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Heschel Tisches

By Talia Levin ‘20   It is now a normal sight to walk into the cafeteria on a Friday morning and see a table of students passionately singing Jewish songs. The Heschel tisches are a new development. Held on some Friday mornings, the Music Minyan has planned tisches that are […]

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Mabat Returns To Heschel

By Raphaela Gold ‘21   Heschel had its third Mabat of the year on Monday, February 11th. It was focused on a number of topics, primarily upcoming school events. This year’s Mabat programs have been sparse, so students were both surprised and excited at the announcement to attend Mabat. The […]

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Heschel Celebrates the Arts

By Raphaela Gold ‘21   Every year, Heschel organizes the Celebration of the Arts Night, an evening which provides a platform for students to perform, share their love for singing and theatre, and showcase their work in front of the entire school. This year’s Arts Night was one of the […]

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The Outsider’s Perspective on Heschel

By Libby Meir ‘21 and Raphaela Gold ‘21   Over the past several years, the neighborhood around Heschel has become increasingly populated with stores and restaurants. Taking advantage of these new opportunities for bagels, dumplings, and coffee, Heschel students constantly file into these stores – before school, after school, and […]

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Heschel Holds Annual Blood Drive

By Sophie Fisher and Hana Halff ‘21   On Wednesday, February 6th Heschel partnered with the New York Blood Center to hold its annual blood drive. The event took place in the 30 West End Avenue Beit Knesset. NYBC, one of the largest community-based nonprofit blood centers in the United […]

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Susannah Heschel at Heschel

Abby Fisher ’19   On Friday January 18th, the high school gathered in the Roanna Shorofsky theater to hear Dr. Susannah Heschel, the daughter of our school’s namesake, speak. Dr. Heschel is currently the Eli Black professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. She is the recipient of the National […]

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Town Hall

By Anna Dubey ‘21   Heschel’s first Town Hall meeting in several months occurred on February 14th. The topic was the efforts of the administration and the Student Affairs council to reduce student workload and stress. The school recently enacted a regulation stating that students may not be assigned any […]

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Most Participation Yet in Shakespeare Competition

By Anna Dubey ‘21   The third annual Shakespeare monologue competition occurred on Thursday, January 24th. Sophomore Charlie Feuerman won first place for the second consecutive year, followed by sophomore Ayelet Kaminer and freshman Rachel Shela. In the competition, student participants recited and acted out various monologues from Shakespeare plays […]