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Arieh Elad

Arieh Elad, Torah Editor

Arieh Elad, 10th grade, joined the Boiling Point as a staff writer in 9th grade. He is now serving as Torah Editor and enjoys incorporating everyday occurrences into his Torah-inspired writing. In addition to the Boiling Point, Arieh is a member of the baseball team and Model Congress team, and is also secretary for the Agenda Committee. Outside of school, Arieh enjoys playing sports, listening to music, and going out with friends.

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CHAVRUTA: Juniors and sophomores enjoy chicken wings with barbecue sauce while studying texts with Dr. Sheila Keiter Feb. 22 in the Beit Midrash.

Afternoon chevruta learning returns, this time with incentives

By Arieh Elad and Shevy Gomperts
May 14, 2024

After a one-year hiatus, Judaic Studies staff brought back the bi-monthly Night Seder program this year, enticing more than 30...

TORAH: Nitzotzei Torah masterminds Etan Lerner and Ariel Mazar study peirushim (commentaries) for their publication’s divrei Torah (words of Torah).

Revived bi-monthly ‘Nitzotzei’ lets students send up sparks of Torah

By Arieh Elad, Torah Editor
February 11, 2024

Inspired by the Shalhevet Torah magazine Orot Shalhevet, written mostly by faculty and alumni writers, sophomores Etan Lerner...

SUBDUED: The atmosphere in shuls like the Happy Minyan on Pico Boulevard, pictured here on Oct. 6 before the holiday started, was restrained on Simchat Torah. Communities quelled the usually joyful holiday, taking the day’s events into account.

From Israel to Pico, Hamas terror flipped the switch on happiest holiday of the year

By Arieh Elad, Torah Editor
December 7, 2023

In both Los Angeles and Israel, whether they went out to rejoice in the holiday or stayed in, everyone agreed that this year’s...

HOLIDAY: Yom Kippur Starts tonight at sundown. The fast begins tonight at 6:29 p.m. and end tomorrow night at 7:23 p.m. (Times for 90036, chabad.org)

Yom Kippur: Are you a little bit Yonah?

By Arieh Elad, Torah Editor
September 24, 2023

We are cleansed of our sins on Yom Kippur when we confess, when we apologize, and when we forgive ourselves. The process of teshuva...

LEADING: Head of School Rabbi David Block was one of the 51 people who donated blood at this years spring drive April 27.

Spring blood drive goes overtime, five donors turned away

By Arieh Elad, 9th Grade
June 23, 2023

As a result of time and other factors, five volunteers were turned away from this year’s blood drive – but organizers’ goal...

Let our rabbis spread the light

Let our rabbis spread the light

By Arieh Elad, 9th Grade
June 9, 2023

A not unfamiliar sight during tefillah, prayer, at Shalhevet is the student gazing off into the distance, sometimes mouthing the...

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