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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 ...

<strong><span style=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

March 13, 2019

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

<span style= 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’

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 children lighting...

Boiling Point Unsigned Editorials

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 here at Shalhevet, and we a...

<strong><span style=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

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 she nor her husband,...

<strong><span style=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

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 for seven years, completed t...

<strong><span style=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

September 5, 2018

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

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 face the Valley Torah Wolfpack...

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