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Israel Sides With Ukraine After Months of Remaining Neutral in War

By Zoe Singer ‘23, Editor-in-Chief  Despite Israel’s long held neutrality in the war in Ukraine, during the last week of April, Israel officially condemned Russia’s actions and continues to provide humanitarian aid to Ukraine. Israel refused to back a United Nations (UN) Security Council denouncement of Russia’s invasion, but did […]

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Camp Ramah Director Sued

By Ariel Plevan, ‘23 Ethan Linden, the director of Camp Ramah in the Berkshires, is being sued for allegedly concealing a sexual assault that occurred at the camp in 2018. The lawsuit claims that Linden acted with “deliberate indifference” and failed to follow a variety of required protocols after a […]

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Tenth Grade Returns to Heschel: a Recap of the Trip

By Elizabeth Ciment ‘24, Staff Writer After a very long flight, the Heschel tenth grade class arrived in Israel on a Tuesday morning. From the airport, the students headed to their hotel, Ramat Rachel in Jerusalem, where they stayed for five nights.  The next day, the grade went to Yad […]

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Amazon Workers Fight for a Voice

By Dylan Germain ‘23, Staff Writer Chrisitan Smalls led a historic vote in the federal government that created the first official Amazon union. He is centered in Amazon workers’ fight for a union, which workers are about to win.  This is a particularly noteworthy accomplishment for Smalls. In 2020, after […]

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Supreme Court May Overturn Roe v. Wade

Gemma Levy ‘23, News Editor  On May 2nd, a bombshell Supreme Court opinion leaked, which reveals that the landmark Roe v. Wade decision supporting legal abortion may be overturned. The draft majority opinion, written by Conservative Justice Samuel Alito, is a full-throated, unflinching repudiation of the 1973 decision which guaranteed […]

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Starbucks Limits Online Orders

By Maya Barlev ‘24, Staff Writer Recently, the Starbucks located across from Heschel limited the number of accepted online orders. Heschel students have become increasingly frustrated with this change because it alters their morning routine. Without the option to order online, students either don’t get their morning coffee, need to […]

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Heschel Introduces New Intramural Sports Club

By Jared Levy ‘23, Sports Editor With spring in the air and students eager to spend time outdoors, a new club emerged at Heschel: the Intramural Sports Club. Junior Jared Levy founded the club, and on its first day of operation, over forty members made the trip to the high […]

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Spirit Week Takes Heschel by Storm

By Emma Jonas ’23, Opinion Editor  Spirit week started off strong on Monday, March 14 with the theme of Country vs. Country Club. Members of the Spirit Council began the day in the atrium handing out stress balls resembling golf balls. Students and teachers dressed up either to look as […]

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Heschel High School Performs Little Shop of Horrors

By Eliza Fisher ‘23, Editor-in-Chief  The Heschel High School wrapped up four amazing performances of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s Little Shop of Horrors with a closing matinee for the entire high school on Tuesday April 5. The show was the first live high school production since before the pandemic. […]

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Danger Increases in NYC Subways

By Claudia Messer ‘25, Staff Writer Violence on New York City subways surged by more than 200 percent from February 21 through February 27, the first week of a city-wide crackdown on transit crime. On Tuesday, April 12 a shooter on a subway in Brooklyn killed ten people and injured […]