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Lexi Gelb

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 editor-in-chief of the Literary Magazine and a member of the Debate Team, and she is known as an all-around charming person with a inimitable sense of style.  Lexi spent part of July 2009 in Sderot, Israel, where she worked with traumatized children, and the summer before working on the Navajo Native American reservation in Colorado.

Lexi earned a B.A. from UC Berkeley in 2015 after spending a gap year in Israel.


All content by Lexi Gelb

13th Grade: An Israel gap year of many worlds and viewpoints

By Lexi Gelb, BP Emeritus
June 3, 2011

As I write this article from my dorm room in Jerusalem, my favorite poster is smiling down on me. It is a big red poster featuring...

Israeli soldiers who had visited earlier in the day laid this wreath at the end of the railroad tracks into Auschwitz.  BP Photo by Maya Harel

Visit to Poland makes a case for poetry, darkly

By Lexi Gelb, Editor-in-Chief
June 24, 2010

I half-expected Poland to be in black and white, like a blurry, wartime photograph. I also didn’t imagine people there, especially...

A slice of Shalheaven: Coming and going… and going…

By Lexi Gelb, Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2010

I’ve got one foot out the door, and the other firmly planted in the Student Lounge. It’s a long stretch, and even after two...

IN SHOCK: High schoolers and General Studies Principal Mr. Tranchi reacted to the news at an assembly after Shacharit.

Shalhevet says lower schools will close after this year

By Lexi Gelb, Editor-In-Chief
March 24, 2010

High school is thriving and was subsidizing lower schools, outside analyst says, and board agrees in unanimous vote. Shalhevet...

Nili Shamrat

Dismissal of Nili Shamrat fuels controversy

By Lexi Gelb, Editor-In-Chief
March 18, 2010

The Shalhevet community said goodbye to Hebrew teacher Nili Shamrat March 3 after almost 10 years of service to the high school....

BP Drawing by Aliza Kellerman

From hugs to handshakes, struggling with ‘shomer’

By Lexi Gelb, Editor-in-Chief
March 18, 2010

As senior Doreen Cohen and Josh Chowaiki – a sophomore who’s the younger brother of her friend Joey – embraced in a hug...

Day by day, sophomores in Israel find Inspiration, agitation and instant closeness with strangers

By Lexi Gelb, Staff Columnist
March 16, 2008

Can you think of any moments in your life in which, just for a few seconds, everything seemed so sublime and transcendent and...

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