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Rabbi Noam runs Marathon

By Perla Zolt On Sunday, November 1, Rabbi Noam Silverman found himself at the starting line of the Annual New York Marathon. He had not expected to be there; a friend had registered him in…

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Humans of Tel Aviv Comes to NYC

By Shira Shans A few years ago, Erez Kagnovitz, Israeli photographer and journalist, returned from a trip to India, enraged at how the world viewed Tel Aviv and Israel, the city and country he knew…


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Va’adat Hesed Initiative

By Sara Serfaty This semester, Va’adat Hesed is going beyond just its first semester cause. Va’adat Hesed has launched another initiative in conjunction with Rabbi Noam’s ethical reboot. Students have been challenged in five different…


Go Set a Watchman

Book Review; Go Set a Watchman

By Sara Serfaty Almost fifty-five years after the American classic To Kill a Mockingbird was published, Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee’s “newest” novel, hit shelves on July 14. Go Set a Watchman came with…


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Hands of Peace Reach Out

By Julia Proshan This past summer, junior Aliza Nussbaum-Cohen attended an eighteen-day summer program with an organization called Hands of Peace. Hands of Peace’s main mission for the summer program is for students of Jewish,…


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Students attend Ezra Schwartz’s Funeral and Shiva

By: Morgan Metsch Ezra Schwartz, an 18-year-old student from Boston, was spending a year between high school and college studying and volunteering in Israel. Ezra was volunteering on many projects during the day while studying…


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Dress Code

By: Aviva Kohn Dress codes have been the cause of much recent controversy. Both across America and at Heschel, students challenge dress codes they perceive as unfair. When a student is “dress coded,” he or…


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Staff Profile: Donna Romain

By Carlin Greenfield Donna Romain, a member of Heschel’s Cater to You Staff, comes from the island of Jamaica and currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. Romain came to the US in 1982 when she…


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Junior Entrepreneurs Start Successful Charity Organization

By Dani Granowitz   In 2012, Heschel junior Talia Eskenazi, and Horace Mann junior Chase Kauder created the Celebrate U foundation. The non-profit organization plans and hosts parties for disadvantaged children who are infirmed, disabled…


Dames at Sea

Musical Review: Dames at Sea

By: Rivke Goodman There were only six cast members, two acts, and one stage. And lots of glitter. The story is as cheesy as they come – a young girl, Ruby, is looking for a life…