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Hesed Day: Bubble

By Noa Bregman What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘bubble?’ Maybe you think of a small child blowing bubbles in the park, or perhaps of a fragile object wrapped in bubble wrap?…


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School Stands With the LGBTQ+ Community

By Eliana Gayle-Schneider As a pluralistic Jewish institution, Heschel was founded with a commitment to celebrating diversity in every form. One recent concern is the need to create awareness regarding issues of importance to LGBTQ+…


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Election Aftermath

By Abby Fisher ‘19         Since the release of the Access Hollywood tapes in mid-October, many Hillary supporters had been sleeping soundly in their beds. Conversely, Trump’s followers had long resigned themselves to the likelihood…


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Hesed Day Diversifies

By Dani Granowitz ‘17 Three times a year, Heschel students travel throughout the city and volunteer at over twenty organizations, schools, and parks. In the past, students selected their top five Hesed opportunities from a…


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Students Learn to Lobby for Israel

By Julia Proshan At the first session of the AIPAC Schusterman Advocacy Institute High School Summit this November, “Why We Commit: Telling Our Stories,” students explained when they committed to fighting for Israel and the…


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Rabbi Noam: Year Two

By Abby Fisher   Whether you are a teacher or a student, adjusting to the school year can be exhausting and stressful. Yet this is not the case for Head of High School Rabbi Noam…


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Shabbaton 2016 Preview

By Aviva Kohn         The Shabbaton has long been a favorite school tradition. Near the beginning of the school year, the entire school piles into buses and begins the long drive to…



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Juniors and Sophomores Visit La Salle Academy

By Sara Serfaty “A huge part of our modern history is the Holocaust, and here is a Catholic priest delving into a raw, vulnerable moment in our people’s time,” social studies teacher Lisa Inberg, an…