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GSA Club Update

By Hana Halff ‘21 The Gender and Sexuality Alliance Club (GSA) has recently made great strides in expanding their audience and shifting the culture of our school. Led in the past year by senior Elana Nussbaum Cohen and sophomore Ayelet Kaminer, GSA is a safe space for LGBTQ+ students and […]

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Moot Beit Din: The Halakhic Perspective

Raphaela Gold ‘21   On the weekend of April 5, Limudei Qodesh teacher Mikey Stein, sophomore Sarah Horvath, and junior Talia Levin traveled to Greensboro, North Carolina to represent Heschel in the Moot Beit Din competition at American Hebrew Academy. Each year, the Moot Beit Din competition focuses on a […]

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Heschel Students Start Book Club

By Raphaela Gold ‘21   Earlier this year, Sophomores Eliana Sirota and Lexi Wenger started a book club at Heschel. The club provides a new opportunity for students who want to read and discuss books with their friends outside of a classroom setting, all while drinking tea and eating cookies. […]

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Applying Yourself: Clubs and College

Anna Dubey and Alexandra Wenger ‘21   The culture of pursuing activities and extracurriculars specifically for the purpose of college applications is likely familiar to Heschel students. While students certainly takes part in this culture, many see it as a byproduct of pursuing their true interests. Students generally choose extracurricular […]

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The Gardening and Greenhouse Club is in Full Bloom

By Hana Halff ‘21 Walking through the rooftop garden and greenhouse at Heschel takes students, if only momentarily, away from the stress of school. Figs, tomatoes, peppers, basil, kohlrabi, and other lush produce surround you. With more members and projects than ever, the Gardening and Greenhouse Club is an exciting […]

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Students Introduce New Clubs

By Molly Katz ’19 Numerous clubs are introduced each year, proposed by students passionate about the goals of their respective clubs. The beginning of this school year brought with it the introduction of multiple new clubs, ranging from political action groups to a new language club. These additions highlight the […]