The Boiling Point

New chesed director is also an athlete

New chesed director is also an athlete

September 11, 2019

Running marathons and finding zen in yoga are two hobbies of Mrs. Malkie Hametz, Shalhevet’s newest Tanakh teacher and new director of chesed, or comm...

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.

$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...