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Adi’s Tenth Year at Heschel

By Marley Kronenburg ‘21 This year Hebrew teacher Adi Rapeika is celebrating her tenth year at Heschel, after a long career in education before that.   Rapeika’s interest in teaching started when she was in high school and became a counselor for the Israeli Scouts and worked with youth. Shortly […]

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Get to Know a Student

By Olivia Domansky and Talia Levin ‘20   Student Favorite School Lunch Least Favorite Sport Best Disney Show Best Vending Machine Item Favorite Country Raz Benyamin, Freshman The classic pasta with tomato sauce Baseball Definitely The Suite Life of Zach and Cody Milk chocolate Hershey bars, but they aren’t available […]

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Inside the IT Department

By Sophie Fisher ‘21 While often overlooked, Heschel’s Information Technology (IT) Department plays an integral role in the functioning of our school, maintaining everything from the internet to Smartboards. The technology staff also plays a key role in programming, setting up the equipment for communal events. There are currently seven […]

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Rabbi Noam Talks Commitments

By Sophia Daniels ‘18 Head of High School Noam Silverman had never worked at a school that went through a process of developing core obligations for the students and faculty to live and work by, but it’s been a central part of his work at Heschel this far. The idea […]

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A Conversation with Imam Shamsi Ali

By Sara Serfaty ’18 At the 9/11 program on September 8, the third chair on the stage of the Roanna Shorofsky Theater was ominously empty. Imam Shamsi Ali, the high school’s third guest in addition to Rabbi Joseph Potasnik and Reverend Brian E. McWeeney, was stuck in traffic. He couldn’t […]

Teacher Profile: Carl Haber
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Teacher Profile: Carl Haber

By Julia Proshan ’18 While Carl Haber’s title is “Machar Fellow,” multi-talented floater would be a better description of his position at Heschel. It is impossible to find Carl in one place throughout the school day; he is either leading the Social Justice Minyan, facilitating the American Voices club, teaching […]

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Teacher Profile: Rick Munn

By Abigail Lyss ‘18 (interviewed by Leila Small ‘18) Rick Munn, the physical education and athletics director, joined the high school staff team this year although he has worked in the Heschel Lower and Middle Schools for twenty years. Rick wasted no time in embarking on his mission to improve […]