The Boiling Point

PERSPECTIVE: Social media has become a platform for fun in the time of Covid, including in the world of Jewish memes.

With memes and TikToks, teens lighten the mood of ‘corona break’

April 29, 2020

Earlier this year,  social media seemed like the problem, blamed for causing unnecessary panic over the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, Covi...

HIGHLIGHT: Attending the annual Red Sarachek Tournament is a big event not only for Shalhevet players but for their fans, many of whom fly to New York for the event.  Above, Firehawk then-captain and MVP Zack Muller leapt over rival YULA players in YU’s Max Stern Athletic Center in 2018.

Sarachek Tournament cancelled as coronavirus outbreak closes YU

March 4, 2020

UPDATED MARCH 5: Next week’s Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament at Yeshiva University has been cancelled due to fears of the coronavirus, Shalhevet Head ...

PRECAUTION: An email sent out by the SAR administration March 3 announced a temporary closure of school after a parent was diagnosed with coronavirus.

SAR, two other day schools and Young Israel congregation closed by coronavirus case in New York

March 4, 2020

Three Jewish day schools located in the New York area, Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR) Academy High School, Westchester Torah Academy, and Westchester ...