The Boiling Point

Rabbi Segal to make gradual departure for Israel beginning next year

Rabbi Segal to make gradual departure for Israel beginning next year

August 12, 2019

Rabbi Ari Segal, who transformed Shalhevet from an idealistic but financially struggling school housed in a former hospital to a stable and larger scho...

EDITORIAL: What is, and is not, on our front page

EDITORIAL: What is, and is not, on our front page

February 6, 2018

By The BP Editorial Board When the Editorial Board gathered to discuss placing the story of Dr. Weissman’s departure on Page 1, the schism we observed in Shalhevet was reflected around the table. As a newspaper, we are consta...

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Seniors’ decision for prom up in the air

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Seniors’ decision for prom up in the air

November 15, 2017

No, Prom is antithetical to our values   By Tali Schlacht, 12th grade In recent weeks, Shalhevet seniors have been debating whether to hold a prom or a Senior Soiree. Soiree was implemented for the first time la...

Doctors in the house

Doctors in the house

November 7, 2017

What do stem cell differentiation, females with disabilities in the classroom, the relationship between Jewish and American law and a medieval Greek rabbi...

Beyond courtesy: Titles raise conundrum for schools and synagogues nationwide

Beyond courtesy: Titles raise conundrum for schools and synagogues nationwide

September 12, 2017

When Judaic Studies teacher Ilana Wilner arrived at Shalhevet in fall 2015, it wasn’t clear what she was going to be called. She did not want to b...

LaHav Talmud curriculum now spreading to more schools

LaHav Talmud curriculum now spreading to more schools

October 18, 2016

Shalhevet’s pioneering LaHav Talmud curriculum is starting to catch on around the world, with three U.S. schools adopting parts of it this year and pla...

New app for Talmud curriculum gets a tryout by sophomores

New app for Talmud curriculum gets a tryout by sophomores

June 21, 2015

Enthusiasm was palpable in Rabbi David Stein’s 10th-grade Honors Talmud class May 29. After a month’s delay, the students were trying out the curriculum’s new app, planned for all Shalhevet students next year.

Reb Noam Weissman becomes overall principal in administrative reshuffle; department chair positions are removed

Reb Noam Weissman becomes overall principal in administrative reshuffle; department chair positions are removed

October 1, 2013

Shalhevet’s administration has realigned job positions, titles and responsibilities this fall, matching its building makeover with a reshuffling of top a...

$50,000 grant will make Judaic curriculum accessible from iPads and nationally

$50,000 grant will make Judaic curriculum accessible from iPads and nationally

May 31, 2013

Shalhevet’s four-year-old Judaic Studies curriculum, a systematic way to teach students not only the content of Jewish law but how it applies to modern...

Raizie and Noam Weissman name their son for strength and continuity

Raizie and Noam Weissman name their son for strength and continuity

November 28, 2012

Eyal Yitzchak -- the strength of Yitzchak – is the name chosen by Judaic Studies Principal Noam Weissman and Student Activities Director Raizie Weissman...

A boy for Raizie and Noam Weissman

A boy for Raizie and Noam Weissman

November 20, 2012

Born weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces last Friday night at Cedars-Sinai, he went home with his parents, Judaic Studies Principal Mr. Noam Weissman and Student...