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

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

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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

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

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

By Liad Machmali, Torah Editor
March 4, 2020

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

LEAVING:   Rabbi Segal and his family plan to make aliyah to Israel next summer, something they’ve said for years that they wanted to do. The head of school gave a news conference to BP editors last April in his office.

Rabbi Segal to make gradual departure for Israel beginning next year

By Molly Litvak, Community Editor
August 12, 2019

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

ATTACK:    ATTACK: Firehawk forward and Sarachek MVP Asher Dauer goes for a lay-up as junior A.J. Bennett tries to block it in the Firehawks’ 60-41 win over the DRS Wildcats Mar. 17. The Firehawks became only the second team ever to win YU’s Sarachek tournament two years in a row.

At Sarachek, reigning champion Firehawks win it again

By Alex Rubel, Sports Editor
March 19, 2019

They had already won the Glouberman title in November. They had already made a historic CIF run in February. And then, for...

LEAP:    Above, senior Jeremy Ashegian scores on a layup as Shalhevet beats YULA 46-38 in the first round of the Sarachek tournament Friday at Yeshiva University in New York. The Firehawks went on to defeat the DRS Wildcats on Sunday and will face Mogen David of Brooklyn  in the championship game today.

Aiming to break records, Firehawks headed to Sarachek championship game for fourth straight year

By Alex Rubel, Sports Editor
March 18, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, the Shalhevet Firehawks have advanced to the Red Sarachek Tournament Tier I championship game, which...

RECOGNITION:   Captian Ari Sassover, representing the UK in the U.N. Human Rights Council, won an honorable mention award.
 Photo Courtesy of Yeshiva University

YUNMUN brings home first awards since team’s revival

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Community Editor
March 13, 2019

For the first time since 2011, Shalhevet took home prizes from Yeshiva University's annual Model United Nations debate tournament...

 Meeting during Period E in Room 304, Rabbanit Henkin said future leaders of Jewish learning would come from today’s talmidot, or female students of Torah.

Rabbanit tells senior girls: ‘We need you within the Torah world’

By Lucy Fried, Co-Editor-In-Chief
October 23, 2018

'In the 12th century, there was no holiday of Simchat Torah. In the 14th century, it was celebrated in part by pre-bar-mitzvah-age...

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A great step for the school makes us want more

October 4, 2018

By the BP Editorial Board Having Judaic role models for both genders at a co-ed school is crucial. We have wonderful rabbis...

SCHOLAR:   Yoetzet Halacha Atara Segal in 2013 became the first woman to teach Gemara in an Orthodox school in Los Angeles.

Ms. Segal is first female teacher to get Jewish title at school

By Clara Sandler, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 4, 2018

Yoetzet Halacha Atara Segal is Shalhevet’s first female Judaic faculty member to have a title other than Ms. or Morah, but neither...

ROLE:    Ms. Atara Segal plans to be a role model for both boys and girls.

Her training completed, Yoetzet Segal finds new ways to teach and relate to students, female and male

By Tobey Lee and Lucy Fried
October 3, 2018

This story won a Best of SNO award. Last month in Israel, Ms. Atara Segal, who has been teaching Tanakh, Talmud, and Statistics...

PSYCH:  Mr. Shavalian published a research paper as a Psychology student at Yeshiva University.  BP photo by Zoey Botnick

New College Counselor plans to advise from personal experience

By Lucy Fried, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 5, 2018

  Raised in a traditional Persian family in Los Angeles, new college counselor and SAS Psychology teacher Mr. Eli Shavalian...

AIRBORNE: Firehawk junior point guard Zack Muller hoists a field goal over YULA players Luria Hadad, Nicki Schlanger and Noam Meisels in the Tier 1 quarterfinals of the Red Saracheck Basketball Tournament at Yeshiva University in New York March 16. Shalhevet won 55 - 38 and advanced to the championship game.

Firehawks advance to championship game at Sarachek

March 16, 2018

UPDATED:  Shalhevet defeated SAR in the semi-finals of the Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament in New York today, and will...

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