be serving as Executive Editor of the paper. She was Chief Layout Editor in 10th and 11th grade, where she...

Sarah Feuer
Managing Editor

Sarah Feuer

Sarah Feuer joined the Boiling Point freshman year and has been working on the layout team ever since. Last summer and fall, she led production of the first issue of 212 Degrees, the Boiling Point's first-ever...

Eli Weiss
Digital Media/Arts & Culture Editor

Eli Weiss

Eli joined Boiling Point in his first semester as a freshman. Quickly becoming involved, he became assistant web editor in his second semester, during which he helped redesign the website and get the Boiling...

Benjamin Gamson
News Editor

Benjamin Gamson

Benjamin Gamson joined the Boiling Point during his freshman year as a staff writer and became Polling Director during the second semester of freshman year, in his sophomore year Benjamin currently serves ...

Liad Machmali
Life & Features Editor

Liad Machmali

Liad Machmali joined the Boiling Point during her freshman year as a staff writer and was editor of the Torah section in her sophomore year. She is now editor of the Features, Arts & Culture, and Sports ...

Noah Elad
Sports Editor

Noah Elad

Noah Elad, 10th grade, joined the Boiling Point freshman year and has been a staff writer since. This year he has been covering Just Community issues, including Town Hall.   Outside of the Boiling Point,...

Samson Taxon
Web Staff

Samson Taxon

After joining the Boiling Point in his freshman year, Samson became involved with web design. Samson creates and edits webpages for articles and features while managing web layout and graphic placement...

Juliet Wiener
Staff Writer

Juliet Wiener

Juliet Wiener, 11th grade, joined the Boiling Point her sophomore year and has been covering science ever since, particularly on Covid-19, in print, online and in podcasts. Aside from journalism, Juliet...

Keira Beller
Staff Writer

Keira Beller

Keira Beller joined the Boiling Point in the end of her freshman year as a graphic designer when she illustrated the cover for the first issue of the 212 Degrees news magazine. She then began as a ...

Gabriella Gomperts
Staff Writer

Gabriella Gomperts

Gabriella Gomperts, 11th grade, began writing for the Boiling Point in the fall of 2020, where she has enjoyed interviewing her peers and researching the varied subjects she has written about. The craft...

Talia Davoudian
Staff Writer

Talia Davoudian

Talia Davoudian, ninth grade,  joined the Boiling Point first semester of her freshman year and serves as a staff writer. In her free time, she enjoys archery, jewelry making and spending time with friends...

Joshua Gamson
Staff Writer

Joshua Gamson

Joshua Gamson, ninth grade, joined the Boiling Point in the  first semester of his freshman year and currently serves as a staff writer. He also is one of ninth-grade representatives on the Fairness Committee...

Ariella Hirschhorn
Video Staff

Ariella Hirschhorn

Ariella Hirschhorn joined The Boiling Point last year as a video editor. Outside of Boiling Point she loves being with her friends, listening to music, and watching TV.

Jacob Hoenig
Video Staff

Jacob Hoenig

Jacob Hoenig, in 11th grade, joined Boiling Point video as a freshman. He looks forward to producing more videos and growing the boiling point video team.

Sam Elyaszadeh
Staff Photographer

Sam Elyaszadeh

Sam Elyaszadeh joined the Boiling Point just a couple of months ago as a staff photographer. Sam enjoys photography a lot, and he loves technology. He is very excited for the rest of his career that he...

Tehilla Fishman
Layout Editor

Tehilla Fishman

Tehilla loves designing pages and doing layout for the Boiling Point. Outside of BP she loves to be with her friends, watch movies, and listen to music.

Amalia Abecassis
Layout Editor

Amalia Abecassis

Amalia Abecassis joined Boiling Point her freshman year but became more involved in the layout team since then. This year, she looks forward to learning new skills and expanding her knowledge on the various...

Zoe Miller
Layout Editor

Zoe Miller

Zoe Miller joined the Boiling Point in her freshman year as a layout editor. She’s excited to learn more about the ways of design and construct more pages. Outside of the Boiling Point Zoe loves to play...

Ezra Helfand
Layout Editor

Ezra Helfand

Ezra Helfand is in 9th Grade, and is currently a layout editor at the Boiling Point. He really enjoys learning and working with Adobe Creative Cloud, and is excited to keep working on future issues for...

Joelle Keene
Faculty Advisor

Joelle Keene

Joelle Keene, MJE, has been the faculty advisor of the Boiling Point since 2003, and is also the founding director of the Jewish Scholastic Press Association, which works to promote journalism in Jewish...

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks
Editor-In-Chief Emeritus

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks was editor-in-chief during the 2019-20 school year and is now a student at the University of Toronto.

Clara Sandler
Co Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Clara Sandler

Clara Sandler was co-editor-in-chief during the 2018-19 school year and is now a student at the Midreshet Lindenbaum seminary in Jerusalem.  She plans to attend the University of Chicago next fall.

Lucy Fried
Co Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Lucy Fried

Lucy Fried was co-editor-in-chief during the 2018-19 school year and is now a student at the Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. She will attend UC Berkeley beginning next year.

Hannah Jannol
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Hannah Jannol

Hannah Jannol was Editor-in-Chief of the Boiling Point during the 2017-2018 school year. Since then, she has attended The New School and written for their HerCampus chapter; edited obituaries for The Tra...

Alec Fields
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Alec Fields

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

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

Eric Bazak

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 ...

Goldie Fields
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Goldie Fields

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

Alexa Fishman

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....

Tamar Willis
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Tamar Willis

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 Staff W...

Kalil Eden
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Kalil Eden

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...

Zev Hurwitz
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Zev Hurwitz

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

Leila Miller

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...

Lexi Gelb
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Lexi Gelb

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

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...