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Students Attend Range of Purim Activities

By Talia Levin ‘20   From megillah readings to mishloach manot to parties around the city, Heschel students engaged in a plethora of activities on Purim night. Talia Horn, a freshman, attended the B’nai Jeshurun megillah reading. “They had a drag queen to make it more fun,” Horn recounted. “It […]

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Spirit Council Ensures Spirit Week’s Success

By Sophie Fisher ‘21 and Marley Kronenberg ‘21   In keeping with tradition, spirit week took place in the week leading up to Purim, this year from Monday, March 18th to Thursday, March 21st. Each day students were encouraged to dress up according to a particular theme, culminating on Thursday […]

Clubs News

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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Heschel Elects New Executive Board

Raphaela Gold ‘21 and Sarah Horvath ‘21   On Thursday, April 11, the Heschel high school community gathered in the gym to elect the new executive board for the student government. After speeches were given for each position, students voted by advisory and waited in trepidation for the outcome. In […]

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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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A Gentleman’s Guide to the High School Play

By Raphaela Gold ‘21   On March 26, Heschel high school students crowded into the Roanna Shorofsky theater for the performance of this year’s high school play, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. After months of practice, the actors performed admirably, flawlessly portraying their roles. High school music teacher […]

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Color War Captains Reflect on Their Experience

By Raphaela Gold ‘21 and Sarah Horvath ‘21   After months of students making guesses and bets as to when color war would fall, the much-anticipated event finally began on Wednesday, April 3rd. Color war captains were very involved this year, signing students up for different activities and ensuring that […]