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...

At Sarachek, reigning champion Firehawks win it again

At Sarachek, reigning champion Firehawks win it again

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 the second year in a row, the ...

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

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

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 will be played tomo...

YUNMUN brings home first awards since team’s revival

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...

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

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...

A great step for the school makes us want more

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...

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

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,...

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

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...

New College Counselor plans to advise from personal experience

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...

Firehawks advance to championship game at Sarachek

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...

Firehawks headed back to Sarachek for a fourth straight year

Firehawks headed back to Sarachek for a fourth straight year

September 27, 2017

Shalhevet’s boys varsity basketball team is headed back to Sarachek for a fourth straight year, receiving a rare honor in having been invited to the tournament now five years in a row.

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...