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Musical Review: Dames at Sea
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Musical Review: Dames at Sea

By: Rivke Goodman There were only six cast members, two acts, and one stage. And lots of glitter. The story is as cheesy as they come – a young girl, Ruby, is looking for a life of stardom on Broadway, fresh off the bus from a Midwestern state, and with no […]

Hamilton the Musical
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Hamilton the Musical

By: Abby Fisher For years, educators have tried to teach dry topics in new, immersive, and creative ways, but never quite like this. Hamilton, the musical (with book and score by Lin-Manuel Miranda), now the hottest ticket in New York City, tells the well-known story of our American forefather, Alexander […]

Pidayon Ha-Ben
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Pidayon Ha-Ben

By Salma Falah On a typical Wednesday in December, instead of going to clubs, many students gathered in the lunchroom to celebrate the Pidyon Ha-ben of junior Benjamin Kanter. Pidyon Ha-ben is a Jewish tradition that started as a result of the Golden Calf. God originally intended for the firstborn […]

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Opinion: Dress Code at Heschel

By Toby Irenshtain and Sasha Gavronsky At our school we are encouraged to voice our opinions against perceived injustices. Therefore, we are voicing that we are baffled and offended by the Heschel dress code and the consequences for students if they violate it. We asked numerous students, “Why does Heschel […]

Ninth Grade Elects Reps
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Ninth Grade Elects Reps

By: Noa Bregman Campaigning for the freshman Student Government elections began the Friday before the November 17 elections. Posters appeared on classroom doors, lockers, stairwells, and even the vending machine. All the posters were funny and clever, often including a pun with the candidate’s name. Seven students ran for SGA, and […]

Rabbi Noam Leads Commitment Initiative
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Rabbi Noam Leads Commitment Initiative

By Julia Zabludovsky “WAITT – We’re all in this together.” This slogan is part of the new commitment initiative spearheaded by Rabbi Noam Silverman, the new head of the high school. The main idea of the initiative is to create core values that all members of the Heschel community are […]

Vision for Daka Al HaMedina
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Vision for Daka Al HaMedina

By Leila Small “Daka Al HaMedina [is] a student-led initiative of the Israel Affairs club and the Student Government Association (SGA) to bring Israel to the forefront of the school community,” Ilana Sidorsky, the Israel Affairs club faculty advisor, said. What started as a creative idea of Dylan Posner, class […]