The Talking Point Episode 2: Change

By Sam Rubanowitz, Senior Editor

In this episode, we cover COVID-19 news updates, new Shalhevet academic policies, the Zoom-Seder controversy, and student efforts to find meaning during these times.

FEATURED: A special interview and d’var torah by Shalhevet Judaics Studies teacher Rabbi Abraham Lieberman.


– COVID-19 recent data | By Benjamin Gamson

– New Shalhevet academic policies | By Jacob Lefkowitz Brooks

– Second installment of Ellie Talks with junior Ellie Orlanski about how the new academic policies affect her life as a student

– Jacob interviews Liad Machmali — Talking Point contributor and Boiling Point Torah Editor — about the new Zoom-Seder controversy.

– Talking Point contributor and Senior Editor Alex Rubel interviews and hears a d’var torah from Shalhevet Judaics Studies teacher Rabbi Abraham Lieberman

– Benjamin interviews Shayna Becker, a student in Civics and Government Economics teacher Mr. William Reusch’s Civics class about her efforts to reach out to people during these times.


“Underwater Bubble Sounds ” by Priscilla Wood 
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