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Just Say “Know”

By Raphaela Gold ‘21   On Monday October 15th, the high school came together for a Mabat assembly in which Head of School Ariela Dubler discussed the Kavanaugh hearings in relation to making healthy, smart decisions as high school students. She mentioned six core ideas pertaining to alcohol use and […]

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Ortho and Egal Switch Spaces

By Liat Frumer ‘21   For many years, it was a tradition at Heschel to have the two biggest minyanim, the Egalitarian minyan and the Orthodox minyan, rotate t’fillah locations. The two minyanim alternated spaces each year, switching off between the Beit Midrash and room 322. However, as the Orthodox […]

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Follow up with Hila Reichman: Moving On

By Sofie Braun ‘22   On Monday, October 8th, the high school had an unexpected Mabat. The Mabat’s program commemorated Ziv Hagbi – the cousin of Hila Reichman, Heschel’s Director of the Annual Fund – who was killed at work early October 7th by terrorists in the West Bank. As […]

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Be There or Be Square

By Dani Bregman ‘21   Starting this year, the lateness policy has been altered in numerous ways. In previous years, students were required to arrive at school and swipe in before 8:00 AM in order to be marked on time. Once they receive seven lates per semester, they got a […]

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On Being Out: Three Years Later

By Sara Serfaty ‘18 The day before my sophomore year, I posted on Facebook: “Yep, I’m a lesbian. Thought you should know. Happy Labor Day!” It got 80 likes and 12 comments, all of which were supportive. I’d been planning the post since June, after I had realized I was […]

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Why Teachers Don’t Send Their Kids to Heschel

By Mariel Priven ‘19 One of the many unique qualities of Heschel is the personal relationships between teachers and students. A natural byproduct of this closeness is that many students know – and love – their teachers’ children. However, most students of Heschel faculty do not go to Heschel and are […]

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Heschel at J Street Conference

By Talia Levin ‘20 On February 12th, students opened their emails to find a message from senior Sam Levy saying that from April 14th-17th, a group of Heschel students would be attending the 10th annual national J Street conference in Washington D.C. J Street describes itself as a group that […]

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Walkout Planning

By Molly Katz ’19 After the National School Walkout was publicized on Facebook and other social media platforms, many Heschel students decided to join the walkout themselves. Knowing that a significant number of schools across the country were threatening disciplinary action for walking out, a few students decided to approach […]

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A Return to Thoughts and Prayers

By Molly Katz ‘19 Students in schools across the country took part in a national walkout on March 14th in response to the Parkland school shooting. At 10AM, students walked out of their classrooms, some risking suspension or other penalties, to demand change. This movement was fueled and sustained by […]

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AIPAC Makes a Great Impact

By Sarah Horvath ’21 While those of us still at Heschel were disappointed to see many classmates missing on March 5th and 6th, absent students’ learning continued while they were at the AIPAC Policy Conference 2018. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is a bipartisan organization that promotes the […]