The Boiling Point

OPINION: Modesty isn’t the issue when poor women need assistance

OPINION: Modesty isn’t the issue when poor women need assistance

November 15, 2017

Two weeks ago, senior Sarina Finn — standing on the corner of Pico and Robertson outside Walgreens — collected 4,704 tampons and pads for wom...

Rabbi Abraham Lieberman arrives with experience and ‘gravitas’

Rabbi Abraham Lieberman arrives with experience and ‘gravitas’

September 1, 2017

Rabbi Abraham Lieberman loves dark chocolate. He believes he has tasted every available kosher, dark chocolate brand, and enjoys them all, but his favorite is Taza Chocolate, a brand based in Somerville, Mass.

Private schools playing catch-up immunizing against measles

Private schools playing catch-up immunizing against measles

March 22, 2017

Los Angeles’ latest measles outbreak, which was centered in the Orthodox Jewish community, has been over since early last month.  But low school immun...

Close the whole game, Firehawks fall to Milken by two as historic victory slips just beyond their grasp

Close the whole game, Firehawks fall to Milken by two as historic victory slips just beyond their grasp

March 3, 2017

Two points. That close to becoming first-time CIF division champions, at the first-ever championship game between two Jewish high schools, in front of ...

Three Jewish high schools join Shalhevet for march, group learning, community service to counter Westboro protest

Three Jewish high schools join Shalhevet for march, group learning, community service to counter Westboro protest

February 27, 2017

Just 20 minutes after the Westboro Baptist Church finished its protest yesterday, students from Shalhevet, YULA Girls, De Toledo and Milken high schools gathered at Beth Jacob Congregation in Beverl...

Feld leaving to become head of school in Seattle area

Feld leaving to become head of school in Seattle area

January 31, 2017

Dean of Students Mr. Jason Feld has announced that he will leave Shalhevet next year to become Head of School at Northwest Yeshiva High School (NYHS) in...

New Executive Director has background in corporate law

New Executive Director has background in corporate law

January 11, 2017

Ms. Sarah Emerson Helfand, former Cedars-Sina Medical Center Senior Development Officer and the sister of Rabbi Dov Emerson, the Head of School at YUL...

Chanukah, 8 days above nature.

Chanukah, 8 days above nature.

December 22, 2016

The number seven holds great significance in Judaism. It surrounds us all the time, in the days of the week, the days of creation, and the menorah in the...

Live on the turf, the Civil War

Live on the turf, the Civil War

December 8, 2016

With a South Carolina Civil War battle flag waving high above them, rifles stowed on shoulders and intense drumming in the background, Shalhevet students marched in unison across the rooftop turf at lunchtime Nov. 9.

Double tire failure delays return from sophomore chesed trip by more than five hours

December 4, 2016

UPDATED: Heading home from a first-ever five-day chesed trip to Arizona, Shalhevet's 10th-graders were met with a transportation malfunction that delayed ...

John Lennon was here: Choir records new CD in famous studio in Hollywood

John Lennon was here: Choir records new CD in famous studio in Hollywood

November 2, 2016

In a Hollywood studio that has hosted a multitude of celebrity musicians, the Choirhawks recently recorded several of their songs from the 2015-16 schoo...

LIVE BLOG: Boiling Point at Bernie Sanders Rally

May 24, 2016

By Daniel Lorell, 10th grade Fifteen days away from California's June 7 presidential primary, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont arrived on the...