Hands Up for Better Race Education

December 17, 2014
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On August 9, Mike Brown was shot by a police officer. He was eighteen. On July 17, Eric Garner was choked to death by a police officer. He had six children. On November 22, Tamir Rice was shot by an officer. He was holding a BB gun. He was twelve years old. The goal...

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Play Review: She Stoops to Conquer

December 17, 2014
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The Clarion Theater on 26th Street and Second Avenue seats 70 people in a space smaller than the high school atrium. It has no curtains and no stage. Despite the cramped space and sweltering heat, a brilliant sense of intimacy connects the cast and...

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Model UN Gives Unparalleled Performance at BUSUN

December 17, 2014
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The Model United Nations Club (Model UN) has attended the Brown University Simulation of the United Nations Conference (BUSUN) for the past two years, but this November the team outdid itself. Sam Messenger, captain of the team, said, “Heschel had an unprecedented BUSUN conference....

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Freshman Elections Results

December 17, 2014
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The results are in! Zeke Bronfman and Eva Rosenberg are the elected 9th grade representatives for Student Government Association, and Lily Applbaum and Sophia Daniels are the elected 9th grade representatives for Va’adat Hesed. Aurie Greenberg, Orly Mann, and Rebecca Rosenthal are the selected...

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Students Participate in Witness Theater Program

December 16, 2014
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Every Tuesday night, an unlikely coterie of five Heschel students, five Trinity School students, eight Holocaust survivors, and one drama therapist gather in room 226 and the Beit Midrash to discuss the survivors’ experiences and to play drama games. The American Jewish Joint Distribution...

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Student Profile: Ziv Stern

December 16, 2014
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The first time I met senior Ziv Stern, during one of the activities of the Shabbadome, he was carrying a well-worn volume of Catullus, a Roman poet who lived in the first century BCE. This might seem out of place on the average high-school...

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Shabbaton Theme Sessions Held

December 16, 2014
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Students who have attended previous shabbatons have enjoyed the theme sessions that the Student Association offers. Each year, members of the Student Association choose and run small-group discussions on a theme that is central to our school. When asked about importance of the theme...

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Upcoming Events

Cultural Events:

Tuesday November 25:

  • 12th Grade Gap Year Meeting

Wednesday November 26:
  • Hesed Day and Early Dismissal
November 27-28:
  • Thanksgiving Break on Thursday and Friday

Sporting Events:

Monday November 24:

  • Girls Basketball away vs. North Shore at 7PM
  • Boys Hockey game home vs. Ramaz at 8PM
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