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

The Boiling Point

Maia Lefferman

Maia Lefferman, Chief Photo Editor

Now a photo editor, Maia Lefferman joined the Boiling Point as a photographer in her junior year. Her skill and passion for photography have provided the BP with pictures of striking LAUSD teachers, election canvassing in Arizona and a Westwood nighttime vigil after the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, among many other subjects. Her vigil photo tied for First Prize in Photojournalism in the 2019 Jewish Scholastic Journalism Awards.

Maia helped found Shalhevet’s first Democrat club and the new Immigrant Action Group and spends her free time reading various news sources and advocating for causes and political figures she supports. She has a passion for capturing every moment on her camera and is rarely seen without it.

All content by Maia Lefferman
CHOIR: Conducting rehearsal with soloist Emily Klausner at practice in 2019.

[Photo] ​​Mrs. Keene, who led Boiling Point and Choirhawks for 21 years, leaves to boost journalism in more Jewish schools

By Sophie Katz, Outside News Editor
June 1, 2024

CHOIR: Conducting rehearsal with soloist Emily Klausner at practice in 2019.

MIRROR: Rebecca Cohen played a divorced mother getting ready for a date while her daughter is responding to a Zoom marriage proposal in I Will by Neima Fax

[Photo] In annual spring One-Acts, pandemic reshapes the platform — and some of the plots

By Bayley Sandler, Staff Writer
May 28, 2020

MIRROR: Rebecca Cohen played a divorced mother getting ready for a date while her daughter is responding to a Zoom marriage proposal...

Someone else to remember

Someone else to remember

By Maia Lefferman, Chief Photo Editor
January 28, 2020

The loss of a great hero is devastating to all. Kobe’s legacy is everlasting and his contributions to basketball are unprecedented....

SLAM:    Sophomore Jonah Ackerman spikes the ball during today’s dunk contest in the gym, held to rouse Firehawk fans ahead of the fifth annual Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament, which opens at 3 p.m. tomorrow. The tournament will now end on Saturday night as opposed to Sunday morning last year.

[Photo] ‘Midnight madness’ planned for championship games as Glouberman gears up for Wednesday start

By Alex Rubel, Sports Editor
November 5, 2019

SLAM: Sophomore Jonah Ackerman spikes the ball during today’s dunk contest in the gym, held to rouse Firehawk fans ahead...

PRACTICE:   New JV boys coach Alex Plax leads a drill during practice on Sept. 24 Coach Ryan Coleman will be taking over the varsity basketball program this year, while Athletic Coordinator Coach Jeff Remer will have oversight on the JV program.

[Photo] Coleman now leads varsity girls and boys, Remer coaches JV

By Alex Rubel, Senior Editor
October 7, 2019

PRACTICE: New JV boys coach Alex Plax leads a drill during practice on Sept. 24 Coach Ryan Coleman will be taking over the varsity...

ORIGINAL:   About 2,000 protestors filled the streets of downtown Sept. 20, most under 30 and many carrying signs with slogans they’d painted themselves. They marched in hot weather from Pershing Square to City Hall, seen at top right behind palm trees against a blue sky.

[Photo] Big crowd, small Shalhevet contingent joins worldwide walkout to protest inaction on climate change

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief
October 4, 2019

ORIGINAL: About 2,000 protestors filled the streets of downtown Sept. 20, most under 30 and many carrying signs with slogans...

Sabrina Jahan

[Photo] Zev Kupferman

September 10, 2019

Molly Litvak

[Photo] Shayna Becker

September 9, 2019

Zoey Botnick

[Photo] Zach Helfand

September 6, 2019

Neima Fax

[Photo] Neima Fax

September 6, 2019

Liad Machmali

[Photo] Liad Machmali

September 5, 2019

Alyssa Wallack

[Photo] Alyssa Wallack

September 5, 2019

RATIONALE: From left, Rabbi Kanefsky, Rabbi  Topp and Rabbi Lieberman were among the protestors.   Rabbi Topp said refusing to give a wife a get is a desecration of Gods name and therefore overrides the need to respect shiva.

[Photo] Rabbis, others demonstrate against ‘get refuser’ while he is sitting shiva

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief
August 29, 2019

RATIONALE: From left, Rabbi Kanefsky, Rabbi Topp and Rabbi Lieberman were among the protestors. Rabbi Topp said refusing to...

SOLIDARITY: There were mourners of many religions and political viewpoints. Even in times of darkness, were all united as one people, said one.

[Photo] Faiths and viewpoints come together at Westwood vigil for Pittsburgh shooting victims

By Sam Rubanowitz, Staff Writer
October 30, 2018

SOLIDARITY: There were mourners of many religions and political viewpoints. 'Even in times of darkness, we're all united as one...

SHARE: Senior and AP Art student Sydney Gross, standing at easel, is the first student ever invited to teach Roen Salems 10th-grade Composition & Design classes.

[Photo] Senior AP Art student helps teach Comp and Design class, inspiring sophomores

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Arts and Culture Editor
January 13, 2018

SHARE: Senior and AP Art student Sydney Gross, standing at easel, is the first student ever invited to teach Roen Salem's 10th-grade...

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